Commanding Officer FRCSW CAPT Tony Jaramillo
Capt. Tony Jaramillo, U.S. Navy
Captain Tony Jaramillo entered the Navy in July 1984 and completed basic training in San Diego, Calif. Designated as an Airman he transferred to Naval Air Technical Training Center (NATTC) Millington, Tenn. for Aviation Structural Mechanic (AMS) ‘‘A’’ school. His enlisted operational tours were with Patrol Squadrons (VP) 50, VP-31 and VP-1. His highest enlisted rank was Petty Officer First Class.
In 1993 he was selected to participate in the Enlisted Commissioning Program. He completed Naval Science Institute (NSI) Officer Candidate training at Naval Station Rhode Island and then reported as a student to Jacksonville University, Jacksonville, Fla. Upon completion of his studies he received a bachelor’s degree in Political Science and International Studies. Following his Commission in June 1995, he attended Surface Warfare Division Officer and Engineering Watch Officer training at Naval Station Rhode Island. He subsequently lateraled to the Aerospace Maintenance Duty Officer Community in 1998 and was designated an Acquisition Professional Community member in 2006.
Operational tours include USS Lake Champlain (CG 57); USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) AIMD; Naval Air Station North Island (NASNI); Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron (HS) 6; and USS Nimitz (CVN 68) AIMD. Shore tours and acquisition commands include AIMD Sigonella, Sicily; Naval Air Technical Data and Engineering Service Command (NATEC) at NASNI; Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) AMDO Community Manager, Patuxent River, Md; Officer-In-Charge at Fleet Readiness Center Southwest Detachment North Island; Director, Naval Air Technical Data and Engineering Service Center at NASNI; Secretary of Defense Corporate Fellow assigned to Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems, McKinney, Texas; Program Manager for Specialized and Proven Aircraft Program Office (PMA-226) at MCAS Cherry Point, N.C.Captain Jaramillo’s qualifications and advance education include Professional Aviation Maintenance Officer, Surface Warfare Officer, Officer of the Deck (Underway & In Port), Engineering Officer of the Watch, Helicopter Control Officer, Enlisted Aviation Warfare Specialist, and Master Training Specialist.
He is a member of the Defense Acquisition Corps and is Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) Level III Certified in three areas: Program Management, Life Cycle Logistics, and Production Quality and Manufacturing. Additionally, he holds a Masters of Aeronautical Science from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and is Federal Aviation Administration Airframe and Power Plant certified. His personal awards include the Meritorious Service Medal (3 awards), Navy Commendation Medal (4 awards), Navy Achievement Medal (4 awards), and various service and campaign awards.