Commander, Fleet Activities Chinhae
Commander Michael Vaas was raised in Watertown, New York. After receiving his commission from the United States Naval Academy in 1997, he was designated a surface warfare officer in 1999.
Chief Staff Officer
A native of Bloomington, IL, Commander Preston Rackauskas attended the United States Naval Academy, class of 2001. There he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Systems Engineering. In May of 2001, he was commissioned an Ensign in the United States Navy.
Command Senior Chief
Command Senior Chief (CMDCS) Jacelyne J. Augustin is a native of Fort Lauderdale, Florida and enlisted in the United States Navy through the Delayed Entry Program in January 2000. Following completion of basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Illinois, she reported to Mess Management Specialist “A” School in San Antonio, Texas.