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Navy Chain Of Command

US Navy Chain Of Command

During your time at Navy boot camp you will be required to know your Navy Chain Of Command (COC). During inspections your instructor will come up to you and ask something like… “Who is the Chief of Naval Operations?” ….It would be really helpful to know the answer.

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President of the United States

 

The Honorable Donald Trump

 

Vice President of the United States

 

The Honorable Mike Pence

Secretary of Defense (SECDEF)

 

The Honorable James Mattis

Secretary of Navy (SECNAV)

 

The Honorable Richard V. Spencer

 

Chief of Naval Operations (CNO)

 

ADMIRAL JOHN M. RICHARDSON

 

Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON)

 

MCPON RUSSELL L. SMITH

 

Chief of Naval Personnel (CNP)

 

VICE ADMIRAL ROBERT P. BURKE
 

Force Master Chief of Navy Personnel (CNP)

FORCM (SS/IUSS) Scott A. Rossiter

 

Naval Education And Training Command Commander

 

Rear Admiral Kyle J. Cozad

 

-NETC Force Master Chief Petty Officer

 

FORCE Master Chief(AW/SW/FMF) Mamudu K. Cole

 

Naval Service Training Command Commander

 

Rear Admiral Mike Bernacchi

 

-NSTC Command Master Chief Petty Officer

 

CMDCM(SW/AW/IW) Jimmy W. Hailey III

 

Recruit Training Command Commanding Officer

 

Capt. Erik Thors

 

Recruit Training Command Command Master Chief

 

Command Master Chief Twiford

 

Recruit Training Command (XO, RTC) Executive Officer

 

CDR Jason A. Grant


The rest of the Chain Of Command is learned upon arrival at Recruit Training Command. These positions include: Military Training Director, Fleet Commander, Fleet Leading Chief Petty Officer, Ships Officer, Ships Leading Chief Petty Officer and 3 or more Recruit Division Commanders (RDC’s).