Command Master Chief (AW/SW) Dayna S. Winn
Staff Command Master Chief, U.S. Naval Forces Central Command
Command Master Chief Dayna S. Winn (AW/SW) is a native of Virginia and entered the Navy in September 1991. He attended recruit and apprentice training in Great Lakes, Ill.
His first duty assignment was with Electronic Attack Squadron ONE THREE ONE Whidbey Island, WA, completing a WESTPAC deployment onboard the USS Ranger (CV 61). He then continued his training in Millington, TN attending Aviation Structural Mechanic (Safety Equipment) (AME) “A” school.
His follow on tours include Strike Fighter Squadron ONE FOUR SIX Lemoore, Calif.; Strike Fighter Squadron ONE TWO FIVE Lemoore, Calif.; Strike Fighter Squadron TWO SEVEN Atsugi, Japan, completing three deployments onboard the USS Kittyhawk (CV 63); Recruit Division Commander(RDC) Recruit Training Command Great Lakes, Ill.; Strike Fighter Squadron ONE ZERO TWO Atsugi, Japan completing two deployments onboard the USS Kittyhawk (CV 63); the United States Naval Academy Annapolis, Maryland as a Company Senior Enlisted Leader, Strike Fighter Squadron THREE SEVEN Oceana, Va., deployed onboard USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. His Command Master Chief tours are with LCS CREW 101 onboard USS Freedom (LCS 1) and deployed on USS Fort Worth (LCS 3). His most recent tour was with Mine Counter-Measures Squadron THREE San Diego, Calif.
He has earned an Associate’s Degree in General Studies from Columbia College of Missouri and is a graduate of United States Navy Senior Enlisted Academy, Class 161 and Command Leadership School, Class 14050.
His decorations include the Meritorious Service Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (five awards), Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (three awards), Navy Good Conduct Medal (eight awards) and various unit and campaign awards.
Master Chief Winn is married to the former Nancy Moore of Virginia and has two children, Dustin and Rebeka.