Master Chief Petty Officer Mark R. Schlosser is the Command Master Chief for Naval Base Kitsap, Bremerton, Wash. He is the primary advisor to the commanding officer on matters concerning the morale, welfare, health, and discipline of more than 600 enlisted men and women. The base serves as the host command for the Navy’s fleet throughout the Pacific Northwest, providing exceptional installation services, programs, and facilities to meet the needs of its hosted war-fighting commands, tenant activities, and personnel.
Schlosser enlisted into the Navy in 1993 and has an extensive background in the logistics and supply career fields having served in the Pacific, European, and Middle Eastern theaters. He has deployed to various locations in support of Operation DESERT SHIELD, Operations IRAQI and ENDURING FREEDOM, and BMD operations in the Mediterranean Sea, Black, and Baltics. Prior to his current position, he served as the Command Master Chief for Naval Supply Systems Command Fleet Logistics Center (NAVSUP FLC) Sigonella, Sicily, Italy.
2001 Associate Degree in Business Management, Hawaii Pacific University, Honolulu, Hawaii.
2014 Naval Senior Enlisted Academy, Newport, RI.
1. August 1993 – October 1993, trainee, Recruit Training Command, San Diego, CA.
2. January 1994 – February 1996, USS Elliot (DD 967), San Diego, CA.
3. March 1996 – March 1999, Fleet Mail Center Rome, Italy.
4. July 1999 – March 2001, USS Emory S. Land (AS 39), La Maddalena, Italy.
5. May 2001 – February 2003, Naval Support Activity La Maddalena, La Maddalena, Italy.
6. March 2003 – March 2005, USS Enterprise (CVN 65), Norfolk, VA.
7. April 2005 – March 2009, Commander, Pacific Fleet, Honolulu, HI.
8. April 2009 – January 2012, USS Makin Island (LHD 8), San Diego, CA.
9. Jan 2012 – August 2014, Naval Support Facility Thurmont (Camp David), Thurmont, MD.
10. October 2014 – August 2017, USS Donald Cook (DDG 75), Rota, Spain.
11. August 2017 – August 2020, NAVSUP FLC Sigonella, Sicily, Italy.
12. August 2020 – present, Naval Base Kitsap, Bremerton, Wash.
MAJOR AWARDS AND DECORATIONS
Meritorious Service Medal (three awards)
Navy Commendation Medal (two awards)
Joint Service Achievement Medal
Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (four awards)
EFFECTIVE DATES OF PROMOTION
Seaman recruit Aug. 15, 1993
Seaman apprentice July 1, 1994
Seaman Feb. 1, 1995
Petty officer third class Dec. 1, 1995
Petty officer second class July 1, 1998
Petty officer first class Jan. 1, 2003
Chief petty officer Sept. 1, 2005
Senior chief petty officer July 1, 2009
Master chief petty officer July 1, 2012
(Current as of October 2020)