Command Master Chief (October 5, 2015 - Present)
CMDCM(SW/AW) Jason R. Dunn
Command Master Chief

Command Master Chief Jason Dunn, a native of Columbus, Ohio, graduated from Sylvania Southview High School in 1991 and entered the Navy under the delayed entry program. He attended basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Illinois in 1991.  Upon graduating from basic training, he attended Fire Controlman “A” School in Great Lakes, Illinois and selected orders to become a Tomahawk Technician.  He subsequently completed Tomahawk “C” School in San Diego, California, attaining the rank of Third Class Petty Officer.

His initial sea tour was in USS FIFE (DD-991) serving as a Tomahawk Technician and Work Center Supervisor, promoting to Second Class Petty Officer and earning his Enlisted Surface Warfare Specialist Qualification. His next assignment was in USS JOHN S. MCCAIN (DDG-56), where he was promoted to the rank of First Class Petty Officer, and acted as Divisional Leading Chief Petty Officer in the absence of a Chief.  He also attained his Combat Systems Officer of the Watch and Tomahawk Engagement Control Officer letters.  Master Chief Dunn was then assigned to COMSEVENTHFLEET onboard the USS BLUE RIDGE (LCC-19), fulfilling duties as the Fleet Level Tomahawk Strike Coordinator (TSC) for the Seventh Fleet AOR, where he was promoted to Chief Petty Officer.

After three successful tours at sea, he then transferred to Cruise Missile Support Activity (CMSA) in Camp Smith, Hawaii, fulfilling the role of Senior Enlisted Leader.  He was also the Mission Distribution Supervisor for the PACIFIC AOR and was charged with upkeep and supervision of the Personnel Reliability Program (PRP).

He then returned to sea as Cruise Missile Division Leading Chief Petty Officer, serving four years onboard USS RUSSELL (DDG-59) in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.  During his tour, he also served as Weapons Department Leading Chief Petty Officer, was advanced to Senior Chief Petty Officer, and attained his Tactical Action Officer (TAO), Anti-Air Warfare Coordinator (AAWC) and Surface Warfare Coordination (SUWC) Letters.  He then reported to Afloat Training Group Middle Pacific as Combat Systems Department Leading Chief Petty Officer and underway Strike Warfare and Ballistic Missile Defense Assessor, qualifying as an Afloat Training Specialist.  After promoting to Master Chief Petty Officer, he served as the Senior Enlisted Leader.  CMC Dunn then served at Commander, Destroyer Squadron FIFTEEN as the Command Master Chief.

He currently serves onboard USS CHANCELLORSVILLE (CG-62), in Yokosuka, Japan as the Command Master Chief.
Master Chief Dunn was selected for and is an Honor graduate of the U.S. Air Force Senior Non-Commissioned Officer Academy, Class 2011-A, Flight 02. He earned an Associate’s degree from Wayland Baptist University and is in the final year of his pursuit of a Bachelor’s Degree in Information Systems Management.  His personal awards include:  Defense Meritorious Service Medal; Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (4 awards); Joint Service Achievement Medal; Navy Achievement Medal (8 awards) and various unit and campaign awards. 
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