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Meet the Command Master Chief

CMC Devin R Spencer

XO Master Chief Spencer assumed duties as Command Master Chief in August, 2015. His primary responsibility is to advise Captain Charles Fosse, the Commanding Officer of TRACEN Petaluma, on issues and initiatives pertaining to all Coast Guard members and their families within the Training Center.

A native of Gulf Breeze, FL, Master Chief Spencer enlisted in the United States Coast Guard in 1995 at the age of seventeen. Upon graduating from Training Center Cape May, New Jersey, he reported aboard USCGC COURAGEOUS (WMEC 622) in Panama City, Florida. His subsequent assignments include Tactical Law Enforcement Team (TACLET) South; CG Station Pensacola, Florida; CG Station Kenosha, Wisconsin; USCGC WRANGELL (WPB 13310) in Portland, Maine and Manama, Bahrain; as Executive Petty Officer on USCGC TARPON (WPB 87310) in Savannah, Georgia; Deck Department and Command Chief on USCGC RESOLUTE (WMEC 620) in Saint Petersburg, Florida; Officer-in-Charge of USCGC BARRACUDA (WPB 87301) in Eureka, California; and most recently as Officer-in-Charge, CG Station San Francisco.

His personal awards include the Coast Guard Meritorious Service Medal with operational distinguishing device, three Coast Guard Commendation Medals, the Coast Guard Combat Action Ribbon, and numerous other personal and unit awards. He is a graduate of the USCG Chief Petty Officer Academy Class 145 and recipient of the Spirit of the Chief award.

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