A native of Baltimore, MD, and 2nd son of Bernard (deceased) and Shirley L. Davis; Jason B. Davis graduated from Baltimore City College 2 June of 1984. Nine days later on 11 June, he left home for Marine Boot Camp at MCRD Parris Island, 3rd Bn. H Co.
LtCol Davis had successful career as an enlisted Marine and attained the rank of Staff Sergeant. During his enlisted years he deployed to Okinawa with HMM-165 and Saudi Arabia for Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm with HMH-463. LtCol Davis also served a tour of duty with the Presidential Helicopter Squadron HMX-1. He was selected for appointment to Warrant Officer in 1996.
In February 1997 Warrant Officer Davis, reported to The Basic School, Camp Barrett, MCB Quantico, VA as a student Warrant Officer Basic Course (WOBC). Successfully completing WOBC in May of 1997 WO Davis reported to NAS Pensacola, FL as a student in the Aircraft Maintenance Officer (Short Course).
Upon completion of AMO School WO Davis reported to Commanding Officer MAG-29 for duty with HMM-365 as the Avionics Officer. During his tour of duty with HMM-365 WO Davis deployed to the Mediterranean Sea aboard the USS Kearsarge (LHD-3) as part of the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit, Aviation Command Element (MEU ACE). He participated in OPERATIONS NOBLE ANVIL and SHINING HOPE in Albania, combat operations during OPERATION JOINT GUARDIAN in Kosovo and OPERATION AVID RESPONSE, providing humanitarian assistance to the people of Western Turkey. Subsequent to the horrific attacks on our country on 11 September 2001, CWO3 Davis again deployed with HMM-365and the 26th MEU, aboard the USS Bataan (LHD-5) in support of Operations Enduring Freedom and Swift Freedom.
Selected for Promotion to Limited Duty Officer, CWO3 Davis reported for duty with the Center for Naval Aviation Technical Training, Marine Unit New River, NC in January 2002. Promoted to Captain in January 2003 he served as the Officer in Charge CH-53 Maintenance Training Unit until January of 2005.
In January 2005, he received his 3rd set of orders to MCB Kaneohe Bay, HI with MAG-24, as the MALS-24 Avionics Officer. Upon selection to Major in February 2007 Capt Davis reported to CG 4th MAW for duty as the 4th Marine Aircraft Wing Aviation Logistic Department, Avionics Officer. He was promoted to the rank of Major in September 2007.
In August of 2011 Major Davis reported to Commanding General, U. S. Marine Corps Forces Command for duty and was promoted to the rank of LtCol in March 2013. LtCol Davis’ last active duty assignment was as the Avionics Officer, U. S. Marine Corps Forces Command, Aviation Logistics Department.
LtCol Davis has been an active member of the National Naval Officers Association since 2001 and a Life Member since 2006. He is currently a member of the Tidewater Chapter and previously served on the National Board of Directors as the Public Affairs Officer. LtCol Davis is also a Life Member of the Montford Point Marine Association.
LtCol Davis has 2 daughters Lauren and Karyn; both graduates of Winston-Salem University. He has an older brother Bernard II and younger brother Corey who served in the Marine Corps and Navy respectively.
His personal awards include the Meritorious Service Medal with Gold Star in lieu of 2nd Award, Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal and Combat Action Ribbon.