|CMDCM (SW/SCW/AW) Jeffrey D. Easson
Command Master Chief
Master Chief Easson is a native of Windsor, Ontario, Canada. He was recruited out of Ormond Beach, FL and attended Basic Training in Orlando, FL in September 1988.
Upon completion of Disbursing Clerk (DK) Class “A” School in March 1989, he reported onboard USS MARVIN SHIELDS (FF 1066) homeported at Naval Station San Diego, California, as an Assistant Disbursing Clerk. In August 1992, he reported to PERSUPPDET NTC San Diego, where he served as Disbursing Clerk and later worked as Military Pay rollkeeper. In February 1995, he reported to PERSUPPDET Diego Garcia as Military pay Clerk and Fiscal Clerk. In March 1996, he then reported to NMCB 40 as Deputy Disbursing Officer and was subsequently advanced to Petty Officer First Class. In March 2000, he reported to USS OGDEN (LPD 5) where he was selected to the rank of Chief Petty Officer and served as a Supply Department Divisional Leading Chief Petty Officer. In September 2003 he was transferred to PERSUPPDET Balboa as Detachment Leading Chief Petty Officer. Upon advancement to Senior Chief Petty Officer he was directed to report to PERSUPPACT West and served with distinction as Leading Chief Petty Officer for the Activity’s Inspector General Division traveling to all of the regional detachments ensuring compliance with all pay and personnel regulations. Additionally, he served as LCPO for CNRSW’s Central Travel Processing Site. In August 2006 he transferred back to another one year tour at PERSUPPDET Diego Garcia, this time as the Detachment’s OIC. In August 2007, he reported to Amphibious Warship USS TARAWA (LHA 1). He served as the TARAWA’s Personnel Officer and was an integral member in the ship’s decommissioning (March 2009). Upon completion of the decommissioning ceremony he was transferred to SSC Pacific where he was selected to Master Chief Petty Officer and served as the command’s Senior Enlisted Leader. Prior to his detachment in February 2012 he was selected to the Command Master Chief Program. His next assignment was onboard USS EMORY S LAND (AS 39) as the ship’s Personnel Officer from April 2012 to February 2013. In April 2013 he reported to USS SAMPSON (DDG 102) as the Command Master Chief.
CMDCM(SW/SCW/AW) Easson is a graduate of the Senior Enlisted Academy (Class 125) and Command Leadership School (CMC/COB). His awards include the Meritorious Service Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (6 awards), Navy and Marine Corps Achievement medal (4 awards), Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal and various campaign and service medals and awards.