|HMCM (SW/AW/FMF) Christopher Moore
Acting Command Master Chief
Master Chief Moore enlisted in the United States Navy on April 20th, 1992 from Phoenix, AZ. Upon completion of recruit training in San Diego, CA, he attended Hospital Corpsman “A” School before transferring to his first duty station at Naval Medical Center San Diego.
He attended Field Medical Service School at Camp Pendleton in 1993 and was subsequently transferred to Third Force Service Support Group, Okinawa, Japan where he was assigned to Third Medical Battalion. After one year in Japan he accepted orders to Second Marine Division in Camp Lejeune, NC where he was assigned to Second Battalion, Sixth Marine, successfully completing a deployment with the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit in support of UN and NATO Peace Keeping operations in the former Yugoslavia (Operation JOINT ENDEAVOUR).
In 1997 he made a brief stop at the National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, MD, was accepted in 1999 to attend Surface Force Independent Duty Corpsman (SFIDC) School, and graduated with honors and distinction in 2000.
Master Chief Moore’s other duty stations include: USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CNV 71) where he deployed in support of Operation ENDURING FREEDOM, and where, in 2002, he was initiated as a Chief Petty Officer; USS CURTIS WILBUR (DDG 54); Regional Support Organization, San Diego where he also served temporary assignments in USS JOHN PAUL JONES (DDG 53) and USS MUSTIN (DDG 89); Littoral Combat Ship, Squadron; Commander, Destroyer Squadron FIFTEEN.
Master Chief Moore was advanced to his current rank while serving as FLEET IDC in Commander, SEVENTH FLEET, a tour highlighted by his participation in the humanitarian response that followed the Great Touhoku Earthquake and subsequent nuclear crisis of the Fukushima Dai Ichi Nuclear Power Plant (Operation TOMODACHI).
Master Chief Moore is a graduate of the U.S. Navy Senior Enlisted Academy. He holds a bachelor’s degree in health administration from Trident University, and is currently pursuing a master’s degree in business administration with a focus on international business.
He assumed duties as Engineering Department Leading Chief and Senior Medical Assessor for Afloat Training Group, San Diego in August 2012. He is currently serving as the acting Command Master Chief for Afloat Training Group Pacific and San Diego.
Master Chief Moore’s personal awards include the Meritorious Service Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (three awards), Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (five awards), as well as numerous campaign and unit awards.