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Cmdr. Jeffrey Chewning

Executive Officer, USS Roosevelt (DDG 80)

21 September 2021

Cmdr. J. Chewning
Cmdr. J. Chewning
Cmdr. J. Chewning
Cmdr. J. Chewning
Cmdr. J. Chewning
Photo By: MC2 Jacob Milham
VIRIN: 210921-N-OW182-0001
 Jeffrey Chewning is a native of Germantown, Maryland, and graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 2005 with a degree in International Relations. His previous sea duty assignments include Deck Divo in USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19), Yokosuka, Japan; Damage Control Assistant in USS Gettysburg (CG 64), Mayport, FL; and as the Chief Engineer in USS Donald Cook (DDG 75), Rota, Spain.  He served as Executive Officer, then Commanding Officer of USS Dextrous (MCM 13) homeported in Manama, Bahrain, from 2015 to 2017.
 
Shore assignments include Joint Fires Strike Officer for COMUSNAVCENT/COMFIFTHFLT in Manama, Bahrain; Officer-in-charge of the Iraqi Training and Advisory Mission-Navy (ITAM-N), in Umm Qasr, Basrah Province, Iraq; and at as an International SWOS instructor and a lead developer for the new Basic Division Officer Course (BDOC) at SWOSCOLCOM, Newport, RI. Most recently he served as the Operations Officer for Commander, Task Force SIX FOUR (BMD) at COMSIXTHFLT, Naples, Italy, as a qualified Regional Air Defense Commander Representative (RADC-REP).
 
CDR Chewning has an MBA from Saint Leo University, and an MA in National Security and Strategic Studies from the U.S. Naval War College. He is a Halsey BRAVO graduate and holds qualifications in JPME I & II.


 
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