Command Senior Chief Dreamer Reid was born in Valdosta, Georgia. She entered active service in September 1998, reporting to Recruit Training Command at Great Lakes, Illinois. Upon completion of recruit training, she attended Yeoman “A” School in Meridian, Mississippi, graduating as the class Honor Student.
Upon completion of “A” school, Senior Chief Reid reported for duty as the Administrative Assistant to the Commanding Officer, onboard Naval Support Activity, Naval Station, Norfolk in Virginia. Senior Chief Reid transferred to Commander, Second Fleet and reported for duty onboard the USS Mount Whitney (LCC-20) as the Commanding Officer’s Writer and Leading Petty Officer. Upon completion of her tour, she transferred to the Center for Naval Aviation Technical Training Unit Detachment, Mayport, Florida where she served as the Leading Petty Officer.
Senior Chief Reid’s next duty assignment brought her to Okinawa, Japan where she served as the Flag Writer and Leading Petty Officer for Expeditionary Strike Squadron Seven. She promoted to the rank of Chief Petty Officer before transferring to the Afloat Training Group, Western Pacific located in Yokosuka, Japan. Senior Chief Reid transferred to her current command, Strike Fighter Squadron One Zero Five located in Oceana, Virginia and promoted to Senior Chief Petty Officer in June of 2016.
Senior Chief Reid is a graduate of the U.S. Navy Senior Enlisted Academy, Class 217 Orange Group, Command Master Chief Capstone course (Class 196) and holds a Master’s of Science Degree in Healthcare Management from Webster University.
Senior Chief Reid is a qualified Aviation Warfare, Surface Warfare, and Information Warfare Specialist. Her personal awards include the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (six awards) and Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (seven awards) in addition to other campaign and unit awards.