USS MITSCHER


CMDCM (SW/EW/AW) Todd A. Mangin
Command Master Chief

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Master Chief Mangin hails from Bronx, NY. He joined the Navy directly after graduating high school and reported to Recruit Training Command Great Lakes in August 1993.

Master Chief Mangin’s initial sea tour was in USS MERRIMACK (AO-179) where he served as a Deck Seaman and Work Center Supervisor for her Underway Replenishment Division. Upon completion of his tour Master Chief Mangin reported to USS Harry S. Truman (CVN-75) and is a designated Plank Owner. His next tour of duty was USS NIMITZ (CVN-68) where he was assigned as the Deck Department Leading Petty Officer. In 2002 Master Chief Mangin reported to Recruit Training Command Great Lakes where he trained 10 divisions consisting of over 900 recruits. He was also an instructor at the Navy’s only school for Recruit Division Commanders. In 2006 he reported to USS ASHLAND as Deck Department LCPO and completed two deployments to the 5th Fleet AOR.

Master Chief Mangin was selected for the Command Senior Chief program in 2008 with follow on duty as the Command Senior Chief for Maritime Expeditionary Security Squadron 6 in Portsmouth, VA. While assigned to MSRON-6 he was deployed to the 5th Fleet AOR in support of Anti-Terrorism and Force Protection efforts. He was also the Senior Enlisted Advisor for all Maritime Expeditionary Forces during Operation Unified Response in Haiti. Upon completion of that tour he reported as the Command Senior Chief aboard USS Elrod (FFG-55).

Master Chief Mangin is a graduate of the United States Navy Senior Enlisted Academy Class 141 Gold and the Command Master Chief Course Class 51 in Newport, RI.

His personal awards include the Meritorious Service Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal with three gold stars, Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal with three gold stars various other personal and unit awards.