|CMDCM(SW/AW) Celina A. Miller
Command Master Chief
Master Chief Miller was born in Long Beach, CA and graduated from Temecula Valley High School in Temecula Valley, CA. Graduating from Boot camp in Great Lakes, IL November 1998, followed by a two week attendance at Seaman Apprenticeship School. She transferred to USS SHIPPINGPORT (ARDM-4) December 1998. While onboard she worked in various departments such as Engineering, Deck, and Administrative. In July of 2000 she was advanced to Yeoman Third Class.
October 2000 she reported to Naval Station Sigonella, Italy for a tour of duty with the Security Detachment as an independent Yeoman. In November 2002, she advanced to Yeoman Second Class.
She was then assigned to Fleet Air Reconnaissance Squadron FOUR as the Administrative Department Leading Petty Officer. On 7 June 2007, she was advanced to Yeoman First Class. While there, she earned her Aviation Warfare device in February 2007 and completed her Associates of the Arts in Administrative Studies at Thomas Edison State College September 2007.
In 2009, she volunteered for combat duty in Afghanistan, serving with 101st AIRBORNE and 82ND Infantry Division in the Operations Department while completing her Bachelor’s Degree in Health Care from Bellevue University. During her tour, she was advanced to Chief Petty Officer.
October 2010, she served onboard the USS ASHLAND (LSD 48), completing a 21 month EDPMA, INSURV and preparing ASHLAND for a homeport shift. During deployment June 2013, she was advanced to Senior Chief Yeoman and returned the USS TORTUGA (LSD 49) to Little Creek, VA. After completing the homeport shift, Senior Chief Miller attended the Air Force Senior Enlisted Academy at Maxwell Air Force Base. In January 2014, she was assigned to Navy Supply Fleet Logistics Center Sigonella, Sicily as the Military Personnel Officer and Command Career Counselor. In March 2016, she was selected to the Command Senior Chief program and earned her Master’s Degree in Science. In May 2016, she was promoted to the rank of Command Master Chief. In April 2017, Master Chief Miller reported to the USS HALSEY (DDG 97), where she is currently serving as the Command Master Chief.
Master Chief Miller’s personal awards include two Joint Commendation Medals, three Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal, three Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medals, six Good Conducts and one Flag Letter of Commendation in addition to various unit and service awards.