Command Senior Enlisted Leader
AWOCM (NAC/AW/SW) Christopher E. Stover
Naval Aircrewman Operator Master Chief Petty Officer (Naval Aircrewman/Aviation Warfare/ Surface Warfare) Christopher E. Stover was born in the Philippines and grew up in San Diego, California. He graduated from Southwest High School class of 1993 and then subsequently completed basic training at Recruit Training Command in Great Lakes, Illinois. He reported to Aviation Warfare Systems Operator Class “A” School in Millington, Tennessee and then to P-3C Fleet Replacement Squadron (FRS) School in Jacksonville, Florida in 1994.
His tours of duty include: Patrol Squadron (VP) 46, Whidbey Island, Washington, Fleet Aviation Specialized Operational Training Group, Pacific Fleet, San Diego, California, USS Nimitz (CV 68), San Diego, California, Patrol and Reconnaissance Wing (COMPATRECON) 2, Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii, VP-47, Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii, COMPACRECONWING 2 Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii, Fleet Support Unit 5, Jacksonville, Florida, and is currently the Senior Enlisted Leader at the Maritime Patrol and Reconnaissance Weapons School, Jacksonville, Florida.
Master Chief Stover attained his military training specialist qualification and holds a master’s degree in Organizational Management from Ashford University. His personal awards include the Air Medal (three awards), the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (four awards), Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (three awards), Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal, and numerous other unit and campaign awards. Master Chief Stover is a graduate of the Senior Enlisted Academy (Class 161).