Aviation Machinist's Mate
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Current Service Status
USN Retired
Current/Last Rank
Chief Petty Officer
Current/Last Primary NEC
AD-8319-P-3 System Organization Maintenance Technician
Current/Last Rating/NEC Group
Aviation Machinist's Mate
Primary Unit
1982-1982, 8258, USS Coral Sea (CV-43)
Previously Held NEC
AD-0000-Aviation Machinist's Mate
ADR-0000-Aviation Machinist Mate -Reciprocating
AD-8251-P-3 Flight Engineer
AD-8215-Helicopter Rescue Aircrewman
8211-Helicopter Utility Aircrewman
AD-6418-T-56 Turboprop Engine & 54H60 Series Prop First Degree/IMA Mech
8258-Transport Flight Crew Plane Captain
Service Years
1960 - 1982
AD-Aviation Machinist's Mate
Five Hash Marks

 Official Badges 

Chief Petty Officer of the Command US Navy Retired 20

 Unofficial Badges 

US Navy Honorable Discharge Navy Chief Initiated Navy Chief 100 Yrs 1893-1993 Lockheed Super Constellation 1000 Hr Pin

Gulf of Tonkin Yacht Club Blue Star Admiral Flatley Aviation Safety Award

 Military Association Memberships
Post 3699, Bill Huntington PostPost 739
  2005, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW), Post 3699, Bill Huntington Post (Member) (Indio, California) [Verified] - Chap. Page
  2011, American Legion, Post 739 (Member) (Indio, California) [Verified] - Chap. Page

 Additional Information
What are you doing now:
I am having fun with my 1967 Ford F-100 Ranger Pickup. Its not completely finished but is on the road. Only have the rest of the Interior to do. The big 390 cube engine with all the Edelbrack performer stuff like cam, manifold, carb. You can hear it coming for blocks, thanks to Flow master.
Other Comments:
As of December 2008, I am now RETIRED again. No more Time clocks to punch. I get up and go to bed when I want.. Life is good.
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Air Crew Wings

 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1960, Recruit Training (San Diego, CA), 334
 Duty Stations
Advancement Schools and CoursesAirborne Early Warning Barrier Squadron Pacific (AEWBARRONPAC)SERE SchoolNAS Point Mugu, CA
Pacific Missile Test Center (PMTC)NATTC (Faculty Staff)  Memphis, Naval Air Technical Training Command (Faculty Staff)VP-31 Det Alpha, VP-31 The Genies/Black LightningsUS Navy
VC-5 Checker TailsVR-30 Providers/Stagecoach WestCommander, Naval Air Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet (COMNAVAIRPAC)VP-47 Golden Swordsmen
VRC-30 ProvidersUSS Coral Sea (CV-43)
  1960-1961, AD-0000, (AD) Aviation Machinist Mate A School
  1961-1964, ADR-0000, Airborne Early Warning Barrier Squadron Pacific (AEWBARRONPAC)
  1963-1963, ADR-0000, SERE School
  1964-1968, AD-8251, NAS Point Mugu, CA
  1964-1968, AD-8215, Pacific Missile Test Center (PMTC)
  1966-1966, 8211, NATTC (Faculty Staff) Memphis, Naval Air Technical Training Command (Faculty Staff)
  1968-1969, ADR-0000, (AD) Aviation Machinist Mate B School
  1969-1969, ADR-0000, VP-31 Det Alpha, VP-31 The Genies/Black Lightnings
  1969-1970, AD-0000, NAAF - NAAS - NALF - NAF - NAVAIRFAC
  1969-1973, 8211, VC-5 Checker Tails
  1973-1975, ADR-0000, VR-30 Providers/Stagecoach West
  1975-1976, AD-8319, Commander, Naval Air Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet (COMNAVAIRPAC)
  1975-1979, AD-6418, VP-47 Golden Swordsmen
  1979-1982, 8258, VRC-30 Providers
  1982-1982, 8258, USS Coral Sea (CV-43)
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