|GSCM(SW) Kevin M. Hogan
Command Master Chief (September 2009 - September 2011)
A native of Worcester, Massachusetts, Master Chief Hogan graduated from High School in 1988 and immediately entered the U.S. Navy. He completed Recruit Training and Gas Turbine Systems Mechanical “A” school in Great Lakes, Illinois.
At sea, Master Chief Hogan served as a Maintenance man in USS SAMUEL B. ROBERTS (FFG 58), Workcenter Supervisor in USS VINCENNES (CG 49), and Leading Petty Officer in USS O’BRIEN (DD 975) where he earned his first Engineering Officer of the Watch qualification and Enlisted Surface Warfare Specialist designation.
In July 2001, he returned to sea duty to serve as Leading Chief Petty Officer in USS CURTIS WILBUR (DDG 54) and Engineering Department Leading Chief Petty Officer in USS COWPENS (CG 63).
Ashore, Master Chief Hogan served as Chief of Police and Leading Chief Petty Officer at Naval Security Police, USNAF Atsugi, Japan; and Instructor and Assistant Course Supervisor of GS “A” School at Service School Command, Great Lakes, Illinois, where he earned his designation as a Master Training Specialist. His most recent shore tour was as a Marine Gas Turbine Inspector and N82 Engineering Assessor at Afloat Training Group Western Pacific, Yokosuka, Japan.
Master Chief Hogan reported to COMDESRON FIFTEEN in August 2008 and is serving as the Command Master Chief and Senior Marine Gas Turbine Inspector.
Master Chief Hogan has been a certified Marine Gas Turbine Inspector since 2004. He earned his Associate of Science degree in 2007 and is a graduate of the Senior Enlisted Academy-NRC, Class 12 (Gold) and the Command Master Chief/Chief of the Boat Capstone Course, Class 70.
His decorations include the Navy-Marine Corps Commendation Medal (four awards) and Navy-Marine Corps Achievement Medal (seven awards), as well as various other campaign and unit awards.