Ditewig, William, CDR

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Current Service Status
USN Retired
Current/Last Rank
Commander
Current/Last Primary NEC
161X-Special Duty Officer - Cryptology
Current/Last Rating/NEC Group
Restricted Line Officer
Primary Unit
1990-1993, 161X, Naval Security Group Activity (NSGA) Hanza, Okinawa
Previously Held NEC
CTI-9215-Basic Hebrew Linguist
Service Years
1971 - 1993
Foreign Language(s)
French
German
Hebrew
Italian
Russian
Official/Unofficial US Navy Certificates
Cold War
Commander
Commander

 Official Badges 

US Pacific Command NSACSS Badge US Navy Retired 20


 Unofficial Badges 

Order of the Shellback US Navy Honorable Discharge Cold War Medal Order of the Arctic Circle (Bluenose)

Cold War Veteran Navy Officer Honorable Discharge


 Military Association Memberships
Military Officers Association of America (MOAA)US Naval Cryptologic Veterans Association (USNCVA)
  1980, Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  1980, US Naval Cryptologic Veterans Association (USNCVA) [Verified] - Assoc. Page


 Additional Information
What are you doing now:
Retired professor of theology and philosophy.  Still serving as adjunct professor at several universities, and consult on matters relating to the Catholic Church.  Still active in ministry.
   
Other Comments:
Not Specified
   
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 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1972, Recruit Training (Great Lakes, IL), 053
  1972, Recruit Training (Great Lakes, IL), 053
 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
US NavyAdvancement Schools and CoursesNaval Security Group Activity (NSGA) - Naval Security Group Detachment (NSGD), COMNAVSECGRUNaval Security Group Detachment (NSGD) Nicosia
Officer Candidate School (OCS) (Faculty Staff)	USS Chicago (CG-11)Naval Security Group Detachment (NSGD) GuamUSS Long Beach (CGN-9)
USS Richard B. Russell (SSN-687)Assistant Commander Naval Security Group (ACNSG), COMNAVSECGRUUSS Billfish (SSN-676)USS Sand Lance (SSN-660)
National Security Agency (NSA)USS Hammerhead (SSN-663)USS Glenard P. Lipscomb (SSN-685)Commander in Chief Pacific Fleet (CINCPACFLT)/Commander Pacific Fleet (COMPACFLT)
Naval Security Group Activity (NSGA) Winter HarborNaval Security Group Activity (NSGA) Hanza, Okinawa
  1971-1972, CNO - OPNAV
  1972-1973, CTI-9215, Defense Language Institute Hebrew Course
  1973-1973, CTI-9215, Naval Security Group Detachment (NSGD) Goodfellow AFB
  1973-1974, CTI-9215, Naval Security Group Detachment (NSGD) Nicosia
  1974-1974, 161X, Officer Candidate School (OCS) (Faculty Staff)
  1974-1975, 161X, USS Chicago (CG-11)
  1974-1976, 161X, Naval Security Group Detachment (NSGD) Guam
  1975-1975, 161X, USS Long Beach (CGN-9)
  1977-1977, 161X, Defense Language Institute Russian Course
  1977-1978, 161X, USS Richard B. Russell (SSN-687)
  1977-1980, Assistant Commander Naval Security Group (ACNSG), COMNAVSECGRU
  1978-1978, 161X, USS Billfish (SSN-676)
  1978-1978, 161X, USS Billfish (SSN-676)
  1978-1978, 161X, USS Sand Lance (SSN-660)
  1978-1980, 161X, National Security Agency (NSA)
  1979-1979, 161X, USS Hammerhead (SSN-663)
  1980-1980, 161X, USS Glenard P. Lipscomb (SSN-685)
  1980-1984, 161X, Commander in Chief Pacific Fleet (CINCPACFLT)/Commander Pacific Fleet (COMPACFLT)
  1984-1987, 161X, Naval Security Group Activity (NSGA) Winter Harbor
  1987-1990, 161X, National Security Agency (NSA)
  1990-1993, 161X, Naval Security Group Activity (NSGA) Hanza, Okinawa
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1960-1973 Vietnam War
  1973-1973 Operation Nickel Grass (Yom Kippur War)
  1975-1975 NEO - Operation Frequent Wind (Vietnam)
 Colleges Attended 
Saint Ambrose UniversityPepperdine University
  1967-1971, Saint Ambrose University
  1975-1976, Pepperdine University
  1986-1988, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College
  1996-2002, The Catholic University of America
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