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Cmdr. Aaron Jefferson III

Executive Officer, USS Jason Dunham (DDG 109)

20 April 2023

Cmdr. Aaron Jefferson III
Cmdr. Aaron Jefferson III
Cmdr. Aaron Jefferson III
Cmdr. Aaron Jefferson III
Cmdr. Aaron Jefferson III
Photo By: MC1 Jacob Milham
VIRIN: 230420-N-OW182-0002
 Commander Aaron Jefferson, III, graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 2007 after with a Bachelor of Science Degree in History. He earned his Masters in Business Administration from the University of Colorado, Leeds School of Business in 2015.

Commander Jefferson has served as the Electrical Officer and Gunnery Officer onboard the USS VICKSBURG (CG 69) and the Auxiliaries Officer and Chief Engineer onboard the USS SAMUEL B. ROBERTS (FFG 58). During his Department Head tours, CDR Jefferson served as the Chief Engineer onboard the USS GRIDLEY (DDG 101), USS PRINCETON (CG 59), and USS STERETT (DDG 104). He also served as the Executive Officer onboard USS STERETT (DDG 104).

Ashore, he served at the University of Colorado-Boulder Naval ROTC as a Naval Science Instructor and Freshman Advisor. He also completed a tour as a Campaign Analyst for OPNAV N81 Assessments Division.

CDR Jefferson’s personal decorations include the Meritorious Service Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal, and various unit, campaign, and service awards. He is a recipient of the Surface Navy Association Arleigh Burke Surface Warfare Operational Excellence Award.  |  |  Navy FOIA  |  DoD Accessibility/Section 508  |  No Fear Act   |  Open Government  |  Plain Writing Act  |  Veterans Crisis Line  |  VA Vet Center  |  FVAP  |  DoD Safe Helpline  |  Navy SAPR  |  NCIS Tips  |  Privacy Policy  |  Site Map  |  Contact Us   |  988 Helpline
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