CMDCM David Marcus

Command Master Chief, Naval Surface Squadron Five

21 September 2021

CMDCM David Marcus
CMDCM David Marcus
CMDCM David Marcus
CMDCM David Marcus
CMDCM David Marcus
Photo By: MC2 Jacob Milham
VIRIN: 210921-N-OW182-0002

Master Chief Marcus is a native of Los Angeles, CA.  He enlisted in the Navy in February of 1998 and reported to Recruit Training Command in Great Lakes.  Upon completion of boot camp, he reported to Machinist Mate Nuclear Field ‘A’ school in Orlando, FL, followed by Nuclear Power School and Nuclear Power Training Unit (MTS 626) in Charleston, SC.  His first duty station was as a Machinist Mate onboard USS ABRAHAM LINCOLN (CVN 72) where he completed two deployments.

Additional assignments include Staff Instructor in Nuclear Power Training Unit (MTS 635), USS ABRAHAM LINCOLN (CVN 72), Nuclear Power Training Unit to serve as the Repair Department Leading Chief Petty Officer, USS GEORGE WASHINTON (CVN 73) completing the homeport shift from Yokosuka, Japan to Norfolk, VA.  While on that tour he was selected to serve as the Reactor Department Master Chief onboard USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71).

Master Chief Marcus was selected to the Command Master Chief Program in 2018 and reported to USS CARNEY (DDG 64) homeported in Rota, Spain April 2018 – June 2020.  His next command was Maritime Expeditionary Security Group Two detachment Bahrain from August 2020 – July 2021.  He currently serves as the Command Master Chief of Commander Naval Surface Squadron Five in Bahrain.

His academic achievements include the Senior Enlisted Academy (class 180) and the CMC/COB course (class 184).  His personal awards include the Meritorious Service Medal (two Awards), Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (five Awards), Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (two Awards), and various unit and campaign awards.

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