USS Pinckney
"Proud to Serve"
Command Master Chief (July 13, 2013 - Present)
CMDCM(SW/AW) Medea A. Dudley
Command Master Chief

Master Chief Medea Dudley assumed responsibilities as Command Master Chief of USS PINCKNEY (DDG 91) in July 2015, after serving as Command Master Chief for NAVSUP Fleet Logistics Center San Diego.

A native of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, Command Master Chief Dudley enlisted in the Navy in 1991 and attended boot camp in Orlando, Fla. Her initial duty station was Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, MD. In 1993, she reported to the Naval School of Health Sciences in Portsmouth, VA., where she attended Surgical Technician “C” School. Upon graduation, she was assigned to USS MCKEE (AS-41), at the Naval Submarine Base in Point Loma, CA.

In 2000, she reported aboard the USS ESSEX (LHD-2) in Sasebo, Japan and returned to the US in 2002, and served at the Naval School of Health Sciences in San Diego where she promoted to Chief Petty Officer in September 2006.

She then transferred to Naval Medical Center San Diego in 2007 and deployed in 2008 onboard USNS MERCY (TAH-19) in support of Pacific Partnership 08 (PP08.) In 2009 she served as Senior Enlisted Leader for the Director of Administration and acting Command Master Chief at U.S. Naval Hospital in Naples, Italy. In May 2011 she was selected to Senior Chief Petty Officer and, in February 2012, selected into the Command Senior Chief Program.

In July 2012, she served as the Medical Department LCPO onboard USS GREEN BAY (LPD-20), and successfully executed a deployment to the Western Pacific and various other Department of Defense directed operations. She served her first Command Senior Chief tour at NAVSUP Fleet Logistics Center San Diego in April 2014 and prompted to Command Master Chief in May 2104.

Command Master Chief Dudley is a graduate of MCPON’s Executive Leadership Symposium, Senior Enlisted Academy (Class 179 - GOLD) and CMC/COB (Class 126) at the Naval Leadership and Ethics Center in Newport, RI.

Her personal awards include the Meritorious Service Medal (2), Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (5), Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (4) and various campaign and unit awards.

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