Crittenden, Steve, HMC

Hospital Corpsman
 TWS Ribbon Bar
Life Member
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Current Service Status
USN Retired
Current/Last Rank
Chief Petty Officer
Current/Last Primary NEC
HM-8402-Submarine Force Independent Duty Corpsman
Current/Last Rating/NEC Group
Hospital Corpsman
Primary Unit
1975-1976, Saturation Diver
Previously Held NEC
HM-0000-Hospital Corpsman
HM-8424-Advanced Medical Administration Technician
HM-8452-Advanced X-Ray Technician
HM-8402-Submarine Independent Duty Corpsman
Service Years
1956 - 1976
Official/Unofficial US Navy Certificates
Deep Dive Diploma
Order of the Shellback
HM-Hospital Corpsman
Five Hash Marks

 Official Badges 

U.S. Navy Security Career Counselor US Navy Retired 20 US Navy Retired 30

 Unofficial Badges 

Order of the Shellback US Navy Honorable Discharge Order of the Golden Shellback Navy Chief 100 Yrs 1893-1993

Naval Rescue Swimmer Order of the Emerald Shellback Gulf of Tonkin Yacht Club Order of the Golden Dragon

Combat Medical Badge

 Military Association Memberships
Disabled American Veterans (DAV)Naval Historical Foundation
  1998, Disabled American Veterans (DAV) [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2008, Naval Historical Foundation [Verified]

 Additional Information
What are you doing now:
Retired! and loving it
Other Comments:
Not Specified

 Remembrance Profiles -  2 Sailors Remembered

 Ribbon Bar
Submarine Enlisted Badge
Combat Air Crew Wings with 3 Stars
Deep Submergence Enlisted Badge

 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1956, Recruit Training (San Diego, CA), 309
 Duty Stations
(HM) Hospital Corpsman A School, Great Lakes, ILNaval  Training Center (Cadre/Faculty Staff) San Diego, CANAVSEASYSCOM/ Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC)USS Navarro (APA-215)
Professional Schools and CoursesNaval Hospital Camp Pendleton, CAUSS Hornet (CVS-12)Basic Radiology School
Mare Island Naval Shipyard(HM) Hospital Corpsman Independent Duty Corpsman Submarine CourseUSS Becuna (SS-319)COMNAVSUBFOR/COMSUBGRU 2
USS Halfbeak (SS-352)USS Jallao (SS-368)USS Clamagore (SS-343)USS Greenfish (SS-351)
Naval Reserve Forces CommandEmergency Medical Technician-Paramedic (EMT-P)COMSUBDEVGRU ONE (CSDG-1)/Submarine Rescue Unit School Assignments - Staff
  1956-1956, HM-0000, (HM) Hospital Corpsman A School, Great Lakes, IL
  1956-1956, Naval Training Center (Cadre/Faculty Staff) San Diego, CA
  1956-1957, HM-0000, Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC)/Corona Division
  1957-1961, USS Navarro (APA-215)
  1958-1958, Medical Deep Sea Diving Medical Technician
  1960-1961, HM-8424, Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton, CA
  1961-1966, HM-8424, USS Hornet (CVS-12)
  1964-1964, HM-8424, SAR Surface Ship Training Course
  1966-1967, HM-8452, Basic Radiology School
  1967-1967, HM-0000, Mare Island Naval Shipyard
  1967-1968, (HM) Hospital Corpsman Independent Duty Corpsman Submarine Course
  1968-1969, HM-8402, USS Becuna (SS-319)
  1970-1970, USS Halfbeak (SS-352)
  1970-1971, USS Jallao (SS-368)
  1971-1971, USS Clamagore (SS-343)
  1971-1971, USS Greenfish (SS-351)
  1973-1975, HM-8424, Naval Reserve Forces Command
  1973-1976, HM-8402, Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic (EMT-P)
  1975-1976, DSRV-1 MYSTIC
  1975-1976, Saturation Diver
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1958-1958 Operation Bluebat (Lebanon)
  1961-1962 Training Exercise - Operation Foal Eagle Series
  1964-1964 Vietnam War/Advisory Campaign (62-65)/Gulf of Tonkin Incident
  1964-1973 Yankee Station, North Vietnam
 Colleges Attended 
Fayetteville State University
  1984-1986, Fayetteville State University
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