MCPO Jim Jones

MCPO Jim Jones

Dates of Service: Feb 1985 - Mar 2015
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  • CPO Aug 97
  • SCPO Apr 02
  • MCPO Mar 05

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Recently retired from the U.S. Navy after service for 30 years. Moved back to my home town of Sioux City, Iowa to be closer to my children and extended family. Currently looking for employment in the HR and/or Management areas.

Military Experiences

May 2012 - Feb 2015
Naval Support Activity Hampton Roads
Command Master Chief
The Base Command Master Chief - Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Commanding Officer covering four U.S. Navy Bases in the Norfolk, Virginia area to include U.S. Fleet Forces Command, Naval Hospital Portsmouth, and the Naval Brig. Responsible for the training, development, discipline, and recognition for over 31,000 military and civilian employees.
Sep 2010 - May 2012
USS Wasp (LHD 1)
Command Master Chief
Command Master Chief - Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Commanding Officer. Responsible for the training, development, discipline and recognition for a crew of 1200 Sailors, and upwards of 2500 Marines embarked.
May 2007 - Sep 2010
USS Ashland (LSD 48)
Command Master Chief
Command Master Chief - Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Commanding Officer. Responsible for the development, training, discipline, and recognition for a crew of 300, and 900 embarked Marines.
Mar 2005 - Mar 2007
Operations Officer - Responsible for the design and development of a Personnel Support Activity Afloat in the Norfolk area. Developed from the ground up a unique facility to process pay and personnel documents for 22,000 Sailors attached to afloat units in the Norfolk Area.


(2 years, 8 months)
Sep 2010 - Dec 2010
Operation Southern Watch
Deployed with the USS WASP (LHD 1) to 4th Fleet doing Drug Prevention Operations. A very interesting deployment. The ship was doing many things but much was too classified to tell the crew. Only four port visits during this deployment and all were in GITMO.
Mar 2008 - Sep 2008
Mediterranean Cruise onboard USS ASHLAND (LSD 48). During this deployment I had the pleasure of meeting President Bush and his wife Barbara while we had a port visit in Create. He is a very down to earth man, and Barbara is very witty.
Apr 1994 - Oct 1994
Western Pacific
Deployed onboard USS CARL VINSON while attached to VF-31 (F-14 squadron out of Miramar, CA).
Aug 1987 - Feb 1988
Western Pacific
Second deployment onboard USS THACH (FFG 43).

Military Credentials

Professional Development Schools

Mar 2007 - Apr 2007

CMC/COB School

Aug 2006 - Sep 2006


Mar 2004

Dept of Labor Journeyman - Administration Management

Apr 2002

Dept of Labor Journeyman - Counseling

Apr 1994

Dept of Labor Journeyman - Data Processing

Security Clearance

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