spacerCommand Master Chief

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spacerKenneth B. Berryman


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Command Master Chief Ken Berryman hails from Ogden, Utah. There he attended Bonneville High School and enlisted in the United States Navy on 15 July 1988.

In September of 1988 Berryman reported to damage controlman “A” school at Treasure Island Naval Station, San Diego, California. His first sea duty assignment was to USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19), homeported in Yokosuka, Japan. His other sea duty assignments include USS San Bernardino (LST 1189) Sasebo, Japan; USS Belleau Wood (LHA 3) Sasebo, Japan; USS Benfold (DDG 65) San Diego, California; USS Rentz (FFG 46) San Diego, California; and Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron ONE ONE FIVE (VAW 115), Naval Air Facility Atsugi, Japan, deploying with Carrier Air Wing FIVE aboard USS George Washington.

Berryman’s shore duty assignments include Afloat Training Group Pacific, San Diego, California; Center for Naval Engineering Yokosuka, Japan; Joint Forces Command Brunssum, Netherlands; and Patrol and Reconnaissance Wing TWO, Marine Corps Base Hawaii. He is currently serving as the command master chief for Navy Recruiting District, Denver.

His professional education includes senior enlisted damage control school; Navy senior enlisted academy, class 118 (Khaki); US Army Sergeants Major Academy, Class 62; National Defense University keystone course; MCPON executive leadership seminar; and Navy senior leadership seminar.

Command Master Chief Berryman’s personal awards and citations include the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (four awards), Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (six awards), and numerous unit, service and campaign ribbons.



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