Master Chief Ann Logan, a native of New Hampshire, enlisted in the Coast Guard on October 26, 1993 on Cape Cod, Massachusetts, and most recently served as the Command Master Chief for the Aviation Logistics Center in Elizabeth City, NC. During this tour, she also temporarily served as the Command Master Chief for the Aviation Technical Training Center.
Her prior assignments include: Command Senior Chief and Incident Management Division Manager at Marine Safety Unit Port Arthur, TX; Instructor, Chief Petty Officer Academy Petaluma, CA; Response Department Chief, Sector Northern New England, South Portland, ME; Lead Petty Officer, Marine Safety Detachment, Unalaska, AK; Lead Petty Officer Marine Safety Unit, Valdez, AK; Port State Control Examiner & Trainer Marine Safety Office Puget Sound Seattle, WA; Pollution Investigator Marine Safety Office San Diego, CA; Marine Safety Field Office, Coram, NY; Station Bellingham, WA; and USCGC POLAR STAR (WAGB-10), Seattle, WA.
Master Chief Logan is a graduate of the Coast Guard Chief Petty Officer Academy Class CLXI (161), and the Coast Guard Senior Enlisted Leadership Course. Her numerous awards include the Meritorious Service Medal, four Coast Guard Commendation Medals, and four Coast Guard Achievement Medals. She earned the Marine Safety Insignia during her first tour as an MST3. She also received the Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal for her dedicated service as an officer in the Chief Petty Officer’s Association (CPOA) spanning four chapters over thirteen years. As President of the Elizabeth City CPOA, she proudly accepted the Elizabeth City Non-Profit Organization of the Year award for charitable work performed for the community in 2019.
She earned an Associate’s Degree in Biology and will soon complete her Bachelor’s Degree in Science.
Master Chief Logan is married to MKC Robert Vernon, Jr. (now retired) of Chesapeake, VA, and has two wonderful step-children, Sarah (27), and Matthew (22).