Command Master Chief Dennis B. Custodio

Command Master Chief, Patrol Squadron (VP) 46

29 October 2020 Master Chief Custodio a native of the Philippines and enlisted in the Navy on March 14, 1995. After Basic Training, he reported to Hospital Corpsman “A” School in San Diego, CA. and sent to Naval Medical Center San Diego for his first tour as a Hospital Corpsman.
 
In September 1998, he reported to the USS CORONADO (AGF-11) San Diego, CA. Upon completion of sea duty, he reported to Naval Health Clinic, Pearl Harbor, HI in 2002. During his tour, he was accepted to Surface Force Independent Duty Corpsman “C” School.
 
On December 2005 he checked on board the USS JOHN C. STENNIS (CVN-74), Bremerton, WA where he re-qualified as Enlisted Surface Warfare, qualified as Enlisted Aviation Warfare Specialist, and was promoted to Chief Petty Officer. In August 2008, HMC Custodio reported to Afloat Training Group Pacific Northwest, Everett, WA and became a senior medical assessor and earned his Bachelors of Science in Health Care Administration.
 
HMC Custodio reported to Basic Enlisted Submarine School and Naval Undersea Medical Institute, Groton, CT in March 2012 to complete his conversion from Surface to Submarine Force Independent Duty Corpsman. In September 2012, he reported to the USS SEAWOLF (SSN-21) as the Medical Department Representative and was promoted to Senior Chief followed by Master Chief Petty Officer.
 
In October 2016, HMCM Custodio reported to Naval Branch Health Clinic Everett, WA as the Senior Enlisted Leader. In 2018 he was selected to the Command Master Chief Program and reported to PATROL SQUADRON FORTY-SIX as the Command Master Chief.
 
Master Chief Custodio’s personal achievements include: Graduate Naval War College Senior Enlisted Academy #213, Command Master Chief Course # 194, Enlisted Aviation Warfare, Enlisted Surface Warfare, and Qualified in Submarines, Afloat Training Specialist, and Master Training Specialist. His personal award include the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (6), Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (3), and various unit and campaign awards.
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