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Command Master Chief Sean Bailey

Command Master Chief, Naval Hospital Jacksonville and
Navy Medicine Readiness and Training Command Jacksonville

Command Master Chief Sean Bailey, a native of Slatington, Pa., enlisted in the Navy in 1993. He attended recruit training and Hospital Corps School in San Diego, and Field Medical Service School at Camp Lejeune, N.C. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Strategic Studies and Defense Analysis from Norwich University.

Bailey has served as a hospital corpsman at Naval Hospital Great Lakes in Ill. And Boone Branch Health clinic in Va.; as leading chief petty officer for the medical department at Naval Support Facility Thurmont (commonly known as Camp David); and as command senior chief at New Orleans military Entrance Processing Station.

Operational assignment include: 1st Battalion, 8th Marines, 2nd Marine Division at Camp Lejeune; 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion, 3rd Marine Division in Okinawa, Japan; 1st Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Marine Division at Camp Pendleton, Calif.; 1st Marine Raider Battalion (of Marine Forces Special Operations Command) at Camp Pendleton; and command master chief f USS Nitze (DDG 94).

Bailey deployed numerous times in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom, including with the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (as part of Operation Silver Wake) and with the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit.

Trainings include:  Basic Airborne Course, Basic Reconnaissance Course (Amphibious Reconnaissance School), Marine Combatant Diver Course, Amphibious Reconnaissance Corpsman course, Special Operations Combat Medic course, Special Operations Independent Duty Corpsman course, and Joint Special Operations Forces Senior Enlisted Academy.  

In June 2020, Bailey assumed the role of command master chief of Naval Hospital Jacksonville (and its five branch health clinics) and Navy Medicine Readiness & Training Command Jacksonville (and its five units).  

Personal awards and decorations include the Bronze Star, Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (four awards, two with valor), Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (four awards), Combat Action Ribbon (three awards), and multiple campaign and unit awards.
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