USS DONALD COOK


CMDCM(SW/AW) Mark Schlosser 
Command Master Chief
Biography ImageCommand Master Chief Mark Schlosser is a native of Vashon, Washington. He enlisted in the Navy Aug. 15, 1993, and attended Recruit Training in San Diego. Upon completion of basic training, he attended Seaman Apprenticeship School in San Diego and reported to the USS Elliot (DD 967) in San Diego, where he deployed to the Middle East in support of Operation Desert Shield.
His other tours include: USS SIMON LAKE (AS 33) as the Custodian of Postal Effects and conducted the tender turnover with USS EMORY S. LAND AS-39; Naval Support Activity La Maddalena, Italy, where he worked as the base postmaster; USS Enterprise (CVN 65) where he deployed in support of Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom; Commander, Pacific Fleet, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, where selected for Chief he was the Fleet Postal Officer; and a plank owner of USS Makin Island (LHD-8) as LCPO of Stores/Stock Control Division.
He reports from the Naval Support Facility Thurmont, where he was promoted to Master Chief Petty Officer in June 2012 and was selected as Camp David’s Senior Enlisted Leader in May 2013.  Master Chief Schlosser was selected for the Command Master Chief Program in 2014.
He reported to the USS DONALD COOK (DDG 75) as the Command Master Chief in November of 2014.
A graduate of Hawaii Pacific University, he holds an associate’s degree in Business Management and was a Dean’s List graduate of the Navy’s Senior Enlisted Academy Resident Course Class 183.
His personal awards and decorations include: Meritorious Service Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medals (2 awards), Joint Service Achievement Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (4 awards), Navy Good Conduct Medals, (5 awards), and various other campaign and service awards.