Command Master Chief
Master Chief Verschueren is a native of Fountain Valley, CA. He graduated from Fountain Valley High School in 1983 and joined the Navy in February 1986. He completed Boot Camp in San Diego CA, and Firecontrolman “A” in Great Lakes, IL and “C” school in Mare Island, CA by August 1987.
His ship tours include: USS MT WHITNEY LCC-20 Aug 1987- Jun 1990, USS ROARK FF-1053 Dec 1990 – Dec 1991, USS ARKANSAS CGN-41 Aug 1992 – Aug 1994, USS BOXER LHD-4 Nov 1997 – Jan 2001 and USS BONHOMME RICHARD Jun 2004 – Jan 2006.
His Shore duty tours include: NRD San Francisco Oct 1994 – Nov 1997 and NRD San Diego Mar 2001 – Apr 2004.
His Command Master Chief tours include: USS MCCAMPBELL DDG85 Apr 2006 – Jul 2007, USS GARY FFG-51 Jul 2007 –Mar 2008, USS BONHOMME RICHARD LHD-6 Mar 2008 – Apr 2012 and Afloat Training Group, Pacific Jun 2012 – Present.
Master Chief Verschueren is a graduate of the Senior Enlisted Academy (Class 86) and CMC/COB(Class 24) Mar 2006. His awards include: Meritorious Service Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (5 awards); Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (5 awards) and various unit and campaign awards.