spacerCommand Master Chief

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spacerJeremy M. Konopka


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CMDCM (SS) Jeremy M. Konopka enlisted in January 1995. He completed basic training in March 1995 followed by basic enlisted submarine school (BESS) and electronics technician communications 'A' schools. He finished top of his class in journeyman electronic training in January 2004. He graduated from the U.S. Navy Senior Enlisted Academy in Newport, Rhode Island in April of 2012. In May 2012 he completed the command master chief and chief of the boat course.

 At sea, Master Chief Konopka served aboard the USS Boston (SSN-703), leading chief petty officer and department chief onboard USS Memphis (SSN-691). He completed command tours as Chief of the Boat for USS Henry M Jackson Gold Crew (SSBN-730) and command master chief of Strike Fighter Squadron One Nine Two (VFA-192). During his career he completed two northern deployments, one UNITAS deployment, one southern seas deployment, one Mediterranean deployment, one anti-drug Caribbean deployment, two WESTPACs, five SSBN strategic deterrent patrols, and numerous other operations.

Ashore, Master Chief Konopka served on the staff of COMSUBGRU TEN, Kings Bay, GA, as well as staff at COMSUBRON FIFTEEN in Agana, Guam. He currently serves as Command Master Chief of Naval Recruiting District Jacksonville FL. Master Chief Konopka's personal awards include the Meritorious Service Medal, Navy Commendation Medal (two awards), Navy Achievement Medal (five awards) and various service and campaign awards.



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