Goose Creek native promoted to Navy chief petty officer

Marie Dumalag receives her chief anchors with her family as she is promoted to Navy chief petty officer.

MARMC Public Affairs Specialist

A Goose Creek native has been promoted to the rank of Navy chief petty officer.

Navy Chief Sheena Marie Dumalag, who attended Olongapo City National High School in the Philippines, is a gas turbine systems electrician assigned to the Mid-Atlantic Regional Maintenance Center (MARMC) in Norfolk, Virginia.

She is responsible for operating, repairing and performing organizational and intermediate maintenance on electrical components of gas turbine engines, main propulsion machinery, auxiliary equipment and propulsion control systems.

Chief Dumalag joins 16 other MARMC Sailors who earned their chief anchors, a milestone in a Sailor’s career and a prestigious tradition that goes back 126 years.

MARMC is home to more than 1,500 Sailors who provide surface ship maintenance, management and oversight of private sector maintenance and fleet technical assistance to ships in the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States and support the 5th and 6th fleet areas of responsibilities.