CMDCM Kevin A. Scarff
U.S. Sixth Fleet Command Master Chief
Command Master Chief Kevin Scarff enlisted in the United States Navy on 2 August 1995 and received recruit training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Illinois, then graduated from Navigation Electronic Technician “A” School before reporting to the Fleet. He graduated from the United States Navy Senior Enlisted Academy, Command Master Chief / Chief of the Boat Leadership Course in April 2010, and is also a graduate of the National Defense University Keystone Course.
Command Master Chief Scarff’s sea duty assignments include USS SPRINGFIELD (SSN 761), USS TENNESSEE (SSBN 734)(GOLD), USS DALLAS (SSN 700), USS CONNECTICUT (SSN 22) and USS ALASKA (SSBN 732)(GOLD).
He reported aboard the USS ALASKA (SSBN 732)(GOLD) in May 2010 and served as the Chief of the Boat until August 2013. During his time as COB, the ship earned the COMSUBRON 20 Battle Efficiency Award for 2011 and 2012. The ship also earned the US STRATCOM Omaha Trophy for 2011 and 2012, becoming the first submarine to earn this award two years in a row.
His shore duty assignments include Submarine Learning Center, Detachment Kings Bay, Command Master Chief of Naval Submarine Support Center, Kings Bay, GA, Command Master Chief of Submarine Squadron SIXTEEN, Command Master Chief of Submarine Group NINE, and Force Master Chief for Submarine Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet.
His awards include the Legion of Merit, Meritorious Service Medal (three awards), Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (two awards), Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (five awards), and the Battle Efficiency Award (four awards) earned alongside his shipmates.