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, ST-0417, Naval Mine and Anti-Submarine Warfare Command (NMAWC)/Det NORVA
Previously Held NEC
STG-0000-Sonar Technician Surface
ST-0413-AN/SQQ-89(V)1/3 Sonar Subsystem Level I Technician (Operator)
ST-0457-AN/SQS-53A Sonar Subystem Level II Technician
ST-0439-Underwater FC System MK-116 MOD 6/8 Anti-Sub W/F Control Sys Optr.
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


 Military Association Memberships
Norfolk County Historical Society of Chesapeake, VA
  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
 Duty Stations
USS Dale (CG-19)USS John Rodgers (DD-983)Fleet Anti-submarine Warfare Training Center Pacific (FLEASWTRACENPAC)USS Lake Champlain (CG-57)
Afloat Training Group Atlantic (Faculty Staff)FTC (Faculty Staff) Norfolk, VAUSS Cole (DDG-67)Naval Ocean Processing Facility (NOPF)
Naval Mine and Anti-Submarine Warfare Command (NMAWC)
  1977-1979, STG-0000, USS Dale (CG-19)
  1980-1983, ST-0413, USS John Rodgers (DD-983)
  1983-1985, ST-0457, Fleet Anti-submarine Warfare Training Center Pacific (FLEASWTRACENPAC)
  1987-1991, ST-0439, USS Lake Champlain (CG-57)
  1991-1995, ST-0430, Afloat Training Group Atlantic (Faculty Staff)
  1995-1998, FTC (Faculty Staff) Norfolk, VA
  1998-2001, ST-0417, USS Cole (DDG-67)
  2001-2004, ST-0505, Naval Ocean Processing Facility (NOPF)
  2004-2007, ST-0417, Naval Mine and Anti-Submarine Warfare Command (NMAWC)/Det NORVA
 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 Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF) /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-Present, Regent University1
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