Command Master Chief
CMDCM (AW/SW) Brandi D. Heath
Command Master Chief Brandi Heath, a native of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, enlisted in the United States Navy in 2001.
Heath received recruit and apprenticeship training at Recruit Training Command Great Lakes, Illinois, with follow-on orders to Aviation Maintenance Administration “A” School in Meridian, Mississippi. Her first assignment was at the Aircraft Intermediate Maintenance Department aboard Naval Air Station (NAS) Oceana, Virginia Beach, Virginia, from May 2001 until May 2003.
In June of 2003, she was assigned to the “Ragin’ Bulls” of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 37 and served as maintenance control logs and records leading petty officer. In July 2008, she reported to the “Gladiators” of VFA-106 where she served as the leading petty officer.
In March 2011, she joined USS George H. W. Bush (CVN 77), Norfolk, Virginia, where she served as the production control chief and completed Bush’s maiden deployment. She was selected for chief petty officer in 2011. In April of 2014, she returned to NAS Oceana for duty at the Center for Naval Aviation Technical Training Unit (CNATTU). While at CNATTU, she was selected for the Command Senior Chief program. In May of 2017, she transferred to the “Dragon Whales” of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 28 where she was selected as Command Master Chief.
In April of 2018, she reported to the “Dusty Dogs” of HSC-7, serving as the command master chief.
In May 2021, she checked in to Commander, Helicopter Strike Maritime Wing Atlantic, Mayport, Florida, where she currently serves as the wing command master chief.
Heath holds a bachelor’s degree in Business and Management from the University of Maryland Global College and an associate degree in Supervision and Management from Coastline Community College. She is also a proud graduate of the U.S. Navy Senior Enlisted Academy Class 203 and Command Leadership Command Master Chief/Chief of the Boat Course Class 187.
Her personal awards include, Meritorious Service Medal (1), Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (4), Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (4), and various unit and campaign awards.