CMC Robert Young

CMC Robert Young

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  • SN
  • PO3 Oct 86
  • PO2 Jan 01
  • PO1 Feb 02
  • CPO Apr 06
  • SCPO Feb 09
  • MCPO Jan 14
  • CMC Jun 15

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Military - First ever Reserve CMC for USCG Director or Operational Logistics. Advised two star command on issues health, welfare, training, deployability of 600 reservists.

Military Experiences

Jun 2015 - Aug 2017
Command Master Chief- Reserve Forces
Selected as first ever Command Master Chief - Reserve Force for US Coast Guard Director of Operational Logistics; a subordinate flag level directorate of the Coast Guard Deputy Commandant Mission Support. Advise active duty two star (O8) command and senior reserve officer (O6) on issues regarding readiness, deployability, discipline, health, well-being and morale impacting 1000 plus Coast Guard reservists serving at more than 15 Coast Guard support facilities world-wide. Network with service wide leadership to optimize Coast Guard Reserve workforce laydown strength and ratings structure to maximize reserve surge capability. Mentor and provide leadership development instruction to recently advanced chief petty officers (E7) as well as junior members of the officer corps (O1-O4).
Oct 2012 - Jun 2015
Sec Charleston
Reserve Command Master Chief
Advise active duty sector commander and senior reserve officer on issues which include but not limited to military readiness, discipline, training programs, and health and well being of reserve force members.
May 2012 - Sep 2012
Sta Charleston
Senior Enlisted Reserve Advisor
Advised local active duty command on reserve members military readiness and deployability. Coordinate annual training plans with reserve section leaders and monitor training performance. Facilitate US Coast Guard Individual Training Plans and track members' training progress.
Oct 2011 - Apr 2012
Sec Charleston
Reserve VBST Shop Chief
Directed training and operations for 15 plus member reserve law enforcement boarding team. Facilitated US Coast Guard Individual Training Plans for each member, and tracked member training progress.


(7 years, 7 months)
Jun 2005 - Sep 2011
Station Charleston - MOL
Led 75 reservists recalled to active duty to provide maritime security and force protection for DOD assets supporting OCONUS combat operations.
Jan 2004 - Jan 2005
Group Charleston - MOL
Supervised seven member force protection duty section which provided riverine security for DOD assets supporting OCONUS combat operations.
Aug 1989 - Sep 1989
MSO Savannah
Provided shore side force protection and maritime security for high value military assets.

Military Credentials

Professional Development Schools

Aug 2014 - Oct 2014

National Defense University Senior Enlisted Joint Professional Military Education Course

Nov 2010 - Dec 2010

United States Air Force First Sergeant Academy

Jan 2010 - Feb 2010

National Defense University Reserve Component Security Course

Nov 2009

USCG Senior Enlisted Leaders' Course

Individual & Special Skill Schools

Mar 2010

ICS339 - Division/Group Supervisor

Jul 2007

USCG Instructor Development Course


Jul 2007

USCG Instructor

Sep 2006

Tactical Coxswain

Jun 2004

SAR Coxswain

Security Clearance

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