Russell "Russ" Jeter is the Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON).
He is portrayed by Charles Parnell.
Before he joined the USS Nathan James, he accidently killed his wife and daughters in a car accident.
Russ enlisted in the Navy at least 20 years prior to the start of the Red Flu pandemic. Russ's military rate is Command Master Chief Petty Officer (paygrade E-9). He is serving as the USS Nathan James's Command Master Chief and occasionally acts as the ship's spiritual advisor, due to his strong religious faith.
Events of The Last ShipEdit
Russ volunteers to test the vaccine. Whilst under quarantine, he becomes delusional and has visions about his daughters. (Trials)
Awards and DecorationsEdit
The following are the medals and service awards fictionally worn by Jeter.