|CMDCM(SW/AW) Douglas W. Lattimer
Command Master Chief (February 2011 - December 2012)
Master Chief Petty Officer Lattimer enlisted in the Navy in 1983. He completed Recruit Training in May 1983 and graduated from Radioman "A" School in October 1983.
At sea, he served in USS Wichita (AOR 1) as Radio Supervisor; USS Samuel Gompers (AD 37) as Teletype and Crypto repair Shop Leading Petty Officer; USS HARRY W. HILL (DD 986) as Communications Leading Petty Officer, USS Vincennes (CG 47) as Communications Division Leading Chief Petty Officer. While at sea he completed seven Western Pacific and Persian Gulf Deployments in support of Battle Group and Surface Action Group operations and one Caribbean Deployment in support of Counter Narcotic operations.
Ashore his tours include Naval Radio Transmitting Facility Capas, Republic of the Philippines as a Transmitter Operator; Fleet Combat Training Center Pacific, San Diego, CA as Teletype Shop Leading Petty Officer; Afloat Training Pacific, San Diego CA as an Afloat Instructor and Leading Chief Petty Officer for the C2W/C4I Division, Naval Air Facility El Centro CA where he served as Administration Officer.
Master Chief Petty Officer Lattimer completed the Senior Enlisted Academy (Class 113) and Command Master Chief Capstone course in October 2004. His Command Master Chief assignments include Sea Control Squadron Three Three (VS 33); Assault Craft Unit One and USS DEWEY (DDG 105). He reported to USS BOXER as Command Master Chief in February 2011.
His personal awards include the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (six Awards), Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (five Awards), and various unit and campaign awards.