Chain Of Command

Chain Of Command

Response if verbal is not known: “Sir (or Ma’am), I do not know the answer but I will find out and get back to you if desired.”

Proper response: “Sir (or Ma’am), the (title) is the (current)”

Example: “Sir, the Secretary of the Navy is Mr. Richard Spencer.”


President of the United States: Mr. Donald J. Trump

Vice President of the United States: Mr. Mike R. Pence

Secretary of Defense:  Mr. Mark Esper

Secretary of the Navy: Mr. Kenneth Braithwaite

Chief of Naval Operations: Admiral Michael M. Gilday

Commander, Naval Education and Training Command (CNETC): Rear Admiral Peter A. Garvin, USN

Commander, Naval Service Training Command (CNSTC): Rear Admiral Milton J Sands III, USN

Area 7 Manager: Commander Patrick Thurman, USN (Ret.)

Senior Naval Science Instructor (SNSI): Lieutenant Commander Harry Haverkamp, USN (Ret.)

Naval Science Instructor (NSI): Master Chief Louis Jones, USN (Ret.)

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