Command Master Chief Matthew Logsdon is a native of Long Beach, California and was raised in Walled Lake, Michigan. He entered active naval service in April 1991, reporting to Recruit Training Command at Great Lakes, Illinois. Upon completion of recruit training, he attended Gas Turbine Class “A” School and was designated a Gas Turbine Systems Technician (Mechanical).
Master Chief Logsdon served at Assault Craft Unit FIVE, Camp Pendleton, California for 21 years and was a Subject Matter Expert in the Landing Craft Air Cushion (LCAC) program. Rapidly qualifying to LCAC Craftmaster, Detachment LCPO, Operations Department LCPO, and Training Officer, he completed six Western Pacific deployments throughout his tenure to include Operation RESTORE HOPE (Somalia), Operation UNIFIED ASSISTANCE (Indonesia), and Operation IRAQI FREEDOM.