CMDCM (SW) Charles Jones
Command Master Chief
Master Chief Charles Jones is a native of South Carolina. He joined the Navy in December 1987 and graduated Boot Camp in February 1988.
Following Recruit Training, Master Chief Jones reported to Radioman “A” school in San Diego, CA.
Master Chief Jones’ fleet assignments include, USS Milwaukee (AOR 2); USS Puget Sound (AD 38) Operation Desert Storm; USS Chosin (CG 65); USS Briscoe (DD 977) Operation IRAQI Freedom and Decommissioning Crew; USS Tortuga (LSD 46) Hurricane Katrina and Rita; USS FT McHenry (LSD 43) Hull Swap. Senior Enlisted Advisor/ Staff Assistant COMMO CCSG10 embarked onboard USS HARRY S TRUMAN (2009-2011).
Master Chief Jones’ isolated duty tours include, Tech Control Operator for NAVCOMTELSTA Diego Garcia.
Shore duty tours include Sewells Point Branch Medical Clinic Norfolk VA (1992-1995); Joint Interoperability Test Command Indian Head MD (2000-2003); Commander Operational Test and Evaluation Force Norfolk VA (2006-2008).
His personal decorations include Enlisted Surface Warfare Specialist, Meritorious Service Medal (one award), Joint Commendation Medal (one award), Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (2 awards), Navy Achievement Medal (5 awards), Navy Good Conduct Medal (5 awards), National Defense Medal (2 awards), Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal (one award), and Kuwait/Saudia Arabia liberation Medal (one award) and various unit awards.