Abney, Paul, STCM

Sonar Technician
 
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Current Service Status
USN Retired
Current/Last Rank
Master Chief Petty Officer
Current/Last Primary NEC
ST-0417-ASW Specialist
Current/Last Rating/NEC Group
Sonar Technician
Primary Unit
2004-2007, Det NORVA, Naval Mine and Anti-Submarine Warfare Command (NMAWC)
Previously Held NEC
STG-0000-Sonar Technician Surface
ST-0430-Underwater Fire Cont Sys MK 116 MOD 7/10 Level II Oper/Maint Tech
ST-0505-IUSS Analyst
Service Years
1977 - 2007
Official/Unofficial US Navy Certificates
Cold War
Decommissioning
Order of the Golden Dragon
Order of the Horned Shellback
Order of the Magellan
Order of the Ditch
Order of the Rock
Panama Canal
Plank Owner
Suez Canal
ST-Sonar Technician
Seven Hash Marks

 Official Badges 

Master Chief Petty Officer of the Command Master Training Specialist


 Unofficial Badges 

Order of the Shellback Navy Chief 100 Yrs 1893-1993 Navy Chief Initiated Persian Gulf Yacht Club

Cold War Medal Persian Excursion Cold War Veteran Navy Officer Honorable Discharge




 Military Association Memberships
IUSS-CAESAR Alumni AssociationChapter 20Branch 166Post 392, General Mac Arthur Memorial Post
United Services Automobile Association (USAA)Hampton Roads ChapterUnited States Naval InstituteNorfolk County Historical Society of Chesapeake, VA
  2003, IUSS-CAESAR Alumni Association
  2007, Disabled American Veterans (DAV), Chapter 20 (Life Member) (Virginia Beach, Virginia) - Chap. Page
  2007, Fleet Reserve Association (FRA), Branch 166 (Life Member) (Virginia Beach, Virginia) - Chap. Page
  2007, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW), Post 392, General Mac Arthur Memorial Post (Life Member) (Virginia Beach, Virginia) [Verified] - Chap. Page
  2009, United Services Automobile Association (USAA) - Assoc. Page
  2012, Surface Navy Association, Hampton Roads Chapter (Member) (Hampton Roads, Virginia)
  2017, United States Naval Institute - Assoc. Page
  2018, Norfolk County Historical Society of Chesapeake, VA [Verified]


 Additional Information
What are you doing now:
Transitioned to Civilian life after 30 years of Naval Servie... I'm working at DDL OMNI Engineering since30 April 2007.
   
Other Comments:
My retirement ceremony was on the USS Wisconsin 6 April 2007 @ 1300. I'll post pictures soon... :)







   

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 Ribbon Bar
Surface Warfare Enlisted Badge
Integrated Undersea Surveillance System Enlisted Badge

 
 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1977, Recruit Training (Orlando, FL), 208
 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
USS Dale (CG-19)USS John Rodgers (DD-983)Fleet Anti Submarine Warfare Training Center Pacific (FLEASWTRACENPAC)USS Lake Champlain (CG-57)
Commander, Naval Surface Force, Atlantic (COMNAVSURFLANT)Afloat Training Group Atlantic (Staff)FTC (Staff) Norfolk, VAUSS Cole (DDG-67)
Naval Ocean Processing Facility (NOPF), Dam Neck AnnexNaval Mine and Anti-Submarine Warfare Command (NMAWC)
  1977-1979, STG-0000, USS Dale (CG-19)
  1980-1983, USS John Rodgers (DD-983)
  1983-1985, Fleet Anti Submarine Warfare Training Center Pacific (FLEASWTRACENPAC)
  1987-1991, USS Lake Champlain (CG-57)
  1991-1993, Commander, Naval Surface Force, Atlantic (COMNAVSURFLANT)
  1993-1995, ST-0430, Afloat Training Group Atlantic (Staff)
  1995-1998, FTC (Staff) Norfolk, VA
  1998-2001, ST-0417, USS Cole (DDG-67)
  2001-2004, ST-0505, Naval Ocean Processing Facility (NOPF), Dam Neck Annex
  2004-2007, Det NORVA, Naval Mine and Anti-Submarine Warfare Command (NMAWC)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1991-1991 NEO - Operation Fiery Vigil (Philippines)
  2000-2000 Terrorist Attack on USS Cole
  2000-2000 Terrorist Attack on USS Cole
  2001-2001 OEF - Afghanistan
 Colleges Attended 
Saint Leo UniversityNorfolk State UniversityOld Dominion University
  1995-1996, Saint Leo University
  1996-1997, Norfolk State University
  2001-2004, Old Dominion University
  2012-2015, Regent University1
 Other News, Events and Photographs
 
  Apr 24, 2005, Enjoying Corolla1
  Apr 06, 2006, Military Police Graduation3
  Apr 06, 2007, Paul's Retirement22
  Apr 30, 2007, DDL OMNI1
  Dec 15, 2007, Paul and Jan Wedding1
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