CUCS (SCW/EXW) Jonathan Oien

CUCS (SCW/EXW) Oien is a native of Volin, South Dakota where he graduated from Irene High School in 2000. On January 17, 2002, he enlisted in the United States Navy and attended Boot Camp at Recruit Training Center, Great Lakes, Illinois.

Senior Chief Oien attended Engineering Aide (EA) “A” School in Ft. Leonard Wood, Missouri. After graduating in July of 2002, he received orders to his first duty station, Public Works Department Naval Air Station (NAS) Keflavik, Iceland.  Shortly after arrival, he was promoted to Engineering Aide Third Class for achieving distinguished graduate honors from “A” School.

In February of 2004, he transferred to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 133 (NMCB 133) where he completed deployments to Okinawa, Japan and Al Taqqadum, Iraq. While in NMCB 133, he was promoted to Engineering Aide Second Class.

He then transferred to the 20th Seabee Readiness Group, where he was assigned to the Woolmarket K-Span project, design of the new Seabee Land and the termination of the Radiation Safety Officer program.  In May 2009 he was promoted to Engineering Aide First Class.

In February 2010, he transferred back to NMCB 133 and was assigned the duties of the Engineering Leading Petty Officer (LPO). During his tour, he made two deployments to Afghanistan and one to Okinawa, Japan.

In May 2013 he transferred to NMCB 74 where he was assigned to the Training Department and served as the Chemical, Biological, and Radiological (CBR) LPO.

Upon the decommissioning of NMCB 74 in 2014, he transferred to 22nd Naval Construction Regiment where he deployed to Bahrain for three months and was assigned as the N31C CONUS Operations Chief following his promotion to Engineering Aide Chief.

In August 2018 he transferred to NMCB 133 where he was assigned as Assistant Officer in Charge, Detail Ukraine for back to back deployments.  While assigned to NMCB 133 he was promoted to Senior Chief.

He is currently serving as the Command Senior Enlisted Leader (SEL) for Naval Facilities Engineering Systems Command (NAVFAC) Southeast.

Military decorations include:  Seabee Combat Warfare Specialist, Expeditionary Warfare Specialist, Navy Commendation Medal (2), Army Commendation Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (5), Navy Meritorious Unit Commendation, Battle “E” (2), Good Conduct Medal (6), National Defense Service Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Armed Forces Service Medal, Humanitarian Service Medal, Navy Sea Service Deployment Ribbon (6), Navy Overseas Service, ISAF NATO Medal, M16 Rifle Ribbon, and M9 Pistol Ribbon.

Last Updated: 9 May 2022

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