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CMDCM (SW/SCW/AW) Mohamed K. Khorshed


02 April 2023
Master Chief Mohamed K. Khorshed
Master Chief Mohamed K. Khorshed
Master Chief Mohamed K. Khorshed
Master Chief Mohamed K. Khorshed
Master Chief Mohamed K. Khorshed
Photo By: CNSP
VIRIN: 230407-N-N0831-0001
Command Master Chief Khorshed, a native of Roseville, Minnesota, graduated from Roseville Area High School in 1996. He joined the Navy in January 2001 and attended Basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Illinois. Upon graduation, he followed on to Basic Engineering Common Core and was assigned to USS Arctic (AOE 8). While aboard, he deployed to the Horn of Africa and the Persian Gulf to support Operation Enduring Freedom.

In 2002, he returned to Service Schools, Great Lakes, where he completed Engineering Electrical Core and Electrician’s Mate “A” School. In November 2002, he reported to Amphibious Construction Battalion Two (ACB 2), Little Creek, Virginia, and deployed as an individual augment as an Arabic translator for Joint Task Force, Guantanamo.

He returned to Training Support Center, Great Lakes, in 2007, where he completed Electrician’s Mate Ships Surface Advance Electrical Maintenance Course and then reported to USS Enterprise (CVN 65) in August 2007. While aboard, he completed a deployment supporting Operation Enduring Freedom, Operation Iraqi Freedom, and the Global War on Terrorism Campaign. In July 2009, he reported to Naval Operational Support Center in Newport, RI. In 2011, he was tested, selected, and initiated as a Chief Petty Officer.

In 2012, Command Master Chief Khorshed completed the Senior Enlisted Propulsion Engineering course and reported to USS Carter Hall (LSD 50) as Electrical and Auxiliary’s Division Leading Chief Petty Officer. While aboard, he completed two deployments supporting the Kearsarge Amphibious Ready Group and supporting Baltic Operations.

In 2016, Command Master Chief completed Maintenance and Material Management (3-M) Coordinator school and reported to USS Dextrous (MCM 13), serving as Engineering Department Leading Chief Petty Officer and ship’s 3-M Coordinator. In 2017, he reported to Naval Surface Squadron FIVE (CNSS 5), Manama, Bahrain, and was promoted to Senior Chief Petty Officer in 2018. He served as the immediate superior in charge 3-M coordinator and then as the Command Senior Enlisted Leader for 18 months. During his tour, he also served as the Command Senior Enlisted Leader for Command Task Force Five-Seven for five months. In 2019, Command Master Chief Khorshed reported to USS Devastator (MCM 6) as the Command Senior Enlisted Leader and was promoted to Master Chief Petty Officer.

Command Master Chief Khorshed serves as the Command Senior Enlisted Leader aboard USS Benfold (DDG 65), Yokosuka, Japan. Command Master Chief is a graduate of the Senior Enlisted Academy (class 239 Brown) and the Command Master Chief/Chief of the Boat course. He has been awarded the Joint Service Commendation Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (five awards), Navy Achievement Medal (seven awards), and various campaign and service medals.



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