Senior Enlisted Leader
Chief Madow enlisted in the Navy in May 1993. He attended Recruit Training at San Diego, CA with immediate follow on orders to Hospital Corpsman “A” School. While awaiting Advanced Surgical Technician/Otolaryngology ‘C’ School, Chief Madow served with Fleet Surgical Team Five and USS Tripoli.
After graduating from ‘C’ School, Chief Madow was assigned to Naval Hospital San Diego, CA. He was assigned to the Head and Neck Cancer team and augmented with the Mobile Medical Augment Reaction Team(MMART). He mobilized the first ever Telemedicine concept in the Navy and coordinated with other services to deliver remote healthcare to Edwards Air Force Base, LA Air Force Base, Naval Base China Lake and Fort Irwin.
Chief Madow was elevated to serve under the Director of Surgical Services at Naval Base San Diego. He was responsible for directing and coordinating all technical aspects of the directorate and was directly responsible for the infancy of the electronic medical record. He continued to sharpen his surgical skills and gained his First Assistant License.
Completing his tour at Naval Hospital San Diego, Chief Madow attended Independent Duty Corpsman School (SFIDC), in 2000. His follow on tour was in USS FORD (FFG 54) where he served as the IDC and mobilized for 9/11 and deployed the following month in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. He transferred to Afloat Training Group PNW in November of 2004. Chief Madow was needed to take over the MOMSEN in July of 2007, where he served until the end of 2009.
Chief Madow reported aboard RSO PNW in January 2010. His personal awards include: Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (three awards), Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (five awards), and numerous unit awards and campaign medals.