|OSCS Jonathan D. Lamperth
Senior Enlisted Leader
Senior Chief Lamperth is a native of Mayfield, Ohio and enlisted in the United States Navy in July 1999. After completing Boot Camp at RTC Great Lakes, he attended Operations Specialist “A” School in Dam Neck, VA.
His first duty station was the USS VICKSBURG (CG 69), homeported in Mayport, Florida. During his tour, he qualified as an Anti-Submarine/Anti-Surface Tactical Air Controller (ASTAC) and completed one combat deployment to the FIFTH Fleet AOR in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. He was advanced to Petty Officer First Class and earned his Enlisted Surface Warfare Specialist Qualification.
His next set of orders was to Recruit Training Command (RTC), Great Lakes as a Recruit Division Commander. He trained 7 recruit divisions, leading 550 civilians to become U.S. Navy Sailors. While at RTC, he was selected as the Naval Service Training Command Sailor of the Year, he advanced to Chief Petty Officer, and earned his Master Training Specialist Qualification.
Returning to sea in 2007, he transferred to USS JOHN C. STENNIS (CVN-74), homeported in Bremerton, Washington. While onboard he was the Leading Chief Petty Officer for OI Division and completed one deployment to the 7th Fleet AOR. During his tour, he was selected for an Individual Augmentee to support the Navy Central Command Forward Headquarters in Bagram, Afghanistan from February 2010 – December 2010. He was advanced to Senior Chief Petty Officer in 2009 and earned his Enlisted Aviation Warfare Specialist Qualification.
Eager to continue leading Sailors at sea, he transferred to Commander Destroyer Squadron NINE (CDS9) in Everett, Washington in 2011. While stationed at CDS9, he completed one combat deployment to the 5th Fleet AOR onboard the USS ABRAHAM LINCOLN (CVN-72). Upon completion of his tour at CDS9 in 2013, he transferred to Afloat Training Group Middle Pacific in Pearl Harbor, HI.
Senior Chief Lamperth has earned an Associate’s Degree from Coastline Community College and is currently enrolled in a Bachelors Degree program at Hawaii Pacific University. He has been awarded the Navy Commendation Medal with 3 gold stars, the Navy Achievement Medal with 4 gold stars, and various unit and campaign awards.