Scida, Joseph, EMCS

Electrician's Mate
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Current Service Status
USN Retired
Current/Last Rank
Senior Chief Petty Officer
Current/Last Primary NEC
EM-4671-Shipboard Elevator Electronic/Electrical Systems Maintenance Tech
Current/Last Rating/NEC Group
Electrician's Mate
Primary Unit
2005-2006, EM-4671, USS John C. Stennis (CVN-74)
Previously Held NEC
EM-0000-Electrician's Mate
Service Years
1981 - 2006
EM-Electrician's Mate
Six Hash Marks

 Official Badges 

Senior Chief Petty Officer of the Command US Navy Retired 20

 Unofficial Badges 

US Navy Honorable Discharge Order of the Shellback Order of the Golden Shellback

 Military Association Memberships
Disabled American Veterans (DAV)
  2007, Disabled American Veterans (DAV) [Verified] - Assoc. Page

 Additional Information
What are you doing now:
Admin Officer for a clinic. "Honored to serve...Those who served"
Other Comments:
Not Specified
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 Ribbon Bar
Surface Warfare Enlisted Badge
Enlisted Aviation Warfare Specialist Badge

 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1981, Recruit Training (Orlando, FL), 049
 Duty Stations
RTC (Cadre/Faculty Staff) Orlando, FLUSS Exploit (MSO-440)SSC (Cadre/Faculty Staff) Great Lakes, ILL, Service Schools Command (Faculty Staff)NPS Orlando, Fl (Faculty Staff), Nuclear Power Training Command (Faculty Staff)
NAVSTA CharlestonUSS Canisteo (AO-99)USS Suribachi (AE-21)Naval Submarine Support Facility (NSSF)
USS Detroit (AOE-4)USS George Washington (CVN-73)USS Monongahela (AO-178)USS Thach (FFG-43)
Commander Navy Reserve Forces Command (COMNAVRESFORCOM)USS John C. Stennis (CVN-74)
  1981-1982, RTC (Cadre/Faculty Staff) Orlando, FL
  1982-1982, EM-0000, USS Exploit (MSO-440)
  1982-1982, EM-0000, SSC (Cadre/Faculty Staff) Great Lakes, ILL, Service Schools Command (Faculty Staff)
  1982-1983, EM-0000, NPS Orlando, Fl (Faculty Staff), Nuclear Power Training Command (Faculty Staff)
  1983-1984, EM-0000, NAVSTA Charleston
  1984-1989, EM-0000, USS Canisteo (AO-99)
  1986-1986, EM-0000, SSC (Cadre/Faculty Staff) Great Lakes, ILL, Service Schools Command (Faculty Staff)
  1989-1991, EM-0000, USS Suribachi (AE-21)
  1991-1994, EM-0000, Naval Submarine Support Facility (NSSF)
  1994-1996, EM-0000, USS Detroit (AOE-4)
  1996-1998, EM-4671, USS George Washington (CVN-73)
  1999-1999, EM-0000, USS Monongahela (AO-178)
  1999-2000, EM-0000, SSC (Cadre/Faculty Staff) Great Lakes, ILL, Service Schools Command (Faculty Staff)
  2000-2002, EM-0000, USS Thach (FFG-43)
  2002-2005, EM-0000, Naval Reserve Center (NRC) Quincy, MA
  2002-2005, EM-0000, Naval Reserve Training Center (NRTC) Quincy, MA
  2005-2006, EM-4671, USS John C. Stennis (CVN-74)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1983-1983 Operation Urgent Fury (Grenada)
  1985-1988 Caribbean 1985
  1985-1988 Caribbean 1985
  1990-1991 Gulf War (Iraq)
  1992-2003 Operation Southern Watch (Iraq)
  1999-1999 Operation Noble Anvil (Allied Force)
  1999-1999 Operation Noble Anvil (Allied Force)
  2001-2001 Deployment - Western Pacific (WESTPAC) Cruise '01
  2001-2001 Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF)
 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?
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.
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 
University of New HavenCentral Texas CollegeThomas Edison State CollegeOlympic College, Bremerton WA
Indiana UniversityThomas Edison State College
  1990-1992, University of New Haven
  1995-1996, Central Texas College
  2002-2003, Thomas Edison State College
  2004-2005, Olympic College, Bremerton WA
  2010-2012, Indiana University1
  2013-Present, Thomas Edison State College
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