|CMDCS(SW/SG/NAC/IW) Dennis W. Hunt
Command Senior Chief
Senior Chief Dennis Hunt, a native of Tampa, FL, enlisted in the Navy in 1997. After completing Basic Training at RTC Great Lakes, he reported to Naval Technical Training Center at Corry Station Pensacola, Florida for Cryptologic Technician Collection ‘A’ School.
Senior Chief Hunt has completed numerous overseas tours stationed in Japan and Spain and stateside tours at Hawaii and Colorado. He has deployed with four Forward Deployed ships, multiple PACFLT/LANTFLT combatants, and with Forward Deployed VQ-1 EP-3E squadrons. His deployments include multiple surface and subsurface operations within the FIFTH, SIXTH, and SEVENTH Fleet AORs, flying on board VQ-1 EP-3E aircraft accruing 1,000+ flight hours supporting PACOM priorities, and an operational staff tour with Commander SEVENTH Fleet as the Fleet Assistant Cryptologic Resource Coordinator. His operational deployments have supported multiple exercises and real-world events to include Humanitarian Assistance/Disaster Relief operations, response to 9/11 within the SIXTH Fleet AOR, OPERATIONS DESERT FOX, OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM, and OPERATION TOMODACHI. Ashore, Senior Chief Hunt has served as a Department LCPO, Joint Military Operations watch floor supervisor, Joint Service Senior Enlisted Leader, and held multiple command collateral duties and assignments.
In 2017, Senior Chief Hunt was selected for the Command Senior Chief program and is currently serving onboard USS WARRIOR (MCM 10), homeported in Sasebo, Japan.
Senior Chief Hunt’s awards include the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (three awards), Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (three awards), as well as various campaign, service, and unit awards. He is a graduate of the U.S Navy Senior Enlisted Academy (Class NR18 Green Group) and the Command Master Chief/Chief of the Boat course (Class 137). He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business and Management from the University of Maryland.