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CMDCM Ariel Ampier

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

16 January 2024
CMDCM Amphier
CMDCM Ampier
CMDCM Amphier
CMDCM Ampier
CMDCM Ampier
Photo By: Abrionna Thompson
VIRIN: 240105-N-OW182-0021
 Command Senior Chief Ampier is a native of Danbury, Connecticut. In 2001, he entered the Navy through the Delayed Entry Program and completed basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Illinois, in July 2002. After recruit training, he attended Hospital Corpsman "A" School in Great Lakes, Illinois. After graduation, he reported to Field Medical Service School (FMSS), Camp LeJeune, North Carolina. In July 2003, he reported to the Global Patient Movement Requirements Center, Scott AFB, Illinois, and served as a Patient Movement Operations Specialist.

In October 2006, he transferred to the 4th Marine Expeditionary Brigade, Anti-Terrorism Battalion, Camp LeJeune, North Carolina, where he was deployed to Iraq to support Operation Iraqi Freedom. Upon his return, he reported to 2nd Battalion 9th Marines for the remainder of his tour.

In November 2009, he reported to the Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center, Great Lakes, Illinois, where he served as the Education and Training Department's Leading Petty Officer. During this tour, he obtained the National Registry Emergency Medical Technician certification.

In January 2013, he transferred to the 2nd Marine Logistics Group, Combat Logistics Regiment 27, Camp LeJeune, North Carolina, where he served as the Regimental Aid Station Leading Petty Officer. In 2013, he deployed to Afghanistan as a medical advisor to Georgian Liaison Team 13 in support of Operation Enduring Freedom and was selected to Chief Petty Officer. Upon his return he was assigned to Headquarters Regiment, Regimental Aid Station (RAS) and served as the RAS Leading Chief Petty Officer. In January 2015, he transferred to the 2nd Supply Battalion, Medical Logistics Company, where he served as the Medical Assemblage Leading Chief Petty Officer.

In March 2016, he reported to Navy Recruiting District St. Louis, where he served as a Medical Officer Recruiter, recruiting the best and finest for Navy Medicine. In March 2019, he transferred to the 1st Marine Division, 3d Battalion, 1st Marines, where he served as Leading Chief Petty Officer of the Battalion Aid Station. During his tour, he served as the Navy Senior Enlisted Leader during the Battalion's deployment to the Southwest Border as part of SPMAGTF–CBP. Additionally, he deployed to CENTCOM as the Ground Combat Element, Navy Senior Enlisted Leader, as part of SPMAGTF-CR-CC 21.1. In August 2022, he reported to the U.S. Navy Medicine and Readiness Training Command, Rota Spain, and was the Directorate for Administration Senior Enlisted Leader. In 2023, he was selected for the Command Senior Enlisted Program.

Command Senior Chief Ampier currently serves as the Command Senior Enlisted Leader aboard the USS Minneapolis-Saint Paul (LCS 21), Mayport, Florida. He is a graduate of the U.S. Navy Senior Enlisted Academy, Class 246 (Orange), and Command Master Chief/Chief of the Boat Course (Class 140). He holds a bachelor's in healthcare administration from the University of Management and Technology. His warfare qualifications include the Enlisted Fleet Marine Force Warfare Specialist and Navy and Marine Corps Basic Parachutist. Additionally, he was certified as a Resilience-Building Leader Program trainer and Command Navy Leader Development Facilitator. His personal awards include the Meritorious Service Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (eight awards), Joint Service Achievement Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (three awards), the Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal, and numerous other unit and campaign 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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