Tackett, Jeffrey, EMC

Electrician's Mate
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Life Member
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Current Service Status
USN Retired
Current/Last Rank
Chief Petty Officer
Current/Last Rating/NEC Group
Electrician's Mate
Primary Unit
2013-2014, EM-0000, Navy Operational Support Center (NOSC) Indianapolis, IN
Previously Held NEC
EM-4671-Shipboard Elevator Electronic/Electrical Systems Maintenance Tech
EM-0000-Electrician's Mate
EM-4615-Electrical Motor Rewinder
EM-0000-Electrician's Mate
EM-4206-Shipboard Engineer Plant Program Manager
Service Years
1990 - 2014
Official/Unofficial US Navy Certificates
Cold War
Operation Enduring Freedom
Operation Iraqi Freedom
Order of the Ditch
Order of the Rock
Order of the Shellback
Order of the Golden Shellback
Order of the Golden Dragon
Persian Excursion
Sandbox Sailor Operation Iraqi Freedom
Suez Canal
EM-Electrician's Mate
Five Hash Marks

 Official Badges 

US Navy Retired 20

 Unofficial Badges 

Order of the Shellback US Navy Honorable Discharge Order of the Golden Shellback Navy Chief Initiated

Cold War Medal Order of the Golden Dragon Persian Excursion Blue Star

Cold War Veteran Did the Ditch (Suez Canal)

 Military Association Memberships
Post 1110, Clinton County Post
  2017, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW), Post 1110, Clinton County Post (Member) (Frankfort, Indiana) - Chap. Page

 Additional Information
What are you doing now:
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 Countries Deployed To or Visited
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 Ribbon Bar
Surface Warfare Enlisted Badge
Enlisted Aviation Warfare Specialist Badge

 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
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  1990, Recruit Training (Orlando, FL), 075
 Duty Stations
Advancement Schools and CoursesNuclear Power School (Student)USS Independence (CV-62)USS Arkansas (CGN-41)
School Assignments - StaffUSS Wasp (LHD-1)Shore Intermediate Maintenance Activity (SIMA), NAVSTA Norfolk, VAMid-Atlantic Regional Maintenance Center (MARMC)
USS Harry S. Truman (CVN-75)Center for Naval Engineering (Faculty Staff)USS Ashland (LSD-48)USS Tortuga (LSD-46)
Naval Reserve Forces Command
  1990-1990, EM-0000, (EM) Electricians Mate Nuclear Field A School
  1990-1991, EM-0000, Nuclear Power School (Student)
  1991-1993, EM-0000, USS Independence (CV-62)
  1993-1996, EM-4671, USS Arkansas (CGN-41)
  1994-1994, EM-0000, Cargo & Weapons Elevator Electricians Mate
  1996-2000, Broken Service
  2000-2004, EM-0000, USS Wasp (LHD-1)
  2004-2004, EM-0000, Electric Motor Rewinding Course
  2004-2004, EM-4615, Shore Intermediate Maintenance Activity (SIMA), NAVSTA Norfolk, VA
  2005-2007, EM-4671, Mid-Atlantic Regional Maintenance Center (MARMC)
  2007-2012, EM-4671, USS Harry S. Truman (CVN-75)
  2012-2012, EM-0000, Center for Naval Engineering (Faculty Staff)
  2012-2013, EM-4206, USS Ashland (LSD-48)
  2013-2013, EM-0000, USS Tortuga (LSD-46)
  2013-2014, EM-0000, Navy Operational Support Center (NOSC) Indianapolis, IN
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1992-1992 Operation Southern Watch (Iraq)
  1994-1994 Operation Southern Watch (Iraq)
  2002-2002 Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF)
  2004-2004 Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF)
  2007-2008 OIF/Iraqi Surge (2007-08)
  2010-2010 Operation New Dawn
 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?
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 and 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?
Which individual(s) from your time in the military stand out as having the most positive impact on you and why?
List the names of old friends you served with, at which locations, and recount what you remember most about them. Indicate those you are already in touch with and those you would like to make contact with.
Can you recount a particular incident from your service, which may or may not have been funny at the time, but still makes you laugh?
What profession did you follow after your military service and what are you doing now? If you are currently serving, what is your present occupational specialty?
What military associations are you a member of, if any? What specific benefits do you derive from your memberships?
In what ways has serving in the military influenced the way you have approached your life and your career? What do you miss most about your time in the service?
Based on your own experiences, what advice would you give to those who have recently joined the Navy?
In what ways has TogetherWeServed.com helped you remember your military service and the friends you served with.
 Colleges Attended 
Ball State UniversityTidewater Community College, Virginia Beach, VA
  1997-2000, Ball State University
  2006-2006, Tidewater Community College, Virginia Beach, VA
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