Force Master Chief Tracy L. Hunt, a native of Meherrin, Virginia, enlisted in the United States Navy in September 1989. Following the completion of basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Illinois, he completed Seaman Apprentice Training in December 1989. He reported for duty aboard. USS Avenger (MCM 1) in Charleston, SC.
Hunt’s follow on tours include: Shore Intermediate Maintenance Activity, Mobile, Alabama, USS John F. Kennedy (CV 67), Mayport Florida, Navy Reserve Recruiting Command Area Northeast, Washington, Navy Cargo Handling Battalion One, Yorktown, Virginia and Maritime Expeditionary Boat Detachment Four Two Two, Annapolis, Maryland.
Hunt was selected to the Command Senior Chief Program in 2009. In June of the same year, he reported aboard USS Rodney M. Davis (FFG 60), Everett, Washington. His follow on Command Master Chief tours include: Navy Recruiting District Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and consecutive tours onboard Naval Air Facility, Joint Base Andrews, Maryland, at Navy Operational Support Center Washington, DC and as the base Command Master Chief at Naval Air Facility Washington.
Hunt served as Command Master Chief, Commander, Navy Reserve Forces Command Norfolk, Norfolk, Virginia. He is a graduate of the Senior Enlisted Academy and Command Master Chief/Chief of the Boat Capstone Course.
In October 2021, Hunt was selected as the 17th Navy Reserve Force Master Chief.
Hunt’s decorations include the Legion of Merit, Meritorious Service Medal (fourth award), Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (second award), Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (sixth award), Army Achievement Medal, Combat Action Ribbon and various personal and unit awards.