Chief Petty Officer (SW/FMF) Andy Burnett
United States Navy
Command Master Chief
Naval Health Clinic Corpus Christi
Master Chief Andy Burnett hails from Carrollton, Georgia, and he enlisted in the Navy with a guaranteed “A” school assignment to the rate of Hospital Corpsman. Following graduation from Recruit Training Center in March of 1991, he reported to Naval Hospital Corps School, Great Lakes.
Burnett served at Naval Hospital Corpus Christi, Texas from July 1991- January 1993.
He became a senior line company corpsman, 1st Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, and while attached to 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit he completed successful tours to Bosnia and Somalia.
Burnett was meritorious promoted to petty officer first class in July 2000, following graduation from Surface Force Independent Duty Corpsman (SFIDC) School, and in September 2003, he was advanced to chief petty officer.
His afloat tours include USS Arctic (AOE 8), USS Princeton (CG 59), and USS Pearl Harbor (LSD 52). He was also the Senior Medical Department Representative (SMDR) deploying with Enterprise Battle Group in support of Operations Southern Watch and Enduring Freedom.
In October 2014, Burnett transferred to Navy Medicine Operational Training Center, Surface Warfare Medical Institute Detachment, where he served as the senior instructor, Independent Duty Corpsman School until his promotion
to master chief petty officer (FY 17). He was also the IDC School’s program director until his primary assignment as senior enlisted advisor.
Burnett is a qualified Enlisted Surface Warfare Specialist, Fleet Marine Force Enlisted Warfare Specialist, Afloat Training Specialist and Master Training Specialist. His awards include the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (3), Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (4), as well as multiple unit and campaign awards.