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Commanding Officer  |  Executive Officer  | Command Master Chief

 
CMDCM (AW/SW) Antonio D. Perryman
Command Master Chief

   Command Master Chief (AW/SW) Antonio "Tony" Perryman was born in Mobile, Alabama and entered the Navy in June 1989 at Recruit Training Command in San Diego, California. He attended Seaman Apprenticeship Training in San Diego, CA and attended Quartermaster "A" School in Orlando, Florida.

   His previous assignments have included, Quartermaster onboard USS Independence (CV-62) home ported in San Diego, CA 1989-1991 and homeport change to Yokosuka, Japan 1991-1993. He reported to USS Monterey (CG-61) homeported in Mayport, FL 1993-1995. Upon successful completion of this tour he transferred to his first shore duty OPNAV CNO (Pentagon) in Arlington, VA 1995-1998. He then returned to sea duty onboard USS Enterprise (CVN-65) in Norfolk, VA 1998-2002 and it's during this tour that he was initiated into the CPO Mess. Following this tour he reported to Afloat Training Group (ATG) Mayport, FL from 2002-2005. He then returned to sea duty Pre-Commissioning Unit Farragut and then USS Farragut (DDG 99) in Mayport, FL 2005-2007. He then transferred to USS Doyle (FFG 39) Mayport, FL 2007-2009 and it's during this tour that Master Chief Perryman was selected to the Command Senior Chief Program. He reported to USS Robert G Bradley (FFG 49) Mayport, FL 2010-2012 as Command Senior Chief and four months into his tour he was selected to Master Chief Quartermaster. Upon completion of this tour he then reported as Command Master Chief of Strike Fighter Squadron THREE SEVEN in Virginia Beach, VA from February 2012 to May 2013.

   In May 2013, he assumed his current role as Command Master Chief of the "Gladiators", the Navy's finest fleet replacement squadron, Strike Fighter Squadron ONE ZERO SIX. He is a graduate of the Navy's Senior Enlisted Academy (Non-resident Course Class #23) and the Command Master Chief/Chief of the Boat Course (Class #69).

   Command Master Chief Perryman's awards and decorations include the Navy and Marine Corp Commendation Medal (three awards), Navy and Marine Corp Achievement Medal (seven awards), Good Conduct Medal (seven awards), and numerous individual, Campaign, and Unit awards.