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Commander Jason Labott
Commanding Officer

Commanding Officer's Biography

CDR Jason Labott a native of Wildwood, FL was commissioned in May 1999 from University of Florida NROTC as a Surface Warfare Officer.

CDR Labott's Division Officer Assignments were as Communications Officer and Assistant Chief Engineer in USS HAWES (FFG 53) followed by Fire Control Officer in USS COLE (DDG 67). He reported to department head school in October of 2006 and completed the course of study in May 2007. While in Newport, he was the recipient of the NAVY League Award and Top Snipe awards. CDR Labott's Department Head assignments were as Chief Engineer in USS THE SULLIVANS followed by Chief Engineer in USS SAN JACINTO.
CDR Labott's shore tours include Assistant Professor of Military Science, Hampton Roads NROTC Unit, US Air Force Air Command and Staff College, COMNAVSURFLANT N44 and Engineering Assessments Atlantic. CDR Labott served as executive officer aboard USS Laboon (DDG-58) from June 2015 to September 2016, and took command of the ship in November 2016.
His awards include Navy Commendation Medal (three awards), Joint Service Achievement Medal, Navy Achievement Medal (three awards) and numerous unit level awards. His Education includes a Bachelors of Science, Masters of Public Administration, Masters of Military Arts and Sciences and Joint Professional Military Education Phase I.