A Message From Fleet Master Chief Russell Smith

Shipmates, At the request of the Chief of Naval Operations, I have now temporarily assumed the duties of the Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy. I’m humbled to have been chosen to take on the important charge of maintaining the form and function of the office until the CNO can conduct a thorough search and Read more about A Message From Fleet Master Chief Russell Smith[…]

MCPON 7th Fleet Trip Report: Sailors doing phenomenal work in Indo-Pacific

By Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy Steven S. Giordano Shipmates, I recently returned from an 18-day trip visiting with Sailors serving in Guam, Republic of Korea, Singapore, Diego Garcia and Australia. First, let me say I have a deep appreciation for all those serving in this incredibly complex and dynamic area of operation. Read more about MCPON 7th Fleet Trip Report: Sailors doing phenomenal work in Indo-Pacific[…]

Laying the Keel: Developing the Backbone of Our Navy

By Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy Steven S. Giordano Building trust, developing leaders, and driving high performance teams are never ending tasks. For the enlisted force, “Laying the Keel – Developing the Backbone of Our Navy” sets the structure and continuous learning conditions towards those ends. In anything we do, we must always Read more about Laying the Keel: Developing the Backbone of Our Navy[…]

MCPON Steven Giordano’s 125th CPO Birthday Message to Mess

By Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy Steven S. Giordano Today is not about me, it’s not about you, it’s about us. It’s about what we, Chief Petty Officers past and present have done together across generations of service. It’s about what we continue do for our Navy as visible, competent, and confidently humble Read more about MCPON Steven Giordano’s 125th CPO Birthday Message to Mess[…]

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