|CMDCM(SW/AW) Ruben Diaz Jr.
Command Master Chief
CMDCM (SW/AW) Ruben Diaz Jr is a native of San Antonio, TX. After graduating from Bloomington High School in May 1996, he enlisted in the U.S. Navy on August of 1996. He reported to Recruit Training Command Great Lakes before completing the Operations Specialist "A" School in Damneck, Virginia.
At sea, he served on USS JOHN RODGERS (DD 983), USS WARRIOR (MCM 10), USS DEXTROUS (MCM 13), USS CHIEF (MCM 14), USS LA MOURE COUNTY (LST 1194), MCM SQUADRON ONE and HELICOPTER MINE COUNTERMEASURES SQUADRON FIFTEEN (HM 15). His Command Master Chief sea tours include USS GARY (FFG 51) and LCS CREW 103 onboard USS DETROIT (LCS 7) and USS FORT WORTH (LCS 3).
Ashore, he was assigned to Mine Warfare Training Center, Texas and Navy Personnel Command, Tennessee. On October 2017, he reported onboard BEACH MASTER UNIT ONE as the Command Master Chief.
He has earned a bachelor's degree in business administration, Completed the Senior Enlisted Academy (Class 179/Gold Crew) and the United States Navy Command Leadership School. His personal and unit awards include the Meritorious Service Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (six awards), Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (three awards), Good Conduct Medal (six awards), and various unit and campaign awards.