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CMDCM (SW/AW/IW) Kristopher D. Freyberg

Past Command Master Chief, USS Michael Monsoor (DDG 1001)

18 April 2022
Master Chief Kristopher D. Freyberg
Master Chief Kristopher D. Freyberg
Master Chief Kristopher D. Freyberg
Master Chief Kristopher D. Freyberg
Master Chief Kristopher D. Freyberg
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VIRIN: 220418-N-N0831-0001
Master Chief Freyberg, native of New York, enlisted in the U.S. Navy in August 1999.  Upon completion of basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Illinois, he reported to the USS Kauffman (FFG 59), homeported in Norfolk, Virginia where he earned his Enlisted Surface Warfare Specialist Qualification.   In December 2004, he reported to Naval School Explosive Ordinance Disposable, Eglin Air Force Base, Florida.

In January 2006, he reported aboard the USS Nimitz (CVN 68), homeported in San Diego, California. There he earned his Enlisted Aviation Warfare Specialist Qualification and served as the Leading Petty Officer for S-2 Division.

In December 2010, he transferred to Naval Station Newport and promoted to Chief Petty Officer.  From Naval Station Newport, he reported to the USS New Orleans (LPD 18) and served as the Food Service Division Leading Chief Petty Officer.  In 2016, he advanced to Senior Chief Petty Officer and earned his Enlisted Information Dominance Warfare Qualification. 

He transferred to Commander Mine Counter Measure Squadron Three to be the N41 Department Leading Chief Petty Officer.  During his tour, he graduated from Senior Enlisted Academy Class 212 and converted to Command Senior Chief shortly after.  

During his most recent tour, he served as the Senior Enlisted Leader aboard USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) from 2019 to 2022 where he promoted to Command Master Chief in 2021.  He is currently selected to be the Command Master Chief aboard the USS Michael Monsoor (DDG 1001).

Master Chief Freyberg earned the following decorations: Meritorious Service Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal, Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal, and various unit, campaign, and service awards. 

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