Brunette, Steve, DC3

Damage Controlman
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Current Service Status
USN Veteran
Current/Last Rank
Petty Officer Third Class
Current/Last Primary NEC
DC-0000-Damage Controlman
Current/Last Rating/NEC Group
Damage Controlman
Primary Unit
1972-1974, DC-0000, USS Jason (AR-8)
Previously Held NEC
Service Years
1970 - 1974
DC-Damage Controlman

 Official Badges 

Firefighter Firefighter Cross

 Unofficial Badges 

US Navy Honorable Discharge Order of the Golden Shellback Cold War Medal Gulf of Tonkin Yacht Club

Engineering/Survivability Excellence Award

 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA)Patriot Guard RidersVeterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW)American Legion
  2008, Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA) [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2009, Patriot Guard Riders [Verified]
  2011, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW) - Assoc. Page
  2111, American Legion [Verified] - Assoc. Page

 Additional Information
What are you doing now:

After I got out, started Miramar College.  Got hired in the fire department in 1975, moved to Washington State in 1979.  Retired in 2006 after 31 years as a Fire Captain.  Started a portable fire extinguisher business 27 years ago. 
We have three kids, oldest daughter is a paralegal in Seattle for a lawfirm.  Son is in the Navy, assigned to HSC15, assigned to the USS Carl Vinson,  AW1, rescue swimmer/crew chief and youngest daughter has finished her BS in marine biology.  Wife, Peggy, is a Veterinary Technician and we have been married 40 years and together for 43, met at Ocean Beach, CA.  We like to travel when money allows and I like to garden and work on genealogy.

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 Remembrance Profiles -  11 Sailors Remembered
  • Brunette, John, CPO, (1951-1976)
  • Coffee, Michael, PO3
  • Hirokane, Leslie, LTJG, (1970-1973)
  • Pelon, Steven, PO2, (1969-Present)
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 Ribbon Bar

 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1970, Recruit Training (Great Lakes, IL), 949
 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
HQ, RTC Great Lakes, IL (Company Commander/Staff)USS Anchorage (LSD-36)Advancement Schools and CoursesUSS Jason (AR-8)
  1970-1970, HQ, RTC Great Lakes, IL (Company Commander/Staff)
  1971-1972, FN-0000, USS Anchorage (LSD-36)
  1972-1972, DC-0000, (DC) Damage Controlman A School
  1972-1974, DC-0000, USS Jason (AR-8)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1964-1973 Yankee Station, North Vietnam
  1971-1973 Vietnam War
  1973-1973 Training Exercise - UNITAS '73
 Colleges Attended 
  1975-1978, Miramar College, San Diego
 Other News, Events and Photographs
  Mar 19, 1971, USS Anchorage LSD-362
  Apr 01, 1971, Diego Garcia2
  Jan 02, 2008, My Kids6
  Jan 19, 2008, Jason Pictures8
  Jun 08, 2008, Old Guys1
  Oct 25, 2008, Then & Now2
  Jun 07, 2009, Branson Reunion3
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