Degrees and Certifications:
Senior Chief Elmer Martinez
Senior Chief, Navy Counselor
United States Navy
Distinguished career includes:
Enlisted in the U.S. Navy on February 12, 1991 with the following duty assignments:
Recruit Training Command(RTC,) Great Lakes, IL. Upon completion of Recruit Training, he proceeded to Engineering Technical School. In September of 1991, he reported to his first assignment onboard the USS SAN BERNARDINO (LST 1189) Sasebo, Japan.
In December 1993, he transferred to the USS CHANCELLORSVILLE (CG62), San Diego California, where he served in the Auxiliary Department.
From September 1995 to November 2004, Served with Navy Recruiting Command, in various capacities and locations that includes NRS Lancaster, Naval Operation Support Center Encino and Naval Weapon Station, Seal Beach, CA.
In November of 2004, he reported to NORU, Naval Station Pensacola, Florida. As an instructor and lead Mod Supervisor.
November 2007, attended and completed the Navy’s Senior Enlisted Leadership Academy, New Port, RI.
On January 2008, reported to NRD New England, where he served as Division Leading Chief Petty Officer and Command Trainer.
April 2012 to September 2015, assigned to NRD Dallas, served in various leadership capacities, training and developing enlisted Sailors and Junior Officers.
September 2015 to Present, JP Elder MS, Junior Cadet Corps Instructor.
His awards include: Four Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medals, Five Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medals, a Navy Meritorious Unit Commendation, two National Defense Service Medals, a Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, and various individual and Unit awards.
Attended Excelsior College(Albany, NY) from 2008 to 2013 and graduated with a Bachelor of Science, in Liberal Studies.