|CMDCM(SW) Veronica Holliday
Command Master Chief
CMDCM(SW) Holliday was born in Durango, Mexico. She graduated from Grover Cleveland High School, Reseda, California in 1994. She entered the United States Navy as a Seaman Recruit and began Basic Training in Great Lakes, Illinois in June 1995. She completed Aviation Boatswain's Mate - Handling (ABH) "A" school at Naval Training Center, Millington, Tennessee in October 1995.
Her shipboard assignments include the USS JOHN C. STENNIS (CVN 74) assigned as the Training Petty Officer for V-1 Division and the USS HOWARD (DDG 83) assigned as the Command Career Counselor and LCPO for the Executive Department.
Her shore assignments include Naval Support Activity, Naples, Italy assigned to the Operations Department as T-Line Ramp Supervisor, Naval Air Station North Island assigned to the Operations Department, Naval Medical Center San Diego assigned to the Security Department as Emergency Dispatcher/Military Police Officer and as Assistant to the Command Career Counselor, Navy Region Southwest as the Region Career Counselor, and Commander, Expeditionary Strike Group THREE as the Command Career Counselor.
Her decorations and awards include the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (two awards), Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (seven awards), and various campaign and unit decorations.