Rear Adm. Jason Lloyd is a native of Maryville, Tennessee and a graduate of Florida State University with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering. He earned his commission through the Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps program and also holds a Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the Naval Postgraduate School.
His shipboard tours include USS Bainbridge (CGN 25) and USS Nimitz (CVN 68). From May 2013 until June 2016, he served as the first Reactor Officer on USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) in Newport News, Virginia. During these assignments, Lloyd conducted deployments to the Mediterranean Sea and North Atlantic Ocean as well as executed a Refueling Complex Overhaul and a New Construction testing program.
Ashore, Lloyd served as a Deputy Project Superintendent at Norfolk Naval Shipyard, Maintenance Coordinator at Commander Naval Air Forces, Principal Assistant Program Manager at PEO Carriers, Program Manager Representative for Refueling Complex Overhaul and Program Manager Representative for New Construction Carriers at the Supervisor of Shipbuilding, Newport News. Following his Reactor Officer tour, Lloyd served as the Executive Assistant to Commander, Naval Sea Systems Command. From June, 2017 until March, 2020 Lloyd served as the Commanding Officer of the Supervisor of Shipbuilding, Newport News, Virginia. In May 2020, Lloyd assumed duties as Chief Engineer and Deputy Commander for Ship Design, Integration and Engineering, Naval Sea Systems Command.
As the Navy’s chief engineer and NAVSEA deputy commander for Ship Design, Integration and Naval Engineering, Lloyd leads the engineering and scientific expertise, knowledge and technical authority necessary to design, build, maintain, repair, modernize, certify and dispose of the Navy’s ships, aircraft carriers, submarines and associated combat and weapons systems. He is authorized to wear the Legion of Merit (three awards), Meritorious Service Medal (four awards), the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (four awards), Navy Achievement Medal (two awards) in addition to various unit awards.