Master Chief Curtis D. Blunt
Command Master Chief (September 2010 - September 2013)
CMDCM(SW/AW/FMF) Blunt is a 1985 graduate of Chickasha High School, Chickasha, Oklahoma. He entered the Navy in August of 1987 and attended Recruit Training Command in San Diego, CA followed by Religious Program Specialist (RP) Apprentice Training in San Francisco, California. After serving 11 years as a RP, he converted to Navy Counselor (NC) in 1996.
His sea duty assignments include 3RD FSSG (Okinawa, Japan), 13TH MEU (embarked onboard USS DURHAM LKA-114), 1ST FSSG (Camp Pendleton, CA), USS SHILOH CG 67 (San Diego, CA), VFA-41 “Black Aces” (embarked onboard USS NIMITZ CVN-68), HM-15 Black Hawks (Corpus Christi, TX), and USS JOHN C. STENNIS CVN-74 (Bremerton, WA).
Shore duty assignments were NAS Moffett Field, CA and Naval Absentee Collection Unit, Great Lakes, CA.
Master Chief Blunt was selected as a Chief Petty Officer in 1998, Senior Chief Petty Officer in 2006, Master Chief Petty Officer in 2009 and Command Master Chief in 2010. He is a graduate of the Senior Enlisted Academy Newport, RI, the Marine Corps Non Commissioned Officer’s Academy in Okinawa, Japan and also holds an Associate in Arts degree from Coastline Community College.
His decorations and awards include Navy/Marine Corps Commendation Medal (five), Navy/Marine Corps Achievement Medal (five), a Military Outstanding Service Medal, a Combat Action Ribbon and various other unit and campaign awards.