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SENIOR CHIEF (FMF/MCD/FPJ) AARON L. V. WARD IV

SENIOR ENLISTED LEADER, U.S. NAVAL COMPUTER AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS, STATION SICILY

06 October 2022
SENIOR CHIEF (FMF/MCD/FPJ) AARON L. V. WARD IV, SENIOR ENLISTED LEADER, U.S. NAVAL COMPUTER AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS, STATION SICILY
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SENIOR CHIEF (FMF/MCD/FPJ) AARON L. V. WARD IV, SENIOR ENLISTED LEADER, U.S. NAVAL COMPUTER AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS, STATION SICILY
Photo By: Jacky Fisher
VIRIN: 221006-N-N0798-1003
Senior Chief Ward is a native of Delaware.  He began his naval career on 28 February 2002 at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill., and attended Hospital Corpsman “A” School in Great Lakes, Ill.

In November 2002, he reported to his first duty station, Naval Ambulatory Care Center Groton, Conn., working as a General Duty Corpsman in Family Practice and Internal Medicine as well as a six month assignment to the base auxiliary security force.

In October 2004, he departed for the Special Amphibious Reconnaissance Corpsman training pipeline, attending Field Medical Service School, Camp Lejeune, N.C., Amphibious Reconnaissance Course Fort Story, Va., Marine Combatant Diver School Panama City, Fla., Basic Airborne School Fort Benning, Ga., Diving Medicine Course Panama City, Fla., and Special Operations Combat Medic Course Fort Bragg, N.C. During this time he was advanced to Hospital Corpsman Third and upon completion to Hospital Corpsman Second Class.

In April 2007, he reported to 2nd Reconnaissance Battalion Camp Lejeune, N.C.  While there he served in the capacity of Platoon Corpsman, Company Leading Petty Officer, Battalion Leading Petty Officer, and Senior Medical Department Representative forward deployed.  His deployments include; Al Anbar Province, Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom twice, and Helmond Province, Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.  He also attended the Special Operation Independent Duty Corpsman course and advanced to Hospital Corpsman First Class.

In July 2013, he reported to Navy Medicine Training Support Center Fort Sam Houston, Texas to train young Sailors attending HM “A” school.  During this time he was selected to the rank of Chief Petty Officer.
In July of 2016 Chief Ward reported to 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion, Okinawa, Japan as the Battalion LCPO and subsequently promoted to Senior Chief Petty Officer.

In July 2020, Senior Chief Ward reported for duty at 3D Marine Raider Battalion, U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Special Operations Command Camp Lejeune, N.C.  He deployed as the medical Chief of Special Operations Task Force 83 (Syria) in support of Operation Inherent resolve.

Senior Chief Ward’s personal awards include: The Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal, two Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal, two Combat Action Ribbons, as well as many unit awards. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in clinical health science and is a graduate of the Navy Senior Enlisted Academy Class 198 Brown.
 
 

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