Happy 121st Birthday, Chief Petty Officers

Photos by MCC(SCW/SW/AW) Ryan G. Wilber

The Chief Petty Officers (CPOs) attached to NCBC Gulfport hosted a CPO birthday ceremony at the base Training Hall, April 1. The ceremony, in recognition of the 121st birthday of the CPO, included several chiefs speaking about what being a CPO means to them; the reciting of the Chiefs’ Creed; and a reception and ceremonial cake cutting. 


From left, NCBC Gulfport Command Master Chief Mark Thomas, NCG 2 Command Master Chief Dave Garcia, and Naval Education and Training Command Force Master Chief Jon Port. 




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