CMDCM(SS) WILLIAM G. CRAMER
Command Master Chief
Master Chief Petty Officer Billy Cramer’s assignments include USS Silversides (SSN 679), USS Memphis (SSN 691), USS Annapolis (SSN 760), and Commander, Submarine Force Pacific Fleet Tactical Readiness Evaluation team.
In 1999 he was selected to be the Chief of the Boat on board USS Honolulu (SSN 718). While serving on Honolulu, he deployed to the Western and Eastern Pacific. The deployment earned the boat the Battle Efficiency "E" in 2000. Master Chief Cramer transferred to Commander Submarine Force Pacific Fleet as the Staff Command Master Chief in 2002. In 2003, Master Chief Cramer relieved as the Submarine Squadron Seven CMC where his submarines conducted extended deployments in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Master Chief Cramer volunteered to go back to sea as the COB on board the forward-deployed USS San Francisco (SSN 711) in January 2004. While serving aboard San Francisco, the submarine conducted two missions vital to national security and a short-notice change of homeport to Bremerton, Wash.
Master Chief Cramer began serving as CMC of Commander, Submarine Development Squadron Twelve in February 2006, and was selected and served as the Group CMC for Commander, Submarine Group Two in June 2006. While attached to Submarine Group TWO, Master Chief served on the MCPON Leadership Panel. He was also detailed as the COB onboard PCU North Carolina (SSN777) from Nov 2007 thru March 2008 where he successfully completed delivery of the nation's newest submarine to the fleet.
Master Chief Cramer reported to NRD Richmond as the CMC in March 2009. While Serving at NRD Richmond his command was recognized as the best overall Recruiting District in the Nation in 2010. Master Chief received orders and reported to USS James E. Williams (DDG95) Jan 2012.
Master Chief Cramer is authorized to wear the Meritorious Service Medal (four awards), Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (four awards), Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (three awards), and various unit and campaign awards.
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