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Current Service Status
USN Retired
Current/Last Rank
Chief Warrant Officer 3
Current/Last Service Branch
Engineering Technician
Current/Last Primary Designator/NEC
713X-Warrant Officer - Engineering Technician - Surface
Current/Last Rating/NEC Group
Navy Officer
Current/Last Duty Station
1985-1987, 713X, NAVSTA Norfolk, VA
Previously Held Designator/NEC
IC-0000-Interior Communications Electrician
IC-4776-MK 9 MOD 4/MK 10 MOD 0 DRAI and MK 6 MOD 4B DRT Technician
IC-4712-Integrated Voice Communications Technician
Service Years
1967 - 1987
Official/Unofficial US Navy Certificates
Order of the Golden Dragon
Neptune Subpoena
Plank Owner
Three Hash Marks
Engineering Technician
Chief Warrant Officer 3

 Official Badges 

US Navy Retired 20

 Unofficial Badges 

Order of the Shellback US Navy Honorable Discharge Order of the Arctic Circle (Bluenose) Order of the Golden Dragon

Gulf of Tonkin Yacht Club

 Additional Information
What are you doing now:
Operations and Maintenance of Automated Baggage Handling Systems, Passenger Boarding Bridges, and Ground Support Equipment.I also worked six years in production plant maintenance at General Cable Company's Apparatus Division. Made telephone lift trucks, air dryers, generators. Left there to go try maintenance on conveyor systems and been doing it ever since.
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  1982-1985, 713X, USS Austin (LPD-4)

Chief Warrant Officer 3

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USS Austin (LPD-4) Unit Page

Chief Warrant Officer 3 (1948-Present)

713X-Warrant Officer - Engineering Technician - Surface


 USS Austin (LPD-4) Details

USS Austin (LPD-4)
Hull number LPD-4

Surface Vessels


Parent Unit
Surface Vessels USS A-C


Created/Owned By
Not Specified

Last Updated: Jun 4, 2008
Memories For This Unit

Best Friends
Bill Jackson
Tom O'Leary
Pete Kemp

Best Moment
Tiger cruise from Moorehead City with my son.


Chain of Command
LCdr Jackson/LCdr O'Leary
Capt Olds

Other Memories
Flooded pit sword trunk.

My Photos For This Duty Station
Reporting aboard pic
Bobby Laired and Tex McLaughlin
On watch
MMFN Fazel Nazir-Nabbie
 2 Shipmates Assigned To This Duty Station:
  • Laired, Robert, PO1, (1978-1986)
  • O'Leary, Thomas, LCDR, (1963-1988)
 5 Members Also There with Rating/NEC Group OF:
  • Dalrymple, Jack, CAPT, (1979-2009)
  • Dray, Jan, LCDR, (1981-1998)
  • Ferrara, Joe, CDR, (1979-2005)
  • Otero, Vic, LT, (1981-1991)
 71 Other Members:
  • [Name Withheld], (1982-2003)
  • Bazar, Richard, PO1, (1968-1989)
  • Beckley, Guy, SCPO, (1978-2000)
  • Bell, John, PO2, (1980-1986)
  • Bobbitt, Kavin, SCPO, (1981-2007)
  • Boyer, Andrew, CPO, (1984-2007)
  • Brennan, James, PO1, (1982-2004)
  • Brennan, Terry, PO2, (1981-1987)
  • Brumley, Isaac, PO1, (1973-1995)
  • Buchanan, Patrick, PO3, (1980-1983)
  • Bussler, Rowland, SCPO, (1973-1998)
  • Butcher, Scott, SN, (1982-1984)
  • Campbell, Curtis, CPO, (1983-2005)
  • Carpenter, Patrick, PO3, (1981-1985)
  • Chiari, Patrick, CWO4, (1980-2010)
  • Comley, Mark, PO1, (1983-2000)
  • Daluisio, Ralph, PO1, (1976-1996)
  • DeCarmo, Amos, PO2, (1978-1990)
  • Dupras, Roland, CPO, (1976-Present)
  • Frost, Kenneth, CPO, (1972-1993)
  • Hightower, Derrick, PO1, (1982-2003)
  • JAMES, William, PO1, (1983-2004)
  • JONES, DERRICK, FA, (1980-1983)
  • Jones, Robert, PO2, (1979-1986)
  • Kelly, Tyrone, CPO, (1983-2007)
  • Kippenhan, Jim, CPO, (1981-2001)
  • Lepzinski, Mark, PO1, (1977-1983)
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