Chelsea Creekmuir joined the Navy in 1996 and after serving 5 years enlisted, Chelsea was selected for the Enlisted Commissioning Program and commissioned in 2003. Chelsea served multiple sea tours on platforms ranging from guided missile destroyers to amphibious dock landing ships. Her sea tours included engineering and communications, but a majority of her experience is in operations, scheduling and crisis action planning. On shore duty she served multiple tours as an instructor and was certified master training specialist. While on her shore tours, she served one tour in Afghanistan as a civil military affairs coordinator.