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CMDCM(SW) Donna K. Baraoidan


01 December 2021
Master Chief Donna K. Baraoidan
Master Chief Donna K. Baraoidan
Master Chief Donna K. Baraoidan
Master Chief Donna K. Baraoidan
Master Chief Donna K. Baraoidan
Photo By: CNSP
VIRIN: 211201-N-N0831-0001
Master Chief Donna K. Baraoidan a native of Iowa, enlisted in the United States Navy December 1998.  Her Naval career started at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, IL and follow-on school as a non-rated Seaman in Groton, CT.   Her first duty assignment was USS Oakridge (ARDM 1).

Her sea duty assignments include USS Howard (DDG 83),  USS Kidd (DDG 100), USS Somerset (LPD 25), and USS Oakland (LCS 24) Blue.  She is currently serving as  USS Cowpens (CG 63) Command Master Chief.

Her shore assignments include Naval Air Station North Island, Commander Navy Region Southwest, and Commander Naval  Surface Pacific; TYCOM Material Inspection Team. 

She is a graduate of the Senior Enlisted Academy (Class 167), and Command Master Chief Course.  She graduated SUMMA CUM LAUDE from Upper Iowa University earning her Bachelors of Science Degree in Psychology and Masters of Arts Degree in Industrial and Organization Psychology from Argosy University.

Her personal awards include Navy and Marine Commendation Medal (four awards), Navy and Marine Achievement Medal (four awards) and various service and campaign awards.

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