Master Chief Paul St. Sauver is a native of St. Louis, Missouri. He joined the U.S. Navy in July 1987 and attended Recruit Training in Orlando, Florida.
He was forward deployed to Helicopter Squadron TWELVE (HS-12) located in Atsugi, Japan. At the time, HS-12 was attached to Carrier Air Wing FIVE (CVW-5) onboard USS INDEPENDENCE (CV 62).
He then reported to Antarctic Development Squadron SIX (VXE-6) as the Independent Duty Legalman. VXE-6 deployed to Antarctica in support of the National Science Foundation. Master Chief St. Sauver transferred to Commander, Naval Special Warfare Command, located in Coronado, California, and served as the Force Legalman for the Naval Special Warfare Community throughout the world.
Master Chief St. Sauver graduated from the Senior Enlisted Academy in Newport, Rhode Island, and was named to the Director’s List of top academic performers. In July 2015, Master Chief St. Sauver reported for duty at Navy Medicine Training Support Center, Joint Base San Antonio, Fort Sam Houston, Texas for his final tour. He retired on July 31, 2017, after 30 years of service.
Master Chief St. Sauver and his wife Veronica reside in San Antonio, Texas with their son Joshua and daughter Isabel. His personal awards include the Meritorious Service Medal (three awards), Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (three awards), Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (eight awards), and numerous campaign medals and service awards.