Berry, Tom, TM2

Torpedoman's Mate
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Current Service Status
USN Veteran
Current/Last Rank
Petty Officer Second Class
Current/Last Primary NEC
TM-0721-SubRoc Missile Technician
Current/Last Rating/NEC Group
Torpedoman's Mate
Primary Unit
1965-1968, TM-5342, USS Permit (SSN-594)
Previously Held NEC
TM-0000-Torpedoman's Mate
TM-5342-Diver First Class
Service Years
1964 - 1970
Official/Unofficial US Navy Certificates
Cold War
Order of the Golden Dragon
TM-Torpedoman's Mate
One Hash Mark

 Official Badges 

 Unofficial Badges 

US Navy Honorable Discharge Cold War Medal Naval Rescue Swimmer Order of the Golden Dragon

Cold War Veteran

 Military Association Memberships
Springfield Base
  2019, United States Submarine Veterans, Inc. (USSVI), Springfield Base (Associate Member) (St. Louis, Missouri) - Chap. Page

 Additional Information
What are you doing now:
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Other Comments:
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 Ribbon Bar
Submarine Enlisted Badge
Second Class Diver Badge

 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1964, Recruit Training (San Diego, CA), 117
 Duty Stations
Submarine School Enlisted BasicSchool Assignments - StaffUSS Permit (SSN-594)
  1964-1964, Submarine School Enlisted Basic
  1964-1964, TM-0000, MK 46 Torpedo Intermediate Maintenance
  1964-1968, TM-0000, USS Permit (SSN-594)
  1965-1965, TM-0000, Torpedo MK 37 & Mods Operational Maintenance
  1965-1965, TM-0000, SubRoc & Mods Operational Maintenance
  1965-1968, TM-5342, USS Permit (SSN-594)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1960-1973 Vietnam War
  1971-1973 Vietnam War
 Reflections on Service
Please describe who or what influenced your decision to join the Navy.
Whether you were in the service for several years or as a career, please describe the direction or path you took. What was your reason for leaving?
If you participated in any military operations, including combat, humanitarian and peacekeeping operations, please describe those which made a lasting impact on you and, if life-changing, in what way?
Of all your duty stations or assignments, which one do you have fondest memories of and why? Which was your least favorite?
From your entire military service, describe any memories you still reflect back on to this day.
What professional and achievements are you most proud of from your military career?
Of all the medals, awards, formal presentations and qualification badges you received, or other memorabilia, which one is the most meaningful to you and why?
Which individual(s) from your time in the military stand out as having the most positive impact on you and why?
Can you recount a particular incident from your service, which may or may not have been funny at the time, but still makes you laugh?
What profession did you follow after your military service and what are you doing now? If you are currently serving, what is your present occupational specialty?
What military associations are you a member of, if any? What specific benefits do you derive from your memberships?
In what ways has serving in the military influenced the way you have approached your life and your career? What do you miss most about your time in the service?
Based on your own experiences, what advice would you give to those who have recently joined the Navy?
In what ways has helped you remember your military service and the friends you served with.
 Colleges Attended 
University of Missouri-Columbia
  1960-1962, Kansas City Missouri Junior College
  1991-1992, University of Missouri-Columbia
 Other News, Events and Photographs
  Sep 09, 2012, General Photos
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