COMNAVSURFLANT NORFOLK VA


CMDCM(SW/AW) Tony A. Bernard
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A native of Fayetteville, North Carolina, Master Chief Bernard joined the Navy in August 1987 and attended Recruit Training Command, Orlando, FL.

He first reported to USS FARRAGUT (DDG 37) in Norfolk, VA. His subsequent tours of duty includes: USS KITTY HAWK (CV 63); Naval Air Station Sigonella; USS KALAMAZOO (AOR 6); HELMINERON FOURTEEN (HM 14); EXPEDITION WARFARE TRAINING GROUP, ATLANTIC; USS JOHN MCCAIN (DDG 56); Transient Personnel Unit, Naval Station Pearl Harbor; USS BLUE RIDGE (LCC 19), where he was selected for the Command Senior Chief Program in January 2008.

In May 2009, Master Chief Bernard reported to MCM CREW DOMINANT in San Diego, CA. as the Command Senior Chief. He is currently serving as COMMANDER NAVAL SURFACE FORCES, ATLANTIC Staff Command Master Chief.

Master Chief Bernard holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Justice Administration from Hawaii Pacific University. He is a graduate of the Senior Enlisted Academy class 130, Blue Group and CMC/COB class 59.

His personal awards include: Navy Commendation Medal (3 awards); Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (5 awards) as well as various unit, campaign and personal awards.