CMDCM Frank Jackson is a native of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and completed recruit training in Great Lakes, Illinois as an Aviation Electronics Technician. His academic accomplishments include Associates of Arts Degree in Electronics, Senior Enlisted Joint Professional Military Education and a graduate of Chief of the Boat/Command Master Chief Course, class 179, and Senior Enlisted Academy (Orange Team), class 202.
Jackson’s first assigned duty station was AIMD Patuxent River, Maryland as a Payload Technician for the Navy’s first Unmanned Ariel Vehicle (UAV) program. He was next stationed with Fleet Composite Squadron SIX (VC-6) Detachment Patuxent River, with whom he completed a six month WESTPAC deployment onboard USS CLEVELAND (LPD-7). He has further served at: St Inigoes, MD, AIMD Norfolk, VA., VC-6 Detachment Damneck, Virginia Beach, VA., HM-15 Norfolk, VA., FRCMA Det Norfolk, Norfolk, VA. , and USS Little Rock Blue/LCS Crew.
Jackson has served as an Instructor for “A” School, at NATTC Pensacola, FL. He further served at Fleet Readiness Center Mid-Atlantic Norfolk, as the Senior Enlisted Leader.
Jackson currently serves as the Command Master Chief onboard USS NITZE (DDG 94).
Jackson’s military decorations include: Meritorious Service Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (3 awards), Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (3 awards), and other various unit and campaign awards.