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CMDCM (SW/AW) James T. Graves

Command Master Chief, USS KIDD (DDG 100)

23 May 2022
Master Chief James T. Graves
Master Chief James T. Graves
Master Chief James T. Graves
Master Chief James T. Graves
Master Chief James T. Graves
Photo By: CNSP
VIRIN: 221123-N-N0831-0002
Command Master Chief Graves is a native of Louisville, Kentucky.  He entered the United States Navy and attended Recruit Training in August of 1998.

Master Chief’s operational assignments :
  • Fighter Squadron ELEVEN (VF-11)
  • Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron EIGHT FIVE (HSC 85)
  • Destroyer Squadron ONE (DESRON ONE)
  • USS KIDD (DDG 100)

Shore Assignments Include:
  • Navy Reserve Recruiting Command Great Lakes
  • Navy Recruiting District Nashville
  • Navy Recruiting District Ohio
  • Commander, Navy Reserve Forces Command
  • Navy Reserve Center North Island
  • Commander, Naval Air Forces Reserve
  • Navy Reserve Center Minneapolis
Master Chief Graves reported in April 2022 as the Command Master Chief onboard USS KIDD (DDG 100).

Awards include the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (5 awards), Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (8 awards) and various other personal and campaign awards.



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