CMDCM(SW/AW) David Robinson, Jr.
Command Master Chief (June 2015 - April 2017)

Command Master Chief David Robinson Jr. is a native of Lakeland, FL. and graduated from C. Leon King High School in May 1993. He enlisted in the United States Navy in June 1994 and attended recruit training at Recruit Training Command Orlando, Florida. Upon graduation from Recruit Training Command, he reported to Mess Specialist “A” School in San Diego, CA.

In November 1994, he reported for his first tour of duty onboard USS ENTERPRISE (CVN-65). During his tour he advanced to Third Class Petty Officer.

After detaching USS ENTERPRISE (CVN-65), he attended Mess Specialist “C” School (General Mess Operations). In November 1998, he reported to Naval Air Station Key West, Florida; where he advanced to Second Class Petty Officer.

In January 2002, he reported to the USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV-67) where he attended Culinary Specialist “C” School (Food Service Administration), and advanced to First Class Petty Officer.

In January 2006, he reported to Naval Air Station Jacksonville, Florida. While attached to Naval Air Station Jacksonville, Florida, he was advanced to Chief Petty Officer. In 2009, he reported to AL ASAD, Iraq for a Global Support Assignment tour.

In January 2010, he reported onboard the USS PHILIPPINE SEA (CG-58). While onboard he advanced to Senior Chief Petty Officer.

In November 2013, he reported to Recruit Division Commander “C” School and completed the Navy Instructor Training Course. Upon graduating, he successfully trained six divisions and qualified Master Training Specialist. In March 2014, he served as RDC “C” School LCPO. In November 2014, he graduated from the Senior Enlisted Academy (class 184 gray).

In February 2015, he was selected as Command Senior Chief and completed the Command Master Chief/Chief of the Boat Course. In June 2015, he reported to his current assignment onboard the USS CHIEF (MCM 14) Sasebo, Japan, as Command Master Chief.

Master Chief Robinson’s decorations include the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (four), Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (five), and the Good Conduct Medal (seven), as well as various unit awards, campaign and service decorations. He is qualified to wear the Enlisted Surface Warfare Specialist and Enlisted Aviation Warfare Specialist pins. Senior Chief Robinson has earned a Bachelor’s in Organizational Management from the University of Ashford.


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 Served with...

Executive Officer
(May 9, 2016 - Present)
Commanding Officer (March 5, 2015 - Present)
(June 24, 2016 - Present)
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