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CMDCM(EXW/SW) Lamar R. Ditimus
Senior Enlisted Leader (Gold)


Command Senior Chief (SW/AW) Lamar R. Ditimus is a native of New Orleans, LA. He enlisted into the United States Navy on September 1996, following graduation from high school. Upon completion of basic training, he attended Seaman Apprenticeship Training Great Lakes, IL.
 

 Upon completion of training he was assigned to the USS Detroit (AOE-4) Leonardo, from December 1996 to September 2001. During his time onboard, he served as Deck Supervisor. For his next two duty stations was assigned to Port Operations Kings Bay, GA from June 2001 to October 2002 and MA-RCM Norfolk, VA form October 2002 to November 2004 where he served as Deck Supervisor. 

Returning to sea, he was assigned to the USS Saipan (LHA-2) Norfolk, VA from November 2004 to April 2007. There he served as 2nd Division Assistant Leading Petty Officer. After the completion of his tour he was assigned to Fleet Industrial Supply Center (FISC) Yokosuka, Japan from May 2007 to May 2009 while at the command he was promoted to First Class Petty Officer serving as Maintenance Supervisor. 

Upon completion of his tour he was assigned to the USS Cole (DDG-67) Norfolk, VA from June 2009 to April 2012 serving as acting LCPO and Departmental LPO. Upon completion of his tour he was assigned to Recruit Training Command Great Lakes, IL from May 2012 to November 2015. While in training, he was promoted to Chief Petty Officer serving as Recruit Division Commander (RDC) and Temporary Holding Unit (THU) LCPO. Upon completion of his tour he was assigned to USS Ramage (DDG-61) Norfolk, VA from November 2015 to April 2019 while onboard he was promoted to Senior Chief Petty Officer and selected to Command Senior Chief.

His personal awards include the Navy Commendation Medal (2 awards), Navy Achievement Medal (5 awards), and various other unit and campaign awards.


 

 
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