|Master Chief Kevin Staub
Force Master Chief (May 2010 - May 2012)
Master Chief Staub is a native of Mt View, CA. He enlisted in the U.S. Navy in February 1984 and following initial training at RTC and Mess Specialist “A” school in San Diego, CA, then went through Submarine School in Groton, CT. Master Chief then reported to his initial sea tour onboard USS GUITARRO (SSN 665) where he received his Submarine Warfare insignia.
Master Chief Staub then transferred to the USS RICHARD B. RUSSELL (SSN 687) as a Galley Watch Captain and Records Keeper. He then left sea duty and reported to the staff Transient Personnel Unit, Treasure Island as the CMAA.
It was time to get back to sea, he then reported to the Northwest and was assigned to the USS ALABAMA (SSBN 731)(GOLD) in October 1993, where he served as the MS Leading Petty Officer and was rated as one of the top first classes on board. Master Chief then reported for duty at Naval Reserve Fleet Hospital 500, Combat Zone 9 in Seattle as the MS Leading Petty Officer and this is where he picked up the distinctive title of “Chief”.
Master Chief Staub then packed up and moved to Pearl Harbor in October 1998 where he reported on board the USS LOS ANGELES (SSN 688) as the Supply LCPO. After a four-year tour of duty, in December of 2002 it was time to get back to the Great Northwest where he served on the USS NEVADA (SSBN 733)(GOLD) as the Supply LCPO. Then to Commander, Submarine Group NINE in June of 2004 for a two-year tour as a member of the COMSUBPAC Supply Management Inspection Team.
Master Chief Staub has served as Chief of the Boat for USS NEVADA SSBN 733 Blue and Command Master Chief on USS Emory S. Land (AS 39).
He is currently serving as Force Master Chief of Amphibious Force Seventh Fleet and is based in Sasebo, Japan.