Locke, Ron, AB2

Aviation Boatswain's Mate
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Current Service Status
USN Retired
Current/Last Rank
Petty Officer Second Class
Current/Last Primary NEC
ABE-0000-Aviation Boatswain's Mate Launch/Recovery
Current/Last Rating/NEC Group
Aviation Boatswain's Mate
Primary Unit
1997-2001, ABE-7006, USS Nimitz (CVN-68)
Previously Held NEC
ABH-7011-Aircraft Firefighting and Salvage Specialists
ABE-7003-C-13 Catapult Operator
ABE-7005-MK-7 Arresting Gear Operator
ABE-7004-C-13 Mod 1 Catapult
ABE-7006-Aircraft Launch and Recovery Equipment Maintenance Technician
Service Years
1981 - 2001
Official/Unofficial US Navy Certificates
Order of the Magellan
Suez Canal
Persian Excursion
Cold War
AB-Aviation Boatswain's Mate
Five Hash Marks

 Official Badges 

U.S. Navy Master-at-Arms Firefighter US Navy Retired 20

 Unofficial Badges 

US Navy Honorable Discharge Order of the Arctic Circle (Bluenose) Persian Excursion

 Military Association Memberships
Disabled American Veterans (DAV)American LegionVeterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW)Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association
  2001, Disabled American Veterans (DAV) [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2003, American Legion [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2008, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW) [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2009, Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association [Verified] - Assoc. Page

 Additional Information
What are you doing now:
Currently working in Minot North Dakota as a supervisor for IPS oil field services, coiled tubing division. 
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 Countries Deployed To or Visited
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 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1981, Recruit Training (San Diego, CA), 097
  1985, NAVVET (Prior Naval Service) (Great Lakes, IL)
 Duty Stations
USS Lexington (AVT-16)Advancement Schools and CoursesNAVSTA Rota, SpainUSS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN-71)
NAVSTA Norfolk, VAHC-8 Dragon WhalesUSS America (CV-66)USS Nimitz (CVN-68)
  1981-1985, ABE-0000, USS Lexington (AVT-16)
  1982-1982, (ABE) A School, Lakehurst, NJ
  1985-1987, ABH-7011, NAVSTA Rota, Spain
  1987-1987, ABE-7003, (ABE) C School
  1988-1988, ABE-7005, USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN-71)
  1988-1989, ABE-0000, NAVSTA Norfolk, VA
  1989-1989, ABE-0000, HC-8 Dragon Whales
  1989-1992, ABE-7005, USS America (CV-66)
  1992-1996, ABE-7005, NAVSTA Rota, Spain
  1997-1997, ABE-7004, (ABE) C School
  1997-2001, ABE-7006, USS Nimitz (CVN-68)
 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
  1992-2003 Operation Southern Watch (Iraq)
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