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Naval Chief
Sculpture by Leo Irrera

Proposal: 7' rendition of the Chief

As a result of the sculptures he produced as Art coordinator for the U.S. Navy Memorial sculpture wall Leo Irrera was asked to produce a memorial statue representing the chief Petty officer, the work was followed by a commission to produce a female chief as well.  Both were was greeted with a good deal of satisfaction especially by the chiefs

- so much so that in a formal ceremony Leo was appointed   an honorary Master Chief by the Master Chief of the Navy James Herdt.  He would like to produce a 7’ rendition. This statue is sold through the U.S. Navy Memorial Ships Store

Leo pinned as Honorary Chief
Leo Honorary Chief
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These models may be purcahsed in pewter (left) or cold cast bronze (right)