Submarine Squadron 11


San Diego, CA
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CMDCM (SS) Brandon Wallis
Command Master Chief, Submarine Squadron Eleven

CMDCM Nicholas Green=

Master Chief Wallis is a Hopkinsville, Kentucky native. He enlisted in the United States Navy under the Delayed Entry Program in October 2001 out of Nashville, Tenn. and completed Basic Training at Recruit Training Command Great Lakes in February 2002. He went on to complete Navigation Electronics “A” school in March 2003 and later completed “C” school in 2011. He is a graduate of the U.S. Navy Senior Enlisted Academy, Command Master Chief/Chief of the Boat Leadership Course, and Advanced CMC Course. He holds an Associate of Arts in Electronics.

In May 2003, he reported to his first Submarine, USS TUCSON (SSN 770) where he earned his Submarine Warfare Designation, completed two Western Pacific Deployments, two Eastern Pacific Deployments, and a change of homeport from Pearl Harbor, Hawaii to Norfolk, Virginia. His second sea tour was aboard USS CHICAGO (SSN 721) as the Navigation and Operations Department Chief and Navigation Division Leading Chief Petty Officer. While aboard CHICAGO, he qualified Assistant Navigator and advanced to Senior Chief, where he completed a change of homeport from Pearl Harbor, Hawaii to Apra Harbor, Guam and completed five missions vital to national security. His last sea tour was as the Chief of the Boat aboard USS HAMPTON (SSN 767) from March 2018 until March 2021. While aboard, HAMPTON completed a change of homeport from Portsmouth, New Hampshire. through the Panama Canal to San Diego, a Western Pacific Deployment, two Submarine Command Courses, and earned two Battle “E” Awards.

Wallis’ shore tours include Naval Post Graduate School in Monterey, California, and Commander, Submarine Force Pacific Fleet where he served as the Operations Department Senior Enlisted Advisor and qualified Chief of the Boat. Most recently, he served as the Command Master Chief for Navy Data Command in Yokosuka, Japan where he earned the Intergrated Undersea Surveillance System Breast Insignia.

Master Chief Wallis reported as the Command Master Chief and Senior Enlisted Advisor to Commander, Submarine Squadron ELEVEN in July 2023. His personal awards include the Meritorious Service Medal (two awards), Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (three awards), and numerous unit and campaign awards.