SECTOR NC NAVIGATION

COMMAND MASTER CHIEF

SECTOR NORTH CAROLINA

MCPO Eric C. Brown 

 MCPO Eric C. Brown

Master Chief Petty Officer Eric Brown’s assumed the duties as the Command Master Chief for Sector North Carolina on July 26, 2019. Master Chief Brown serves as the Command Enlisted Leader and provides advice to the Sector Commander relating to any issues, policies, and initiatives pertaining to all Coast Guard members and their families throughout Sector North Carolina. Most recently Master Chief Brown served as the Officer in Charge of CGC SHEARWATER homeported in Cape May, NJ. 

Originally from Valley Lee, Maryland, Master Chief Brown enlisted in the United States Coast Guard in January 2001. Master Chief Brown’s previous assignments include: Officer in Charge CGC MAKO, Cape May, NJ; Executive Petty Officer of Station Point Allerton, MA; CGC WALNUT, Honolulu, HI; Station Charleston, SC; CGC DALLAS, Charleston, SC; and CGC ADAK, Sandy Hook, NJ.

Master Chief Brown is a proud graduate of the Coast Guard Chief Petty Officers Academy, Class 196 and the Coast Guard Senior Enlisted Leadership Course, Class 66.

Master Chief Brown’s personal awards include the Coast Guard Commendation Medal, four Coast Guard Achievement Medals, three Coast Guard Letters of Commendation, Permanent Cutterman’s Insignia, Permanent Coxswain Insignia, and Boat Forces Silver and Gold Insignia. Master Chief Brown is certified as Officer in Charge Afloat and Ashore for both Multi-Mission and ATON operations.