Amaral, Stephen, FCC

Fire Controlman
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Current Service Status
USN Retired
Current/Last Rank
Chief Petty Officer
Current/Last Primary NEC
FC-1105-AEGIS Weapon System MK 7 Technician
Current/Last Rating/NEC Group
Fire Controlman
Primary Unit
1997-2001, FC-9585, Navy Recruiting District St. Louis, MO, Commander Naval Recruiting Command (CNRC)
Previously Held NEC
00E-Unknown NEC/Rate
BM-0000-Boatswain's Mate
FT-1113-Tartar WDS MK4 Technician
FC-1143-AEGIS Fire Control System MK99/Operational Test System MK1 Tech
FC-9585-Navy Recruiter Canvasser
Service Years
1977 - 2001
Official/Unofficial US Navy Certificates
Cold War
Order of the Ditch
Order of the Rock
Order of the Magellan
Order of the Shellback
Panama Canal
Plank Owner
Persian Excursion
FC-Fire Controlman
Six Hash Marks

 Official Badges 

Navy Recruiting Gold Wreath Award (10th) Recruiting Command of Excellence Recruiter U.S. Navy Master-at-Arms

US Navy Retired 20

 Unofficial Badges 

US Navy Honorable Discharge Order of the Shellback US Naval Reserve Honorable Discharge Navy Chief Initiated

Persian Gulf Yacht Club Order of the Golden Dragon Cold War Veteran Cold War Veteran

 Countries Deployed To or Visited

5 Ships 24 Years US Naval Career

Svalbard Spain United States of America Antarctica South Georgia Falkland Islands Bolivia Peru Ecuador Colombia Venezuela Guyana Suriname French Guiana Brazil Paraguay Uruguay Argentina Chile Greenland Canada United States of America United States of America Israel Jordan Cyprus Qatar United Arab Emirates Oman Yemen Saudia Arabia Iraq Afghanistan Turkmenistan Iran Syria Singapore China Mongolia Papua New Guinea Brunei Indonesia Malaysia Malaysia Tiawan Philippines Vietnam Cambodia Laos Thailand Burma Bangladesh Sri Lanka India Bhutan Nepal Pakistan Afghanistan Turkmenistan Tajikistan Kyrgyzstan Uzbekistan Japan North Korea South Korea Russia Kazakhstan Russia Montenegro Portugal Azerbaijan Armenia Georgia Ukraine Moldova Belarus Romania Bulgaria Macedonia Serbia Bosonia & Herzegovina Turkey Greece Albania Croatia Hungary Slovakia Slovenia Malta Spain Portugal Spain France Italy Italy Austria Switzerland Belgium France Ireland United Kingdom Norway Sweden Finland Estonia Latvia Lithuania Russia Poland Czech Republic Germany Denmark The Netherlands Iceland El Salvador Guatemala Panama Costa Rica Nicaragua Honduras Belize Mexico Trinidad & Tobago Puerto Rico Dominican Republic Haiti Jamaica The Bahamas Cuba Vanuatu Australia Solomon Islands Fiji New Caledonia New Zealand Eritrea Ethiopia Djibouti Somalia Kenya Uganda Tanzania Rwanda Burundi Madagascar Namibia Botswana South Africa Lesotho Swaziland Zimbabwe Mozambique Malawi Zambia Angola Democratic Repbulic of Congo Republic of Congo Gabon Equatorial Guinea Central African Republic Cameroon Nigeria Togo Ghana Burkina Fassu Cote d'Ivoire Liberia Sierra Leone Guinea Guinea Bissau The Gambia Senegal Mali Mauritania Niger Western Sahara Sudan Chad Egypt Libya Tunisia Morocco Algeria

ArgentinaAustraliaBrazilCanadaChileColombiaCubaEcuadorEl SalvadorFranceGreeceHong KongIsraelItalyJapanJamaicaKenyaKorea, SouthMartiniqueMonacoMexicoPeruPakistanPanamaPhilippinesPuerto RicoSingaporeSpainThailandTunisiaTurkeyUnited StatesUruguayVenezuela

World Traveler 1977 - 2001

 Remembrance Profiles -  4 Sailors Remembered
  • Castleberry, Jeff, PO3, (1984-1990)
  • Green, Carth S., MCPO, (1965-1992)
  • James, Derick Arthur, PO2, (1986-1992)
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 Ribbon Bar
Surface Warfare Enlisted Badge

 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1977, Recruit Training (San Diego, CA), 01115
  1977, Recruit Training (San Diego, CA), 041
 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
US NavyUSS Midway (CV-41)USS Proteus (AS-19)Naval Reserve Forces Command
Formal Schools and Training CoursesGuided Missile School (Cadre) Dam Neck, VAUSS John King (DDG-3)ATRC Dahlgren, VA
USS Barry (DDG-52)USS Ramage (DDG-61)Navy Recruiting District St. Louis, MO, Commander Naval Recruiting Command (CNRC)
  1977-1977, 00E, Seaman Apprentiship Training Course
  1977-1979, BM-0000, USS Midway (CV-41)
  1979-1979, BM-0000, USS Proteus (AS-19)
  1980-1982, BM-0000, NR SIMA San Diego 2318, NMCRC St Louis, MO
  1983-1983, BM-0000, (FT) Fire Control Technician A School
  1983-1985, Guided Missile School (Cadre) Dam Neck, VA
  1985-1989, FT-1113, USS John King (DDG-3)
  1989-1990, FC-1143, ATRC Dahlgren, VA
  1991-1994, FC-1143, USS Barry (DDG-52)
  1994-1994, FC-1105, ATRC Dahlgren, VA
  1994-1997, FC-1105, USS Ramage (DDG-61)
  1997-2001, FC-9585, Navy Recruiting District St. Louis, MO, Commander Naval Recruiting Command (CNRC)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1979-1981 Iran Hostage Crisis
  1987-1987 Training Exercise - UNITAS '87
  1994-1995 Operation Uphold Democracy (Haiti)
 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?
Did you encounter any situation during your military service when you believed there was a possibility you might not survive? If so, please describe what happened and what was the outcome.
Of all your duty stations or assignments, which one do you have fondest memories of and why? Which was your least favorite?
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?
List the names of old friends you served with, at which locations, and recount what you remember most about them. Indicate those you are already in touch with and those you would like to make contact with.
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 
  2013-2015, Others/Not Listed
 Other News, Events and Photographs
  Mar 10, 2006, Amaral Trucking1
  May 20, 2007, Husband & Wife1
  Jan 21, 2010, Rearend Collision By a Bull Wagon4
  Mar 18, 2010, Tori & PaPa1
  Jun 14, 2013, General Photos6
  Feb 12, 2020, Message Photos2
 Military Associations and Other Affiliations
Post 163
  2018, American Legion, Post 163 (Member) (Crossville, Tennessee) - Chap. Page
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