Aswegan, Jeff, CMC

Command Master Chief
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Current Service Status
USN Veteran
Current/Last Rank
Command Master Chief Petty Officer
Current/Last Primary NEC
9580-Command Master Chief
Current/Last Rating/NEC Group
Command Master Chief
Primary Unit
2000-2003, 9580, NAS North Island
Previously Held NEC
PH-8143-Motion Media Cameraman
PH-8288-Aerial Cameraman
PH-8144-Motion Media Director/Crew Chief
Service Years
1972 - 2003
Official/Unofficial US Navy Certificates
Cold War
Order of the Golden Dragon
Plank Owner
Seven Hash Marks

 Official Badges 

Master Chief Petty Officer of the Command Senior Chief Petty Officer of the Command Chief Petty Officer of the Command US Navy Retired 30

 Unofficial Badges 

Order of the Shellback Sikorsky Winged S US Navy Honorable Discharge Sikorsky Winged S Rescue

Order of the Golden Shellback Persian Gulf Yacht Club Navy Chief 100 Yrs 1893-1993 Captain Arnold J. Isbell Award

Cold War Medal Navy Chief Initiated Gulf of Tonkin Yacht Club Cold War Veteran

Cold War Veteran Sikorsky Rescue Pin (circa 1981)

 Military Association Memberships
Non Commissioned Officers Association (NCOA)Chapter 2
  1993, Non Commissioned Officers Association (NCOA) [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2007, Disabled American Veterans (DAV), Chapter 2 (Member) (San Diego, California) [Verified] - Chap. Page

 Additional Information
What are you doing now:
I tried the usual government contact jobs after taking a full week of retired life. I found out that it is true - tigers do eat their young and went back to doing what I enjoyed most - helping people. I started work with MWR. It's not exactly the same, but it feels good to be a help to the Sailors and Marines. It also keeps me off the streets making the city safe. Now if I can just figure out how to stay ahead of the cost of living out here. That's my never ending challenge.
Other Comments:
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 Ribbon Bar
Enlisted Aviation Warfare Specialist Badge
Air Crew Wings

 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1973, Recruit Training (Orlando, FL), 084
 Duty Stations
Advancement Schools and CoursesFleet Imaging Command Pacific (FICP)/Fleet Combat Camera Group Pacific (FLTCOMCAMGRUPAC)NROTC (Faculty Staff)VS-38 Red Griffins
Commander Navy Region Southwest (CNRSW)Commander, Naval Air Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet (COMNAVAIRPAC)/Commander Carrier Air Wing 14 (CVW-14)NAS North Island
  1973-1973, (PH) Photographers Mate A School
  1973-1973, (PH) Photographers Mate B School
  1973-1974, PH-8143, (PH) Photographers Mate C School
  1974-1977, PH-8288, Fleet Imaging Command Pacific (FICP)/Fleet Combat Camera Group Pacific (FLTCOMCAMGRUPAC)
  1977-1978, PH-8144, UCLA/USC Consortium NROTC (Faculty Staff)
  1978-1990, PH-8288, Fleet Imaging Command Pacific (FICP)/Fleet Combat Camera Group Pacific (FLTCOMCAMGRUPAC)
  1990-1991, 9580, VS-38 Red Griffins
  1991-1996, 9580, Commander Navy Region Southwest (CNRSW)
  1996-2000, 9580, Commander, Naval Air Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet (COMNAVAIRPAC)/Commander Carrier Air Wing 14 (CVW-14)
  2000-2003, 9580, NAS North Island
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1975-1975 Operation New Life (Vietnam)
  1975-1975 NEO - Operation Eagle Pull (Cambodia)
  1975-1975 Operation Baby Lift (Vietnam)
  1975-1975 NEO - Operation Frequent Wind (Vietnam)
  1981-1981 USS Roark rescues Vietnamese refugees
  1982-1982 Training Exercise - Team Spirit '82
  1987-1988 Operation Earnest Will (Iran)
  1988-1988 Training Exercise - Cobra Gold '88
  1990-1991 Gulf War/Defense of Saudi Arabia Campaign/Operation Desert Shield
  1991-1991 Gulf War/Liberation and Defense of Kuwait/Operation Desert Storm
  1992-2003 Operation Southern Watch (Iraq)
  1996-1996 Operation Desert Strike (Iraq)
 Colleges Attended 
University of Southern California
  1977-1978, University of Southern California
  2004-2006, Cuyamaca College, San Diego
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