Happy 121st Birthday, Chief Petty Officers

April 4, 2014 | By Seabee Magazine
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.
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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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