Master Chief Petty Officer Mark Pearson (left) and Rear Adm. Steven P. Metruck (right) pose with Green Man Saturday, Nov. 7, 2015, during Coast Guard Day festivities in Portsmouth, Va. The city of Portsmouth is a designated Coast Guard City and held a festival to honor the men and women of the service and their families. (Coast Guard photograph by Petty Officer 3rd Class Joshua Canup)
RMPE99ENMaster Chief Petty Officer Mark Pearson (left) and Rear Adm. Steven P. Metruck (right) pose with Green Man Saturday, Nov. 7, 2015, during Coast Guard Day festivities in Portsmouth, Va. The city of Portsmouth is a designated Coast Guard City and held a festival to honor the men and women of the service and their families. (Coast Guard photograph by Petty Officer 3rd Class Joshua Canup)
From left to right, retired Navy SEAL Lt. Jason Redman, country music singer Mark Wills, Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Jonathan Greenert, the two youngest Sailors in attendance and Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy Mike Stevens cut a birthday
RMDGK4KXFrom left to right, retired Navy SEAL Lt. Jason Redman, country music singer Mark Wills, Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Jonathan Greenert, the two youngest Sailors in attendance and Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy Mike Stevens cut a birthday
Personnel from New Hanover and Brunswick County listen during training at Station Oak Island May 8, 2017, in Oak Island, North Carolina. Station Oak Island conducted National Association of State Boating Law Administrators (NASBLA) training May 8-12 for New Hanover and Brunswick County agencies. (Coast Guard photograph by Master Chief Petty Officer Mark Kannan)
RMP3RJNDPersonnel from New Hanover and Brunswick County listen during training at Station Oak Island May 8, 2017, in Oak Island, North Carolina. Station Oak Island conducted National Association of State Boating Law Administrators (NASBLA) training May 8-12 for New Hanover and Brunswick County agencies. (Coast Guard photograph by Master Chief Petty Officer Mark Kannan)
150320-N-OT964-065 NAPLES, Italy (March 20, 2015) Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Mike Stevens meets with Adm. Mark Ferguson, Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa on board Naval Support Activity Naples. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Martin L. Carey/Released)
RMFTDA8X150320-N-OT964-065 NAPLES, Italy (March 20, 2015) Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Mike Stevens meets with Adm. Mark Ferguson, Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa on board Naval Support Activity Naples. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Martin L. Carey/Released)
Personnel from New Hanover and Brunswick County listen during training at Station Oak Island May 8, 2017, in Oak Island, North Carolina. Station Oak Island conducted National Association of State Boating Law Administrators (NASBLA) training May 8-12 for New Hanover and Brunswick County agencies. (Coast Guard photograph by Master Chief Petty Officer Mark Kannan)
RMMRC9C1Personnel from New Hanover and Brunswick County listen during training at Station Oak Island May 8, 2017, in Oak Island, North Carolina. Station Oak Island conducted National Association of State Boating Law Administrators (NASBLA) training May 8-12 for New Hanover and Brunswick County agencies. (Coast Guard photograph by Master Chief Petty Officer Mark Kannan)
150320-N-OT964-211 NAPLES, Italy (March 20, 2015) Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Mike Stevens delivers remarks during U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa Fleet Master Chief JoAnn Ortloff's retirement ceremony. Ortloff is retiring after 33 years of service to the Navy. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Martin L. Carey/Released)
RMFTDA92150320-N-OT964-211 NAPLES, Italy (March 20, 2015) Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Mike Stevens delivers remarks during U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa Fleet Master Chief JoAnn Ortloff's retirement ceremony. Ortloff is retiring after 33 years of service to the Navy. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Martin L. Carey/Released)
Rear Adm. Steven P. Metruck (left) and Master Chief Petty Officer Mark Pearson (right) talk with shipmates and Sammy the Sea Otter, Saturday, Nov. 7, 2015, during Coast Guard Day festivities in Portsmouth, Va. The city of Portsmouth is a designated Coast Guard City and held a festival to honor the men and women of the service and their families. (Coast Guard photograph by Petty Officer 3rd Class Joshua Canup)
RMPE99EGRear Adm. Steven P. Metruck (left) and Master Chief Petty Officer Mark Pearson (right) talk with shipmates and Sammy the Sea Otter, Saturday, Nov. 7, 2015, during Coast Guard Day festivities in Portsmouth, Va. The city of Portsmouth is a designated Coast Guard City and held a festival to honor the men and women of the service and their families. (Coast Guard photograph by Petty Officer 3rd Class Joshua Canup)
Personnel from New Hanover and Brunswick County agencies hold up their Boat Crew Member certifications after graduating a course taught by Station Oak Island personnel May 8, 2017, in Oak Island, North Carolina. Pictured front row from left to right: Master Chief Petty Officer Mark Kannan, Winston C. Soward, Benjamin Bobzien, Jonathan E. McDade, Marc A. Sestrich, Edmund C. Kennedy, Buddy R. Thompson Jr., Fire Chief Simon W. Sanders, Alan Griffin and Chris R. Ward. Pictured back row from left to right: Carl Mauney, Tyler Crouch, Kevin R. McDonald, Courtney S. Padgett, Anders S. Remahl, Eric G.
RMR6N37FPersonnel from New Hanover and Brunswick County agencies hold up their Boat Crew Member certifications after graduating a course taught by Station Oak Island personnel May 8, 2017, in Oak Island, North Carolina. Pictured front row from left to right: Master Chief Petty Officer Mark Kannan, Winston C. Soward, Benjamin Bobzien, Jonathan E. McDade, Marc A. Sestrich, Edmund C. Kennedy, Buddy R. Thompson Jr., Fire Chief Simon W. Sanders, Alan Griffin and Chris R. Ward. Pictured back row from left to right: Carl Mauney, Tyler Crouch, Kevin R. McDonald, Courtney S. Padgett, Anders S. Remahl, Eric G.
Pacific Area Command Master Chief Petty Officer Mark Pearson presents Vice Adm. Charles W. Ray a flag that was lowered from the Coast Guard Cutter Waesche during the Coast Guard Pacific Area change of command ceremony, Monday, Aug. 15, 2016 at Coast Guard Base Alameda in California. Pacific Area is the Coast Guard's regional command element and force provider for maritime safety, security and stewardship in the Pacific. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Loumania Stewart
RMP2YXNBPacific Area Command Master Chief Petty Officer Mark Pearson presents Vice Adm. Charles W. Ray a flag that was lowered from the Coast Guard Cutter Waesche during the Coast Guard Pacific Area change of command ceremony, Monday, Aug. 15, 2016 at Coast Guard Base Alameda in California. Pacific Area is the Coast Guard's regional command element and force provider for maritime safety, security and stewardship in the Pacific. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Loumania Stewart
Master Chief Petty Officer Mark Pearson, command master chief, U.S. Coast Guard Pacific Area, presents the commissioning pennant to Petty Officer 2nd Class Matthew Concepcion, a boatswain’s mate aboard the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Gerczak (WPC 1126), during the commissioning ceremony on Base Honolulu, March 9, 2018. The Joseph Gerczak is the second of three Honolulu-based FRCs that will primarily serve the main Hawaiian Islands. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Amanda Levasseur/Released)

RMMD00ANMaster Chief Petty Officer Mark Pearson, command master chief, U.S. Coast Guard Pacific Area, presents the commissioning pennant to Petty Officer 2nd Class Matthew Concepcion, a boatswain’s mate aboard the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Gerczak (WPC 1126), during the commissioning ceremony on Base Honolulu, March 9, 2018. The Joseph Gerczak is the second of three Honolulu-based FRCs that will primarily serve the main Hawaiian Islands. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Amanda Levasseur/Released)

071023-N-4973M-015 SAN DIEGO (Oct. 23, 2007) Ð Capt. Jim Wink, commanding officer of Amphibious Construction Battalion (ACB) 1, Command Master Chief Damon L. Anthony and Lt. Joseph Roach, a Navy chaplain, discuss disaster relief efforts in response to the San Diego wildfires with Master Chief Petty Officer Mark Parkstone, the senior enlisted leader on board Naval Amphibious Base Coronado. More than 268 military personnel and their families have evacuated their homes to seek shelter in a 500-person tent camp set up by ACB-1 on Turner Field at Naval Amphibious Base Coronado. U.S. Navy photo by M
RMHFRAK7071023-N-4973M-015 SAN DIEGO (Oct. 23, 2007) Ð Capt. Jim Wink, commanding officer of Amphibious Construction Battalion (ACB) 1, Command Master Chief Damon L. Anthony and Lt. Joseph Roach, a Navy chaplain, discuss disaster relief efforts in response to the San Diego wildfires with Master Chief Petty Officer Mark Parkstone, the senior enlisted leader on board Naval Amphibious Base Coronado. More than 268 military personnel and their families have evacuated their homes to seek shelter in a 500-person tent camp set up by ACB-1 on Turner Field at Naval Amphibious Base Coronado. U.S. Navy photo by M
Personnel from New Hanover and Brunswick County agencies hold up their Boat Crew Member certifications after graduating a course taught by Station Oak Island personnel May 8, 2017, in Oak Island, North Carolina. Pictured front row from left to right: Master Chief Petty Officer Mark Kannan, Winston C. Soward, Benjamin Bobzien, Jonathan E. McDade, Marc A. Sestrich, Edmund C. Kennedy, Buddy R. Thompson Jr., Fire Chief Simon W. Sanders, Alan Griffin and Chris R. Ward. Pictured back row from left to right: Carl Mauney, Tyler Crouch, Kevin R. McDonald, Courtney S. Padgett, Anders S. Remahl, Eric G.
RMMRC9CBPersonnel from New Hanover and Brunswick County agencies hold up their Boat Crew Member certifications after graduating a course taught by Station Oak Island personnel May 8, 2017, in Oak Island, North Carolina. Pictured front row from left to right: Master Chief Petty Officer Mark Kannan, Winston C. Soward, Benjamin Bobzien, Jonathan E. McDade, Marc A. Sestrich, Edmund C. Kennedy, Buddy R. Thompson Jr., Fire Chief Simon W. Sanders, Alan Griffin and Chris R. Ward. Pictured back row from left to right: Carl Mauney, Tyler Crouch, Kevin R. McDonald, Courtney S. Padgett, Anders S. Remahl, Eric G.