Senior Chief Johnny J. Stewart

Senior Chief Hospital Corpsman Stewart, a native of Orlando, Florida, enlisted in the U.S. Navy in February 1999. Following completion of basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Illinois, he reported to Hospital Corpsman “A” School and then Field Medical Service School, Camp Pendleton, California.  He also completed Basic Enlisted Submarine School and Submarine Force Independent Duty School at the Naval Undersea Medical Institute in Groton, Connecticut, where he graduated as the class honor graduate.
His operational assignments include service with 1st Marine Division, 2nd Battalion, 5th Marines, 3rd Battalion, 5th Marines, and 1st Marine Regiment, Camp Pendleton, California, as a senior line company corpsman. His first independent duty corpsman assignment was aboard USS La Jolla (SSN 701), Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, as the medical department representative. He has completed multiple Western and Eastern Pacific deployments, humanitarian missions, a strategic deterrent patrol and has served overseas.
He has completed shore assignments at U.S. Naval Hospital, Rota, Spain, as the administration and personnel leading petty officer and emergency medical technician. He served as senior enlisted leader and inspector for undersea medicine and radiation health department and senior enlisted leader for wounded ill, and injured/qualifications and standards department, Bureau of Medicine and Surgery, Washington D.C. He was also the senior enlisted leader, Navy Medicine Readiness and Training Command Portsmouth for the directorate of surgical services, directorate for warrior optimization and warrior transition unit.
He served as medical department representative aboard USS Wyoming (SSBN 742) homeported in Kings Bay, Georgia, where he competed a strategic deterrent patrol and a re-fit period. He cross-decked to USS Rhode Island (SSBN 740), Portsmouth, Virginia, where he served as the medical department representative and assistant chief of the boat during an arduous Engineered Refueling Overhaul and homeport change. His last operational deployment was a combat zone tour in Erbil, Iraq, as the senior enlisted leader for the Navy Expeditionary Medical Unit 10 in direct support of Combined Joint Task Force - Operation Inherent Resolve.
Stewart is currently serving as the command senior enlisted leader and command managed equal opportunity instructor for Navy Service Support Advanced Training Command, Naval Air Station Oceana Dam Neck Annex, Virginia Beach, Virginia.
He has earned his enlisted submarine service, Fleet Marine Force warfare, Combat Action Badge, and is certified Lean Six Sigma (Green Belt). His personal awards include the Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal with Combat “C’ Device (two awards), Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (three awards), Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (five awards), Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal, and various unit and campaign medals.

Last Updated: 16 June 2022




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