Tolson Sr., James, AMSCM

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Last Rank
Master Chief Petty Officer
Last Primary NEC
AM-8300-Aviation Maintenance Material Control Master Chief
Last Rating/NEC Group
Aviation Structural Mechanic, Structures
Primary Unit
1986-1988, AM-8300, COMTRAWING 4
Service Years
1961 - 1988
Official/Unofficial US Navy Certificates
Cold War
Plank Owner
AMS-Aviation Structural Mechanic, Structures
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This Military Service Page was created/owned by Richard Tolson (Big Rick), AM1 to remember Tolson Sr., James (Towbar), MCPO USN(Ret).

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Contact Info
Home Town
Not Specified
Last Address
Corpus Christi
NAS Miramar

Date of Passing
Oct 09, 2005
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
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 Official Badges 

US Navy Retired 20

 Unofficial Badges 

Order of the Shellback Order of the Golden Shellback Navy Chief Initiated Navy Chief 100 Yrs 1893-1993

Gulf of Tonkin Yacht Club

 Military Associations and Other Affiliations
Branch 94Post 2397, John N. Timon PostUSS Coral Sea (CVA-43) Association
  1971, Fleet Reserve Association (FRA), Branch 94 (National Vice President) (Corpus Christi, Texas) [Verified] - Chap. Page
  1971, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW), Post 2397, John N. Timon Post (Member) (Corpus Christi, Texas) [Verified] - Chap. Page
  1990, USS Coral Sea (CVA-43) Association [Verified]

 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

Maintenance Control Supervisor For VT-27

Other Comments:
L3 contract maint, NAS Corpus Christi
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 Ribbon Bar
Enlisted Aviation Warfare Specialist Badge

 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1961, Recruit Training (San Diego, CA), 5271
 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
NATTC (Staff) Millington, TN, Naval Air Technical Training Command (Staff)VF-151 VigilantesUSS Coral Sea (CVA-43)VC-5 Checker Tails
VT-28 RangersVF-161 ChargersUSS Midway (CVA-41)VT-31 Wise Owls
VF-194 Red Lightning - Yellow DevilsVF-154 Black KnightsVF-121 PacemakersCOMTRAWING 4
USS Kitty Hawk (CV-63)Commander Carrier Air Wing 2 (CVW-2), Commander, Naval Air Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet (COMNAVAIRPAC)USS Ranger (CV-61)
  1962-1962, NATTC (Staff) Millington, TN, Naval Air Technical Training Command (Staff)
  1962-1965, 8327, VF-151 Vigilantes
  1962-1965, AMS-0000, USS Coral Sea (CVA-43)
  1965-1967, AMS-0000, VC-5 Checker Tails
  1968-1969, AMS-0000, VT-28 Rangers
  1969-1972, AMS-0000, VF-161 Chargers
  1969-1972, AMS-0000, USS Midway (CVA-41)
  1972-1976, AMS-0000, VT-31 Wise Owls
  1976-1978, 8800, USS Coral Sea (CVA-43)
  1976-1978, 8800, VF-194 Red Lightning - Yellow Devils
  1978-1980, 8800, VF-154 Black Knights
  1978-1980, 8800, USS Coral Sea (CVA-43)
  1980-1981, 8800, VF-121 Pacemakers
  1981-1983, 8800, COMTRAWING 4
  1983-1984, AM-8300, USS Kitty Hawk (CV-63)
  1983-1986, AM-8300, Commander Carrier Air Wing 2 (CVW-2), Commander, Naval Air Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet (COMNAVAIRPAC)
  1984-1986, AM-8300, USS Ranger (CV-61)
  1986-1988, AM-8300, COMTRAWING 4
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1964-1973 Yankee Station, North Vietnam
  1965-1968 PIRAZ Station SAR, North Vietnam
  1971-1973 Vietnam War
  1974-1974 Training Exercise - RIMPAC '74
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