USS Michael Murphy
"Lead the Fight"
CMDCM(SW) Adrian McCown
CMDCM(SW) Adrian McCown
Command Master Chief (October 2013 - October 2015)

Command Master Chief Adrian McCown enlisted in 1994 in Houston, TX. He attended Recruit Training in Great Lakes, Illinois and STG “A” School in San Diego, CA.

His first sea duty assignment was USS RODNEY M DAVIS (FFG 60), homeported in Yokosuka, Japan. His other assignments include Naval Ocean Processing Facility Whidbey Island, WA, USS MCFAUL (DDG 74), USS JOHN S MCCAIN (DDG 56), USS LASSEN (DDG 82) and Navy Military Police Guard Battalion, Parwan, Afghanistan.

He is a graduate of the Navy Senior Enlisted Academy and Command Master Chief/ Chief of the Boat Course in Newport, RI. Master Chief McCown reported in October 2013 as Command Master Chief in USS MICHAEL MURPHY (DDG 112).

Master Chief McCown’s personal awards include the Meritorious Service Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (five awards), Enlisted Surface Warfare Insignia, Enlisted Information Dominance Warfare Insignia and numerous campaign awards.


USS Michael Murphy Departs for Maiden Deployment to Western Pacific
Michael Murphy Enhances Maritime Security Patrols with Coast Guard
Michael Murphy Enhances Maritime Security Patrols with USCG
Michael Murphy Enhances Interoperability with French Ship
USS Michael Murphy Lends a Hand in Malaysia
Special Operations Forces Conduct Training Aboard USS Michael Murphy in 7th Fleet
Michael Murphy Honored in Ireland
USS Michael Murphy Arrives in Hong Kong to Experience its Culture
USS MICHAEL MURPHY Homecoming May 21, 2015
Irish Veterans Association
Fleet Master Chief Visits USS Hopper, USS Michael Murphy

 Served with...

CDR Todd E. Hutchison
CDR Corey Turner
CDR Robert A. Heely (September 2014 - February 2016)
Commanding Officer (September 2014 - March 2016)
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