Sector Charleston Command Senior Chief
SKCS Kody Fraughton
Command Senior Chief
Greetings from the Command Senior Chief:
Senior Chief Kody Fraughton assumed the duties of Command Senior Chief on June 13th, 2018, and serves as the Command Senior Enlisted Leader for all U. S. Coast Guard missions within Sector Charleston’s Area of Responsibility.
Senior Chief Fraughton’s previous assignments include CG Incident Management Assist Team, Marine Safety Unit Portland, CGC Kukui, Patrol Forces South West Asia, Station Grays Harbor, Group New Orleans, and CGC Active.
Senior Chief Fraughton is a native of Price, Utah and a graduate of the University of Charleston. His academic degrees include a Bachelor of Science in Finance and a Master's of Strategic Leadership. He is also a graduate of the U. S. Army Sergeants Major Academy, Joint Special Operations Forces Senior Enlisted Academy, U. S. Navy Senior Enlisted Academy, U. S. Air Force Senior Noncommissioned Officer Academy, the National Defense University’s Senior Enlisted Joint Professional Military Education (SEJPME) Course. The Coast Guard’s Chief Petty Officer Academy, and the Coast Guard’s Senior Enlisted Leadership Course.
Senior Chief Fraughton's military awards include three Coast Guard Commendation Medals with the Operational Distinguishing Device, five Coast Guard Achievement Medals with the Operational Distinguishing Device, and other personal and service awards.
Senior Chief Fraughton is married to the former Meghan Roland, and they are blessed with two children.