CMDCM Bobby Norton

Command Master Chief, USS PREBLE (DDG 88)

29 October 2021
Master Chief Bobby Norton
Master Chief Bobby Norton
Master Chief Bobby Norton
Master Chief Bobby Norton
Master Chief Bobby Norton
Photo By: CNSP
VIRIN: 211028-N-N0831-0005
Command Master Chief Bobby Norton is a native of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.  He attended Recruit Training Command (RTC) Great Lake, Illinois in 1995; Aviation Structural Mechanic (AMS) "A" School in Millington, Tennessee.

At sea, he has served in VF-31 as an F-14 Airframer, HM-14 as a Non-Destructive Technician, USS Nassau (LHA 4) as Production Control Supervisor, VFA-102 as an F-18 Maintenance Control Chief, and USS Billings (LCS 15) Gold, as the Command Senior Chief.  He has deployed on the USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72), USS Nassau (LHA 4), USS George Washington (CVN 73), and USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76). His shore duty command includes the Center for Naval Leadership as Facilitator, Fleet Readiness Center Mid-Atlantic Oceana as 500 Division Chief Petty Officer, and VRC-30 as Maintenance Control Supervisor.

He was selected for the Command Senior Chief program in 2018 and is a graduate of the Command Master Chief/Chief of the Boat Course class 19010 and the Navy's Senior Enlisted Academy (Red Group, Class 201).

He currently serves onboard the USS Preble as Command Master Chief.

He holds a Bachelor Arts Degree in Business Administration from Saint Leo University.  His personal decorations include the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (5 awards), the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (4 awards), as well as other personal, unit and campaign awards.



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