You are here
Fleet Master Chief Steven S. Giordano
Master Chief Giordano, a native of Baltimore, Maryland enlisted in the Navy in June 1989. Following completion of basic training at RTC Orlando, Florida, he reported to Naval Technical Training Center Pensacola, Florida, completing the Cryptologic Technician Technical training.
Upon graduation, he reported to FAIRECONRON ONE (VQ-1) Agana, Guam serving as a Signals Analyst and Reporter and completed an operational deployment to NSGD Bahrain in support of Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm. Following this assignment, Master Chief Giordano received orders to NSGA Pearl Harbor, Hawaii completing numerous operational deployments aboard Pacific Fleet combatants. His next assignment was at the National Security Agency/Central Security Service (NSA/CSS) Fort Meade, Maryland as a Maritime Analysis Cell Analyst. In October 1999, Master Chief Giordano reported to NSGA Rota, Spain completing three operational deployments and serving aboard one allied combatant. Master Chief Giordano then reported to the Center for Naval Leadership Pensacola, Florida for duties as the Entry Level ELINT School Course Manager and LCPO. In 2004, he reported to Navy Information Operations Command Fort Gordon, Georgia as the Fleet Cryptologic Augmentation Center Division Chief and Fleet Operations Department Leading Chief Petty Officer. Master Chief Giordano graduated from the U.S. Navy Senior Enlisted Academy Class 133 and reported on staff as a faculty advisor in September 2007. He has served as the Command Master Chief onboard the USS McClusky (FFG 41) and at Navy Information Operations Command Colorado. Master Chief Giordano served as the Force Master Chief for Navy Information Dominance Forces from December 2012 until February 2015. He is currently serving as U.S. Naval Forces Europe/U.S. Naval Forces Africa Fleet Master Chief.
His decorations include the Legion of Merit, Meritorious Service Medal, Joint Service Commendation Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (5 awards), Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (7 awards), and various unit and campaign awards and is designated in Information Dominance Warfare, Submarines, and Surface Warfare. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Management and is a Keystone graduate from the National Defense University.