Intelligence Specialist Master Chief (SW/AW) Michael F. Hass
Senior Enlisted Advisor
Master Chief Michael Hass was born in Philadelphia, Penn., and enlisted in the Navy in 1989 at the age of 17. He completed recruit training in Orlando, Fla., and later graduated from the Navy and Marine Corps Intelligence Training Center, Dam Neck, Va., where he began his career as an Intelligence Specialist.
During his 22-year career, his afloat duty assignments have included USS Nassau (LHA 4) and USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71). During these tours he completed three deployments to the Mediterranean Sea, Adriatic Sea, Ionian Sea, and the Arabian Gulf in support of Operations Noble Anvil/Allied Force, Southern Watch, Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom.
His shore tours include: Joint Intelligence Center Pacific, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii; Joint Forces Intelligence Command, Norfolk, Va.; and Commander Naval Surface Force Atlantic Fleet, Norfolk, Va.
Master Chief Hass’ last assignment was at Commander, Strike Force Training Atlantic where he served as the Command Senior Enlisted Advisor and the senior enlisted mentor/evaluator for afloat intelligence. He is currently serving as the Command Senior Enlisted Leader and the Force Intelligence Specialist for Navy Expeditionary Combat Command, Virginia Beach, Va.
Master Chief Hass’ personal awards include: the Meritorious Service Medal, the Joint Service Commendation Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (two gold stars), Joint Service Achievement Medal, and the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (four gold stars). In addition, he has earned the Enlisted Surface Warfare Specialist and Enlisted Aviation Warfare Specialist designators.