Salas serves aboard USS Abraham Lincoln
Command Master Chief Lee A. Salas
U.S. Navy Command Master Chief Lee A. Salas, a native of San Antonio, is serving his second tour aboard USS Abraham Lincoln, currently home-ported in Newport News, Va.
He enlisted in the Navy in June 1990, is a graduate of the U.S. Navy Senior Enlisted Academy Class 165, CMC/COB Course Class, and is an Enlisted Surface Warfare and Enlisted Aviation Warfare Specialist. Salas has completed eight major deployments to the Western Pacific, Mediterranean, and Middle East in support of Operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom.
His personal awards include three Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medals, six Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medals, six Navy Good Conduct Medals, and other unit and campaign awards.