The Chief of the Boat, aka the COB, is an enlisted sailor who serves as the Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Commanding Officer and Executive Officer of a U.S. Navy Submarine.
Koogler joined the Navy in 2002, after an ankle injury waylaid her plans to join the Army. She has been devoted to her military career for the past 20 years. Although in her double decade career Koogler has achieved many accolades and accomplishments, she has yet another goal in mind; Command Master Chief (CMC).
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