Stevens Becomes 13th MCPON
FRA congratulates FORCM
Michael Stevens as he becomes the 13th Master Chief Petty
Officer of the Navy (MCPON) today.
FRA staff was on hand during the change of watch ceremony
where Stevens relieved MCPON-12 Rick West. Stevens, who previously
served as theFleet Master Chief
for U.S. Fleet Forces Command, is a Montana native
and joined the Navy in
The position of MCPON was
created by legislation in 1966 that was strongly supported by FRA.
MCPON is the senior enlisted member of the U.S. Navy and is appointed by
the CNO to serve as an advisor to the highest positions in the Navy on
issues impacting enlisted personnel.