COMMAND MASTER CHIEF
Master Chief Petty Officer Keith M. Naker
COMMAND MASTER CHIEF, SECTOR NORTH CAROLINA
Master Chief Petty Officer Keith Naker assumed the duties as command master chief, Sector North Carolina on July 11th, 2022. His primary responsibility is advisor to the Sector Commander on matters and policies relating to all Coast Guard members and their families throughout the state of North Carolina.
Master Chief Naker’s previous assignments include command master chief at Sector Humboldt Bay, McKinleyville, California; Inspections Division supervisor at Sector Northern New England, Portland, Maine; Command Chief and Incident Management Division at Marine Safety Unit Texas City, Texas; Assistant School Chief – Advanced Schools at Maritime Law Enforcement Academy, Charleston, South Carolina; Planning Staff at Sector San Juan, Puerto Rico, Incident Management Division at Sector Houston-Galveston; Sea Marshals and Inspections Division at Marine Safety Office Houston; and Station Milford Haven, Hudgins, Virginia. He is a proud graduate of the Coast Guard Chief Petty Officers Academy class 172 and the Coast Guard Senior Enlisted Leadership Course class 63.
Master Chief Naker’s personal awards include the Meritorious Service Medal, three Coast Guard Commendation Medals with Operational Distinguishing Device, two Coast Guard Achievement Medals with Operational Distinguishing Device, and the Coast Guard Marine Safety Insignia.
Master Chief Naker is married to Amber Naker; has two daughters, Adelaide and Genevieve. He was born in Sandwich, Illinois, calls Houston home, and enjoys basketball, woodworking, cooking, and RV camping.