Command Master Chief
CMDCM (SW/AW) Antonnette G. Spruill
A native of New York, Master Chief Antonnette Spruill enlisted in the Navy in November 1998. Upon completion of basic training at Recruit Training Command Great Lakes, Illinois, she reported to her first duty station onboard USS Gonzalez (DDG 66). During her tour, her ship completed two deployments in the Mediterranean Sea and she earned her Enlisted Surface Warfare Specialist designation.
Upon her transfer from the USS Gonzalez (DDG 66) as a Second Class Petty Officer, she reported to Personnel Support Detachment on Naval Air Station (NAS) Oceana in Virginia Beach, Virginia, from December 2001 to September 2005.
She transferred to Commander, Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 3 attached to USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) from September 2005 to November 2008, where she completed her Enlisted Aviation Warfare Specialist designation. During this tour, she deployed to the Sixth and Fifth Fleets. She was selected as CVW-3's Sailor of the Year for 2007.
She was assigned as a Navy instructor at Center for Personal and Professional Development Detachment East from 2008 to 2011. She taught the Navy Instructor Trainer Course, Navy Facilitator Course, Drug and Alcohol Prevention Advisor Course, as well as Alcohol and Drug Abuse Course for Managers/Supervisors, Facilitators, and Leaders. She was promoted to Chief Petty Officer in 2011.
She served onboard USS Enterprise (CVN 65) as disbursing officer and education services officer. During her tour, she completed a deployment to the Fifth and Sixth Fleet areas of responsibility along with deactivation in preparation for decommission in Newport News, Virginia.
She reported to Commander, Navy Reserve Forces Command in December 2015 as N11, Reserve Pay Senior Enlisted Leader. Upon transfer, she reported to USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) as administrative department leading chief petty officer from January 2019 to March 2020.
Spruill reported to Beachmaster Unit (BMU) 2 and as command senior enlisted leader in March 2020. She holds a degree in Business Management and Professional Studies and is a graduate of Senior Enlisted Academy. Her personal decorations include the Meritorious Service Medal, Navy & Marine Corps Commendation Medal (three awards), and numerous unit and expeditionary awards and ribbons.