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Master Chief Petty Officer Wilson, a native of North Carolina, enlisted in the United States Navy in 1993 as a Fire Controlman. He completed Recruit Training with follow on Fire Controlman “A” School in Great Lakes, Illinois graduating in November 1994. He then completed AEGIS Fire Controlman “C” School in Dahlgren, Virginia, graduating in July 1995. He graduated from the U.S. Navy Senior Enlisted Academy (Class 132 / Brown) in July 2007 and the Command Master Chief / Chief of the Boat Capstone Course in May 2011.
Wilson’s sea tours include USS Bunker Hill (CG 52), Yokosuka, Japan; USS Mobile Bay (CG 53), Yokosuka, Japan; USS Laboon (DDG 58), Norfolk, Virginia.; USS Gonzalez (DDG 66), Norfolk, Virginia. and USS Stout (DDG 55), Norfolk, Virginia.
Ashore, he completed two Instructor duty assignments at the AEGIS Training and Readiness Center in Dahlgren, Virginia. During his first tour, he earned the Master Training Specialist designation, was selected as the Instructor of the Year and advanced to Chief Petty Officer. During his second tour, he served as Senior Enlisted Leader, advanced to Master Chief Petty Officer and subsequently was selected into the Command Master Chief Program.
His previous Command Master Chief tours include USS Mahan (DDG 72), Norfolk, Virginia; Center for Surface Combat Systems Headquarters, Dahlgren, Virginia and USS Vella Gulf (CG 72), Norfolk, Virginia.
He reported as Command Master Chief of Transient Personnel Unit / Pre-trial Confinement Facility, Jacksonville in June 2018.
Wilson’s personal decorations include the Master Training Specialist Designation, Enlisted Surface Warfare Designation, Meritorious Service Medal (three awards), Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (four awards), Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal, and various unit, campaign, and service awards.