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Command Master Chief
CMDCM Santiago Jaramillo

CMC.jpgCommand Master Chief Santiago Jaramillo is a native of Connecticut. He enlisted in the U.S. Navy under the Delayed Entry Program in May 1999 and reported to Recruit Training Command Great Lakes, Illinois on August 26, 1999. Following completion of training, he reported to Electricians Mate “A” school in NSTC Great Lakes, Illinois.

He received orders to USS Monterey (CG 61) in Norfolk, VA from May 2000 to March 2004. During his time onboard USS Monterey, he advanced to third class and second class petty officer.

From May 2004 to June 2007, he served as a canvasser recruiter at Navy Recruiting District Buffalo and New England.

Upon completion of this recruiting tour, he transferred to USS Benfold (DDG 65) in San Diego, California as the electrical “E” division work center supervisor and leading petty officer (LPO) from July 2007 to July 2012. While onboard, he completed multiple Western Pacific deployments in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. Following this tour, he was selected to Chief Petty Officer.

Jaramillo was then assigned to Southeast Regional Calibration Center (SERCC) at Naval Air Station Jacksonville, Florida from October 2012 to July 2015. He served as the physical/dimensional calibration department leading chief petty officer (LCPO), administration/supply department LCPO and senior enlisted leader.

After leaving SERCC in 2015, he reported to Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit (EODMU) 8 in Rota, Spain where he served as the 3M system coordinator. During this tour, he was selected for advancement to senior chief petty officer and subsequently for the Command Senior Chief Program. He reported for duty to Littoral Combat Ship Squadron (COMLSCRON) 2 in Mayport, Florida to complete the LCS training pipeline. In April 2020, he reported to USS Milwaukee (LCS 5) where he served as the command senior chief. Upon successful completion of this tour, he reported to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 28 in June 2022 where he is currently serving as command master chief.

Master Chief Jaramillo is a graduate of the Senior Enlisted Academy, Class 203 (Blue) and the Command Master Chief/Chief of the Boat Course.
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