Command Master Chief Chaddrake N. Lavallais

Command Master Chief, Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 6

23 October 2020 Master Chief Lavallais enlisted in the Navy on September 6, 1994, and completed basic training and airman apprentice training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill. His first assignment was as an undesignated Airman with Helicopter Squadron Six (HC-6) homeported in Norfolk, Virginia, where he completed three deployments to Mediterranean Sea, North Atlantic Ocean and Puerto Rico.

In early 1997 as a striker he was advanced to Aviation Storekeeper Third Class.

His second assignment as AK3 was with Strike Fighter Squadron One Zero Six (VFA-106) in 1999. He was tasked as the lead for setting up the Squadron in Virginia Beach Virginia. The squadron was part of BRAC relocation from Cecil Field Florida. While stationed at VFA-106 he was advanced to AK2. His follow-on assignment was onboard USS Harry S Truman (CVN-75) from 2002-2006. He was promoted to Storekeeper First Class in June 2004. He reported to Commander Patrol and Reconnaissance Group (CPRG) in June 2006, where he was lead expediter and logician for the P-3 community. While stationed at CPRG he was promoted to Chief Petty Officer in September 2008. Chief Lavallais terminated shore duty to return to sea duty and was assigned to USS Dwight D Eisenhower (CVN-69) from 2009-2013. While onboard he served as the productions chief for aviation support division. He was promoted to Senior Chief Petty Officer in 2012. Following this sea tour in September 2013 he was assigned to Center for Service Support (CSS) Newport Rhode Island where his duties were Staff LCPO and primary responsibility as a training manager is the update and development of LS rating curriculum. He was also a qualified instructor for Relational Supply for Supervisors. Upon a successful tour at CSS he transferred to Commander, Naval Air Force Atlantic (CNAL) Fleet Training Team where was the lead trainer for Aviation Support. February 2017 he was selected for the Command Senior Chief program. While stationed at CNAL as the Acting CMC and SME for supply he was promoted to Master Chief Petty Officer. He currently serves as Command Master Chief of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron Six in San Diego, CA.

His military decorations include the Navy Commendation Medal (3), Navy Achievement Medal (3), Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal and numerous other campaign medals and ribbons. Master Chief Lavallais is qualified to wear the Enlisted Surface Warfare, Enlisted Aviation Warfare Specialist, Master Training Specialist designations.
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