According to WSB-TV when Chief Petty Officer Laughlin passed his family asked the Navy to represent at his funeral; “90-percent of what he talked about was being in the Navy. All the trips he went on and the missions, and he’d go around and brag to anybody who would listen,” son Lance Laughlin said. […] […]
The chief of naval personnel announced the Chief Petty Officer Mission, Vision and Guiding Principles will form the basis upon which chief, senior chief and master chief petty officers will be evaluated.
Several folks sent us links to Navy Live which announces that the rank of Chief Petty Officer was officially created on April 1st, 1893, so we’re a day late; Armed with official recognition, chiefs of the past went on to lay the fou...
The 2008 Sailors of the Year (SOY) were advanced to chief petty officers during ceremony at the Navy Memorial. Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON)(SW/FMF) Joe R. Campa Jr hosted the ceremony.
The master chief petty officer of the Navy is bringing 10 other master chiefs to Washington, D.C. to assist in a mission to make ratings and titles gender-neutral.