Master Chief Edward Briganti assumed duties as Command Master Chief/ME Rating Knowledge Manager in July, 2017. His responsibility is to advise Captain Timothy Haws, the Commanding Officer of the Maritime Law Enforcement Academy on issues and initiatives pertaining to all Coast Guard members at the MLEA.
A native of Bridgeport, CT, Master Chief Briganti enlisted in the United States Coast Guard in 1992. Upon graduating from Training Center Cape May, New Jersey, he reported to the mighty warship USCGC Morgenthau, with subsequent assignments include, CG Station Panama City, CG Station New York, TACLET South, Pacific Area Training Team, Maritime Security Response Team (MSRT), Training Team West, Sector New Orleans, and most recently to Sector Lake Michigan.
Master Chief Briganti is married to his beautiful wife Adrienne since 1997, and have 2 wonderful children, daughter Abigail who is 14 and his son Boston Rocco is 9.