CMDCS(AW/SW) Daniel J. Irwin
Command Senior Chief
Senior Chief Irwin a native of Colorado Springs, Colorado. He enlisted in the Navy June of 1996 and reported to basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Illinois. After graduating, he reported to the Center for Naval Aviation Technical Training, Millington, Tennessee where he attended Aviation Structural Mechanic (Safety Equipment) (AME) “A” school with a follow-on school in Norfolk, Virginia to attend the Navy’s E-2/C-2 specific aircraft training “C” school.
In December of 1996, he reported for his first duty assignment to Fleet Logistics Support Squadron Three Zero (VRC-30) Detachment Five homeported in Atsugi, Japan. During his tour, he completed numerous deployments in the Western Pacific, qualified Enlisted Aviation Warfare Specialist and advanced to 2nd Class Petty Officer.
In March of 2001, he reported to Executive Transport Detachment (ETD), Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii. While serving as a Quality Assurance Representative he was advanced to 1st Class Petty Officer.
In January of 2004, Senior Chief Irwin reported back to Fleet Logistics Support Squadron Three Zero (VRC-30) Detachment Five in Atsugi, Japan. While there he served as the Detachment Leading Petty Officer, qualifying as Enlisted Surface Warfare Specialist and Safe-for-Flight and advanced to Chief Petty Officer in 2006.
In June of 2007, he reported to Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Illinois. There he served as a Recruit Division Commander and a Fleet Quality Assurance Inspector.
In August 2010, he was advanced to Senior Chief Petty Officer and reported to Strike Fighter Squadron ONE NINE TWO (VFA-192), homeported in Lemoore, California. During this tour, he served as the Line Division Leading Chief Petty Officer and Night Check Maintenance Control Senior Chief and was selected for the Command Senior Chief Program.
Senior Chief Irwin is a graduated of the Senior Enlisted Academy, Class 166 Gold Group, a graduate of the CMC/CSC/COB Course, class 102 and holds a Bachelor degree in Professional Aeronautics from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.
His personal awards include the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (3 awards), Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (4 awards), Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal and numerous unit and campaign awards.