North Charleston, South Carolina 29405
MKCS Travis Sheppard
Senior Chief Sheppard reported aboard USCGC HAMILTON (WMSL 753) in the summer of 2015 and accepted the position of Command Senior Chief in January 2016.
Senior Chief Sheppard graduated from DGF High School in Glyndon, Minnesota in 1992. He completed Coast Guard Basic Training December 1993. His first assignment was to Station Jonesport, Maine; where he successfully made Machinery Technician Third Class as a Striker.
Senior Chief Sheppard has had a diverse Coast Guard career. From Station Jonesport, ME his next tours were aboard USCGC MUSTANG (WPB 1310) in Seward, AK, Station Sturgeon Bay, WI, Naval Engineering Support Unit - MAT Boston, MA, USCGC CAMPELL (WMEC 909) Portsmouth, NH and a Port Operations Instructor at TRACEN Yorktown, VA.
Senior Chief Sheppard earned his AA degree in Supervision and Management from Coastline Community College in May 2015. His personal awards include two Coast Guard Commendation Medals, CG Achievement Medal, Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal and many other service and unit awards. He has his permanent Cutterman and Boat Forces Operations Insignia.