Chief Warrant Officer-3 Jason Rader is a graduate of Grantham University with an Associate of Science in Information Systems, Liberty University with a Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies, Master of Arts in Executive Leadership. He holds a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification and is a member of the Field Artillery’s Honorable Order of Saint Barbara.
He enlisted in the United States Marine Corps as a Private, was promoted meritoriously (early) three times and reached the rank of Gunnery Sergeant before applying and being selected for the Warrant Officer Program where was appointed and eventually commissioned as a Chief Warrant Officer. He retired after more than 22 years of service in 2020.
During his service, he was stationed across the United States, was deployed on humanitarian response efforts, and was selected as the Recruiting Station Kansas City, Recruiting Substation Commander of the Year (2008). He also spent two years in Europe and Africa supporting training and crisis operations including the development and execution of a Noncommissioned Officer Training Course for the Azerbaijani Military.