Executive Director for Ammunition/
Deputy to the Commander
Jay T. Carr
Mr. Jay T. Carr serves as the Executive Director for
Ammunition and the Deputy to the Commander for the Joint
JMC provides the joint forces with ready, reliable, lethal munitions at the speed of war, sustaining global readiness.
Carr is the organization’s senior civilian responsible for the command’s mission to produce, distribute, store, and demilitarize ammunition for joint services and coalition partners to sustain worldwide readiness.
Prior to this position, he served as the Executive Director and Senior Contracting Official for the Army Contracting Command-Rock Island, a major contracting center of the U.S. Army Contracting Command. He served as the center’s senior civilian procurement authority, supporting the total contracting requirements of diverse customers across the Army and Department of Defense.
Carr served as Executive Director for the Acquisition Integration and Management Center, U.S. Army Sustainment Command, June 2013-November 2016; Executive Director of Support, Office of Security Cooperation – Iraq, U.S. Embassy, Baghdad, Iraq, February 2014-July 2014; Executive Director, Acquisition Integration and Management Center, U.S. Army Sustainment Command, July 2013-February 2014.
Carr graduated with a Bachelor of Arts, Social Sciences, from Winona State University, Winona, Minnesota, in 1989 and earned his Master of Science, Management/Acquisition and Contract Management in 1999 from Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne, Florida. He is an Army Acquisition Corps member and Level III certified in Contracting. He is also the recipient of the following awards and honors: 2011 Secretary of the Army Excellence in Acquisition Award (Team), 2008 Secretary of the Army Excellence in Acquisition Award (Team), Meritorious Civilian Service Award (2), 2006 Army Materiel Command Outstanding Military Contracting Officer of the Year, Legion of Merit, Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (4), Army Commendation Medal (5), and Army Achievement Medal (3).