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CMDCM (SW/EXW/IW) Kurtiss Vervynckt


18 November 2022
Master Chief Kurtiss Vervynckt
Master Chief Kurtiss Vervynckt
Master Chief Kurtiss Vervynckt
Master Chief Kurtiss Vervynckt
Master Chief Kurtiss Vervynckt
Photo By: CNSP
VIRIN: 221118-N-N0831-0003
Master Chief Kurtiss Vervynckt, a native of Mishawaka, Indiana, graduated from Mishawaka High School in 1998. In September of that same year, he enlisted in the United States Navy and completed Recruit Training, Advanced Electronics Technicial Core, and Electronics Technician “A” school in Great Lakes, Illinois.

His career to this point has included sea tours on USS Ponce (LPD 15), USS Independence (LCS 2), Coastal Riverine Squadron Three, USS Cowpens (CG 63) and USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72). He is currently serving as Command Master Chief of USS Spruance (DDG 111). His shore tours include Center for Surface Combat Systems Dam Neck, Naval Computer and Telecommunications Station Chinhae, Isa Air Base Bahrain, and Afloat Training Group San Diego.

Master Chief Vervynckt holds a Bachelor’s of Applied Science Degree from American Military University and is a graduate of the Chief Petty Officer’s Academy Class 120 and Senior Enlisted Academy. He is also a graduate of various service schools for Electronic Technicians and Expeditionary Sailors.

His personal awards include the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (3 awards), Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (7 awards), and the Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal in addition to various unit level awards.



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