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CMDCS Jessica E. Hardemon

Senior Enlisted Leader, USS Normandy (CG 60)

20 August 2021

CMDCS Jessica E. Hardemon
CMDCS Jessica E. Hardemon
CMDCS Jessica E. Hardemon
CMDCS Jessica E. Hardemon
CMDCS Jessica E. Hardemon
Photo By: MC2 Jacob Milham
VIRIN: 210820-N-OW182-0003
 Senior Chief Jessica Hardemon is a native of Long Beach, CA, and enlisted in the United States Navy October 2001.

After completing recruit training in Great Lakes, IL, and the Airman Apprentice Training Program in Pensacola, FL, she reported to USS BATAAN (LHD 5) in Norfolk, VA, where she struck into the Operations Specialist (OS) rating.  Following this tour, she reported to USS MOBILE BAY (CG 53) in San Diego, CA where she completed Air Intercept Controller (AIC) training earning the call sign “Coach.”  After completing these tours of duty, she transferred to Navy Recruiting District Los Angeles, CA, where she served as the Leading Petty Officer of Navy Recruiting Stations (NRS) San Pedro and Hawthorne.  During this tour, she was initiated into the Chief Petty Officer ranks.

Her next tour of duty was USS DECATUR (DDG 73), San Diego, CA, where she served as the Leading Chief Petty Officer and Air Intercept Controller Supervisor. Next, she reported to Navy Recruiting District Richmond, VA, where she served as an Officer Recruiter. Following these tours, she transferred to the Center for Surface Combat Systems Detachment Norfolk, VA, where she served as an Instructor.  During this tour, she was promoted to Senior Chief Petty Officer.  Her follow on tour of duty was to USS MASON (DDG 87) where she served as Leading Chief Petty Officer and Air Intercept Controller Supervisor.  

In February 2021, she was selected to the Command Senior Enlisted Leader program and currently serves as the Command Senior Enlisted Leader onboard USS NORMANDY (CG 60).

Senior Chief Hardemon is a graduate of the United States Navy Senior Enlisted Academy (Class 206 Blue), CMC/COB (Class 100), and holds a Bachelor of Science in Organizational Leadership from the University of Charleston.

Senior Chief Hardemon’s personal awards include the Navy Commendation Medal (three awards), Navy Achievement Medal (six awards), Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal, and various unit and campaign awards. She was selected as the Diversity Officer Recruiter of the Nation for Commander, Navy Recruiting Command and she was awarded the Senior Enlisted Academy Alumni Associate, Peter Tomich Distinguished Graduate Award.  Additionally, she is qualified as an Enlisted Surface Warfare Specialist and Enlisted Aviation Warfare Specialist.


 
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