Even Admirals will acknowledge that it's the Chief Petty Officers who run the Navy.
It's an estimated enlisted rank and Friday was all about honoring them in ceremonies throughout the country, including San Diego.
KUSI's Ed Lenderman was LIVE with the story.
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