Coast Guard mourns the death of Master Chief Phillip F. Smith, second Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard

Coast Guard mourns the death of Master Chief Phillip F. Smith, second Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard
MCPO Phillip F. Smith, the 2nd Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard. USCG file photo. WASHINGTON — The U.S. Coast Guard is mourning the recent loss of its second Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard, Phillip F. Smith, who died June 22, 2017. Smith took the post of Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard August 1, 1973. As the second enlisted man to serve as the enlisted advisor...