|MMCM(SW/AW) Chris A. Royal
Senior Enlisted Advisor
Master Chief Chris A. Royal enlisted in the United States Navy in December 1987. He completed Basic training in Great Lakes, IL. His first duty station was USS FRANCIS HAMMOND (FF 1067) in Yokosuka, Japan, where he was assigned as a member of M-Division, and achieved the rank of Petty Officer Third Class. He then transferred to USS PELELIU (LHA 5), home ported out of Long Beach, CA., and was assigned as a member of A-Division, where he achieved the rank of Petty Officer Second Class. His next assignment was STRATCOMWINGONE, Tinker AFB Oklahoma, where he was assigned to Security Department.
His next assignment was USS HARRY S. TRUMAN (CVN 75), home ported in Norfolk, VA. He was assigned as Leading Petty Officer of the Hydraulic Shop. Master Chief Royal then transferred to Recruit Training Command Great Lakes as a Recruit Division Commander. He advanced to the rank of Petty Officer First Class in November 2000 and to Chief Petty Officer in September 2003. In January 2004, he was assigned to Southeast Regional Maintenance Center as the Training Department Leading Chief Petty Officer. He reported aboard USS GEORGE WASHINGTON (CVN 73) in April 2007 as Auxiliaries Division Leading Chief Petty Officer, where he was advanced to Senior Chief Petty Officer. In May 2010, he reported to Fleet Logistic Center Yokosuka, Japan, as the Fuels Department Leading Chief Petty Officer, where he was selected for Master Chief Petty Officer. Master Chief Royal is currently at COMPHIBRON THREE serving as the Senior Enlisted Advisor.
Master Chief Royal graduated from Columbia Southern University with a Bachelors of Science in Human Resource Management.
His personal awards include Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (Gold star in lieu of second award), Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (Gold star in lieu of fourth award), Good Conduct Medal (eight awards), and numerous campaign, personal, and unit citations.