Command Master Chief
CMDCM (AW/SW) Shawn D. Fleming
Master Chief Fleming entered the United States Navy in 1996 out of Fort Walton Beach, Florida. He completed recruit basic training at Recruit Training Center Great Lakes, Illinois followed by Aviation Maintenance Administrationman “A” School in Meridian, Mississippi.
His first assignment was Sea Control Squadron 32 located on Naval Air Station Cecil Field, Florida. In May 2000, Master Chief Fleming reported to NATTC Pensacola, Florida as an instructor. In July 2003 he reported to USS John F. Kennedy (CV-67) NS Mayport, Florida where he served as Quality Assurance for Aircraft Launch and Recovery Equipment. In March 2007, Master Chief Fleming reported to Fleet Readiness Center Southeast Det Mayport, Florida as the Production Control Supervisor and was selected for Chief Petty Officer in 2008.
In May 2010, Master Chief Fleming transferred to Special Operations Command and Control Element, Horn of Africa as the Senior Enlisted Advisor. In June 2013, he reported to Strike Fighter Squadron One-Three-One(VFA-131) as Maintenance Control LCPO. In September 2014, Master Chief reported for a second tour at NATTC Pensacola Florida serving as the Training Officer for Database Analysis/System Administrator “C” school and was selected to Senior Chief the following year. In November 2017, he transferred to Commander Naval Air Forces Atlantic at Norfolk, Virginia serving as COMNAVAIRLANT Training Team Lead. February 2018 he was selected into the Command Senior Chief program. In February 2019, Master Chief Fleming reported to NROTC Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University as the Command Senior Chief. In July 2021, he was selected to Master Chief and report to Strike Fighter Three-Two (VFA-32) as the Command Master Chief in November 2021.
Master Chief Fleming is a designated Master Training Specialist, Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, and his warfare qualifications include Enlisted Aviation Warfare Specialist, Enlisted Surface Warfare Specialist, Enlisted Expeditionary Warfare Specialist. His academic achievements include Associates of Arts in Administrative Management, Associates of Science in Supervision & Management, and A Bachelor’s of Science in Social Science. He is also graduate of the US Navy Senior Enlisted Academy (Class 180) and CMC/COB Course. His personal decorations include: Joint Service Commendation Medal; Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (2 Awards); the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (7 awards); and numerous other unit and campaign awards.