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STGCS Vincent Wrightsell

​Senior Chief Wrightsell is a native of Danville, Virginia. He graduated from George Washington High School in 1985 and enlisted in the United States Navy in January 1993 under the Delayed Entry Program. He completed Basic Training at RTC San Diego, CA in 1993 and Sonar Technician “A” and "C" school in San Diego, CA in 1994.
Sea duty assignments include Combat Systems Department and CA Division LCPO on USS KAUFFMAN (FFG-59), and Work Center Supervisor/Sonar Supervisor aboard USS ARLEIGH BURKE (DDG-51).
His shore assignments include Professional Development Detachment (PDD) instructor at Commander Undersea Surveillance, Dam Neck, Virginia; Integrated Undersea Surveillance Systems (IUSS) instructor and Quota Control manager at Submarine Learning Facility Norfolk, Virginia; Electronics Maintenance Department (EMD) LPO at Joint Maritime Facility, ST. Mawgan, United Kingdom; and EMD Maintenance Technician at NOPF Dam Neck.
He reported to NOPF Dam Neck for his second tour in August 2015, assuming duties as Tactical Watch Officer.
His personal decorations include the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (two awards), Navy and Marine Corps Achievement medal (four awards), and various unit, campaign, and service awards. He has earned the Enlisted Surface Warfare Specialist Insignia, and the Integrated Undersea Surveillance System (IUSS) Specialist Breast Insignia.