Truckenbrod, Dennis R., CTIC

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Current Service Status
USN Veteran
Current/Last Rank
Chief Petty Officer
Current/Last Primary NEC
CTI-9520-Consecutive Interpreter
Current/Last Rating/NEC Group
Cryptologic Technician Interpretive
Primary Unit
1988-1991, CTI-9520, Travis AFB, On-Site Inspection Agency (OSIA)
Previously Held NEC
CTI-9213-Basic North Vietnamese Linguist
CT-9124-Direct Support (DIRSUP) Operator
CTI-9201-Basic Russian Linguist
CT-9125-OUTBOARD System Operator
CT-9138-Journeyman Analysis and Reporting Specialist
CTI-9230-Intermediate Russian Linguist
Service Years
1969 - 1991
Foreign Language(s)
Official/Unofficial US Navy Certificates
Cold War
Gulf of Tonkin Yacht Club
Order of the Shellback
Suez Canal
CTI-Cryptologic Technician Interpretive
Five Hash Marks

 Official Badges 

Office of the Secretary of Defense Chief Petty Officer of the Command Master Training Specialist

 Unofficial Badges 

Order of the Shellback Cold War Medal Navy Chief Initiated Order of the Arctic Circle (Bluenose)

Gulf of Tonkin Yacht Club

 Military Association Memberships
Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW)
  2013, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW) - Assoc. Page

 Additional Information
What are you doing now:

I have resumed doing freelance Russian<>English translations and editing. I am also contributing to an online English<>Russian dictionary. I retired as an ADVANCED Russian Linguist; unfortunately, there is no NEC available in the dropdown menu for that!

Other Comments:

 Countries Deployed To or Visited

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Svalbard Spain United States of America Antarctica South Georgia Falkland Islands Bolivia Peru Ecuador Colombia Venezuela Guyana Suriname French Guiana Brazil Paraguay Uruguay Argentina Chile Greenland Canada United States of America United States of America Israel Jordan Cyprus Qatar United Arab Emirates Oman Yemen Saudia Arabia Iraq Afghanistan Turkmenistan Iran Syria Singapore China Mongolia Papua New Guinea Brunei Indonesia Malaysia Malaysia Tiawan Philippines Vietnam Cambodia Laos Thailand Burma Bangladesh Sri Lanka India Bhutan Nepal Pakistan Afghanistan Turkmenistan Tajikistan Kyrgyzstan Uzbekistan Japan North Korea South Korea Russia Kazakhstan Russia Montenegro Portugal Azerbaijan Armenia Georgia Ukraine Moldova Belarus Romania Bulgaria Macedonia Serbia Bosonia & Herzegovina Turkey Greece Albania Croatia Hungary Slovakia Slovenia Malta Spain Portugal Spain France Italy Italy Austria Switzerland Belgium France Ireland United Kingdom Norway Sweden Finland Estonia Latvia Lithuania Russia Poland Czech Republic Germany Denmark The Netherlands Iceland El Salvador Guatemala Panama Costa Rica Nicaragua Honduras Belize Mexico Trinidad & Tobago Puerto Rico Dominican Republic Haiti Jamaica The Bahamas Cuba Vanuatu Australia Solomon Islands Fiji New Caledonia New Zealand Eritrea Ethiopia Djibouti Somalia Kenya Uganda Tanzania Rwanda Burundi Madagascar Namibia Botswana South Africa Lesotho Swaziland Zimbabwe Mozambique Malawi Zambia Angola Democratic Repbulic of Congo Republic of Congo Gabon Equatorial Guinea Central African Republic Cameroon Nigeria Togo Ghana Burkina Fassu Cote d'Ivoire Liberia Sierra Leone Guinea Guinea Bissau The Gambia Senegal Mali Mauritania Niger Western Sahara Sudan Chad Egypt Libya Tunisia Morocco Algeria
Map Legend: 13%, 35 of 263 Territories

AzerbaijanAustriaBahrainBarbadosBahamas, TheBangladeshBelarusBassas da IndiaCanadaSri LankaEgyptBaker IslandFranceGibraltarGermanyGuamGreeceItalyJapanKenyaLiechtensteinMidway IslandsMexicoPortugalPhilippinesRussiaSpainSwitzerlandTurkeyUnited KingdomUnited StatesVietnamHoly See (Vatican City)Wake Island

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 Tributes from Members  
Congrates on Naval Career posted by Sanderson, Harlan G. (Sandy), AO2 -Deceased 
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 Ribbon Bar
Air Crew Wings
Submarine Enlisted Badge

 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1969, Recruit Training (San Diego, CA), 7757
 Duty Stations
Advancement Schools and CoursesNaval Education and Training Command (NETC) (Faculty Staff)SERE SchoolNaval Security Group Activity (NSGA) San Miguel, PI
FLTSUPPDET Danang, Naval Security Group Activity (NSGA) San Miguel, PIUSS Long Beach (CGN-9)Naval Security Group Activity (NSGA) Rota, SpainUSS Josephus Daniels (CG-27)
Naval Security Group Detachment (NSGD) AtsugiNaval Security Group Activity (NSGA) Misawa, JapanUSS Enterprise (CVN-65)National Security Agency (NSA)
Commander Navy Reserve Forces Command (COMNAVRESFORCOM)USS America (CV-66)USS Grayling (SSN-646)USS Whale (SSN-638)
USS Pargo (SSN-650)USS Sculpin (SSN-590)USS Sand Lance (SSN-660)Naval Security Group Detachment (NSGD) Monterey
On-Site Inspection Agency (OSIA)
  1970-1971, CTI-9213, Defense Language Institute Vietnamese Course
  1971-1971, CTI-9213, NTTCD Goodfellow AFB, San Angelo, TX (Student)
  1971-1971, CTI-9213, SERE School
  1971-1972, CTI-9213, Naval Security Group Activity (NSGA) San Miguel, PI
  1971-1972, CT-9124, FLTSUPPDET Danang, Naval Security Group Activity (NSGA) San Miguel, PI
  1972-1972, CT-9124, USS Long Beach (CGN-9)
  1973-1973, CTI-9201, Defense Language Institute Russian Course
  1974-1974, CTI-9201, NTTCD Goodfellow AFB, San Angelo, TX (Student)
  1974-1974, CTI-9201, USS William H. Standley (CG-32)
  1974-1976, CTI-9201, Naval Security Group Activity (NSGA) Rota, Spain
  1975-1975, CT-9125, USS Josephus Daniels (CG-27)
  1976-1977, CT-9124, Naval Security Group Detachment (NSGD) Atsugi
  1976-1978, CTI-9201, Naval Security Group Activity (NSGA) Misawa, Japan
  1977-1977, CT-9124, USS Enterprise (CVN-65)
  1978-1981, CT-9138, NSA/CSS, National Security Agency (NSA)
  1981-1982, CTI-9230, NMCRC Rock Island, IL
  1982-1985, CTI-9201, Naval Security Group Activity (NSGA) Rota, Spain
  1983-1983, CT-9124, USS America (CV-66)
  1983-1983, CT-9124, USS Grayling (SSN-646)
  1983-1983, CT-9124, USS Whale (SSN-638)
  1984-1984, CT-9124, USS Pargo (SSN-650)
  1984-1984, CT-9124, USS Sculpin (SSN-590)
  1985-1985, CT-9124, USS Sand Lance (SSN-660)
  1985-1986, CTI-9201, Defense Language Institute Russian Course
  1986-1988, CT-9502, Naval Security Group Detachment (NSGD) Monterey
  1988-1991, CTI-9520, Travis AFB, On-Site Inspection Agency (OSIA)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1971-1972 Vietnam War/Consolidation II Campaign (71-72)
 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?
Did you encounter any situation during your military service when you believed there was a possibility you might not survive? If so, please describe what happened and what was the outcome.
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 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?
What military associations are you a member of, if any? What specific benefits do you derive from your memberships?
Based on your own experiences, what advice would you give to those who have recently joined the Navy?
 Colleges Attended 
Illinois Institute of TechnologyLuther CollegeMiddlebury CollegeMonterey Institute of International Studies
  1965-1966, Illinois Institute of Technology1
  1966-1969, Luther College1
  1985-1985, Middlebury College
  1986-1988, Monterey Institute of International Studies1
  1994-1996, University of Utah1
 Other News, Events and Photographs
  Jun 17, 1945, My Parents, Gerald and Clarice Truckenbrod3
  Mar 06, 1970, Boot Camp8
  Jun 10, 1972, Future Admiral?1
  Jun 02, 1979, "Truck" & Krystal's Wedding Day1
  Jan 01, 1983, USS America (CVN-66)1
  Sep 01, 1983, Boat Photos6
  Apr 30, 1991, "Truck"'s family, Retirement Day, Travis AFB, CA1
  Nov 15, 1992, Paradise Penny2
  Jul 25, 1999, TDY to Monterey Institute of International Studies2
  Jun 21, 2002, "Truck" on the Theodore Roosevelt (CVN-71)1
  Aug 09, 2003, Dan & Julie's Wedding1
  Jun 02, 2004, 25th Anniversary Riverboat Cruise6
  Oct 16, 2004, Melanie & Eric's Wedding4
  Jan 08, 2006, DFW Ambassadors "Truck" & Krystal2
  Jun 30, 2006, World's Greatest Grandpa1
  Sep 07, 2007, Promotion of son, Dan "Dump" Truckenbrod, to CDR, in Stuttgart, Germany3
  Dec 26, 2007, Christmas 20071
  Jul 13, 2008, Truck's first visit to Moscow since 19892
  Dec 16, 2008, Truck and Krystal, Christmas 20081
  Dec 26, 2011, Truck's clan - Christmas 20111
  Aug 11, 2012, General Photos1
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