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Command Master Chief Artem "Art" Murodov
Command Master Chief, Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 141
Master Chief Murodov was born in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. He graduated Franklin D. Roosevelt High School, in Brooklyn, NY, in 2000 and immediately realized his dream of serving in the Navy by taking an oath of enlistment and attending Recruit Training Command in Great Lakes, IL.
Ashore, Master Chief Murodov graduated from Aviation Machinist Mate (AD) ‘A’ School in Pensacola, FL and was assigned to Aircraft Intermediate Maintenance Department (AIMD) Sigonella. He also graduated from Cryptologic Technician Interpretive (CTI) “A” School at Defense Language Institute, in Monterey, CA, where he served a Division Chief and a Senior Enlisted Advisor at the Persian Farsi Language School. Later completing a tour with National Security Agency/Central Security Service Georgia.
His sea duty assignments include surface, subsurface, and airborne operations based out of Navy Information Operations Command (NIOC) Georgia and NIOC Bahrain. As well as, Command Master Chief (CMC) tour with USS GABRIELLE GIFFORDS (LCS 10) Blue.
Master Chief Murodov is a graduate of the U.S. Navy Senior Enlisted Academy (Class 209/Gold), as well as the CMC/COB Course (Class 207). His personal awards include the Air Strike Medal, Joint Service Commendation Medal, Navy Commendation Medal (three awards), and Navy Achievement Medal (two awards). He also earned a Bachelor’s degree in Persian Farsi and Russian from Excelsior University and a Masters in Organizational Leadership from Brandman University.
He is currently serving as the Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ 141) “Shadowhawks” Command Master Chief, located in MCAS Iwakuni Japan
Last Updated: 16 February 2023