Master Chief Jardon is a native of El Paso, Texas. He joined the U.S. Navy in January 1990. He completed recruit training and graduated from Hospital Corps “A” School, both in San Diego. Master Chief Jardon attended Field Medical Service School, Camp Pendleton, California.
Master Chief Jardon’s previous assignments include: 1st Marine Division Detachment, Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twenty Nine Palms, CA deploying with 2nd Battalion, 7th Marines and 1st Tank Battalion; 7th Marine Regiment, Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twenty Nine Palms, CA; Naval Medical Administrative Unit, Monterey CA; 1st Marine Division, Camp Pendleton, CA deploying with 1st Battalion, 4th Marines; 1st Combat Engineer Battalion; Inspector & Instructor Staff, 4th Medical Battalion, Navy and Marine Corps Reserve Center, San Diego, CA deploying with 2nd Battalion 4th Marines, 1st Marine Division; I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, CA deploying with 13TH Marine Expeditionary Unit; Naval Branch Health Clinic, Port Hueneme, CA deploying with USNS MERCY (T-AH 19), Navy Medicine Training Support Center, participating in overseas engagement with ARSOUTH. During his tour, he participated in several missions with JTF-6.
He reported for his current assignment as Senior Enlisted Leader, Director for Administration, Naval Hospital Guam, in December 2015 and deployed with CTF75 in June 2016.
Master Chief Jardon earned the Enlisted Fleet Marine Force Warfare Specialist qualification and the Surface Warfare Specialist qualification and is authorized to wear the following personal awards: Meritorious Service Medal (gold star), Navy Commendation Medal (two gold stars), Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (two gold stars), Combat Action Ribbon, and a number of other personal unit and campaign awards.
Master Chief Jardon is a graduate of the United States Navy Senior Enlisted Academy. He holds an Associate of Arts Degree from the Monterey Peninsula College, California.