Director's Biography

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Senior Chief Jeffrey Chunglo grew up in Bainbridge, New York. After graduating high school, he attended Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts. He joined the Navy Reserves in 1996 through the Advanced Paygrade Program. 

Following initial training, he affiliated with Naval Operational Support Center Manchester, New Hampshire and served with Bravo Company, 1/25 Marines, 4th Marine Division. He completed Field Medical Services School at Camp Johnson, North Carolina and earned his Fleet Marine Force 8404 NEC. He served with Bravo Company from 1996 to 2004 as the Company Corpsman, earning his Fleet Marine Force (FMF) designator. He mobilized with Bravo Company from March 2003 to March 2004. 

Following his deployment in 2004, he transferred to Operational Health Support Unit, Bethesda, Detachment Foxtrot in Manchester, New Hampshire. He served as Training Petty Officer and Leading Petty Officer. He supported OPERATION BULLDOG at Marine Corps Officer Candidate School, Quantico, Virginia in 2006 and 2007 serving as Company Corpsman overseeing field medical operations. 

He was selected for Chief Petty Officer in June 2007. Following advancement to Chief Petty Officer, he deployed as the Battalion Medical Chief for Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 27 and deployed from June 2008 to June 2009. In March 2011, following the earthquake and disaster in Japan, he was mobilized to the Bureau of Medicine and Surgery in Washington, DC in support of OPERATION TOMODACHI. He was selected for Senior Chief in 2011. Following his advancement, he was hand-selected by the Bureau of Medicine and Surgery to serve as Senior Non-Commissioned Officer In-Charge of the Deployed Warrior Medical Management Center, Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Landstuhl, Germany.  He served on active duty from March 2012 to October 2013. He served as a Regional Senior Enlisted Leader for Expeditionary Medical Facility, Bethesda from May 2004 to January 2016. He was assigned to the Senior Enlisted Academy, Newport, Rhode Island, serving as an adjunct professor until his retirement in July 2017. 

He completed the Senior Enlisted Academy in September 2015 and was awarded the RADM Grace Hopper Award for Excellence in Distance Learning as the Honor Graduate for RC 59.

His personal awards include the Meritorious Service Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (7), Navy Unit Commendation Medal (2), Global War on Terrorism Medal as well as other personal and unit awards.

He has been employed by the town of Arlington as Director of Veterans' Services since February 2014.