Senior Enlisted Leader
MGySgt Christopher A. Bradshaw


Master Gunnery Sergeant Bradshaw enlisted in the Marine Corps on 14 July 1999 and reported to recruit training at MCRD, Parris Island.

Throughout his career, Master Gunnery Sergeant Bradshaw was assigned as an Aircraft Maintenance Chief and Aircraft Engines, Rotors, and Drivetrain mechanic with HMHT-302, Quality Assurance Representative with HMH-466, Quality Assurance Representative with HMX-1 Executive Flight Detachment, Maintenance Control Chief with HMH-463, Flight Line Division Chief with HMH-361, Quality Assurance Chief with MALS-36, Class Desk Chief with 1st MAW Aviation Logistics Department, and Command Senior Enlisted Leader with VMM-265.

He deployed with Heavy Marine Helicopter squadron (HMH) 466 to Operation Iraqi Freedom 4-6 in 2003 and 2006; served with HMX-1 directly supporting presidential administrations George W. Bush and Barrack Obama; deployed with HMH-463 to Okinawa, Japan supporting 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit and exercise Ssang Yong South Korea in 2013; deployed with HMH-361 to Okinawa, Japan supporting Unit Deployment Programs in 2016 and 2018 while conducting exercise Marine Aviation Support Activities (MASA) at Clark Air Base Philippines.

Master Gunnery Sergeant Bradshaw’s personal decorations include The Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal and the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal with three gold stars in lieu of fourth award. He is married to Vanessa Bradshaw.