CMDCM(SS) Scott J. Fusco 

Bio of Guest Speaker at 2007 Reunion in Portland, OR

Scott J.  Fusco

Command Master Chief
Banger, WA

     Master Chief Fusco, a native of Providence, RI, enlisted in the United States Navy March 25, 1982. He attended Boot Camp at Orlando, FL, and went on to Electronic Technician “A” School at Great Lakes, IL. After completion of Basic Enlisted Submarine School (BESS) in Groton, CT, he attended “C” School in Pearl Harbor, HI. Once his training was complete Master Chief Fusco reported aboard USS GUARDFISH (SSN 612) home ported in San Diego, CA. During his tour he qualified in submarines, completed a 22 month overhaul and made a six month Western Pacific deployment.

     In June of 1987, he transferred to shore duty which brought him back to Groton, CT as an Instructor at Naval Submarine School. During this tour, he qualified as a Master Training Specialist and was also promoted to First Class Petty Officer. He then transferred to PCU ANNAPOLIS (SSN 760), which was undergoing construction at Electric Boat Shipyard. Master Chief Fusco was promoted to Chief Petty Officer while serving as the LPO of ET Division.
      In November 1993, he reported to Commander Submarine Group TWO and served as the Northeast Region Career Counselor for 2 years. Feeling the need to get back to sea, Master Chief Fusco terminated shore duty early in November 1995 and reported to the USS ALBUQUERQUE (SSN 706) in Groton, CT as the Navigation Operations Department Enlisted Advisor. During a deployment somewhere in the North Atlantic, he received word via a family gram from his wife, that he was selected to the rank of Senior Chief Petty Officer.

     In October 1998, he arrived onboard the USS ANNAPOLIS (SSN 760) for assignment as Chief of the Boat. During this tour, he was selected for promotion to Master Chief Petty Officer. Following his COB tour, he reported aboard Naval Submarine Support Facility New London CT, as the Command Master Chief in July 2001. He terminated shore duty in March 2004 and reported to USS TOLEDO (SSN 769) for his second tour as Chief of the Boat. In October 2006, he reported to TRIDENT Training Facility, Bangor WA as the Command Master Chief.

     Master Chief Fusco is married to the former Judith L. Girard of Milford, CT. They reside in Bremerton, WA with their youngest son Jason. Their two older children, Phillip and Kasey, are attending college in Connecticut.