USS Ingraham (FFG 61) welcomed the US Navy’s newest chief petty officers during a pinning ceremony Sept. 16.
Pinned were Chief Cryptologic Technician (Technical) (SW/AW) Aubin L. Miller, Chief Information Systems Technician (SW/IDW/AW) Andrew K. Imamura, Chief Fire Controlman (SW) Harry Hall, and Chief Gas Turbine Technician (Mechanical) (SW) Robert C. Geissinger to the rank of chief petty officer (CPO).
These new CPOs join a 121-year-old tradition of leadership in the Navy. Through years of experience, performance, and testing, these individuals assume greater responsibility and privileges that they are bound to observe and expected to fulfill.
The new chief’s were presented new covers as a symbol of the community they are joining. The CPO’s Creed was recited during this presentation, representing the honored position of chief.
Ingraham is currently deployed in support of UNITAS 55-14.