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PATROL SQUADRON EIGHT


 
 
CMDCM Patrick Campbell

Commanding Officer  |  Executive Officer  | Command Master Chief   

 
CMDCM Patrick Cambell Command Master Chief
 
     Master Chief Petty Officer Patrick Campbell graduated from Durham High School, in Durham, NC.  He enlisted under the delayed entry program in December 1988 and completed Basic Training at Recruit Training Command Great Lakes, IL, followed by Mess Management class “A” School in San Diego, California.
 
     His sea duty assignments include USS MACDONOUGH (DDG 39), Naval Mobile Construction Battalion SEVEN, USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV 67), and USS GETTYSBURG (CG 64) where he served as the Supply Department Leading Chief Petty Officer.
 
     Master Chief Campbell served ashore at Naval Hospital Camp Lejeune, Navy Recruiting Station Durham, NC; Naval Air Station Jacksonville, FL, and Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Cuba where he served as the assistant Food Service Officer and Supply Department Leading Chief Petty Officer. While assigned to GTMO, his team achieved three “Five Star” food service accreditations, two runners up selections for the Edward F. Ney Food Service Excellence Award, and winner of the 2011 Edward F. Ney Award in the OCONUS category.
 
     Command Master Chief Campbell is a graduate of the U.S. Navy Senior Enlisted Academy (Class 168, Purple) and the Command Master Chief/Chief of the Boat course (class 107) in Newport, RI. He reported to Patrol Squadron EIGHT (VP 8) “Fighting Tigers” as Command Master Chief in October 2012.
 
     His personal awards include the Navy Commendation Medals (4), Navy Achievement Medals (7), Good Conduct Medals (5), and numerous campaign and unit awards to include the Combat Action Ribbon for Operations Dessert Shield and Dessert Storm.
 
     Master Chief Campbell is married to the former Lashon D. Chandler of Chicago, IL. and has four beautiful children, Danielle, Elijah, Lyric, and Patrick II.