Stockton, Robert, OSC

Operations Specialist
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Current Service Status
USN Retired
Current/Last Rank
Chief Petty Officer
Current/Last Primary NEC
OS-9508-Recruit/Assistant Recruit Company Commander/Recruit Instructor
Current/Last Rating/NEC Group
Operations Specialist
Primary Unit
1974-1976, OS-0326, USS Franklin D.Roosevelt (CVA-42)
Previously Held NEC
1710-Foreign Area Officer (FAO)
RD-0334-ECM Supervisor
OS-0326-Operations Systems Specialist
Service Years
1957 - 1977
Official/Unofficial US Navy Certificates
Cold War
Order of the Horned Shellback
Order of the Magellan
OS-Operations Specialist
Five Hash Marks

 Official Badges 

Recruit Company Commander US Navy Retired 20

 Unofficial Badges 

US Navy Honorable Discharge Order of the Shellback Order of the Golden Shellback Navy Chief 100 Yrs 1893-1993

Cold War Medal Navy Chief Initiated Order of the Golden Dragon Gulf of Tonkin Yacht Club

 Military Association Memberships
Branch 290Post 283Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW)B-Girls Reunion Association
Patrol Gunboat AssociationMilitary Writers Association of AmericaNational Chief Petty Officers Association
  2010, Fleet Reserve Association (FRA), Branch 290 (Member) (Mayport, Florida) [Verified] - Chap. Page
  2011, American Legion, Post 283 (Member) (Jacksonville, Florida) [Verified] - Chap. Page
  2011, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW) [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2011, B-Girls Reunion Association - Assoc. Page
  2011, Patrol Gunboat Association [Verified]
  2011, Military Writers Association of America
  2011, National Chief Petty Officers Association [Verified]

 Additional Information
What are you doing now:
I have published my memoir, "Listening To Ghosts" (Xlibris Press, Bloomington, In.). My second book, "Fighting Bob" (Author House) and my third book "Counting Coup: The Odyssey of Captain Tom Adams" (Xlibris Press} are available at Amazon, Barnes & Noble and Books a Million on line stores or may be ordered via my website
The first of a series of three novellas, "Stories From the U.S. Navy: I. A Suicide in the Mediterranean"  (Dog Ear Press, Indianapolis) will be available for purchase on line as above later this year.
Other Comments:
Shipmates and friends are invited to surf my website:
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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
Communication Technician School Imperial BeachUSS Ernest G. Small (DDR-838)Submarine School Enlisted BasicUSS Barbel (SS-580)
USS Nantahala (AO-60)Advancement Schools and CoursesCommander Reconnaissance Attack Wing One (COMRECONATKWING 1)USS Shangri-La (CVA-38)
CNO - OPNAVRVAH-3 Sea DragonsUSS Ranger (CVA-61)USS Constellation (CVA-64)
USS Gallup (PG-85)Bureau of Medicine (BUMED)USS Independence (CVA-62)RVAH-12 Speartips
HQ, RTC (Cadre/Faculty Staff) Orlando, FLUSS Franklin D.Roosevelt (CVA-42)
  1958-1958, Communication Technician School Imperial Beach
  1958-1959, RD-0000, USS Ernest G. Small (DDR-838)
  1959-1960, 1710, Submarine School Enlisted Basic
  1960-1961, SO-0000, USS Barbel (SS-580)
  1961-1962, RD-0000, USS Nantahala (AO-60)
  1963-1964, RD-0000, (RD) Radarman B School
  1963-1965, RD-9502, Commander Reconnaissance Attack Wing One (COMRECONATKWING 1)
  1964-1964, RD-0000, USS Shangri-La (CVA-38)
  1964-1965, RD-9502, CNO - OPNAV
  1964-1965, RD-9502, RVAH-3 Sea Dragons
  1966-1966, RD-0334, USS Ranger (CVA-61)
  1966-1967, RD-0334, USS Constellation (CVA-64)
  1968-1968, RD-0000, USS Gallup (PG-85)
  1968-1969, Naval Hospital (NAVHOSP)/Navy Regional Medical Center (NRMC)/Naval Medical Center (NAVMEDCEN)/Naval
  1969-1970, RD-0334, USS Independence (CVA-62)
  1970-1971, RD-0334, RVAH-12 Speartips
  1971-1974, OS-9508, HQ, RTC (Cadre/Faculty Staff) Orlando, FL
  1974-1976, OS-0326, USS Franklin D.Roosevelt (CVA-42)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1968-1968 Operation Market Time
  1968-1969 Operation Stable Door
 Colleges Attended 
Rollins CollegeUniversity of North FloridaUniversity of North Florida
  1972-1973, Rollins College
  1978-1980, University of North Florida
  1980-1982, University of North Florida
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