Meet the Command Master Chief
CMC Seth W Eury
Master Chief Seth Eury assumed the duties as Command Master Chief in July 2022. His primary responsibility is to advise Captain Matthew Chong on issues and initiative's pertaining to all Coast Guard members and their families within the Training Center. He also advises the enlisted workforce, advocates for military benefits and entitlements, is the senior enlisted mentor, and acts as the sounding board for select enlisted administrative actions. Master Chief Eury previously served as the Command Master Chief, Base Seattle. He advised the Commanding Officer on policies that directly impacted the work-life balance and well-being of the 350 personnel and their families while supporting the mission throughout the Pacific Northwest.
Before reporting to Base Seattle, he served as Command Master Chief and Engineer Petty Officer of Maritime Safety and Security Team New Orleans where he led the transition to new operating platforms, expansion of pursuit capability, development of Coast Guard Catastrophic Incident Search and Rescue procedures and platforms, and support to Southern Border security operations on the Rio Grande River.
He enlisted in the United States Coast Guard in September 1998 and graduated from Machinery Technician “A” School in February of 1999. His previous assignments include the USCGC THETIS in Key West, FL, USCGC WASHINGTON in Honolulu, HI, Station St. Petersburg, FL, Surface Forces Logistics Center in Baltimore, MD and Station Monterey, CA.
He participated in Chief’s Call to Initiation in 2008, graduated from the Coast Guard Chief Petty Officer’s Academy Class 160 in 2009, attended the Senior Enlisted Leader Course in 2014 and has completed the Boat Forces Command Cadre School twice. His previous qualifications include 110’ CB-M Coxswain, 25 RBS Tactical Crewmember, 41UTB Engineer and Crewmember, 47MLB Engineer and Crewmember, Boarding Officer and Cutter Rescue Swimmer. He is currently pursuing his Bachelor of Science in business administration.
His personal awards include five Coast Guard Commendation Medals, four Coast Guard Achievement Medals, two Coast Guard Commandant’s Letter of Commendation Ribbons and the permanent Coast Guard Cutterman Insignia. He received the Federal Executive Bronze Team Award in 2009.
He married his wife Ashley in 2005 and they have three children: Melanie, Madeleine, and Charlotte.