Vanderhaden Named USCG Master Chief Petty Officer
The U.S. Coast Guard announced Tuesday Command Master Chief Jason M. Vanderhaden has been selected as the 13th Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard. The Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard is the service's most senior enlisted member and advises the commandant on matters related to the enlisted workforce.
In addition, Command Master Chief George Williamson was selected as the seventh Reserve Force Master Chief of the Coast Guard.
Vanderhaden and Williamson will assume their offices May 17, 2018, during a Change of Watch ceremony in Washington, D.C.
Vanderhaden currently serves as the Command Master Chief to the Deputy Commandant for Mission Support. He is the senior enlisted advisor for the segment of the Coast Guard that delivers the systems and people that enable the Coast Guard's operations missions.
Williamson is serving the Reserve Command Master Chief of Atlantic Area. He is the senior enlisted advisor for all U.S. Coast Guard Reserve missions from the Rocky Mountains eastward to the Arabian Gulf.