|CMDCM(SW/AW) Alfred Grant
Command Master Chief (December 2017 - April 2018)
Master Chief Grant is from Boston, MA and enlisted in the Navy in 1990. He completed basic training and Interior Communication Electrician “A” School at Naval Training Center San Diego, CA. Following graduation, he reported onboard USS SARATOGA (CV-60) home ported in Mayport, FL. He then transferred to USS WASP (LHD-1) home ported in Norfolk, VA due to USS SARATOGA decommissioning.
His next duty station was Naval Ocean Processing Facilities, Dam Neck, VA and a follow on tour at Naval Media Center Bahrain. He returned to sea onboard USS TARAWA (LHA-1) and a follow-on tour to Navy Recruiting District San Diego where he joined the ranks of Chief Petty Officers. He then reported to USS RONALD REAGAN (CVN-76) and in May 2012 he reported to Center for Surface Combat Systems Detachment West where he was promoted to Master Chief Petty Officer. He returned to sea duty where he is currently serving as 3MC and Senior Enlisted Advisor onboard USS COMSTOCK (LSD-45).
Master Chief Grant is a graduate of Southern Illinois University with a Bachelor of Science in Electronic Systems Technology and is qualified as an Enlisted Surface Warfare Specialist, Enlisted Air Warfare Specialist, and Master Training Specialist; His awards include three Navy Commendation Medals, eight Navy Achievement Medals, and various personal, unit, and campaign awards.