CMDCM (AW/SW) MARC J. PUCO
UNITED STATES NAVY
COMMAND MASTER CHIEF
CARRIER AIR WING SEVEN
Master Chief Puco was born in Norristown, Pennsylvania and enlisted in the Navy in March 1990. Following completion of basic training at Recruit Training Command, Orlando, Florida he reported to Naval Training Center, Orlando where he completed Basic Electricity and Electronics School. Afterwards, he attended ET “A” School at Naval Training Center, Great Lakes and completed various “C” Schools at Service School Command, San Diego.
Upon graduation, he reported for duty with Maritime Prepositioning Ships Squadron Three, forward deployed to the Northern Mariana Islands area. His next assignment was Ashore Mobile Communications Contingency Pacific Two, homeported at Totsuka, Japan. In 1995, he reported to the USS GERMANTOWN (LSD 42), homeported in Sasebo, Japan where he served as Leading Petty Officer for the Electronics Division.
Master Chief Puco served as a Recruit Division Commander at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes from 1999 to 2002. In 2002, he advanced to Chief Petty Officer and reported to the USS TRENTON (LPD 14) as the Division Leading Chief Petty Officer in the Electronics Division. In 2005, he was selected to the rank of Senior Chief. His following assignment was the USS SAN JACINTO (CG 56) where he served as the Combat Systems Department Leading Chief Petty Officer and earned his qualification as Command Duty Officer from 2006 to 2009. In 2008, he was promoted to Master Chief and in January of 2009, he was selected for the Command Master Chief program, and he assumed the duties as Command Master Chief of Strike Fighter Squadron EIGHT THREE, NAS Oceana from June 2009 to August 2011. From August 2011 to May 2013, he served as the Command Master Chief of Strike Fighter Squadron ONE ZERO SIX. Master Chief Marc Puco is currently serving in Carrier Air Wing SEVEN (CVW-7) as the Command Master Chief for over 1600 Sailors.
Master Chief Puco attended the Senior Enlisted Academy Class 145. Additionally, he has earned his Enlisted Aviation Warfare, Enlisted Surface Warfare, and Master Training Specialist designations. Master Chief Puco holds an Associate in Applied Science in Administration/ Management Studies from Excelsior College.
His decorations include the Meritorious Service Medal (two awards), Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (two awards), Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (five awards), and various unit and campaign awards.