The U.S. Navy rate of chief petty officer was established on April 1, 1893.
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|U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (April 1, 2013) -- Command Master Chief Raymond Charest and Senior Chief Culinary Specialist Ryan Albrecht, both assigned to the guided-missile cruiser USS Hue City (CG 66), decorate a cake for a cake cutting ceremony in honor of the 120th anniversary of the chief petty officer rank. Hue City is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility promoting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions as part of Operation Enduring Freedom. |
U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Luis Fiallos.