Command Master Chief
US Coast Guard Atlantic Area
Chief Steven Cantrell assumed the duties of the Atlantic Area Command Master
Chief in May 2010.
Prior to his current assignment, he served as the Command Master Chief to the Vice Commandant of the Coast Guard. Master Chief Cantrell’s other shore assignments have been as the Eighth Coast Guard District’s Command Master Chief in New Orleans, LA, Officer in Charge of USCG Station Panama City Beach, FL, Command Master Chief of the First Coast Guard District in Boston MA, Officer in Charge of USCG Station Wrightsville Beach NC, Officer in Charge of USCG Station Alexandria Bay NY, Officer in Charge of USCG Station Harbor Beach MI, and as the Operations Petty Officer at USCG Station Barnegat Light, NJ. Master Chief Cantrell’s afloat assignments have been as the Officer in Charge of USCGC RIDLEY and POINT WELLS in Montauk NY, Executive Petty Officer of USCGC POINT CAMDEN in Santa Barbara CA, USCGC CONFIDENCE in Port Canaveral FL, USCGC PATOKA in Greenville MS, and USCGC RAMBLER in Charleston SC.
Master Chief Cantrell is a graduate of Class 45 of the Chief Petty Officer Academy, the National Defense University’s Keystone Command Senior Enlisted Course, and numerous service related schools.
Master Chief Cantrell’s awards include two Meritorious Service Medals, one CG Commendation Medal, seven CG Achievement Medals, and numerous other personal and service awards. He has earned a permanent cutterman’s insignia, coxswain insignia, boat forces insignia, command afloat and ashore insignia, and Command Master Chief (gold badge) insignia.
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