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During the course, 12 Sailors across the United States and Japan received in-depth training on how to run a Landing Craft Utility and crew. The responsibility level of a craft master as an enlisted member can compare to a captain on a ship, said Wayne Mills, Maritime Training Division craft master instructor.
"A craft master not only operates the LCU, but they must take care of their crew as well," said Mills. "Each person on the crew has their duty, but it is the craft master's job to make sure they are doing it."