Charles W. "Skip" Bowen

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Charles W.
Master Chief Charles W. "Skip" Bowen was the tenth Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard. Master Chief Bowen’s personal awards include the Coast Guard Distinguished Service Medal, four Meritorious Service Medals with "O" device, four Coast Guard Commendation Medals with "O" device, three Coast Guard Achievement Medals with "O" device, Commandant’s Letter of Commendation, six Meritorious Team Commendation Awards with "O" device, two Coast Guard Unit Commendations with "O" device, seven Coast Guard Meritorious Unit Commendations with "O" device, and the Coast Guard Sea Service Ribbon with two stars. Master Chief Bowen’s educational accomplishments include a Bachelor of Science Degree, "Magna Cum Laude" from Excelsior College and a Master of Business Administration “Summa Cum Laude” from Touro University International. He is currently Vice President of Government Affairs for Bollinger Shipyards and is the Co-Author of the leadership book “Breaching the Summit."

PERSPECTIVE: We Can Pay our Coast Guard Service Members Today. Here’s How.

As this shutdown continues to drag on, there are some things that just need to be said. Our government could pay our U.S. Coast Guard today.  Despite the shut-down.

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