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Command Master Chief Frank H. Wilson Jr.
Command Master Chief, Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 130
Command Master Chief Frank Wilson hails from New Orleans, Louisiana. He entered the Navy through the Delayed Entry Program and arrived for basic training at Recruit Training Command in Great Lakes, Illinois in August 2000.
In May 2002, following Recruit Training, Naval Aircrew Candidate School and Aviation Machinist Mate “A” School, he reported to VP-30 in Jacksonville, Florida where he graduated from the P-3 Flight Engineer Replacement Program and became a designated Naval Aircrewman. He then transferred to Patrol Squadron 26 in Brunswick, Maine where he served as a Flight Engineer and Powerplants Collateral Duty Inspector. Follow on tours include: VX-30, VPU-2, VP-4, VQ-1, and back to VP-30. During his career, he completed countless deployments world-wide, accumulated over 6,400 flight hours as an Instructor Flight Engineer aboard P-3 and C-130 aircraft, and became a qualified Full Systems Quality Assurance and Maintenance Control ‘Safe for Flight’ Representative. In 2020, he was laterally converted to Command Senior Chief and completed his first tour aboard the USS FORT WORTH (LCS-3). He was promoted to the rank of Master Chief in February 2023 and he is currently serving as the Command Master Chief for VAQ-130, Whidbey Island, Washington.
He is a graduate of the Navy Senior Enlisted Academy (Class 223, Red Team) and Command Leadership School (Class 235). Personal awards include the Air/Strike Medal (seven awards), Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (three awards), Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (six awards), Volunteer Service Medal, and various other unit and campaign awards. He is authorized to wear the Naval Aircrewman, Enlisted Surface and Enlisted Aviation Warfare Specialist breast insignias.
Last Updated: 25 August 2023