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Command Master Chief Jennifer M. Newman

Command Master Chief Jennifer Newman, a native of Syracuse, New York, enlisted in June 1996 and attended basic training at Recruit Training Command (RTC), Great Lakes, Illinois. She is a graduate of the United States Navy Senior Enlisted Academy and Command Master Chief/Chief of the Boat Course. She is qualified as an enlisted surface warfare specialist, enlisted expeditionary warfare specialist and a certified master training specialist. She holds a master’s degree in Human Resources Management from Webster University and bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice from University of Maryland University College.
 
Newman’s operational assignments include Fleet Air Reconnaissance Squadron (VQ) 2, Rota, Spain; Naval Security Group Activity Kunia, Hawaii; Commander Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan; USS Porter (DDG 78), Norfolk, Virginia; Naval Support Activity Bahrain; and Coastal Riverine Group (CRG) 1 Detachment Guam.
 
Ashore, Newman served at Navy Component Task Force, Computer Network Defense, Washington, D.C.; National Security Agency, Fort George G. Meade, Maryland; and RTC.
 
She proudly served as command senior chief at the Military Entrance Processing Station, Fort Lee, Virginia, and command master chief of USS Mahan (DDG 72), Norfolk, Virginia, before assuming the duties and responsibilities as command master chief of Center for Service Support, Newport, Rhode Island in January 2021.
 
Her personal awards include the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (three awards), Joint Service Achievement Medal (two awards), Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (four awards), and various unit and campaign awards.

Last Updated: 10 February 2021

 
 
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