|ENCS(SW/AW) Roy Edward Neal
Senior Enlisted Advisor (June 2010 - June 2011)
Senior Chief Petty Officer Neal, a native of Glen Burnie Maryland enlisted in the Navy and reported to RTC Great Lakes in January 1994. Upon Completion of Engineman (EN) ‘A’ school he reported onboard USS MONTEREY CG-61 home ported in Mayport, Florida. It was during this time that he was advanced to Engineman Second Class and attended Small Boat Engine Overhaul and Cargo Weapons Elevator Maintenance School.
In December 1997 he reported to USS WHIDBEY ISLAND LSD-41 home ported in Little Creek, Virginia as a work center supervisor of Auxiliaries Division. In June 1999 he reported to Instructor School at Service School Command Great Lakes, Illinois and spent the next three years teaching Engineman (EN) “A” school where he earned his Master Training Specialist qualification. In 2001 he was promoted to First Class Petty Officer and subsequently transferred to USS HARRY S TRUMAN CVN-75 completing two major deployments in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom and served as Engineering Department Zone Manager during Docked Planned Incremental Availability 2006 entering and coordinating over 600 jobs. Onboard USS HARRY S TRUMAN he was promoted to Chief Petty Officer and applied for Recruit Division Commander.
In December 2006 he reported to RTC GREAT LAKES, IL. He served three years as a Recruit Division Commander transforming 792 civilians into basically trained and highly motivated Sailors and spent 13 months as a Night Check Chief at Battle Stations-21 evaluating 9,020 recruits in their final test as a recruit.
He reported to USS SHOUP DDG-86 in June 2010 and was promoted to Senior Chief Petty Officer. During his tenure as Top Snipe he was asked to assume the position of Command Senior Enlisted Leader where he is currently serving today.
Senior Chief Neal’s personal awards include the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (4), Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (2), and the Navy Good Conduct Medal (5).