Command Master Chief, Naval Air Systems Command


CMDCM Todd A. Anselm

Command Master Chief Todd A. Anselm entered the Navy in January 1989 at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes. Upon graduation, he attended Aviation Electronics Technician “A” School in Millington, Tennessee. In May 1993, he attended Aerographer’s Mate “A” School in Biloxi, Mississippi, and cross-rated to AG upon graduation.

His previous assignments include: AC OP DET, Aircraft Intermediate Maintenance Dept., North Island, California; Naval Pacific Meteorology and Oceanography Detachment, El Centro, California; Aerographer’s Mate “C” School, Naval Technical Training Unit, Keesler Air Force Base, Biloxi; Naval Pacific Meteorology and Oceanography Detachment, Diego Garcia, B.I.O.T.; USS WASP (LHD-1); Naval European Meteorology and Oceanography Center, Rota, Spain; USS NASSAU (LHA-4); Naval Maritime Forecast Center, Norfolk, Virginia; Naval Oceanography Special Warfare Detachment, Norfolk, during which he deployed for 11 months as the staff METOC officer and tactical operations center chief for Special Operations Task Force Southeast, Tarin Kowt, Afghanistan, in support of Operation Enduring Freedom; Strike Fighter Squadron EIGHT THREE (VFA-83); Carrier Air Wing ONE (CVW-1); and Naval Aviation Warfighting Development Center.

Master Chief Anselm reported aboard as the Command Master Chief of Naval Aviation Systems Command in March 2020.

He is a graduate of the U.S. Navy Senior Enlisted Academy, the CMC/COB Course, KEYSTONE 19-1 and the Navy Leadership Symposium, and he earned his Bachelor of Science from Excelsior College. 

Master Chief Anselm’s awards include the Meritorious Service Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (4), Army Commendation Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (3) and various individual, campaign and unit awards. He has earned the Enlisted Aviation Warfare Specialist, Enlisted Surface Warfare Specialist, Navy Expeditionary Warfare Specialist and Enlisted Information Warfare Specialist designators.