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CMDCM Edward B. Pare

Command Senior Enlisted Leader, USS Minneapolis-St. Paul (LCS 21)

29 August 2023

CMDCM Edward B. Pare
CMDCM Edward B. Pare
CMDCM Edward B. Pare
CMDCM Edward B. Pare
CMDCM Edward B. Pare
Photo By: MC1 Jacob Milham
VIRIN: 230829-N-OW182-0005
 Master Chief Pare entered the Navy on January 30, 2002 from Central Falls, Rhode Island. He attended Boot Camp at RTC Great Lakes, Illinois. Upon graduation, he began training at Master at Arms “A” School in Little Creek, Virginia.

He has served in a myriad of assignments as a Master-at- Arms including as an Individual Augmentee from October 2006 to January 2008 at Joint Special Operations Command Balad, Iraq in support of OPERATION IRAQI FREEDOM and OPERATION NOBLE EAGLE. He advanced to Chief Petty Officer in August 2011 while assigned to Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan.

In January 2015, he transferred to the staff of Commander,
U.S. Sixth Fleet/Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Europe/Africa as a Staff Action Officer and N35 Senior Enlisted Leader. He also served as the Chief Master at Arms onboard USS MOUNT WHITNEY (LCC 20) and was advanced to Senior Chief Petty Officer in June 2016.

From January 2018 to April 2021, Master Chief Pare served as Security Department Leading Chief Petty Officer and Security Operations Officer at Norfolk Naval Shipyard, Portsmouth, VA. In February 2021, he was selected to the Command Senior Chief Program. In September 2021, he reported to USS MINNEAPOLIS-SAINT PAUL (LCS 21) and was advanced to Master Chief in February 2023. He is currently serving as the Command Senior Enlisted Leader onboard USS MINNEAPOLIS-SAINT PAUL (LCS 21), homeported in Mayport, FL.

Master Chief Pare earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science from University of Maryland University College and a Master of Business Administration degree from Mississippi State University. He is a graduate of the U.S. Navy Senior Enlisted Academy (Class 205/Brown), CMC/COB Course Class 225, and is a qualified Enlisted Surface Warfare Specialist and Enlisted Information Warfare Specialist. His personal awards include the Navy Commendation Medal (four awards), Navy Achievement Medal (six awards), Joint Service Achievement Medal, and various other personal and unit awards.  |  |  Navy FOIA  |  DoD Accessibility/Section 508  |  No Fear Act   |  Open Government  |  Plain Writing Act  |  Veterans Crisis Line  |  VA Vet Center  |  FVAP  |  DoD Safe Helpline  |  Navy SAPR  |  NCIS Tips  |  Privacy Policy  |  Site Map  |  Contact Us   |  988 Helpline
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