Sorrells, Roger, GMCM

Gunner's Mate
 
 TWS Ribbon Bar
Life Member
 
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Current Service Status
USN Retired
Current/Last Rank
Master Chief Petty Officer
Current/Last Primary NEC
GM-0986-Terrier Missile and MK 10 GMLS Maintenance Technician
Current/Last Rating/NEC Group
Gunner's Mate
Primary Unit
1982-1984, GM-0000, Integrated Logistics Overhaul (ILO)
Previously Held NEC
GM-0000-Gunner's Mate
GMG-0000-Gunner's Mate Guns
GMM-0000-Gunner's Mate Mounts
GMG-0872-5"/38 Cal Twin Mount Maintenance Technician
GM-0986-TERRIER GMLS MK-10 Mods-0 & 7 Maintenance Tech
GM-9585-Navy Recruiter Canvasser
GM-9502-Instructor
Service Years
1954 - 1984
Official/Unofficial US Navy Certificates
Cold War
Decommissioning
Neptune Subpoena
Order of the Rock
Order of the Spanish Main
Order of the Golden Dragon
Suez Canal
Cannon Cockers Card
GM-Gunner's Mate
Seven Hash Marks

 Official Badges 

Master Chief Petty Officer of the Command Career Counselor Gun Captain (pre-1969) US Navy Retired 30




 Unofficial Badges 

US Navy Honorable Discharge Order of the Shellback Navy Chief 100 Yrs 1893-1993 Cold War Medal

Navy Chief Initiated Gulf of Tonkin Yacht Club Persian Excursion Cold War Veteran

Cold War Veteran Did the Ditch (Suez Canal) Blue Water Navy Maritime Warfare Excellence Award



 Countries Deployed To or Visited

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 Ribbon Bar
Surface Warfare Enlisted Badge

 
 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1954, Recruit Training (Great Lakes, IL), 195
 Duty Stations
RTC Great Lakes, IL (Company Commander/Staff)USS Erben (DD-631)Advancement Schools and CoursesNaval Base San Diego (NAVBASE San Diego)
NavBase CharlestonUSS Soley (DD-707)USS Isle Royale (AD-29)Naval Guided Missile School (Faculty Staff)
SSC (Cadre/Faculty Staff) Great Lakes, ILL, Service Schools Command (Faculty Staff)USS Fox (DLG-33)HQ, Service School Command (Faculty/Staff) San Diego, CABureau of Naval Personnel (BUPERS)
FTG (Faculty Staff) Pearl Harbor, Fleet Training Group (Faculty Staff)USS Reeves (CG-24)Naval Ship Weapons Engineering Station (NSWES)US Navy
  1954-1954, RTC Great Lakes, IL (Company Commander/Staff)
  1954-1956, GM-0000, USS Erben (DD-631)
  1956-1956, GMG-0000, (GM) Gunners Mate A School
  1956-1958, GMM-0000, USS Erben (DD-631)
  1958-1958, GMM-0000, Transient Personnel Unit (TPU), Naval Base San Diego (NAVBASE San Diego)
  1959-1959, GMG-0000, NavBase Charleston
  1959-1962, GMG-0872, USS Soley (DD-707)
  1962-1963, GM-0986, (GM) Gunners Mate C School
  1963-1965, GM-0986, USS Isle Royale (AD-29)
  1965-1967, GM-0986, Naval Guided Missile School (Faculty Staff)
  1967-1967, GM-0986, (GM) Gunners Mate C School
  1967-1968, GM-9502, Naval Guided Missile School (Faculty Staff)
  1968-1968, GM-0986, SSC (Cadre/Faculty Staff) Great Lakes, ILL, Service Schools Command (Faculty Staff)
  1968-1971, GM-0986, USS Fox (DLG-33)
  1971-1971, GM-9585, HQ, Service School Command (Faculty/Staff) San Diego, CA
  1971-1975, GM-9502, PERS-2, Washington DC, Bureau of Naval Personnel (BUPERS)
  1971-1975, GM-0986, Enlisted Personnel Distribution Office (EPDO CONUS), Bureau of Naval Personnel (BUPERS)
  1975-1978, GM-9502, FTG (Faculty Staff) Pearl Harbor, Fleet Training Group (Faculty Staff)
  1978-1981, GM-0986, USS Reeves (CG-24)
  1981-1982, GM-0986, Naval Ship Weapons Engineering Station (NSWES)
  1982-1984, GM-0000, Integrated Logistics Overhaul (ILO)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1968-1968 Yankee Station, North Vietnam
 Other News, Events and Photographs
 
  Jan 18, 1983, My security photo ILO Bremerton, Washington.1
  Dec 31, 1984, American War Library Awards documentaion
  Jan 01, 1985, Retired1
  Nov 12, 2012, General Photos3
 Additional Information
What are you doing now:
  VA permanent and total 100% disabled, April 24, 2019.
 
   
Other Comments:
   
 Military Association Memberships
Disabled American Veterans (DAV)Veterans of the Vietnam WarNational Association of Uniformed Services (NAUS)United States Navy Memorial
Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW)
  1985, Disabled American Veterans (DAV) [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  1985, Veterans of the Vietnam War [Verified]
  1991, National Association of Uniformed Services (NAUS) [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2009, United States Navy Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2012, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW) [Verified]1 - Assoc. Page
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