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Base Boston Command Master Chief

ETCM Jeffrey N. Waters, USCG

Master Chief Jeffrey N. Waters, a native of Gainesville, Florida, enlisted into the Coast Guard in 1992, advancing to Electronics Technician Third Class in 1995, Chief Petty Officer in 2004 and Master Chief in 2010. In 2011, he was selected to serve as Base Cleveland’s first Command Master Chief.
Master Chief Waters’ enlisted assignments include serving as Command Master Chief at Base Cleveland, OH; CMC at Electronic Systems Support Unit Cleveland; Project Officer for Shoreside Cabling Infrastructure and Unit Health Promotion Coordinator at C2CEN and MLCA, Norfolk, VA; Rescue 21 Regional Inspector, PRO Scottsdale, AZ detached duty in Cleveland, OH; Leading Petty Officer for Electronics Division aboard USCGC JARVIS, Honolulu, HI; HF-80 transmitter maintenance technician and supply petty officer at CAMSLANT, Chesapeake, VA; and Electronics Warfare supervisor aboard USCGC LEGARE, Portsmouth, VA. He graduated from the Senior Enlisted Leadership Course in 2010, the Chief Petty Officers Academy in 2005 and Electronics Technician “A” School in 1995.
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Master Chief Waters has a Bachelor of Science Degree with honors in Computer Information Systems from Saint Leo University. His awards include the Commendation Medal, Achievement Medal, Commandant’s Letter of Commendation and 6 Good Conduct Medals, plus various team, unit and service awards. Master Chief Waters is married to the former Susan Folwell of Clearwater, FL. They have three daughters: Cailin (University of Akron), Madeline (Kent State University) and Grace (Hull High School).
Last Modified 1/13/2016