What is a chief petty officer?

Answer A chief petty officer is a US Navy or Coast Guard non-commissioned officer of the grade E-7, E-8, or E-9.E-7: Chief Petty OfficerE-8: Senior Chief Petty OfficerE-9: Master Chief Petty OfficerE-9 al... Read More »

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Who is the highest ranking officer out of a petty officer second class and a master chief petty officer?

The Master Chief is senior to a PO2, or to any other "enlisted" rating. In theory, all petty officers - even Master Chiefs - are junior to commissioned officers. In practice, a Master Chief is sen... Read More »

Can second class petty officer and chief petty officer date?

Generally no, it is covered under fraternization in the military.

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First chief petty officer in the navy?

Technically, there was none. Navy General Order 409 established the Chief Petty Officer rate (enlisted rank) for 9 of the then 12 Navy ratings (job titles) on 25 February 1893. All personnel who we... Read More »