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Command Master Chief Jason Dunn, a native of Columbus, Ohio. He attended basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Illinois in 1991. He attended Fire Controlman “A” School and subsequently completed Tomahawk “C” School in San Diego.
During his time in the Navy, he served as Tomahawk LPO and acting LCPO onboard USS FIFE (DD 991) and USS JOHN S. MCCAIN (DDG 56), promoting to Chief at COMSEVENTHFLT onboard the USS BLUE RIDGE (LCC 19). He served as DLCPO of Weapons Department and attained his SUWC, AAWC, CSC and TAO qualifications during his tour onboard USS RUSSELL (DDG 59). His two shore tours included CSEL at ATG MIDPAC and CSEL at STRATCOM Cruise Missile Support Activity.
In 2013, he was selected for Command Master Chief and stood up the first Command Master Chief billet at COMDESRON FIFTEEN (CDS 15), embarking onboard the USS GEORGE WASHINGTON (CVN 73) and further facilitating the staff migration and hull swap to USS RONALD REAGAN (CVN 76) during his tour.
In October 2015, he reported as Command Master Chief, USS CHANCELLORSVILLE (CG 62). During that time the ship earned the Spokane Trophy, awarded by US Pacific Fleet.
In June 2018, he reported as Command Master Chief, Naval Base San Diego. At the end of his first year, the base earned the DOD Installation Award and Presidential Award for Installation Excellence in 2019.
In January 2020, he served as Command Master Chief, Navy Region Northwest. In April of 2022, he assumed the duties as CNIC Force Master Chief.
Command Master Chief Dunn is an Honor graduate of the U.S. Air Force Senior Non-Commissioned Officer Academy, Class 2011-A, Flight 02 and earned his Bachelor’s degree from Wayland Baptist University in Information Systems Management.
His personal awards include: Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (4 awards), Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (4 awards), Joint Service Achievement Medal, Navy Achievement Medal (8 awards) and various unit and campaign awards.
Last Updated: 11 July 2022