Danforth, Mitchell, CWO3

Chief Warrant Officer
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Current Service Status
USN Retired
Current/Last Rank
Chief Warrant Officer 3
Current/Last Service Branch
Current/Last Primary NEC
721X-Warrant Officer - Boatswain - Submarine
Current/Last Rating/NEC Group
Chief Warrant Officer
Primary Unit
1981-1981, 9315, USS Parche (SSN-683)
Previously Held NEC
GF-0000-Aviation Guided Missileman
AT-0000-Aviation Electronics Technician
ET-0000-Electronics Technician
BM-0000-Boatswain's Mate
BM-5343-Diver Second Class
BM-5333-Basic EOD Technician
BM-5342-Diver First Class
BM-5311-Saturation Diver
9315-Saturation Diving Officer
Service Years
1957 - 1981
Official/Unofficial US Navy Certificates
Cold War
Deep Dive Diploma
Gulf of Tonkin Yacht Club
Order of the Arctic Circle (Bluenose)
Order of the Golden Dragon
Chief Warrant Officer 3

 Official Badges 

Career Counselor US Navy Retired 20

 Unofficial Badges 

US Navy Honorable Discharge Navy Chief Initiated Order of the Arctic Circle (Bluenose) Gulf of Tonkin Yacht Club

Order of the Golden Dragon Blue Star LDO/CWO

 Military Association Memberships
Fleet Reserve Association (FRA)
  2008, Fleet Reserve Association (FRA) [Verified] - Assoc. Page

 Additional Information
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 Ribbon Bar
Diving Officer Badge
Submarine Officer Badge
Navy Master EOD Badge

 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
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  1957, Recruit Training (San Diego, CA), 4802
 Duty Stations
Naval Air Technical Training Command (Faculty Staff)/NATTC (Faculty Staff) Norman, OKSchool Assignments - StaffUSS Forrestal (CVA-59)US Navy
NOSC Puerto RicoUSS Berkeley (DDG-15)Advancement Schools and CoursesNaval School Explosive Ordnance Disposal (NAVSCOLEOD)
US Naval School Underwater Swimmers, Key West, FLUSS Catskill (MSC-1)Navy Diving & Salvage SchoolUSS Opportune (ARS-41)
Naval School of Deep Diving SystemsUSS ELK RIVER (IX-501)Naval Experimental Diving Unit (NEDU)USS Parche (SSN-683)
COMSUBDEVGRU ONE (CSDG-1)/Det Mare IslandUSS Proteus (AS-19)
  1958-1958, Naval Air Technical Training Command (Faculty Staff)/NATTC (Faculty Staff) Norman, OK
  1958-1958, GF-0000, (AT) Aviation Electronics Technician
  1958-1960, GF-0000, USS Forrestal (CVA-59)
  1960-1962, AT-0000, USS Forrestal (CVA-59)
  1962-1964, Broken Service
  1964-1966, ET-0000, Commander Atlantic Fleet Weapons Range(AFWR)/Gunfire Support Training Unit Culebra Island, P.R.
  1966-1967, Broken Service
  1967-1967, BM-0000, USS Berkeley (DDG-15)
  1967-1967, BM-5343, 2nd Class Diver School
  1968-1968, BM-5343, USS Surfbird (ADG-383)
  1969-1969, BM-5343, Naval School Explosive Ordnance Disposal (NAVSCOLEOD)
  1969-1969, BM-5343, US Naval School Underwater Swimmers, Key West, FL
  1970-1970, BM-5333, USS Catskill (MSC-1)
  1971-1971, BM-5343, Navy Diving & Salvage School
  1971-1973, BM-5342, USS Opportune (ARS-41)
  1973-1973, BM-5342, Naval School of Deep Diving Systems
  1973-1973, BM-5342, USS ELK RIVER (IX-501)
  1973-1974, BM-5311, Naval Experimental Diving Unit (NEDU)
  1976-1978, BM-5311, USS Parche (SSN-683)
  1976-1978, BM-5311, COMSUBDEVGRU ONE (CSDG-1)/Det Mare Island
  1978-1979, 9315, USS Proteus (AS-19)
  1979-1981, 9315, USS Parche (SSN-683)
  1981-1981, 9315, USS Parche (SSN-683)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1961-1961 Cold War Event - Standoff at Checkpoint Charlie
  1964-1973 Yankee Station, North Vietnam
  1967-1968 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase III Campaign (67-68)/Operation Sea Dragon
  1972-1972 NASA Assisted Operations
 Colleges Attended 
Pensacola Junior College, Pensacola FLCalifornia State University, Chico
  1974-1976, Pensacola Junior College, Pensacola FL
  1986-1988, California State University, Chico
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