Steelman, James, CWO3

Chief Warrant Officer
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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 NEC
713X-Warrant Officer - Engineering Technician - Surface
Current/Last Rating/NEC Group
Chief Warrant Officer
Primary Unit
1994-1997, 713X, NTC Orlando, FL
Previously Held NEC
EN-4291-Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Mechanic
EN-9585-Navy Recruiter Canvasser
Service Years
1973 - 1997
Official/Unofficial US Navy Certificates
Cold War
Panama Canal
Suez Canal
Engineering Technician
Chief Warrant Officer 3

 Official Badges 

NATO Standing Naval Forces Mediterranean US Navy Retired 20 NATO Standing Naval Forces Atlantic Recruiter

 Unofficial Badges 

US Navy Honorable Discharge Cold War Medal Navy Chief Initiated

 Military Association Memberships
Military Officers Association of America (MOAA)Post 8121, Seigfried-Leyte PostCombat Veterans Motorcycle Association
  1987, Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  1999, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW), Post 8121, Seigfried-Leyte Post (Member) (South Fork, Colorado) [Verified] - Chap. Page
  2008, Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association [Verified] - Assoc. Page

 Additional Information
What are you doing now:
I am a Licensed Professional Counselor and Licensed Addictions Counselor.  I'm currently a clinical supervisor in the Military and Family Life Counselor program.  I supervise counselors at Ft. Benning, Ft. Campbell, Ft. Carson, Ft. Huachuca, USAG Wiesbaden, Ramstein AFB, Keesler AFB, Columbus AFB, MCAS Miramar and MCAS Yuma.

I am the former commanding officer of the Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association, TX Chapter 23-1 (6 years).  I am currently the Region 5 Representative covering TX, OK, LA and AR.
Other Comments:
I served 6 months as a town board member from 1999-2000 and 2 terms as the Mayor of Del Norte, Colorado from 2000-2004.
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Surface Warfare Enlisted Badge

 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1973, Recruit Training (San Diego, CA), 330
 Duty Stations
Advancement Schools and CoursesUSS Prairie (AD-15)School Assignments - StaffCommander Naval Recruiting Command (CNRC)
USS Vreeland (FF-1068)USS Paiute (ATF-159)NAVSTA Mayport, FLLDO/CWO Indoctrination School (Faculty Staff)
USS Stark (FFG-31)NAVSTA Mayport, FL/SIMA MayportUSS Mcinerney (FFG-8)NTC Orlando, FL
  1974-1974, EN-0000, (EN) Engineman A School
  1974-1978, EN-4291, USS Prairie (AD-15)
  1978-1978, EN-9585, Recruiting Training School
  1978-1981, EN-9585, Navy Recruiting Region Central
  1981-1985, EN-4291, USS Vreeland (FF-1068)
  1985-1985, EN-4291, USS Paiute (ATF-159)
  1985-1987, EN-4291, NAVSTA Mayport, FL
  1988-1988, 713X, LDO/CWO Indoctrination School (Faculty Staff)
  1988-1990, 713X, USS Stark (FFG-31)
  1990-1992, 713X, NAVSTA Mayport, FL/SIMA Mayport
  1992-1994, 713X, USS Mcinerney (FFG-8)
  1994-1994, 713X, Navy Drug and Alcohol Counselor School (NDACS)
  1994-1997, 713X, NTC Orlando, FL
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1975-1975 NEO - Operation Frequent Wind (Vietnam)
  1982-1984 US Multinational Force Lebanon Peacekeeping Mission
  1992-1995 Southwest Asia Ceasefire (Iraq)
 Colleges Attended 
Southern Illinois University at CarbondaleTroy State University
  1985-1987, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale
  1995-1997, Troy State University
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