Command Master Chief

CMDCM (AW/IW/SW/EXW) Anthony Bush

Command Master Chief Anthony D. Bush is a native of Greensburg, Indiana. He
enlisted in the Navy in 2001 and following Basic Training in Great Lakes, IL he
attended Intelligence Specialist “A” school, OPINTEL and Ground Intelligence
“C” schools at the Navy and Marine Corps Intelligence Training Center (NMITC),
Dam Neck, Virginia.


His sea duty assignments include COMSIXTHFLT aboard USS LA SALLE
(AGF-3), Electronic Attack Squadron ONE FOUR TWO (VAQ-142) where he
twice deployed to Afghanistan in support of Operation ENDURING FREEDOM,
Naval Special Warfare UNIT ONE (NSWU-1) deploying in support of JSOTF-
Philippines and conducting 11 theater-level SOF engagements, and the USS
DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER (CVN 69) where he served as N2 Department
LCPO, and was selected into the Command Senior Chief program.


His previous shore duty tours include service as Maritime Watch and Special
Programs non-commissioned officer at the Joint Analysis Center (JAC)
Molesworth, UK, Fleet Intelligence Training Center Pacific (FITCPAC), San
Diego, serving as Training Department LCPO, earning his Master Training
Specialist designation and Joint Intelligence Operations Center, U.S. Pacific
Command serving as Senior Enlisted Advisor for the USPACOM Director for
Operations and Navy Element Command Senior Enlisted Leader.


In February 2019 he reported as the first Command Master Chief aboard NROTC
San Diego Consortium.


Master Chief Bush is a graduate of the U.S. Navy Senior Enlisted Academy (Class
203/Purple), and CMC/COB Course (Class 194), and has been awarded the Joint
Meritorious Service Medal, Navy and Marine Corp Commendation Medal (three
awards), the Joint Service Achievement Medal, the Navy and Marine Corp
Achievement Medal (four awards), and has earned various unit, service and
campaign decorations.

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CMDCM (AW/IW/SW/EXW) Anthony Bush

Command Master Chief

abush@sandiego.edu