Commander Raymond D Jackson


    Executive Officer, Special Missions Training Center


    Prior to reporting to Coast Guard Special Missions Training Center, Commander Raymond Jackson was assigned to United States Central Command (USCENTCOM) Tampa FL. As the Coast Guard’s Liaison Officer and Security Cooperation Exercise/Plans Branch Chief, he engaged with maritime, critical infrastructure and border security leadership in a twenty nation area of responsibility for the USCENTCOM inclusive of Arabian Peninsula, Levant Region and Central Asia States to facilitate USCENTCOM and USCG training, technical assist and material transfers to enhance partner nation (PN) capabilities.

     Commander Jackson entered the Coast Guard as an enlisted member in 1992 prior to attending Reserve Officer Candidate Indoctrination (ROCI) and receiving his commission in 2003.

     Commander Jackson’s operational assignments include serving as Law Enforcement Detachment Officer-in-Charge - TACLET North, Maritime Security Response Team East (MSRT-E) Precision Marksman Team Leader and Direct Action Section (DAS) Team leader, Executive Officer - Maritime Safety and Security Team (91106) New York,  Commanding Officer - Maritime Safety and Security Team (91103) Los Angeles.

     Staff assignments include serving as the Assistant Training Officer- Coast Guard Special Missions Training Center, Coast Guard Atlantic Area – MSST Program Manager, National Strike Force Coordination Center - Chemical Officer and Response Resource Inventory Administrator, Department of Homeland Security - Senior Military Aide to the Deputy Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security.

    Commander Jackson is a 2002 graduate of Campbell University. He is a 2009 graduate from The National Graduate School, Falmouth, Massachusetts receiving a Bachelor of Science Degree in Quality Systems Management. In 2012, he earned a Master’s of Science in Homeland Security from The National Graduate School, Falmouth, MA.

    Commander Jackson’s personal awards include two Meritorious Service Medal, one Joint Service Meritorious Service Medal, four Coast Guard Commendation Medals, the Department of Transportation 9-11 Medal, and three Commandant’s Letters of Commendation.