Coarr, Francis, PO1

Aviation Anti-Submarine Warfare Technician
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Current Service Status
USN Retired
Current/Last Rank
Petty Officer First Class
Current/Last Primary NEC
AT-6586-P3C Weapons Systems Technician
Current/Last Rating/NEC Group
Aviation Anti-Submarine Warfare Technician
Primary Unit
1992-1995, AT-6586, VP-68 Black Hawks
Previously Held NEC
AX-0000-Aviation Anti-Submarine Warfare Technician
AT-6582-P-3A/B Weapons System OMA Technician
AT-8377-SH-3 Systems Organizational Career Maintenance Technician
AT-6668-EA-6B ECM OMA System Analyst
AT-8303-CH/MH-53E Systems Organizational Maintenance Technician
8319-P-3 System Organization Maintenance Technician
Service Years
1984 - 2007
Official/Unofficial US Navy Certificates
Cold War
AX-Aviation Anti-Submarine Warfare Technician
Five Hash Marks

 Official Badges 

US Navy Retired 20

 Unofficial Badges 

Order of the Shellback

 Additional Information
What are you doing now:
2013 - Current

DOD Ret (Medical) , VA Disability (100% SC),  SSDI Retired 


DCMA CMO Baltimore Md.

Industrial Specialist 
Production Manager
DOD Contractor Product Delivery and Process Improvement
Pre-Award Survey and Capability Analyst

Electronics Technician / QA Evaluator / Lab Manager.
SPAWAR Systems Center Chaleston, Code

Deployed to Afghanistan once a year for 4 months in support of USAF CENTAF A6 
Other Comments:
Retired Naval Reservist (14 years TAR / 6 years Drilling Reserve)

Former USN Civilian YE-0856-03 (GS-12)

Retired DOD Civilian GS-1150-12

 Remembrance Profiles -  1 Sailor Remembered
  • Coarr, Louis Francis (Frank, LCpl, (1961-1963)
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 Ribbon Bar
Enlisted Aviation Warfare Specialist Badge

 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1984, Recruit Training (Great Lakes, IL), 168
 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
VP-92 MinutemenVP-94 CrawfishersHS-75 Emerald KnightsVP-30 Pro's Nest
VP-68 Black HawksVAQ-209 Star WarriorsHM-15 Blackhawks
  1985-1985, AX-0000, VP-92 Minutemen
  1985-1986, AT-6582, VP-94 Crawfishers
  1987-1987, AT-6582, VP-92 Minutemen
  1987-1991, AT-8377, HS-75 Emerald Knights
  1991-1992, AT-6586, VP-30 Pro's Nest
  1992-1995, AT-6586, VP-68 Black Hawks
  1995-1999, AT-6668, VAQ-209 Star Warriors
  1999-2001, AT-8303, HM-15 Blackhawks
  2001-2003, 8319, VP-92 Minutemen
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1990-1991 Gulf War/Defense of Saudi Arabia Campaign/Operation Desert Shield
  1991-1991 Gulf War/Liberation and Defense of Kuwait/Operation Desert Storm
  1993-1995 Operation Deny Flight (Bosnia and Herzegovina)
  1993-1993 Operation Sharp Guard (Bosnia and Herzegovina)
  1997-2003 Operation Northern Watch (Iraq)
 Reflections on Service
Please describe who or what influenced your decision to join the Navy.
Whether you were in the service for several years or as a career, please describe the direction or path you took. What was your reason for leaving?
If you participated in any military operations, including combat, humanitarian and peacekeeping operations, please describe those which made a lasting impact on you and, if life-changing, in what way?
From your entire military service, describe any memories you still reflect back on to this day.
What professional achievements are you most proud of from your military career?
Of all the medals, awards, formal presentations and qualification badges you received, or other memorabilia, which one is the most meaningful to you and why?
Which individual(s) from your time in the military stand out as having the most positive impact on you and why?
Can you recount a particular incident from your service, which may or may not have been funny at the time, but still makes you laugh?
What profession did you follow after your military service and what are you doing now? If you are currently serving, what is your present occupational specialty?
What military associations are you a member of, if any? What specific benefits do you derive from your memberships?
In what ways has serving in the military influenced the way you have approached your life and your career? What do you miss most about your time in the service?
Based on your own experiences, what advice would you give to those who have recently joined the Navy?
In what ways has helped you remember your military service and the friends you served with.
 Colleges Attended 
Defense Acquistition Universtiy
  2011-2013, Defense Acquistition Universtiy
 Military Association Memberships
Post 217Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW)National Rifle Association (NRA)Association of the United States Navy (AUSN)
Department of PennsylvaniaFleet Reserve Association (FRA)Maritime Patrol Association
  1993, American Legion, Post 217 (Member) (College Park, Maryland) [Verified] - Chap. Page
  1999, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW) [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2007, National Rifle Association (NRA) [Verified]
  2007, Association of the United States Navy (AUSN) [Verified]
  2014, Disabled American Veterans (DAV), Department of Pennsylvania (Camp Hill, Pennsylvania) [Verified] - Chap. Page
  2018, Fleet Reserve Association (FRA) - Assoc. Page
  2018, Maritime Patrol Association
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