FORCM(SW/AW) Greg S. Carlson

Force Master Chief, CNSP

11 March 2021
Master Chief Gregory S. Carlson
Official biography photo of Master Chief Gregory S. Carlson, Force Master Chief, Naval Surface Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet.
Master Chief Gregory S. Carlson
Master Chief Gregory S. Carlson
Official biography photo of Master Chief Gregory S. Carlson, Force Master Chief, Naval Surface Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet.
Photo By: CNSP
VIRIN: 210311-N-N0831-0015
Master Chief Gregory S. Carlson, a native of Grand Haven, Michigan, enlisted in the Navy in August 1993.  Following completion of basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Illinois, he reported to Operations Specialist “A” School, in Dam Neck, Virginia. 

Master Chief Carlson’s service includes deployments afloat USS Nimitz (CVN 68), USS Cole (DDG 67), USS Leyte Gulf (CG 55), USS Mahan (DDG 72), USS Enterprise (CVN 65), USS Normandy (CG 60), and USS Wasp (LHD 1).  Ashore Master Chief served Naval Construction Battalion Two Four, Center for Surface Combat Systems, Test and Evaluation Squadron Nine, and Commander Naval Surface Group Middle Pacific.  Master Chief reported onboard and assumed the duties as Force Master Chief at Commander, Naval Surface Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet in March 2021.

He is a graduate of the Senior Enlisted Academy, Command Master Chief Course, Naval Postgraduate School Naval Senior Leader Seminar, National Defense University Keystone Course, and is a fellow of Asian-Pacific College of Security Studies.

His personal awards include the Meritorious Service Medal (two awards), Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (four awards), Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (four awards), and various unit and campaign awards.  FORCM Carlson is the recipient of the MCPON Delbert D. Black Leadership Award, the Surface Navy Association Admiral Zumwalt Visionary Leadership Award, the Navy and Marine Association Leadership Award, and the Naval Academy Class of 1972 Leadership Award.
 

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