Command Master Chief
Command Master Chief Kevin Guy is a native of Olive Branch, Mississippi and enlisted in the U. S. Navy in June 1991. After completing Recruit Training and Operations Specialist “A” School, he reported to the commissioning crew of USS CAPE ST. GEORGE (CG-71), where he served as a Surface Warfare and Identification Supervisor.
May 1995, he reported to the commissioning crew of USS COLE (DDG-67), serving as an Air Intercept Controller and Tactical Datalink Coordinator. In January 1999, he reported to the Commander-in-Chief, Atlantic Fleet staff, maintaining the watch center’s Global Command Control System (GCCS) database.
He later reported to USS GEORGE WASHINGTON (CVN-73) in May 2002, where he served as the Air Intercept Control Supervisor, OI Division LCPO, Air Defense Warfare Coordinator, CDC Watch Officer and Tactical Action Officer. He was selected into the Chief Petty Officer ranks in 2005 and also graduated from the Navy Fighter Weapons School “TOP GUN”, earning his designation as a Strike/Fighter Tactics Instructor.
January 2007, he reported to Instructor duty at CSCS Det Norfolk and was selected to Senior Chief in 2009. In February 2010, he reported onboard USS WASP (LHD-1), serving as the Operations Department LCPO, Tactical Action Officer, CIC Watch Officer and Air Defense Warfare Coordinator. Upon selection to Master Chief in 2012, he later reported to USS CARL VINSON (CVN-70) as the Operations Department LCPO and was selected for the CMC program in February 2014.
His previous CMC assignments include VAW-116 and Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Maryland. He assumed his current duties as the CMC of USS WASP (LHD-1) in May 2019.
He is a graduate of the Senior Enlisted Academy, Class 174 (Gold) and the CMC/COB Course. He holds an Associate’s of Arts Degree in Liberal Arts. He is a qualified Enlisted Surface Warfare, Aviation Warfare, Master Training, and Afloat Training Specialist.
His personal awards include the Meritorious Service Medal (two), Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (three), Joint Service Achievement Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (five), and various unit and campaign awards.