CMDCM (SS/NAC/SW) William Greene
Command Master Chief
Master Chief Greene was born in Jasper, TX. He graduated from Jasper High School in 1996 and entered the U.S. Navy the following year. After graduating from Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes he attended Aviation Warfare Systems Operator "A" School in Pensacola, Florida.
Sea duty assignments include: Naval Air Station North Island, Sea Control Squadron FOUR ONE where he earned his Enlisted Aircrew Wings. In 1999 he completed a Rating Conversion to Fire Control Technician and attended Basic Enlisted Submarine School and Fire Control Technician "A" School then reporting to USS COLUMBUS (SSN 762) in November of 1999 where he completed three Western Pacific deployments. In 2004 he transferred to USS OHIO (SSGN 726) which converted from SSBN to SSGN and was selected for Chief Petty Officer in 2005. In 2007 he reported to USS COLUMBIA (SSN 771) and completed one Western Pacific deployment and was selected for Senior Chief Petty Officer in 2009. In 2013 he was assigned as Chief of the Boat aboard the Guam-based, forward deployed, guided missile submarine, USS OHIO (SSGN 726), where he completed two Western Pacific deployments and the crew earned the CSS-19 Battle Efficiency "E" award. He was selected for Master Chief Petty Officer in 2014. Greene was selected during his tour on the OHIO to serve as the Command Master Chief on USS EMORY S LAND.
Shore duty assignments include: Served on the COMSUBPAC TRE Team from 2010 to 2013 where he completed Chief of the Boat qualifications.
Awards include: Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (four awards), Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (five awards), Enlisted Submarine Insignia, Enlisted Naval Aircrew Wings.