Stokes, Howard, RMC

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Current Service Status
USN Retired
Current/Last Rank
Chief Petty Officer
Current/Last Primary NEC
RM-2312-Communications System Manager
Current/Last Rating/NEC Group
Primary Unit
1981-1984, 9502, International Morse Code Service Course
Previously Held NEC
00-0000-Unknown NEC Rating
RM-2342-Teletype Repairman
RM-2304-Morse Code Operator
9512-3-M System Coordinator
Service Years
1958 - 1984
Official/Unofficial US Navy Certificates
Cold War
Plank Owner
Six Hash Marks

 Official Badges 

Master Training Specialist US Navy Retired 20

 Unofficial Badges 

Order of the Shellback Navy Chief 100 Yrs 1893-1993 Navy Chief Initiated Order of the Golden Dragon

 Military Association Memberships
Chapter 2United States Naval InstituteBranch 9
  1984, Disabled American Veterans (DAV), Chapter 2 (Member) (San Diego, California) [Verified] - Chap. Page
  1989, United States Naval Institute [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  1990, Fleet Reserve Association (FRA), Branch 9 (Member) (San Diego, California) [Verified] - Chap. Page

 Additional Information
What are you doing now:

I am fully retired since 30 Sept 2009.  I volunteer as a Docent aboard USS Midway (CV-41), and I am starting new volunteer work as a Sheriff's Department Senior Volunteer Patrol.  Since January of 2012, I have been with the Lakeside Fire Protection District, Logistics Volunteer Group.

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 Ribbon Bar
Surface Warfare Enlisted Badge

 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1958, Recruit Training (Great Lakes, IL), 4171
 Duty Stations
Advancement Schools and CoursesNAVBASE Guantanamo BayCommander Navy Reserve Forces Command (COMNAVRESFORCOM)USS Weiss (APD-135)
USS Carter Hall (LSD-3)USS Fresno (LST-1182)USS Cabildo (LSD-16)USS Peoria (LST-1183)
USS New Orleans (LPH-11)HQ, Service School Command (Faculty/Staff) San Diego, CA
  1959-1959, RM-0000, (RM) Radioman A School
  1959-1961, NAVBASE Guantanamo Bay
  1961-1965, 00-0000, Naval Reserve Center (NRC) Cleveland, OH
  1965-1965, (RM) Radioman B School
  1965-1968, RM-2342, USS Weiss (APD-135)
  1968-1968, RM-2342, USS Carter Hall (LSD-3)
  1968-1968, RM-2304, USS Fresno (LST-1182)
  1968-1969, RM-2342, USS Cabildo (LSD-16)
  1969-1975, RM-2342, USS Peoria (LST-1183)
  1974-1974, RM-2312, USS New Orleans (LPH-11)
  1975-1975, RM-9502, Journeyman Instructor Training Course
  1975-1978, 9502, HQ, Service School Command (Faculty/Staff) San Diego, CA
  1978-1981, 9512, USS Peoria (LST-1183)
  1981-1984, 9502, International Morse Code Service Course
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1966-1966 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Campaign (65-66)/Operation Jackstay
  1971-1973 Vietnam War
 Colleges Attended 
Grossmont College, San DiegoSan Diego State University
  1983-1988, Grossmont College, San Diego
  1989-1993, San Diego State University
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