|CMDCM(SW/AW) MEDEA A. DUDLEY
Command Master Chief
Master Chief Medea Dudley assumed responsibilities as Command Master Chief of USS PINCKNEY (DDGE 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, 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., where she was promoted to Petty Officer Third Class. In 1993, she reported to the Naval School of Health Sciences in Portsmouth, Va., where she attended Surgical Technician “C” School. Upon her graduation, she reported aboard the USS MCKEE (AS-41), home ported at the Naval Submarine Base in Point Loma, Calif.
Dudley soon advanced to Petty Officer Second Class and transferred to Naval Medical Center San Diego in the fall of 1996. In 2000, she reported aboard the USS ESSEX (LHD-2) in Sasebo, Japan, where she was promoted to Petty Officer First Class.
In 2002, Dudley transferred to the Naval School of Health Sciences in San Diego. She was she was promoted to Chief Petty Officer in 2006 and later transferred to Naval Medical Center San Diego. She deployed in 2008 onboard USNS MERCY (TAH-19) in support of Pacific Partnership 08 (PP08) and transferred to the U.S. Naval Hospital in Naples, Italy, upon her return. There, she served as Senior Enlisted Leader for the Director of Administration and acting Command Master Chief.
She was promoted to Senior Chief Petty Officer in May 2011 and, in February 2012, selected for the Command Senior Chief Program. In July 2012, she returned to San Diego aboard the USS GREEN BAY (LPD-20), where she successfully executed a deployment to the Western Pacific and various other Department of Defense directed operations. She reported to NAVSUP Fleet Logistics Center San Diego in April 2014, where she was promoted to master chief petty officer.
Master Chief Dudley is a graduate of the Senior Enlisted Academy (Class 179 - GOLD) and Command Leadership School (Class 126).
Her personal awards include the Meritorious Service Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (5), Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (4) and various unit awards.