Grahn, Gary, CWO2

Chief Warrant Officer
 
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Current Service Status
USN Retired
Current/Last Rank
Chief Warrant Officer 2
Current/Last Service Branch
Naval Communications
Current/Last Primary NEC
719X-Warrant Officer - Communications Technician
Current/Last Rating/NEC Group
Chief Warrant Officer
Primary Unit
1968-1969, RM-0000, River Assault Division 111 (RIVDIV 111), River Assault Squadron-11 (RIVRON-11)
Previously Held NEC
RM-0000-Radioman
RM-2318-Communications System Technical Control Operator
RM-2319-Communications System Technical Control Supervisor
RM-9502-Instructor
Service Years
1967 - 1989
Official/Unofficial US Navy Certificates
Cold War
Order of the Rock
Order of the Spanish Main
Order of the Golden Dragon
Persian Excursion
Naval Communications
Chief Warrant Officer 2

 Official Badges 

Master Training Specialist US Navy Retired 20


 Unofficial Badges 

US Navy Honorable Discharge Order of the Shellback Navy Chief Initiated Navy Chief 100 Yrs 1893-1993

Persian Gulf Yacht Club Vietnam Combat Craft Crewmember Badge LDO/CWO Cold War Veteran

SERE Mobile Riverine Forces Mekong Delta Vietnam 50th Anniversary Navy Officer Honorable Discharge

Brown Water Navy (Vietnam)


 Military Associations and Other Affiliations
Navy League of the United StatesUnited States Navy Memorial Mobile Riverine Force AssociationMid-Atlantic Chapter
Post 6060, William Clarence Jackson PostThe Veterans Association of Sailors of the Vietnam WarPost 126American Veterans (AMVETS)
Military Officers Association of America (MOAA)Chapter 64Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA)
  1964, Navy League of the United States [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  1990, United States Navy Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  1996, Mobile Riverine Force Association [Verified]
  2007, Gamewardens Association, Mid-Atlantic Chapter [Verified]
  2008, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW), Post 6060, William Clarence Jackson Post (Member) (Elizabeth City, North Carolina) [Verified] - Chap. Page
  2010, The Veterans Association of Sailors of the Vietnam War [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2011, Fleet Reserve Association (FRA), Branch 293 (Member) (Elizabeth City, North Carolina) [Verified] - Chap. Page
  2012, American Legion, Post 126 (Member) (¬†Hertford, North Carolina) [Verified] - Chap. Page
  2014, American Veterans (AMVETS) [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2016, Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2017, Disabled American Veterans (DAV), Chapter 64 (Member) (Elizabeth City, North Carolina) [Verified] - Chap. Page
  2020, Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA) - Assoc. Page


 Additional Information
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 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1967, Recruit Training (Great Lakes, IL), 2178
 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
HQ, RTC Great Lakes, IL (Company Commander/Staff)NTC (Cadre/Faculty Staff) Bainbridge, MDNaval Inshore Operations Training Center (Staff)Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape (SERE) Course
River Assault Division 111 (RIVDIV 111), River Assault Squadron-11 (RIVRON-11)US NavyUSN River Assault Flotilla ONE (RIVAFLOT1)USN Mobile Riverine Force Task Force-117 (TF-117)
NAVSUBASE New London/GrotonNAVBASE Guantanamo BayInstructors Training SchoolCNO - OPNAV
NAVCOMMSTA Diego Garcia BIOTUSS Whipple (FF-1062)Navy Senior Enlisted Academy (NSEA)Surface Warfare Officers School Command (SWOSU), Chief of Naval Education and Training (CNET)
LDO/CWO Indoctrination School (Faculty Staff)Naval Communications Station (NAVCOMSTA) Nea Makri, GreeceUSS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN-69)
  1967-1967, HQ, RTC Great Lakes, IL (Company Commander/Staff)
  1967-1968, RM-0000, NTC (Cadre/Faculty Staff) Bainbridge, MD
  1968-1968, RM-0000, Naval Inshore Operations Training Center (Staff)
  1968-1968, RM-0000, Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape (SERE) Course
  1968-1969, RM-0000, River Assault Division 111 (RIVDIV 111), River Assault Squadron-11 (RIVRON-11)
  1968-1969, RM-0000, USS Woolsey (DD-437)
  1968-1969, RM-0000, USN River Assault Flotilla ONE (RIVAFLOT1)
  1968-1969, RM-0000, USN Mobile Riverine Force Task Force-117 (TF-117)
  1968-1969, RM-0000, River Assault Division 111 (RIVDIV 111), River Assault Squadron-11 (RIVRON-11)
  1969-1972, RM-0000, NAVSUBASE New London/Groton
  1972-1976, RM-0000, NAVBASE Guantanamo Bay
  1976-1976, RM-2318, Instructors Training School
  1976-1980, RM-2318, CNO - OPNAV
  1980-1981, RM-2319, NAVCOMMSTA Diego Garcia BIOT
  1981-1984, RM-2319, USS Whipple (FF-1062)
  1984-1985, RM-2319, Navy Senior Enlisted Academy (NSEA)
  1984-1985, RM-9502, Surface Warfare Officer School (Staff), Surface Warfare Officers School Command (SWOSU)
  1985-1985, 719X, LDO/CWO Indoctrination School (Faculty Staff)
  1985-1986, 719X, Naval Communications Station (NAVCOMSTA) Nea Makri, Greece
  1986-1989, 719X, USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN-69)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase IV Campaign (68)
  1968-1969 Operation Giant Slingshot
  1971-1973 Vietnam War
  1979-1981 Iran Hostage Crisis
 Colleges Attended 
Saint Leo University
  1993-1995, Saint Leo University
 Other News, Events and Photographs
 
  Retired ?10
  Jun 30, 1989, Retired
  Apr 21, 2013, General Photos4
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