Command Master Chief Kingsbury attended Recruit Training, Nuclear Field Electrician "A" school and Nuclear Power School in Orlando, Florida and qualified as an Electrical Operator at the S3G prototype in Nuclear Power Training Unit (NPTU), Ballston Spa, New York.
Master Chief Kingsbury’s assignments include USS Eisenhower (CVN 69), nuclear instructor duty at the MARF prototype in Ballston Spa, New York, USS Mississippi (CGN 40), USS Enterprise (CVN 65) and Pre-Commissioning Unit Ronald Reagan (CVN 76).
Master Chief Kingsbury was selected as a Command Master Chief (CMC) in February 2004 and has served as CMC of USS Juneau (LPD 10), Strike Fighter Squadron 211, Commander Joint Region Marianas’ Region Master Chief and Commander Navy Region Japan/U.S. Naval Forces Japan’s Region Master Chief. He assumed duties as Command Master Chief for the Naval Safety Center in October of 2013.
Master Chief Kingsbury is a graduate of the Air Force Senior Non-Commissioned Officers Academy, the National Defense University’s Senior Enlisted Keystone course, the Navy Senior Leader Seminar, the Strategic Planning for Execution Workshop, and the Leading Change in Safety Management System course. He has completed a Bachelor of Science degree from Excelsior College.
His personal awards include the Meritorious Service Medal (four awards), the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (two awards), the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (two awards), the Navy Good Conduct Medal (six awards) and various service and campaign awards. He is qualified as both an Enlisted Surface and Enlisted Aviation Warfare Specialist.