Richards, Mack, SCPO
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Current Service Status
USN Retired
Current/Last Rank
Senior Chief Petty Officer (E-8)
Current/Last Primary Designator/NEC
Current/Last Rating/NEC Group
Current/Last Duty Station
1985-1987, PN-0000, USS Texas (CGN-39)
Previously Held Designator/NEC
SN-9700-Seaman - Infantry, Gun Crews, and Seamanship Specialists
00-0000-Unknown NEC Rating
PN-9614-Job Analyst
NC-9588-Career Information Program Advisor
PN-2526-Personnel Administration
Service Years
1968 - 1988
Foreign Language(s)
Official/Unofficial US Navy Certificates
Gulf of Tonkin Yacht Club
Order of the Shellback
Order of the Golden Dragon
Four Hash Marks

 Official Badges 

Career Counselor Firefighter US Navy Retired 20

 Unofficial Badges 

Sea Bees Badge Order of the Shellback Navy Chief Initiated Gulf of Tonkin Yacht Club

Vietnam Veteran 50th Commemoration

 Additional Information

What are you doing now:

Fully retired December 2012.


Other Comments:

--PADI Divemaster and OWSI  #18403 (Emeritus)

--Amateur Radio Operator, Callsign WA6ATF

--Class "A" Commercial Driver with doubles/triples, tanker, HAZMAT, passenger bus, and school bus endorsements.

 Countries Deployed To or Visited
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 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1968, Recruit Training (RTC San Diego, CA), 3282
 Duty Stations
USS Hancock (CV/CVA/CV-19)VA-55Commander Naval Forces Japan/Commander Fleet Activities YokosukaUSS Mars (AFS-1)
USS White Plains (AFS-4)COMLATWINGPACNavy Manpower  Material Analysis Cen PAC (NAVMMACPAC)NSF Diego Garcia
Naval Construction Force (NCF)Commander Naval Forces Japan/Commander Fleet Activities OkinawaNAF KadenaNAVSUBASE Bangor
USS Albert David (FF-1050)USS Texas (CGN-39)
  1968-1968, SN-9700, RTC San Diego, CA
  1968-1968, RTC San Diego, CA
  1968-1971, PN-0000, USS Hancock (CV/CVA/CV-19)
  1968-1971, PN-0000, VA-55
  1969-1969, 00-0000, Motion Picture Operator
  1970-1970, PN-0000, Personnel Accounting Machine Installation Pacific (PAMIPAC)
  1971-1973, PN-0000, Commander Naval Forces Japan/Commander Fleet Activities Yokosuka
  1972-1972, PN-0000, NAVCOMSTA Japan/NRRF Kamiseya
  1973-1975, PN-0000, USS Mars (AFS-1)
  1974-1974, PN-0000, Firefighting/Damage Control/Rescue Schools/Damage Control Shipboard
  1974-1974, PN-0000, Administration and Operation of Shipboard 3M System
  1975-1976, PN-0000, USS White Plains (AFS-4)
  1976-1980, PN-9614, COMLATWINGPAC
  1978-1978, PN-0000, Naval Education and Training Command (NETC)/Naval Education Training Support Center Pacific (NETSCPAC)
  1979-1979, NC-9588, Career Counseling School, NTC San Diego
  1979-1980, PN-9614, COMLATWINGPAC/F/A-18 Fleet Introduction Team
  1980-1980, PN-0000, Navy Manpower Material Analysis Cen PAC (NAVMMACPAC)
  1980-1981, PN-0000, NSF Diego Garcia
  1980-1981, PN-0000, Navy Overseas Air Cargo Terminal (NOACT),
  1980-1981, PN-0000, Naval Construction Force (NCF)/Commander Construction Battalions Pacific (COMCBPAC)
  1981-1983, PN-0000, Commander Naval Forces Japan/Commander Fleet Activities Okinawa
  1981-1983, PN-0000, Okinawa/Personnel Support Detachment Okinawa
  1981-1983, PN-2526, NAF Kadena
  1984-1985, PN-0000, PSA West/PSD Bangor
  1984-1985, PN-0000, NAVSUBASE Bangor
  1985-1985, PN-0000, Leadership Schools/Leading Chief Petty Officer Leadership Course
  1985-1985, PN-0000, Firefighting/Damage Control/Rescue Schools
  1985-1985, PN-2526, USS Albert David (FF-1050)
  1985-1985, PN-0000, Construction/Maintenance Schools/Cosal Use and Maintenance Course
  1985-1987, PN-0000, USS Texas (CGN-39)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1968-1969 Yankee Station
  1968-1969 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase VI Campaign (68-69)
  1969-1969 Vietnam War/Vietnam Summer-Fall 1969 Campaign
  1969-1970 Yankee Station
  1969-1970 Vietnam War/Vietnam Winter-Spring 1970 Campaign
  1970-1971 Yankee Station
  1973-1975 Yankee Station
  1975-1975 NEO - Operation Frequent Wind (Vietnam)
 Colleges Attended 
University of Utah
  1966-1966, EL Camino College, Torrance, CA
  1967-1967, University of Utah
  1972-1972, University of Maryland Far East Division
  1978-1979, West Hills Community College
  1979-1980, Mohegan Community College
  1982-1982, University of Maryland Far East Division
  1988-1989, Olympic College, Bremerton WA
  1989-1993, Olympic College, Bremerton WA
 Military Association Memberships
National Rifle Association (NRA)Branch 261Post 5869, Nisei Liberty PostPost 100
Skyhawk Association
  1966, National Rifle Association (NRA) [Verified]
  1988, Fleet Reserve Association (FRA), Branch 261 (Member) (Lemoore, California) - Chap. Page
  2012, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW), Post 5869, Nisei Liberty Post (Life Member) (Hanford, California) - Chap. Page
  2016, American Legion, Post 100 (Member) (Lemoore, California) [Verified] - Chap. Page
  2016, Skyhawk Association
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