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CMDCS Daniel W. Gwilt

Command Senior Chief, USS Wichita (LCS 13)

03 February 2022

CMDCS Daniel W. Gwilt
CMDCS Daniel W. Gwilt
CMDCS Daniel W. Gwilt
CMDCS Daniel W. Gwilt
CMDCS Daniel W. Gwilt
Photo By: MC1 Jacob Milham
VIRIN: 220203-N-OW182-0003
 Senior Chief Gwilt is a native of Grand Ledge, MI. He graduated from Grand Ledge High School in 2000 and enlisted in the Navy on July 27th of 2001. Upon completion of Recruit Training in Great Lakes, IL he attended MN “A” school in Ingleside, TX.

His Sea Tours include- USS DEXTROUS (MCM 13) in Manama, Bahrain, MCM CREW DOMINANT embarked on USS CHAMPION (MCM 4) in Ingleside, TX, MCM DET ONE embarked on USS INDEPENDENCE (LCS 2) in San Diego, CA, MCM CREW OLYMPIAN embarked on USS DEXTROUS (MCM 13) in Manama, Bahrain and USS CHIEF (MCM 14) in San Diego, CA, and LCS CREW 112 attached to USS INDIANAPOLIS (LCS 17) in Mayport, FL.

His Shore Tours include- NRD MICHIGAN assigned to NRS Alpena, MI, C-RAM 7 JIB-2 in Balad, Iraq, ATGWP DET SASEBO in Sasebo, Japan, CNSS-5 in Manama, Bahrain, and TACTICAL OPERATIONS CONTROL SQUADRON ELEVEN in Jacksonville, FL.

In February of 2021 he was selected for conversion to Command Senior Chief and in October of 2021 he reported to USS WICHITA (LCS 13) in Mayport, FL to serve as the Command Senior Enlisted Leader.

Senior Chief is a graduate from the Senior Enlisted Academy Class 229 (Purple), CMC/COB Class 226, and holds an Associate of Arts Degree from American Military University. He is proud to be part of teams that have earned the Combat Action, Navy Unit Commendation, Meritorious Unit Commendation, and Navy “E” Ribbons.


 
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