Chapman, Craig, BMCS

Boatswain's Mate
 TWS Ribbon Bar
Life Member
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Current Service Status
USN Retired
Current/Last Rank
Senior Chief Petty Officer
Current/Last Service Branch
Special Warfare Combatant Craft Crewman
Current/Last Primary NEC
Current/Last Rating/NEC Group
Boatswain's Mate
Primary Unit
1990-1992, BM-0000, USS Copeland (FFG-25)
Previously Held NEC
SN-9700-Seaman - Infantry, Gun Crews, and Seamanship Specialists
BM-0120-BFIMA Rigger/ Weight Tester
9578-Command Senior Chief
SO-9533-Special Warfare Combatant Craft Crewman
BM-0000-Boatswain's Mate
Service Years
1965 - 1992
Foreign Language(s)
Official/Unofficial US Navy Certificates
Cold War
Desert Rat
Domain of the Emperor Penguin
Gulf of Tonkin Yacht Club
Order of the Antarctic Circle
Order of the Penguin
Order of the Sand Sailor
Order of the Shellback
Order of the Golden Dragon
Plank Owner
Society of the South Pole
BM-Boatswain's Mate
Six Hash Marks

 Official Badges 

United States Atlantic Command Badge Allied Command Atlantic Senior Chief Petty Officer of the Command U.S. Navy Chief Master-at-Arms

U.S. Navy Security Assault Boat Coxswain Gun Captain (pre-1969) Firefighter

United States Taiwan Defense Command US Navy Retired 20 Command Master at Arms Firefighter Cross

Amphibious Forces Patch

 Unofficial Badges 

US Navy Honorable Discharge Order of the Shellback Domain of the Emperor Penguin Cold War Medal

Persian Gulf Yacht Club Navy Chief Initiated Navy Chief 100 Yrs 1893-1993 Gulf of Tonkin Yacht Club

Order of the Golden Dragon Vietnam Combat Craft Crewmember Badge Cold War Veteran Cold War Veteran

Jungle Warfare Expert Maritime Warfare Excellence Award

 Military Associations and Other Affiliations
United States Naval InstituteVeterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW)Fleet Reserve Association (FRA)Old Antarctic Explorers Association (OAEA)
Combatant Craft Crewmen Association (CCCA)
  2007, United States Naval Institute [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2009, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW) [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2009, Fleet Reserve Association (FRA) [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2015, Old Antarctic Explorers Association (OAEA) - Assoc. Page
  2015, Combatant Craft Crewmen Association (CCCA)

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 Ribbon Bar
Surface Warfare Enlisted Badge
Petty Officer in Charge (Small Craft) Badge

 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
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  1965, Recruit Training (Great Lakes, IL), 3007
 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
NTC (Cadre/Faculty Staff) San DiegoUSS Jamestown  (AGTR-3)NavPhib School, Coronado, CASurvival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape (SERE) Course
(USMC) Marine Combat Training (MCT)  CourseDet Cat Lo, NSA SaigonHeadquarters Support Activity TaipeiVXE-6 Ice Pirates/Puckered Penguins
Naval Support Force Antarctica (NSFA)NAS McMurdo StationUSS Puget Sound (AD-38)Commander, US Fleet Forces Command (COMUSFLTFORCOM)
US-Taiwan Defense Command (USTDC)USS Chicago (CG-11)NAVSTA Rota, SpainSBU-12, Naval Special Warfare  Group 1 (NSWG-1)
Jungle Environment Survival Training (JEST) CourseNAVSTA Subic Bay, PINTTC Treasure Island (Staff)USS Copeland (FFG-25)
  1965-1966, SN-9700, NTC (Cadre/Faculty Staff) San Diego
  1966-1967, BM-0000, USS Jamestown (AGTR-3)
  1967-1967, BM-0000, NavPhib School, Coronado, CA
  1968-1968, BM-0000, Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape (SERE) Course
  1968-1968, BM-0000, (USMC) Marine Combat Training (MCT) Course
  1968-1969, BM-0000, Det Cat Lo, NSA Saigon
  1969-1971, BM-0165, Headquarters Support Activity Taipei
  1971-1973, BM-0000, VXE-6 Ice Pirates/Puckered Penguins
  1972-1972, BM-0000, Det Christchurch, Naval Support Force Antarctica (NSFA)
  1973-1973, BM-0000, NAS McMurdo Station
  1973-1974, BM-0120, USS Puget Sound (AD-38)
  1974-1975, BM-0000, Commander, US Fleet Forces Command (COMUSFLTFORCOM)
  1975-1977, BM-0000, US-Taiwan Defense Command (USTDC)
  1977-1979, BM-0000, USS Chicago (CG-11)
  1979-1982, BM-0161, NAVSTA Rota, Spain
  1982-1986, 9578, SBU-12, Naval Special Warfare Group 1 (NSWG-1)
  1984-1984, SO-9533, Jungle Environment Survival Training (JEST) Course
  1986-1990, BM-0000, NAVSTA Subic Bay, PI
  1990-1990, BM-0000, NTTC Treasure Island (Staff)
  1990-1992, BM-0000, USS Copeland (FFG-25)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1965-1970 Operation Market Time
  1966-1969 Operation Game Warden
  1966-1970 Operation Stable Door
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Tet Counteroffensive Campaign (68)
  1968-1971 Vietnam War
  1968-1969 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase VI Campaign (68-69)
  1968-1969 Operation Giant Slingshot
  1971-1973 Operation Deep Freeze 1971
  1980-2020 Interdiction Cruises
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