Balcom, Robert, DCC

Damage Controlman
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Current Service Status
USN Retired
Current/Last Rank
Chief Petty Officer
Current/Last Primary NEC
DC-4811-Senior Enlisted Damage Control Prog. Management & Training Spec.
Current/Last Rating/NEC Group
Damage Controlman
Primary Unit
1999-2002, DC-4811, Naval Base San Diego (NAVBASE San Diego)
Previously Held NEC
HT-0000-Hull Maintenance Technician
HT-4954-General Maintenance Welder
DC-0000-Damage Controlman
Service Years
1980 - 2002
Official/Unofficial US Navy Certificates
Panama Canal
Persian Excursion
Plank Owner
DC-Damage Controlman
Five Hash Marks

 Official Badges 

US Navy Retired 20

 Unofficial Badges 

Order of the Shellback

 Ribbon Bar
Surface Warfare Enlisted Badge

 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
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  1980, Recruit Training (San Diego, CA), 1885
 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
Formal Schools and Training CoursesUSS Orion (AS-18)USS Shenandoah (AD-44)USS Mobile (LKA-115)
NTTC Treasure Island (Staff)USS Pigeon (ASR-21)USS Rushmore (LSD-47)Chemical, Biological, Radiological Defense Ops and Specialist School
Afloat Training Group Pacific (Staff)Naval Base San Diego (NAVBASE San Diego)
  1980-1981, (HT) Hull Maintenance Technician A School
  1981-1983, HT-0000, USS Orion (AS-18)
  1983-1984, HT-0000, USS Shenandoah (AD-44)
  1984-1984, HT-4954, Welders Advanced Training Course
  1984-1986, HT-4954, USS Mobile (LKA-115)
  1986-1986, 9502, Group Paced Instructor Course
  1986-1990, DC-9502, NTTC Treasure Island (Staff)
  1990-1992, DC-0000, USS Pigeon (ASR-21)
  1992-1995, DC-0000, USS Rushmore (LSD-47)
  1992-1995, DC-4811, USS Rushmore (LSD-47)
  1995-1995, DC-4811, Chemical, Biological, Radiological Defense Ops and Specialist School
  1995-1999, DC-9502, Afloat Training Group Pacific (Staff)
  1999-2002, DC-4811, Naval Base San Diego (NAVBASE San Diego)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1985-1985 Training Exercise - Team Spirit '85
  1992-1993 Operation Restore Hope (Somalia)
  1993-1995 Operation Southern Watch (Iraq)
 Colleges Attended 
Columbia CollegeSouthern Illinois University at CarbondaleNational University
  1986-1990, Columbia College
  1995-1996, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale
  1999-2002, National University
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