(November 21, 2018 - Present)
CMDCM (SW/SS) Joesph Hanley
Command Master Chief


A native of Phoenix, AZ Command Master Chief Hanley joined the Navy in November of 1999. He attended Basic Enlisted Submarine School and Sonar Technician “A” School in Groton, CT graduating October 2000.

His assignments include; USS HENRY M JACKSON (SSBN 730)(GOLD) where he qualified in Submarines, Navy Recruiting District Phoenix, USS CONNECTICUT (SSN 22), USS OHIO (SSGN 726)(BLUE) where he was selected to Chief Petty Officer, USS LOUISIANA (SSBN 743)(BLUE). After selection to Senior Chief Petty Officer onboard the USS LOUISIANA he was screened and selected to relieve as the Submarine Enlisted Community Manager, BUPERS in Millington, TN. Master Chief Hanley has completed CMC tours aboard the USS CORONADO before conducting a hull swap to the USS OMAHA. He is currently serving as the Command Master Chief of USS LAKE ERIE.

Master Chief Hanley is a graduate of the Senior Enlisted Academy Class 195 Purple and the Command Master Chief Course Class 130. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Organizational Development with a major in Human Resource Management.

His personal awards include the Meritorious Service Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (2 awards), Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (7 awards) and various other personal and unit awards.

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