Master Chief Jesse Cook is a native of Olympia, WA and enlisted in the Navy in June of 1995. After completing basic training in Great Lakes, IL he reported to Sub School, Groton, CT and graduated as the class honor man.
He earned his Silver Dolphins while serving on the USS SPRINGFIELD (SSN 761). While there he completed three deployments vital to national security. He then completed tours on the USS HARTFORD (SSN 768) as the Leading Petty Officer, PCU New Hampshire, USS TEXAS (SSN 775) as the Leading Chief and served as the Chief of the Boat on the USS NEW HAMPSHIRE (SSN 778).
His shore assignments include Naval Submarine School, C school instructor and fleet responsive trainer, COMSUBDEVRON TWELVE and COMSUBRON FOUR Radioman, and as Fleet Operations Department Master Chief at Naval Submarine school in which he led and trained the first enlisted Female Sailors into the Submarine Fleet. He was the Command Master Chief of the Strike Fighter Squadron NINE SEVEN “Warhawks” (VFA-97).
In October of 2020, he reported to Naval Air Station Fallon, Nevada to be the base Command Master Chief.
He is a graduate of the Senior Enlisted Academy class 174 and the Command Master Chief/Chief of the Boat Capstone Course. He has earned a bunch of awards with stars and various unit and campaign awards.