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Terry D. Scott : biography


Terry D. Scott is a retired United States Navy sailor who served as the 10th Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy, from April 22, 2002 to July 10, 2006.

Awards and decorations

Navy Distinguished Service Medal
Legion of Merit
Meritorious Service Medal
number=4|type=award-star|ribbon=Navy and Marine Corps Commendation ribbon.svg|width=80}} Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (5)
number=3|type=award-star|ribbon=Navy and Marine Corps Achievement ribbon.svg|width=80}} Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (4)
number=1|type=service-star|ribbon=Navy Unit Commendation ribbon.svg|width=80}} Navy Unit Commendation (2)
number=2|type=service-star|ribbon=Navy Meritorious Unit Commendation ribbon.svg|width=80}} Navy Meritorious Unit Commendation (3)
Navy "E" Ribbon
number=7|type=service-star|ribbon=Navy Good Conduct ribbon.svg|width=80}} Navy Good Conduct Medal (8)
Navy Expeditionary Medal
number=1|type=service-star|ribbon=National Defense Service Medal ribbon.svg|width=80}} National Defense Service Medal (2)
Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal
Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
Armed Forces Service Medal
number=10|type=service-star|ribbon=Sea Service Deployment Ribbon.svg|width=80}} Navy Sea Service Deployment Ribbon (11)
Arctic Service Ribbon
number=3|type=service-star|ribbon=Navy and Marine Corps Overseas Service Ribbon.svg|width=80}} Navy Overseas Service Ribbon (4)
NATO Medal for Yugoslavia
Navy Expert Rifleman Medal
Navy Expert Pistol Shot Medal
  • 7 service stripes.

Duty Stations

Sea Duty:

  • USS John Adams (SSBN-620)
  • USS James Madison (SSBN-627) - Missile Division Leading Chief Petty Officer.
  • USS Jacksonville (SSN-699) - Chief of the Boat
  • Strike Fighter Squadron 192 - Command Master Chief

Shore Duty:

  • Fleet Ballistic Missile Submarine Training Center, Charleston, South Carolina - Qualified as Master Training Specialist
  • Holy Loch, Scotland, assigned to Commander, Submarine Squadron 14 embarked in USS Simon Lake (AS-33) - Squadron Missile Technician
  • Commander, Submarine Force, United States Atlantic Fleet (COMSUBLANT) - Senior Enlisted Nuclear Weapons Technical Inspector and Department Leading Chief Petty Officer
  • Naval Security Group Activity, Winter Harbor - Command Master Chief
  • Naval Forces, Central Command and Fifth Fleet - CNO-Directed Command Master Chief

Personal life

Scott currently lives in Bellevue, Nebraska.

Navy badges

  • Enlisted Submarine Warfare Specialist Badge (SS)
  • Enlisted Aviation Warfare Specialist Badge (AW)
  • Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy Badge

Early life and career

Scott was born in Buffalo, Missouri. Before enlisting in the U.S. Navy, he lived in Louisburg, Kansas. He joined the U.S. Navy in December 1976, and began his active duty service in 1977. He completed the Missile Technician training, Basic Enlisted Submarine School, and the Navy's Instructor training school; he was later certified as a Master Training Specialist. He graduated with honors from the U.S. Navy Senior Enlisted Academy in 1990, and received a Bachelor of Science degree from Southern Illinois University. During his 29 years of service in the Navy, he was awarded the Legion of Merit, the Meritorious Service Medal, and multiple Navy Commendation and Navy Achievement Medals.

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