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Command Master Chief Jason M. Chadderton
Command Master Chief, Air Test and Evaluation Squadron (VX) 9
Command Master Chief Chadderton grew up in Las Vegas, Nevada, enlisting in the United States Navy in September 1998. Following completion of basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Illinois, he reported for duty as an undesignated Seaman Recruit aboard USS BRIDGE (AOE-10). In January 2001 he reported to Naval Intelligence Training Center Dam Neck, Virginia for Intelligence Specialist 'A' School Upon graduation, he reported for duty Commander Amphibious Group ONE (COMPHIBGRU ONE), he then reported to Naval Aviation Technical Training Center Pensacola, Florida for Aviation Machinist Mate 'A' School. Upon graduation, he reported for duty at Fleet Readiness Center West (FRC West) Lemoore, California, from October 2003 to January 2007. His subsequent fleet assignments were Electronic Attack Squadron 136 (VAQ-136), Atsugi, Japan from April 2007 to April, Fleet Readiness Center West Sea OPDET (FRC West) Lemoore, California, from April 2009 to July 2011, Strike Fighter Squadron 192 (VFA-192) from September 2011 to September 2014. He then reported for shore duty at Strike Fighter Squadron 122 (VFA-122) from October 2014 – November 2017. Then reported to Sea Duty at Carrier Air Wing TWO from December 2017 to December 2020.
Master Chief Chadderton reported as the Command Master Chief, Air Test and Evaluation Squadron Nine, in May 2022. His previous Command Senior Enlisted assignment was Command Senior Chief, Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake, CA, December 2020 – April 2022.
Master Chief Chadderton is a graduate of the U.S. Navy Senior Enlisted Academy (Class 227, Green) and CMC/COB Course (Class 221). He is qualified as an Enlisted Aviation Warfare Specialist. His personal awards include the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (three awards), Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (six awards), and numerous unit and campaign awards.
Last Updated: 21 June 2022