Whittington, James, CDR

Line Officer
 
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Current Service Status
USN Retired
Current/Last Rank
Commander
Current/Last Primary NEC
111X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Surface Warfare
Current/Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
2005-2008, Commander Naval Surface Forces (COMNAVSURFOR)/Tactical Training Group Pacific (TACTRAGRUPAC)
Previously Held NEC
MM-3385-Surface Ship Nuclear Propulsion Plant Operator - Mechanical
116X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Surface Warfare (In Training)
Service Years
1978 - 2008
Official/Unofficial US Navy Certificates
Operation Iraqi Freedom
Persian Excursion
Safari To Suez
Sandbox Sailor Operation Iraqi Freedom
Suez Canal
Tailhook
Commander
Commander

 Official Badges 

US Strategic Command Badge US Navy Retired 30


 Unofficial Badges 

Order of the Shellback Order of the Arctic Circle (Bluenose) Cold War Medal Persian Gulf Yacht Club

Persian Excursion


 Military Association Memberships
Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW)
  2008, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW) [Verified] - Assoc. Page


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 Ribbon Bar
Surface Warfare Officer Badge
Officer in Charge (Small Craft) Badge

 
 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1978, Recruit Training (San Diego, CA), 0051
 Duty Stations
RTC (Cadre/Faculty Staff) San Diego, CASchool Assignments - StaffNuclear Power Training Command (Faculty Staff)/NPS Orlando, Fl (Faculty Staff)Nuclear Power Training Unit (NPTU) Idaho Falls (Staff)
USS Nimitz (CVN-68)Officer Candidate School (OCS) (Staff)Surface Warfare Officer School (SWOS)USS Tarawa (LHA-1)
US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)Naval War College (Faculty Staff)USS Francis Hammond (FF-1067)Commander, Naval Surface Force, Pacific (COMNAVSURFPAC)/DESRON 13
USS Prairie (AD-15)USMC Command and Staff CollegeJoint Forces Staff College/Armed Forces Staff College (Faculty Staff)US Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM)
USS Rentz (FFG-46)Commander, Naval Air Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet (COMNAVAIRPAC)Commander in Chief US Naval Forces Europe (CINCUSNAVEUR)/Commander US Naval Forces Europe (COMUSNAVEMulti National Force Iraq (MNFI)
Commander Naval Surface Forces (COMNAVSURFOR)/Tactical Training Group Pacific (TACTRAGRUPAC)
  1978-1978, RTC (Cadre/Faculty Staff) San Diego, CA
  1978-1978, Machinists Mate Class "A" School, Great Lakes
  1978-1979, Nuclear Power Training Command (Faculty Staff)/NPS Orlando, Fl (Faculty Staff)
  1979-1979, MM-3385, Nuclear Power Training Unit (NPTU) Idaho Falls (Staff)
  1979-1982, MM-3385, USS Nimitz (CVN-68)
  1982-1982, Officer Candidate School (OCS) (Staff)
  1982-1983, 116X, Surface Warfare Officer School (SWOS)
  1983-1986, 111X, USS Tarawa (LHA-1)
  1986-1988, 111X, US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
  1986-1988, Naval War College (Faculty Staff)
  1988-1988, Surface Warfare Officer School (SWOS)
  1989-1990, 111X, USS Francis Hammond (FF-1067)
  1990-1992, Commander, Naval Surface Force, Pacific (COMNAVSURFPAC)/DESRON 13
  1992-1992, USS Prairie (AD-15)
  1992-1993, USMC Command and Staff College
  1993-1993, Joint Forces Staff College/Armed Forces Staff College (Faculty Staff)
  1993-1995, US Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM)
  1995-1997, USS Rentz (FFG-46)
  1997-1999, USS Tarawa (LHA-1)
  1999-2003, Commander, Naval Air Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet (COMNAVAIRPAC)
  2003-2005, Commander in Chief US Naval Forces Europe (CINCUSNAVEUR)/Commander US Naval Forces Europe (COMUSNAVE
  2005-2006, Multi National Force Iraq (MNFI)
  2005-2008, Commander Naval Surface Forces (COMNAVSURFOR)/Tactical Training Group Pacific (TACTRAGRUPAC)
 Colleges Attended 
Excelsior CollegeUniversity of Redlands
  1980-1981, Excelsior College
  1995-1997, University of Redlands
  2007-2008, Fielding Graduate Institute
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