AWSCS (NAC/AW/SW) Paul A. Morreira
United States Navy
Senior Chief Petty Officer Paul Morreira was born May 26, 1973 in Fremont, California. He enlisted in the Delayed Entry Program in June 1990 to guarantee a billet in the Naval Aircrew Program. He graduated from Adrian C. Wilcox High School in 1991. He attended Naval Aircrew Candidate School in Pensacola, FL followed by Aviation Machinist Mate "A" School in Millington, TN.
Senior Chief Morreira's first duty assignment was HM-12 in Norfolk, VA. As a student assigned to the Fleet Replacement Aircrew Candidate School (FRAC), he learned to be a MH-53E Aircrewman. Upon graduating from FRAC he was assigned his first permanent duty station onboard "BLACKHAWKS" of HM-15 in Alameda, California. Senior Chief's other assignments have been HM-15 (3 tours), Coastal System Station Panama City, FL, Helicopter Combat Support Squadron FOUR (HC-4), and Airborne Mine Countermeasures Weapon Systems Training School (AWSTS).
Senior Chief Morreira's personal decorations include: Navy Commendation Medal, Navy Achievement Medal (Eight Awards), Navy Unit Commendation, Navy Meritorious Unit Commendation (Two Awards) and various other unit and campaign awards.