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CMDCM(SW/AW) Gregory S. Carlson
Command Master Chief

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Command Master Chief Carlson hails from Grand Haven, Michigan. He enlisted in August 1993, and attended basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes with following on training as an Operations Specialist.

At sea, he has served the USS NIMITZ (CVN 68), USS COLE (DDG 67), USS LEYTE GULF (CG 55), USS MAHAN (DDG 72), and USS ENTERPRISE (CVN 65) until his selection into the Command Master Chief program in February 2011. Ashore he served Center for Surface Combat Systems as an ASW air control instructor.

His Command Master Chief assignments include Air Test Evaluation Squadron Nine (VX-9), USS NORMANDY (CG 60), and have been assigned to the USS WASP (LHD-1) since May 2016. Together Master Chief Carlson and his wife have one son.