USS VELLA GULF


CMDCM(SW/SS/IDW) Scott A. Nagle
Command Master Chief

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Command Master Chief Nagle, a native of Conesus, NY, entered the Navy through the delayed entry program in 1988 and 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, was selected as Sailor of the Year and was accepted into the Military ELINT Signals Analysis Program (MESAP) at the National Security Agency in Fort Meade, MD. During this next assignment, Master Chief Nagle was selected for advancement to Chief Petty Officer in 1999 and graduated from MESAP with honors.

From 1999 to 2002, Master Chief Nagle served as the LCPO of the Technical ELINT Analysis lab at RAF Molesworth, United Kingdom 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 the Lead Instructor and Course Manager for the Technical ELINT curriculum at the National Cryptologic School and earned the Master Training Specialist qualification. Master Chief Nagle’s 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 Master Chief Nagle 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, Master Chief Nagle 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.

Master Chief Nagle is a graduate of the Senior Enlisted Academy (143/Gray) and the Command Master Chief course. He holds a Bachelors Degree in Administration and Management Studies from Excelsior College. His awards include the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Joint Service Commendation Medal (2), Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (3), Joint Service Achievement Medal, and Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (5).