Master Chief Intelligence Specialist Matthew Rodriquez joined the Navy in 1993, and upon completion of basic training in San Diego, he reported to the Navy and Marine Corps Intelligence Training Center (NMITC), Dam Neck, Virginia where he attended Intelligence Specialist “A” School.
Rodriguez’s sea tours include two separate tours aboard USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) homeported in Norfolk, Virginia; and USS Arthur W. Radford (DD 968), also homeported in Norfolk, Virginia.
His shore assignments include Joint Forces Intelligence Command, Norfolk, Virginia; NMITC, Dam Neck, Virginia; Bureau of Naval Personnel, Millington, Tennessee; OPNAV N2N6, Arlington, Virginia; U. S. Pacific Fleet, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii; and Naval Special Warfare Development Group, Dam Neck, Virginia.
Rodriquez is the recipient of the U.S. Army’s Knowlton Award for Military Intelligence, and Rear Adm. Edwin T. Layton Award for Leadership and Mentorship. He earned his Master Training Specialist certification and is designated a specialist in surface, expeditionary and information warfare.
Rodriquez reported as senior enlisted leader for Information Warfare Training Command Virginia Beach in March 2019.
His personal awards include the Meritorious Service Medal (two awards); the Joint Service Commendation Medal; the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (three awards) and various other personal and campaign awards.
Last Updated: 14 October 2020