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COMMANDER, CARRIER STRIKE GROUP TEN


 
 

Commander  | Chief of Staff  |  Senior Enlisted Advisor

 
Gail D. Smiley
Senior Enlisted Advisor

 
Master Chief Petty Officer Gail D. Smiley grew up in Detroit, Michigan, where she graduated from Eisenhower High School.  She enlisted in the Navy in August 1987. 

After completing Recruit training at NTC Orlando, Florida, she attended Radioman Technician "A" School in San Diego, California.  Master Chief Smiley's fleet assignments include, USNS SATURN (TAFS-10), USNS RIGEL (TAF-58), USS JOHN C STENNIS (CVN-74), and USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN-71).  Her overseas assignments include NAVCOMTELSTA SICILY and NAVSECGRUACT Adak, AK.  She has served proudly as the Senior Enlisted Advisor for the J6 at US Joint Forces Command and NCTAMS LANT NMCI DETACHMENT, Norfolk, VA and has completed an Individual Augmentation tour in Bagram, Afghanistan.  Master Chief Smiley is a graduate of the Senior Enlisted Academy in Newport, Rhode Island and is serving as the Senior Enlisted Advisor and the Staff Assistant Communications Officer at COMCARSTRKGRU TEN.

Master Chief Smiley's personal awards include:  Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Joint Service Commendation Medal, Navy Marine Corps Commendation Medal, Joint Serice Achievement Medal, Navy Marine Corps Achievement Medal, Navy Good Conduct Medal and numerous other unit awards and commendations.