Anderson, Matthew, LT

Limited Duty Officer
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Current Service Status
USN Active
Current/Last Rank
Current/Last Primary NEC
649X-Limited Duty Officer - Security
Current/Last Rating/NEC Group
Limited Duty Officer
Primary Unit
2017-Present, 649X, NAVBASE Point Loma, CA
Previously Held NEC
FR-0000-Fireman Recruit
MA-9545-Law Enforcement Specialist
MA-2002-Military Investigator
MA-0812-Small Arms Marksmanship Instructor
Service Years
1994 - Present
Official/Unofficial US Navy Certificates
Operation Enduring Freedom
Operation Iraqi Freedom
Order of the Shellback
Order of the Golden Shellback
Sandbox Sailor Operation Iraqi Freedom
Suez Canal

 Official Badges 

NCIS Investigator U.S. Navy Master-at-Arms U.S. Navy Security U.S. Navy Police (Chief/Officer)

U.S. Navy Police (enlisted)

 Unofficial Badges 

US Navy Honorable Discharge Order of the Shellback Order of the Golden Shellback LDO/CWO

Did the Ditch (Suez Canal)

 Military Association Memberships
Iraq War Veterans Organization
  2009, Iraq War Veterans Organization

 Additional Information
What are you doing now:
Waiting to leave for school
Other Comments:
 Countries Deployed To or Visited
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Surface Warfare Enlisted Badge
Enlisted Aviation Warfare Specialist Badge

 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1994, Recruit Training (Great Lakes, IL), 125
 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
Advancement Schools and CoursesUSS New Orleans (LPH-11)NAS Barbers PointUSS Boxer (LHD-4)
US NavyUSS Tarawa (LHA-1)Multi National Force Iraq (MNFI)NAS Lemoore
Task Force 134 Detention Operations (TF-134), Multi National Force Iraq (MNFI)NAS LemooreLDO/CWO Indoctrination School (Faculty Staff)(90CS) The Expeditionary Combat Skills Course
Maritime Expeditionary Security Squadron 5 (MSRON-5)Naval Security Force (NSF) NSA BahrainNAS North IslandDESRON 21, Commander, Naval Surface Force, Pacific (COMNAVSURFPAC)
NAVBASE Point Loma, CA
  1994-1994, FR-0000, (FA) Fireman Apprenticeship School
  1994-1997, USS New Orleans (LPH-11)
  1997-1997, MA-9545, (MA) Master At Arms A School
  1997-2001, MA-0000, NAS Barbers Point
  2001-2002, USS Boxer (LHD-4)
  2002-2002, Break in Service
  2002-2003, (MA) Master At Arms A School
  2003-2003, MA-2002, Fort Leonard Wood
  2003-2003, MA-2002, Military Police Investigator C School
  2003-2004, MA-2002, USS Tarawa (LHA-1)
  2004-2004, MA-2002, Multi National Force Iraq (MNFI)
  2004-2006, MA-2002, USS Tarawa (LHA-1)
  2005-2005, MA-0812, Small Arms Marksmanship Instructor Course (SAMI)
  2006-Present, MA-2002, NAS Lemoore
  2007-2008, MA-2002, Task Force 134 Detention Operations (TF-134), Multi National Force Iraq (MNFI)
  2008-2010, MA-2002, NAS Lemoore
  2010-2010, LDO/CWO Indoctrination School (Faculty Staff)
  2010-2010, (90CS) The Expeditionary Combat Skills Course
  2010-2011, MESD-531, Maritime Expeditionary Security Squadron 5 (MSRON-5)
  2011-Present, Naval Security Force (NSF) NSA Bahrain
  2012-Present, Security Detahcment, NAS North Island
  2013-2015, Security Detahcment, NAS North Island
  2015-Present, DESRON 21, Commander, Naval Surface Force, Pacific (COMNAVSURFPAC)
  2017-Present, 649X, NAVBASE Point Loma, CA
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1992-1995 Southwest Asia Ceasefire (Iraq)
  2004-2005 OIF/Iraqi Governance (2004-05)
  2007-2008 OIF/Iraqi Surge (2007-08)
 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 
Coastline Community College
  2005-2007, Coastline Community College
 Other News, Events and Photographs
  My daughter Angel2
  My wife Veronica2
  Me in Iraq23
  After Change of Command Ceremony3
  Jun 19, 2007, wife and kids6
  Dec 19, 2007, Me, Tito Ortiz & Justin McCully5
  May 04, 2017, General Photos
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