Zachary Montello, Select One

Master Chief Petty Officer, U.S. Navy

Military Professor Senior Enlisted Academy
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MC Montello completed basic training at R T C, Great Lakes, IL, 1999. He completed Naval Nuclear training in Charleston, SC, after graduation he was a Junior Staff Instructor. July 03 to USS Louisville (SSN 724), Pearl Harbor, HI ,Electrical Div. Promoted to FCPO, selected Electrical Div.LPO. Tours included: 1 WesPac Deployment, 3 EastPac Deployments, 1 Pacific Rim. Deployment. Nov. '05 NAVNUC Propulsion, Submarine NR-1. Billets include Sonar Officer, Interior Communications Digital Systems Officer, EMO, COB. Deployments Central Atlantic, Gulf of Mexico,Eastern Atlantic ,inactivation Submarine NR-1. Sept. '09, Submarine Squadron 6 - Electrical Asst. Transferred to SUBFORATL.

Areas of Expertise

  • Submarine Warfare

Professional Highlights


Great Lakes, IL

July Completed basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, IL

Charleston SC

Completed Nuclear Power Training.
Junior Staff Instructor

Pearl Harbor, HI

Reported to the USS Louisville (SSN 724)
Promoted to First Class Petty Officer and Electrical Division Leading Petty Officer
Completed one Western Pacific Deployment, three Eastern Pacific Deployments and one Rim of the Pacific Deployment.

Groton, CT

Hand selected by Commander Naval Nuclear Propulsion, for duty on Submarine NR-1.
Chief of the Boat.
Graduated from Naval Diving and Salvage Training Command Panama City Beach, FL.
Completed Central Atlantic Deployment, Gulf of Mexico Deployment and several Eastern Atlantic mission.

Submarine Squadron 6

September he reported as the Electrical Assistant.

USS Norfolk (SSN 714)

Graduated from the Engineering Department Master Chief course in October.
Reported to the USS Norfolk (SSN 714) served as the Engineering Department Master Chief.
Completed two Central Command deployments

Promoted to Master Chief

Promoted to Master Chief.
Received the 2014 Vice Admiral Charles A. Lockwood Award for Submarine Professional Excellence.
In November transferred to Commander, Submarine Forces Atlantic, as the Submarine Force Electrician.
Attended the Navy Senior Enlisted Academy, class 191.

Navy Senior Enlisted Academy

Reported to the Senior Enlisted Academy as a Faculty Advisor.
He took over the position of Lead Faculty Advisor in December 2015.


Recruit Training Command

Engineering Department Master Chief Course

Naval Diving and Salvage Training Command in Panama City Beach

U.S. Navy Senior Enlisted Academy

C.V. or Resume

Awards and Decorations

Enlisted Submarine Warfare

Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal
Five Awards

Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal
Four Awards

Good Conduct Medal
Five Awards

Various unit, campaign, and service awards

Other Honors

SOY USS Louisville

Vice Admiral Charles A. Lockwood Award for Submarine Professional Excellence

News, Media, & Events

23rd International Seapower Symposium

Sep. 18, 2018
8:00 a.m.
U.S. Naval War College, 686 Cushing Road, Newport, RI 02841

NATO’s Achilles Heel: Russian Political Warfare

Mar. 21, 2018
The National Interest
Article Publication

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