Patricia A. Tracey

Patricia A. Tracey served as the Director, Navy Staff before retiring from active duty in 2005. She served over 35 years in the United States Navy. Admiral Tracey’s previous assignments included Chief of Naval Education and Training and Director of Naval Training. She graduated from the College of New Rochelle with a Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics and earned a master’s degree in Operations Research from the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California. Admiral Tracey completed Women Officers School and was commissioned as an ensign in 1970. She was the first woman in the U.S. Navy to achieve the rank of Vice Admiral. Admiral Tracey has been a member of AFBA since 2006 and is currently an AFBA Board member and a member of the Audit Committee.