Cunningham, Ronald, CWO4

Line Officer
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Current Service Status
USN Retired
Current/Last Rank
Chief Warrant Officer 4
Current/Last Service Branch
Supply Corps Technician
Current/Last Primary NEC
752X-Warrant Officer - Food Service Warrant
Current/Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1998-1999, 752X, NAVSTA Pascagoula
Previously Held NEC
CS-0000-Culinary Specialist
9515-Equal Opportunity Program Specialist
MS-3529-Wardroom/Galley Supervisor
Service Years
1969 - 1999
Supply Corps Technician
Chief Warrant Officer 4

 Official Badges 

US Navy Retired 30

 Unofficial Badges 

US Navy Honorable Discharge Order of the Shellback Navy Chief 100 Yrs 1893-1993 Navy Chief Initiated

Gulf of Tonkin Yacht Club

 Military Association Memberships
Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW)American Legion
  1977, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW) [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  1997, American Legion [Verified] - Assoc. Page

 Additional Information
What are you doing now:
Not Specified
Other Comments:
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 Remembrance Profiles -  2 Sailors Remembered
  • Reeves, Brian, MCPO
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 Ribbon Bar
Surface Warfare Supply Badge
Surface Warfare Enlisted Badge

 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1969, Recruit Training (San Diego, CA), 1008
 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
NCTC, Gulfport, MSNaval Base San Diego (NAVBASE San Diego)USS Oklahoma City (CLG-5)US Navy
School Assignments - StaffCommander Naval Telecommunications Command (COMNAVTELCOM)FTC (Staff) Norfolk, VANAS Guantanamo Bay, Cuba
USS Worden (CG-18)NTC Orlando, FLSupply Corps Officers Basic CourseUSS San Diego (AFS-6)
NAVSTA Mayport, FLUSS L.Y. Spear (AS-36)NAVSTA PascagoulaUSS America (CV-66)
  1969-1969, NCTC, Gulfport, MS
  1969-1969, Naval Base San Diego (NAVBASE San Diego)
  1969-1972, CS-0000, USS Oklahoma City (CLG-5)
  1973-1974, CS-0000, Naval Disciplinary Command
  1974-1974, 9515, Defense Equal Opportunity Management Institute (Staff)
  1974-1976, 9515, Commander Naval Telecommunications Command (COMNAVTELCOM)
  1976-1976, MS-3529, FTC (Staff) Norfolk, VA
  1977-1979, MS-3529, NAS Guantanamo Bay, Cuba
  1979-1982, MS-3529, USS Worden (CG-18)
  1982-1984, MS-3529, NTC Orlando, FL
  1984-1985, 752X, Supply Corps Officers Basic Course
  1985-1987, 752X, USS San Diego (AFS-6)
  1987-1989, 752X, NAVSTA Mayport, FL
  1989-1991, 752X, USS L.Y. Spear (AS-36)
  1991-1993, 752X, NAVSTA Pascagoula
  1993-1996, 752X, USS America (CV-66)
  1996-1998, 752X, CNO - OPNAV
  1998-1999, 752X, NAVSTA Pascagoula
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1964-1973 Yankee Station, North Vietnam
  1972-1973 Vietnam War/Vietnam Cease-fire Campaign (72-73)
  1972-1972 Vietnam War/Vietnam Cease-fire Campaign (72-73)/Operation Freedom Train
  1979-1979 Training Exercise - Fortress Gale '79
  1979-1981 Iran Hostage Crisis
  1980-1980 Operation Eagle Claw (Iran)
  1986-1986 Operation El Dorado Canyon (Libya)
  1987-1987 Operation Northern Wedding 1987
  1990-1991 Gulf War/Defense of Saudi Arabia Campaign/Operation Desert Shield
  1991-1991 Gulf War/Liberation and Defense of Kuwait/Operation Desert Storm
  1991-1991 Operation Provide Comfort (Iraq)
  1992-1996 Operation Provide Promise (Bosnia and Herzegovina)
  1992-2003 Operation Southern Watch (Iraq)
  1992-1993 Operation Restore Hope (Somalia)
  1993-1994 Operation Continue Hope (Somalia)
  1993-1995 Operation Deny Flight (Bosnia and Herzegovina)
  1993-1995 Operation Deny Flight (Bosnia and Herzegovina)
  1993-1996 Operation Sharp Guard (Bosnia and Herzegovina)
  1994-1994 Operation Uphold Democracy (Haiti)
 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?
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.
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?
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 helped you remember your military service and the friends you served with.
 Colleges Attended 
George Washington UniversitySouthwest Texas State University
  1975-1975, George Washington University
  1990-1990, Southwest Texas State University
 Other News, Events and Photographs
  Hunter Keith Cunningham (Grandson)3
  Dec 15, 2001, Wedding photo2
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