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CMDCM (AW/SW) Lance H. Burfict

Command Master Chief, Amphibious Squadron ELEVEN (CPR 11)

18 July 2023
Master Chief Lance H. Burfict
Master Chief Lance H. Burfict
Master Chief Lance H. Burfict
Master Chief Lance H. Burfict
Master Chief Lance H. Burfict
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VIRIN: 230720-N-N0831-0002
Master Chief Lance Burfict is a native of New Orleans, Louisiana and enlisted in the U.S. Navy May 1998. He completed Basic Training at Recruit Training Command in Great Lakes, Illinois, followed by Yeoman "A" School in Meridian, MS

Master Chief Burfict previous duty station and assignment include: Naval Support Activity, Souda Bay Greece; Commander SEVENTH FLEET embarked onboard the USS BLUE RIDGE (LCC 19), Yokosuka, Japan; Naval Air Station Key West, FL; ARCO (ARDM 5), San Diego, CA; USS TARAWA (LHA 1), San Diego, CA; Expeditionary Strike Group SEVEN Detachment Sasebo, Japan; Commander, Expeditionary Strike Group TWO, Virginia Beach, VA; Commander U. S. Fleet Forces Command, Norfolk Virginia.

In 2017 he was selected to the Command Senior Chief Program, his Command Master Chief assignments include; Acting Command Master Chief for Naval Support Activity, Hampton Roads ; Senior Enlisted Advisor of Fort Lee MEPS, Fort Lee, VA; Command Master Chief of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA-25), Naval Air Station Lemoore, California. He currently serves as the Command Master Chief for Amphibious Squadron ELEVEN the Navy’s only forward deployed Amphibious Squadron permanently embarked onboard USS AMERICA (LHA-6).

Master Chief is a graduate of Senior Enlisted Academy Class 210 and graduate of the Command Master Chief/Chief of the Boat course Class 176. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Human Resources from Columbia Southern University.

Master Chief Warfare qualifications include Enlisted Aviation Warfare Specialist and Surface Warfare Specialist. His personal awards include the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Joint Service Commendation Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (four awards), Navy Achievement Medal (four awards), Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal, Joint Meritorious Unit Award and other various unit and campaign awards.



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