|CMDCM (SCW) Douglas Heiner
Command Master Chief
Command Master Chief Heiner is a native of Naselle, Washington and a graduate of Naselle-Grays River Valley High School. In 1986, he attended Recruit Training and Airman Apprenticeship School in San Diego, California. He was selected for "A" School during basic training and completed Construction Electrician “A” School at Naval Construction Training Center, Port Hueneme, California.
In 1987, Constructionman Apprentice Heiner reported to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) THREE in Port Hueneme, California and deployed to Bermuda, Guam, and Edzell, Scotland. In 1990, he reported to Construction Battalion Unit FOUR TWO ONE in Vallejo, California, and was selected for the Mobile Utilities Support Equipment (MUSE) Program in 1992 where he attended the Prime Power School at Fort Belvior, Virginia. He transferred to MUSE in Port Hueneme and served as Senior Electrical Technician, Detachment OIC, and Leading Petty Officer and was promoted to Chief Petty Officer in 1999 and assumed duties as the MUSE Training Branch Director.
In June 2002, Chief Heiner reported to NMCB FOUR and deployed to Iraq and Guam and held positions as the Material Liaison Office (MLO) Chief, Command Operations Center Watch Officer, and Homeport Liaison Chief. He was selected for Senior Chief Petty Officer in 2005.
In 2005, Senior Chief Heiner reported to MUSE and served as the Equipment Readiness Branch Director, Engineering Branch Director, MUSE technician community manager, and Program Manager. He deployed as an Individual Augmentee to Djibouti, Africa and was selected for Master Chief in 2009.
In 2010, Master Chief Heiner reported to NMCB FIVE and served as the Air Detachment/Detail Horn of Africa Chief, Charlie Company Chief, Bravo Company Chief, and Barlie Company Chief. In September 2013, Master Chief Heiner reported to Amphibious Construction Battalion (ACB) ONE as the Command Master Chief.
His personal awards include the Meritorious Service Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (four awards), Joint Service Achievement Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (three awards), and Army Achievement Medal. He earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mathematics from the University of LaVerne.