Master Chief Scott A. Rossiter was raised in Sycamore Valley, Ohio & is a 1989 graduate of Skyvue High School. He entered the Navy in May 1991 and completed Interior Communications Electrician A-School, C-School and Basic Enlisted Submarine School.
He served his first sea assignment on the USS PHOENIX (SSN 702) stationed in Norfolk, VA from 1992 – 1996. During this tour he was a member of Interior Communications division and served on a Mediterranean Deployment and two North Atlantic Deployments.
His next sea tour was on the Navy’s last diesel-electric submarine, USS DOLPHIN (AGSS 555) from 2000-2004, homeported in Point Loma, CA. While on DOLPHIN he initially served in Electrical Division and completed 2 Pacific North West deployments and several local research missions. He was initiated as a Chief Petty Officer in 2002 and remained on DOLPHIN to serve as the NAV/OPS Department LCPO.
His next sea tour was on the USS HOUSTON (SSN 713) forward deployed in Agana, Guam where he served as the NAV/OPS Department LCPO and the ship’s 3M Coordinator. During this tour the ship and crew conducted numerous missions in the 7th Fleet AOR and earned the Battle Efficiency “E” in 2010. While on HOUSTON, he qualified Chief of the Boat in 2008.
From September 2010 to October 2013 Master Chief Rossiter served as the Chief of the Boat on the USS CHARLOTTE (SSN 766) in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. During his tour the crew completed an Eastern Pacific deployment and two Western Pacific deployments supporting 7th Fleet operations.
His shore tours include Navy Recruiting District OHIO (NRS Zanesville), Navy Personnel Command (Submarine Enlisted Community Manager), and he returned to Navy Personnel Command as the Chief of the Boat & Submarine CMC Detailer from October 2013 to April 2016.
Master Chief Rossiter earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Management and Human Resources from Park University in 2007 and he is a graduate of the Navy Senior Enlisted Academy and the Command Leadership, COB/CMC Course.