Chief Culinary Specialist Bernie "Bacon" Cowley is the Head Chef aboard the USS Nathan James.
Not much is know about Bernie's child hood or early life
At some point Bacon served a chef at Camp David but left the post to serve at sea so he could advance in the Navy. In 2014, he was assigned to the Nathan James as a Culinary Specialist 2nd Class.
By 2017, he had been promoted to Chief Petty Officer.