Command Master Chief Nagle, a native of Conesus, NY, attended basic training at RTC San Diego, CA in 1989. Upon graduation from basic training and the Non-Designated Airman course he reported to his first duty assignment at Fleet Air Reconnaissance Squadron Two (VQ-2) in Rota, Spain. While at VQ-2, he was advanced to Aviation Maintenance Administrationman Third Class and was selected to attend Cryptologic Technician (Technical) “A” School in Pensacola, FL.
Master Chief Nagle’s first duty assignment as a CTT was at Naval Security Group Activity Pearl Harbor, HI from 1992 to 1996 where he served as an Electronic Warfare Support Measures Direct Support Supervisor on 11 submarine missions in the SEVENTH Fleet AOR. During this tour he earned his submarine dolphins and was accepted into the Military ELINT Signals Analysis Program (MESAP) at the National Security Agency in Fort Meade, MD.
During this next assignment, he was selected for advancement to Chief Petty Officer in 1999 and graduated from MESAP with honors. From 1999 to 2002, he served as the LCPO of the Technical ELINT Analysis lab at RAF Molesworth, UK and stood the Senior Maritime Watch Officer position at U.S. European Command’s Joint Analysis Center.
In 2002 he reported back to Fort Meade, MD where he served as Lead Instructor and Course Manager for the Technical ELINT curriculum at the National Cryptologic School and earned the Master Training Specialist qualification.
His next assignment was onboard USS MITSCHER (DDG 57) in Norfolk, VA where he served as the LCPO of OT Division and Operations Department. He was advanced to Senior Chief, earned his Enlisted Surface Warfare Specialist pin, and deployed to the FOURTH Fleet AOR.
In 2009 he reported to Navy Information Operations Command (NIOC) Norfolk, VA. While at NIOC he served as the LCPO of the Information Operations Deployer Department and the Operations Directorate, was advanced to Master Chief, and earned his Enlisted Information Dominance Warfare Specialist pin.
Following this tour, he reported to Commander, U.S. Second Fleet as the Electronic Warfare Action Officer and Operations Directorate LCPO. Upon the disestablishment of SECOND Fleet in September 2011, he reported to Commander, U.S. Fleet Forces Command where he served as the Fleet Electronic Warfare Readiness Master Chief and Intelligence and Information Warfare Directorate Senior Enlisted Advisor.
In 2013, he was selected for the Command Master Chief (CMC) Program and served as CMC onboard USS VELLA GULF (CG 72) in Norfolk, VA for the next three years. During this tour, he completed a deployment to the SIXTH Fleet AOR. He currently serves as the CMC of Navy Information Operations Command (NIOC) Norfolk, VA.
He is a graduate of the Senior Enlisted Academy (143/Gray) and the Command Master Chief course and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Administration and Management Studies from Excelsior College.
His awards include the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Joint Service Commendation Medal (2), Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (4), Joint Service Achievement Medal, and Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (5).