Ankrom, Dave, LT

Limited Duty Officer
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Current Service Status
USN Retired
Current/Last Rank
Current/Last Primary NEC
628X-Limited Duty Officer - Electronics - Submarine
Current/Last Rating/NEC Group
Limited Duty Officer
Primary Unit
Previously Held NEC
HM-8404-Medical Field Service Technician/FMF Combat Corpsman
ET-0000-Electronics Technician
ET-3325-Ships Inertial Navigation System (SINS) Technician Mk-2 Universal
9563-Deep Submergence Vehicle Crewmember
9562-Deep Submergence Vehicle Operator
Service Years
1958 - 1989
Foreign Language(s)
Official/Unofficial US Navy Certificates
Cold War
Deep Dive Diploma
Order of the Golden Dragon

 Official Badges 

US Navy Retired 20

 Unofficial Badges 

US Navy Honorable Discharge Navy Chief Initiated Navy Chief 100 Yrs 1893-1993 Gulf of Tonkin Yacht Club

Order of the Golden Dragon Airborne Tab Maritime Warfare Excellence Award

 Military Associations and Other Affiliations
United States Naval InstituteMilitary Officers Association of America (MOAA)Post 293
  1979, United States Naval Institute [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  1980, Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2009, American Legion, Post 293 (Member) (Cloverdale, California) [Verified] - Chap. Page

 Additional Information
What are you doing now:
Upon retirement from the Navy, worked for Science Application International Corp (SAIC) in the Applied Marine Technology Sector. Fully retired in Dec 1999.


Other Comments:

I started my Military Career in 1958 when the United States actually had a conscription (AKA DRAFT or, the VERY Selective Service System).
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 Ribbon Bar
Submarine Enlisted Badge
Deep Submergence Officer Badge
Basic Parachutist

 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1968, OSVET (Prior Other Service Veteran)1
 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
82d Airborne Division, <B>US Army (USA)</b><B>US Army (USA)</b>School Assignments - StaffSubmarine School Enlisted Basic
Naval Guided Missile School (Faculty Staff)USS Haddock (SSN-621)USS Plunger (SSN-595)DSRV-2 Avalon
Deep Submergence Training Detachment/Deep Submergence School, COMSUBDEVGRU ONE (CSDG-1)Det Bravo, COMSUBDEVGRU ONE (CSDG-1)COMSUBDEVGRU ONE (CSDG-1), COMSUBPACSubmarine Training Facility (Staff) San Diego, CA
  1958-1959, HM-8404, 82d Airborne Division, US Army (USA)
  1960-1961, HM-8404, US Army (USA)
  1961-1967, HM-8404, Break in Service
  1967-1968, ET-0000, (ET) Electronics Technician School
  1968-1968, ET-0000, Submarine School Enlisted Basic
  1968-1969, ET-3325, Naval Guided Missile School (Faculty Staff)
  1969-1970, ET-3325, USS Haddock (SSN-621)
  1970-1972, ET-3325, USS Plunger (SSN-595)
  1972-1976, 9563, DSRV-2 Avalon
  1976-1979, AFCM-9502, Deep Submergence Training Detachment/Deep Submergence School, COMSUBDEVGRU ONE (CSDG-1)
  1979-1982, 628X, Det Bravo, COMSUBDEVGRU ONE (CSDG-1)
  1983-1985, 628X, Submarine Training Facility (Staff) San Diego, CA
  1985-1987, 9562, DSV-3 TURTLE
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1969-1969 Training Exercise - UNITAS '69
 Colleges Attended 
University of OregonPortland State UniversityNew York University
  1961-1962, University of Oregon1
  1962-1963, Portland State University1
  1987-1988, New York University
 Other News, Events and Photographs
  Deep Submersible Pilots Association12
  Life in general67
  Work-a-day world after the Navy11
  Holdin' Pen14
  Navy in general23
  Politically Incorect4
  Just Graphics53
  While Stationed In Hawaii13
  Just Paper (*YAAAWN*)19
  Dec 01, 1999, Retirement; The After Life14
  Oct 02, 2005, 65 BD2
  Oct 02, 2010, 70 BD4
  May 25, 2012, General Photos6
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