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Press Release | Nov. 4, 2014

Navy master chief petty officer joins NORAD, USNORTHCOM as 13th Command Senior Enlisted Leader

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- Navy Master Chief Petty Officer Terrence Molidor will take the reigns as the 13th Command Senior Enlisted Leader tomorrow, Nov. 5, 2014, for North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command.

Molidor is taking over for Command Sgt. Maj. Robert Winzenried, who retired in September.

Molidor joins the NORAD and USNORTHCOM team after completing his last assignment as Fleet Command Master Chief for the U.S. Third Fleet, an organization tasked with leading naval forces in the Eastern Pacific, from the West Coast of North America to the international dateline.

Molidor, a native of Port Hueneme, Calif., enlisted in the Navy on Nov. 25, 1982 and attended basic training at Recruit Training Command in San Diego, Calif.  Upon completion of RTC, he transferred to Millington, Tenn. for Aviation Ordnanceman "A" School. He graduated in the top of his class and was meritoriously advanced to Aviation Ordnanceman Third Class.  He then graduated from Navy School Explosive Ordnance Disposal at the Navy Diving and Salvage Training Center in March 1992.

Master Chief Molidor's personal awards include the Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (2nd award), Navy Commendation Medal (5th award), Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (6th award), Good Conduct Medal (8th award) and numerous individual, campaign and unit awards.