Miller, Michael, BMCM

Boatswain's Mate
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Current Service Status
USN Veteran
Current/Last Rank
Master Chief Petty Officer
Current/Last Primary NEC
BM-0000-Boatswain's Mate
Current/Last Rating/NEC Group
Boatswain's Mate
Primary Unit
2002-2006, BM-0000, NAVBASE Ventura County, CA
Service Years
1976 - 2006
Official/Unofficial US Navy Certificates
Order of the Rock
Panama Canal
Plank Owner
Suez Canal
Operation Iraqi Freedom
Operation Enduring Freedom
Cold War
Order of the Ditch
BM-Boatswain's Mate
Seven Hash Marks

 Official Badges 

Allied Joint Force Command South Senior Chief Petty Officer of the Command U.S. Navy Security U.S. Navy Police (Chief/Officer)

US Navy Retired 30

 Unofficial Badges 

Order of the Shellback US Navy Honorable Discharge Cold War Medal Navy Chief 100 Yrs 1893-1993

Navy Chief Initiated Order of the Arctic Circle (Bluenose)

 Additional Information
What are you doing now:
Medicaly retired and just hanging out and driving the wife crazy. Looking at some hobbies that won't wear me out to much.
Other Comments:
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 Ribbon Bar
Surface Warfare Enlisted Badge

 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1976, Recruit Training (San Diego, CA), 0151
 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
USS Little Rock (CG-4)USS Albany (CG-10)USS Puget Sound (AD-38)Allied Forces Southern Europe (AFSE), Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers in Europe (SHAPE)
USS Kalamazoo (AOR-6)USS Iowa (BB-61)NAS Oceana, VAUSS Belknap (CG-26)
Navy Senior Enlisted Academy (NSEA)USS La Salle (LPD-3)US NavyNAVBASE Ventura County, CA
  1976-1976, USS Little Rock (CG-4)
  1976-1980, BM-0000, USS Albany (CG-10)
  1980-1981, BM-0000, USS Puget Sound (AD-38)
  1981-1984, BM-0000, Allied Forces Southern Europe (AFSE), Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers in Europe (SHAPE)
  1984-1986, BM-0000, USS Kalamazoo (AOR-6)
  1986-1988, BM-0000, USS Iowa (BB-61)
  1988-1991, BM-0000, NAS Oceana, VA
  1991-1995, BM-0000, USS Belknap (CG-26)
  1995-1995, BM-0000, Navy Senior Enlisted Academy (NSEA)
  1995-1996, BM-0000, USS La Salle (LPD-3)
  1996-1999, BM-0000, CTF 63
  1999-2002, BM-0000, USS La Salle (LPD-3)
  2002-2006, BM-0000, NAVBASE Ventura County, CA
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  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?
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.
 Other News, Events and Photographs
  Dec 16, 2005, My Retirement18
  Jan 22, 2008, New Granddaughter8
  Nov 21, 2013, General Photos1
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