Rear Adm. Jeffrey Czerewko is a native of Saginaw, Michigan and a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy and holds a master’s degree from the National War College.
At sea, he deployed aboard USS Enterprise (CVN 65) with Attack Squadron 75 (VA-75) flying A-6E Intruders. He flew F/A-18C Hornets on USS Eisenhower (CVN 69) with VFA-81, USS Kennedy (CV 67) and USS Washington (CVN 73) with Strike Fighter Squadron -136 (VFA-136). He deployed twice with USS Stennis (CVN 74) as the commanding officer of VFA-146. He flew F/A-18Cs, F/A-18E/Fs and EA-18Gs while serving as the commander of Carrier Air Wing 2 (CVW 2) while assigned on USS Reagan (CVN 76) as the strike warfare commander for Carrier Strike Group 9.
Ashore, Czerewko’s tours include VFA-106 as a Fleet Replacement Squadron instructor pilot and assistant safety and assistant training officer; service as the electronic warfare branch chief with the Joint Staff, J 39 deputy director for Global Operations; assignment as the resource sponsor for Naval Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaisance Capabilities as the director of Battlespace Awareness (N2N6 F2), service as the acting director of the Digital Warfare Office on the Navy Staff and most recently the chief of staff for Commander, Naval Air Forces.
Additional tours of duty include a tour with the Naval Special Warfare Development Group and an assignment as the battle director for the Combined Air and Space Operations Center, Al Udeid, Qatar.
He is the recipient of the various personal awards and unit decorations and received the Navy and Marine Corps Leadership award in 2002 and 2004.