|YNCS(SW/AW) Anthony Tate
Senior Enlisted Leader (August 2010 - August 2012)
YNCS(SW/AW) Anthony Tate joined the Navy in July 1989 following graduation from Central High School in Waterloo, Iowa. After basic training at Recruit Training Command Orlando, FL and Yeoman “A” School at Meridian, MS, he was assigned to Precomissioning Unit USS INGRAHAM (FFG-61).
Next, he served at Personnel Support Activity Great Lakes 1992 until 1995, followed by a tour on board USS BLUE RIDGE (LCC 19) in Yokusuka, Japan from 1995 to 1997. There he was advanced to Yeoman Second Class and earned his Enlisted Warfare Specialist Qualification. In May 1997, he reported to VFA-151 in Lemoore, CA embarked on board USS CONSTELLATION (CV-63) from 1997 to 1999. There he was advanced to Yeoman First Class and earned his Enlisted Aviation Warfare Qualification. His next duty assignment was Personnel Support Activity Detachment, Oklahoma City, from 1999 to 2002 and promoted to Chief Petty Officer.
YNCS(SW/AW) Tate reported to Patrol Squadron FOUR in Kaneohe Bay, HI, spending three years on board and deploying to Kuwait and Japan. In February 2006, he began a three-year tour as a Recruiter at Navy Recruiting District Dallas, qualifying as Recruiter in Charge and Zone Supervisor and advancing to Senior Chief Petty Officer.
In April 2009, he reported to Commander, Carrier Strike Group SEVEN, and assumed duties as the Senior Enlisted Leader.
He is authorized to wear the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (Three Gold Stars), Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (Two Gold Stars), and various other awards.