Michael P. Leavitt

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Michael P. Leavitt
Leavitt 2010.jpg
Born (1960-09-11) September 11, 1960 (age 53)
Fruitland, Idaho
Allegiance  United States of America
Service/branch United States Coast Guard
Years of service 1982 - 2014
Rank Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard
Awards Coast Guard Distinguished Service Medal
Coast Guard Medal

Michael Phillip Leavitt (born Fruitland, Idaho, September 11, 1960) was the eleventh Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard (MCPOCG). He assumed the position from MCPOCG Charles W. Bowen on May 21, 2010 [1] and was relieved on May 22, 2014 by Steven W. Cantrell.[2] Leavitt was previously serving as the Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Deputy Commandant for Operations at Coast Guard Headquarters, Washington, DC.[3][4]

Personal[edit]

Master Chief Leavitt's assignments have included:

Master Chief Leavitt's awards include the Coast Guard Distinguished Service Medal, Coast Guard Medal, Meritorious Service Medal with an operational distinguishing device, five Coast Guard Commendation Medals with the operational distinguishing device, three Coast Guard Achievement Medals with the operational distinguishing device and numerous other individual and unit awards. He has earned a permanent Cutterman Insignia, Surfman Badge and the Officer in Charge Afloat and Ashore devices. He is a graduate of the Chief Petty Officers Academy Class 34. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA) and is pursuing a Master of Arts in Training and Education.[5]

Awards and decorations[edit]

Coast Guard Distinguished Service ribbon.svg Coast Guard Distinguished Service Medal
Coast Guard Medal ribbon.svg Coast Guard Medal
Meritorious Service Medal with "O" device
Gold star
Gold star
Gold star
Gold star
Coast Guard Commendation Medal with 4 gold award stars and "O" device
Gold star
Gold star
Coast Guard Achievement Medal with 2 gold award stars and "O" device
Coast Guard Presidential Unit Citation with "hurricane symbol"
Secretary of Transportation Outstanding Unit Award ribbon.png Secretary of Transportation Outstanding Unit Award
Coast Guard Unit Commendation with "O" device
Gold star
Gold star
Coast Guard Meritorious Unit Commendation with 2 gold award stars and "O" device
Gold star
Gold star
Gold star
Gold star
Meritorious Team Commendation with 4 gold award stars
Coast Guard "E" Ribbon
Bicentennial Unit Commendation ribbon.svg Coast Guard Bicentennial Unit Commendation
Silver star
Bronze star
Bronze star
Bronze star
Bronze star
Coast Guard Good Conduct Medal with 1 silver and 4 bronze service stars
Bronze star
National Defense Service Medal with 1 service star
Global War on Terrorism Service ribbon.svg Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
Bronze star
Humanitarian Service Medal with service star
9-11 Ribbon.svg Transportation 9-11 Ribbon
Silver star
Special Operations Service Ribbon with 1 silver service star
Bronze star
Sea Service Ribbon with 1 service star
USCG Expert Rifle Ribbon.png Expert Rifle Marksmanship Medal
USCG Sharpshooter Pistol Ribbon.png Pistol Marksmanship Ribbon with silver sharpshooter device

References[edit]

Military offices
Preceded by
Charles W. Bowen
Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard
2010-2014
Succeeded by
Steven W. Cantrell