Pomeroy, Charles, AL1

Aviation Electronics Mate/Airborne Radioman
 
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Current Service Status
USN Veteran
Current/Last Rank
Petty Officer First Class
Current/Last Primary NEC
AL-0000-Aviation Electronics Mate/Airborne Radioman
Current/Last Rating/NEC Group
Aviation Electronics Mate/Airborne Radioman
Primary Unit
1950-1953, AL-0000, VP-6 Blue Sharks
Previously Held NEC
AN-0000-Airman
ATR-0000-Aviation Electronics Technician Radar and Radar Navigation Equipment
Service Years
1947 - 1956
Foreign Language(s)
Japanese
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AL-Aviation Electronics Mate/Airborne Radioman
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 Additional Information
What are you doing now:
A former translator (Japanese into English) and journalist who covered the health care industry in Japan for some 40 years, I now write books. The most recent is Tsunami Reflections, which can be found on Amazon. My author profile appears on Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/4022593.Charles_A_Pomeroy .
   
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Combat Air Crew Wings with 3 Stars

 
 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1947, Recruit Training (Great Lakes, IL)
 Duty Stations
Advancement Schools and CoursesVP-27VP-6 Blue SharksVP-9 Golden Eagles
Naval Attache/Asst Naval Attache, CNO - OPNAVVP-11 Pegasus/Lovin-eleven
  1948-1948, ATR-0000, (AT) Aviation Electronics Technician Course
  1948-1948, AN-0000, (AN) Airman Apprenticeship School
  1948-1950, AL-0000, VP-27
  1950-1953, AL-0000, VP-6 Blue Sharks
  1953-1953, AL-0000, VP-9 Golden Eagles
  1954-1955, AL-0000, Naval Attache/Asst Naval Attache, CNO - OPNAV
  1955-1956, AL-0000, VP-11 Pegasus/Lovin-eleven
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1950-1950 Korean War/UN Defensive (1950)
  1950-1950 Korean War/UN Defensive (1950)
  1950-1950 Korean War/UN Offensive (1950)/Inchon Landing/Operation Chromite
  1950-1950 Korean War/CCF Intervention (1950-51)/Chosin Reservoir (Battle of Changjin)
  1951-1952 Korean War/Second Korean Winter (1951-52)
 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.
What professional achievements are you most proud of from your military career?
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 TogetherWeServed.com helped you remember your military service and the friends you served with.
 Colleges Attended 
Sophia University Tokyo
  1958-1962, Sophia University Tokyo
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