Castle, William, CDR

Limited Duty Officer
 
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Current Service Status
USN Retired
Current/Last Rank
Commander
Current/Last Primary NEC
619X-Limited Duty Officer - Surface Communications
Current/Last Rating/NEC Group
Limited Duty Officer
Primary Unit
1995-1996, 000X, NCTS Cutler ME
Previously Held NEC
23CQ-Submarine Combined Cryptographic Equipment Maintenance Technician
719X-Warrant Officer - Surface Communications Technician
719X-Warrant Officer - Communications Technician
712X-Warrant Officer - Operations Technician - Surface
000X-Unknown Navy Officer Classification/ Designator
Service Years
1961 - 1996
Official/Unofficial US Navy Certificates
Operation Desert Storm
Cold War
Gulf of Tonkin Yacht Club
Order of the Arctic Circle (Bluenose)
Order of the Shellback
Order of the Golden Dragon
Persian Excursion
Plank Owner
Commander
Commander

 Official Badges 

Allied Command Atlantic Joint Chiefs of Staff US Navy Retired 30


 Unofficial Badges 

Order of the Shellback US Navy Honorable Discharge US Naval Reserve Honorable Discharge Cold War Medal

Persian Gulf Yacht Club Order of the Arctic Circle (Bluenose) Gulf of Tonkin Yacht Club Order of the Golden Dragon

Persian Excursion LDO/CWO Cold War Veteran Cold War Veteran

Diesel Boats Forever Enlisted GONZO Station Yacht Club Excellence Award for the best Communication Departments Maritime Warfare Excellence Award






 Countries Deployed To or Visited
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 Ribbon Bar
Surface Warfare Officer Badge
Submarine Enlisted Badge
Command Ashore
Naval Observer Wings

 
 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1961, Recruit Training (San Diego, CA), 244
 Duty Stations
USS Bugara (SS-331)Naval  Training Center (Cadre/Faculty Staff) San Diego, CAUSS Sturgeon (SSN-637)NAVCOMSTA Honolulu
US NavyNAVCOMSTA Philippines (NCSP)CTF 77Commander, Naval Air Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet (COMNAVAIRPAC)/COMCARGRU 5
HQ SACT (Formerly SACLANT)USS Midway (CV-41)Key WestUSS Carl Vinson (CVN-70)
National Emergency Airborne Command Post (NEACP)Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS)US Naval Forces Central Command (COMUSNAVCENT/NAVCENTCOM)COMIDEASTFOR
NTCC OPNAV (Pentagon)CNO - OPNAVNCTS Cutler ME
  1963-1965, 23CQ, USS Bugara (SS-331)
  1964-1965, 23CQ, Naval Training Center (Cadre/Faculty Staff) San Diego, CA
  1965-1968, 23CQ, USS Sturgeon (SSN-637)
  1968-1969, 23CQ, NAVCOMSTA Honolulu
  1969-1971, 23CQ, Associate Degree Complete Program
  1971-1973, 719X, NTCC Cubi Point
  1973-1974, 719X, NAVCOMSTA Philippines (NCSP)
  1974-1975, 712X, NAVCOMSTA Philippines (NCSP)/Naval Radio Transmitting Facility Carpas Tarlac
  1975-1977, 619X, CTF 77
  1975-1977, 712X, Commander, Naval Air Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet (COMNAVAIRPAC)/COMCARGRU 5
  1979-1981, 619X, HQ SACT (Formerly SACLANT)
  1981-1983, 619X, USS Midway (CV-41)
  1983-1985, 619X, Key West
  1985-1988, 619X, USS Carl Vinson (CVN-70)
  1988-1992, 619X, National Emergency Airborne Command Post (NEACP)
  1988-1992, 619X, Joint Staff, J3
  1991-1992, 000X, US Naval Forces Central Command (COMUSNAVCENT/NAVCENTCOM)
  1992-1992, 619X, COMIDEASTFOR
  1992-1995, 619X, NTCC OPNAV (Pentagon)
  1992-1995, 619X, CNO - OPNAV
  1995-1996, 000X, NCTS Cutler ME
 Colleges Attended 
Grossmont College, San DiegoUniversity of WashingtonStrayer University
  1969-1971, Grossmont College, San Diego
  1977-1978, University of Washington
  1999-2001, Strayer University
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