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CMDCM Kassidy E. Gordon

Past Command Master Chief, USS Hopper (DDG 70)

25 March 2023
Master Chief Kassidy E. Gordon
Master Chief Kassidy E. Gordon
Master Chief Kassidy E. Gordon
Master Chief Kassidy E. Gordon
Master Chief Kassidy E. Gordon
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VIRIN: 230327-N-N0831-0001
Master Chief Gordon is a native of and was raised in Arlington, Indiana. After graduating from Rushville Consolidated High School, she entered the Delayed Entry Program and graduated from Basic Training in Great Lakes, Illinois in May 2005.

Master Chief Gordon’s sea tours include USNS NIAGARA FALLS (T-AFS 3); Network Administrator in USS MOUNT WHITNEY (LCC 20); Combat Communications Leading Chief Petty Officer and Command Information Security Manager in USS MESA VERDE (LPD 19). She also deployed as an Individual Augmentee to Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa in Djibouti, Africa where she served as the Information Management Office Non-Commissioned Officer in Charge as well as the Flag Communicator for the Commanding General and his Chief of Staff. Presently, she is assigned to Destroyer Squadron Three One as the Assistant Communications Officer.

Ashore, she served as Server Manager at Naval Computer and Telecommunications Station Naples, Italy; NCTAMSLANT Navy and Marine Corps Intranet Detachment; and Senior Enlisted Leader at Navy Cyber Defense Operations Command.

Master Chief Gordon holds a Masters and Bachelor’s Degree in Cyber Security from University of Maryland Global Campus and an Associate’s Degree in Computer Networking. Her certifications include EC Council Incident Handler, Certified Ethical Hacker, Network Forensic Analysist, Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer, Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist, Microsoft Certified Professional and COMPTIA Security Plus.

She has been awarded the Meritorious Service Medal, Joint Service Commendation Medal, Navy Marine Corps Commendation Medal, Navy Achievement Medal (five awards), as well as various other unit and service awards. She serves alongside with her husband, Chief Warrant Officer David and together they have four children: Brooklynn, Scarlett, Harper and David Jr.

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