|CSCM(SW/AW) Dendee Abadiano Caniban
Command Master Chief (April 2008 - June 2011)
He is a native of Cebu City, Philippines. He joined the U.S. Navy on July 10, 1990 at Recruiting A Station, Subic Bay, Philippines. Attended Recruit Training at RTC San Diego, CA.
Previous assignments include onboard USS CHANCELLORSVILLE CG-62 from Nov 1990 to July 1994, NAVAL AMPHIBIOUS BASE, CORONADO from July 1994 to Sep 1997, USS OGDEN LPD-5 from Sep 1997 to Aug 2001, COMNAVREGIONSOUTHWEST from Nov 2001 to April 2004, USS BELLEAU WOOD LHA-3 from April 2004 to Nov 2005, USS RUSHMORE LSD-47 and NAVAL SUPPORT FACILITY, DIEGO GARCIA from Dec 2006 to Feb 2008.
After DIEGO GARCIA he attended Senior Enlisted Academy in Newport, Rhode Island prior reporting to Afloat Training Group, Middle Pacific in April 2008. He is currently serving as Command Master Chief of the command.
His personal awards include 3 Navy Commendation Medals, 5 Navy Achievement Medals, 5 Good Conduct, 2 National Defense, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, 3 Southwest Asia Service Medal, Global War on Terror, 3 Sea Service Medal, Navy Marine Corps Overseas Service Ribbon, Kuwait Liberation, Expert Pistol.