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Command Master Chief Adrian D. Watkins

Command Master Chief Adrian D. Watkins enlisted in the U.S. Navy in September 1994 and completed recruit training in Great Lakes, Illinois, followed by Basic Enlisted Submarine School and Strategic Weapons System Electronic "A" School.
At sea, Watkins served aboard USS Henry M. Jackson (SSBN 730) where he completed six deterrent patrols. He also completed tours aboard USS Louisiana (SSBN 743), USS Georgia (SSBN 729), and USS Alaska (SSBN 732). Watkins served as the chief of the boat aboard USS Nevada (SSBN 733) and as the command master chief aboard USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19).
Ashore, Watkins' assignments included Naval Submarine Support Center, Pearl Harbor; Strategic Weapons Facility Pacific; U.S. Naval Forces Central Command; and Naval Personnel Command. He also served as the command Master Chief of Commander, Submarine Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet.

He is currently the command master chief for Naval Submarine Training Center Pacific.
Watkins' personal awards include the Meritorious Service Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (three awards), Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (eight awards) and various unit and service awards.

Last Updated: 7 February 2022

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