CMDCM (AW/SW) Andy Frederick
Master Chief Andy Frederick is a native of Queens, New York. He enlisted in the Navy February of 1993 and reported to basic training at Recruit Training Command, Orlando, Florida. After graduating, he reported to Naval Training Center Great Lakes, Illinois where he attended Machinist’s Mate Apprenticeship Training
In March of 1994, he reported for his first duty assignment to USS FORT FISHER (LSD 40) in San Diego, California, completing four Western Pacific deployments and earning both his surface and aviation warfare qualifications. During his tour, he completed numerous training exercises with the various military forces and advanced to 2nd Class Petty Officer. In October 1999, he reported to Great Lakes, Illinois for Instructor Duty at Machinist’s Mate ‘A’ School. While serving as an instructor he was advanced to First Class Petty Officer, in addition to earning his Master Training Specialist qualification and being selected as Instructor of the Year.
In November of 2001, Master Chief Frederick reported to USS SAIPAN (LHA 2) in Norfolk, Virginia, completing two Mediterranean deployments, and was advanced to Chief Petty Officer. In July of 2004, he reported to USS NASSAU (LHA 4), Norfolk, Virginia, where he served as Leading Chief Petty Officer for Propulsion Plants and guided the ship through two Mediterranean deployments and numerous inspections. While on board NASSAU he earned his Engineering Officer of the Watch qualification
In August 2007, he reported to Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Illinois, to serve as a Recruit Division Commander. While at RTC Great Lakes, Master Chief Frederick trained 13 divisions and was awarded the Excellence in Leadership Award. In March 2011, he reported to USS GEORGE WASHINGTON (CVN 73) in Yokosuka, Japan, serving as the Reactor Propulsion Leading Chief Petty Officer, where he completed four deployments in Seventh Fleet. While on board GEORGE WASHINGTON he was advanced to Senior Chief Petty Officer and Master Chief Petty Officer, and was selected for the Command Master Chief Program. In July 2015, he reported to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 14 (HSC-14) for his first tour as Command Master Chief.
Master Chief Frederick graduated the Senior Enlisted Academy (Class 187) (Gold), and is a graduate of the CMC/COB Course.