Chief Information Systems Technician (IW/SW) Christopher Graham
Chief Information Systems Technician Christopher Graham is a native of Jacksonville, Florida. He attended Duncan U. Fletcher High School. He enlisted in the Navy on Aug. 20, 2001 and completed basic training at Recruit Training Command (RTC) Great Lakes, Illinois, and Cryptologic Technician Communications “A” School at Naval Technical Training Center Corry Station, Pensacola, Florida.
His sea duty tours include USS Princeton (CG 59) in San Diego from August 2003 to August 2006. He served as staff on Commander, Task Force (CTF) 70 from December 2009 to November 2011 as the automated data processing leading petty officer (LPO). He served aboard the USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) from February 2015 to February 2018 as the LPO and was promoted to the rank of chief petty officer.
His shore duty assignments were Special U.S. Liaison Activity Korea (SUSLAK) in Seoul, South Korea, from May 2002 to May 2003. He served at Fleet Area Control and Surveillance Facility (FACSFAC) San Diego from August 2006 to December 2009 as the N6 LPO. Served aboard Commander, Submarine Group (CSG) 7 from November 2011 to January 2015 as the automated data processing LPO. He assumed the duties as assistant officer-in-charge of NAVCOMTELSTA Far East Detachment Misawa, Japan, on Feb. 15, 2018.
Chief Graham’s awards include the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal, Joint Service Achievement Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (four), Army Achievement Medal, Good Conduct Medal (five), and various campaign medals and unit awards.