Peterson, Merrell, BMC

Boatswain's Mate
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Current Service Status
USN Retired
Current/Last Rank
Chief Petty Officer
Current/Last Primary NEC
BM-0165-Landing Craft Utility Captain
Current/Last Rating/NEC Group
Boatswain's Mate
Primary Unit
1993-1994, BM-0000, NAB Little Creek/SIMA
Previously Held NEC
BM-0000-Boatswain's Mate
BM-9508-Recruit/Assistant Recruit Company Commander/Recruit Instructor
Service Years
1971 - 1995
Official/Unofficial US Navy Certificates
Panama Canal
Plank Owner
Suez Canal
BM-Boatswain's Mate
Six Hash Marks

 Official Badges 

U.S. Navy Master-at-Arms Master Training Specialist US Navy Retired 20 Recruit Company Commander


 Unofficial Badges 

Order of the Shellback US Navy Honorable Discharge Persian Gulf Yacht Club Navy Chief Initiated

Navy Chief 100 Yrs 1893-1993 Gulf of Tonkin Yacht Club Order of the Golden Dragon

 Military Association Memberships
Post 3433, T-Sgt Walter C. Fulda PostBranch 269 Post 166
  1973, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW), Post 3433, T-Sgt Walter C. Fulda Post (Member) (Summerville, South Carolina) [Verified] - Chap. Page
  2000, Fleet Reserve Association (FRA), Branch 269 (Member) (Goose Creek , South Carolina) [Verified] - Chap. Page
  2008, American Legion, Post 166 (Member) (¬†Goose Creek, South Carolina) [Verified] - Chap. Page

 Additional Information
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 Ribbon Bar
Surface Warfare Enlisted Badge
Enlisted Aviation Warfare Specialist Badge

 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1971, Recruit Training (San Diego, CA), 025
 Duty Stations
USS Sperry (AS-12)USS Dixon (AS-37)USS Ranger (CVA-61)USS Long Beach (CGN-9)
RTC (Cadre/Faculty Staff) San Diego, CAUSS Tripoli (LPH-10)USS Niagara Falls (AFS-3)Navy Recruiting Region East
US NavyAssault Craft Unit 2 (ACU-2)NAB Little Creek/SIMA
  1971-1971, RTC (Cadre/Faculty Staff) San Diego, CA
  1971-1971, USS Sperry (AS-12)
  1971-1972, USS Dixon (AS-37)
  1972-1975, USS Ranger (CVA-61)
  1975-1978, BM-0000, USS Dixon (AS-37)
  1978-1979, USS Long Beach (CGN-9)
  1979-1982, BM-9508, RTC (Cadre/Faculty Staff) San Diego, CA
  1982-1984, BM-0000, USS Tripoli (LPH-10)
  1985-1986, BM-9508, USS Niagara Falls (AFS-3)
  1987-1988, BM-0000, Navy Recruiting Region East
  1988-1990, BM-0000, New York
  1990-1993, BM-0165, Assault Craft Unit 2 (ACU-2)
  1993-1994, BM-0000, NAB Little Creek/SIMA
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1960-1973 Vietnam War
  1991-1991 Liberation and Defense of Kuwait/Operation Desert Storm
 Colleges Attended 
National UniversitySaint Leo UniversityLimestone CollegeSouthern Wesleyan University
  1980-1980, National University
  1995-1997, Saint Leo University
  2002-2004, Limestone College
  2005-2005, Southern Wesleyan University
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