Lawrence, Brian, RMCS

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Current Service Status
USN Retired
Current/Last Rank
Senior Chief Petty Officer
Current/Last Primary NEC
RM-2319-Communications System Technical Control Supervisor
Current/Last Rating/NEC Group
Primary Unit
1987-1991, RM-2314, USS Dolphin (AGSS-555)
Previously Held NEC
RM-2318-Communications System Technical Control Operator
RM-2312-Communications System Manager
23CQ-Submarine Combined Cryptographic Equipment Maintenance Technician
RM-2314-Cryptographic Repair
RM-2313-Independent Duty Radioman
Service Years
1969 - 1992
Official/Unofficial US Navy Certificates
Order of the Golden Dragon
Order of the Golden Shellback
Order of the Shellback
Neptune Sweethearts Domain
Neptune Subpoena
Deep Dive Diploma
Cold War
Six Hash Marks

 Official Badges 

Senior Chief Petty Officer of the Command U.S. Navy Police (enlisted) US Navy Retired 20

 Unofficial Badges 

US Navy Honorable Discharge Order of the Shellback Order of the Golden Shellback US Naval Reserve Honorable Discharge

Cold War Medal Navy Chief Initiated Persian Gulf Yacht Club Order of the Emerald Shellback

Order of the Golden Dragon Command & Control Excellence Award Efficiency Excellence Award

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 Ribbon Bar
Submarine Enlisted Badge
Deep Submergence Enlisted Badge
Surface Warfare Enlisted Badge

 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
USS Halsey (DLG-23)School Assignments - StaffCommander in Chief Pacific Fleet (CINCPACFLT)/Commander Pacific Fleet (COMPACFLT)NAVCOMSTA Honolulu, HI
NAVCOMMSTA - NAVCOMSTA - NCSCNO - OPNAVAdvancement Schools and CoursesUSS Dixie (AD-14)
USS Sterett (DLG-31)HQ, Service School Command (Faculty/Staff) San Diego, CASubmarine School Enlisted BasicUSS Cavalla (SSN-684)
Defense Communications Agency (DCA), Washington DCUSS Dolphin (AGSS-555)Navy Brig (NAVBRIG) San Diego, Naval Base San Diego (NAVBASE San Diego)NAVTELCOM,  Marquette, MI
  1970-1970, RM-0000, USS Halsey (DLG-23)
  1970-1971, RM-0000, (RM) Radioman A School
  1971-1971, RM-0000, Message Center Makalapa
  1971-1972, RM-0000, NAVCOMSTA Honolulu, HI
  1972-1973, RM-0000, NAVCOMSTA Wahiawa
  1973-1974, RM-0000, CNO - OPNAV
  1974-1974, RM-2318, (RM) Radioman C School
  1974-1977, RM-2318, USS Dixie (AD-14)
  1975-1975, RM-2318, USS Sterett (DLG-31)
  1975-1976, RM-2312, (RM) Radioman B School
  1977-1977, RM-9502, Instructors Training School
  1977-1978, RM-9502, (RM) Radioman A School
  1977-1980, RM-9502, HQ, Service School Command (Faculty/Staff) San Diego, CA
  1978-1980, RM-9502, CNO - OPNAV
  1980-1980, RM-0000, Basic Enlisted Submarine School (BESS)
  1980-1980, RM-0000, Submarine School Enlisted Basic
  1980-1982, 23CQ, USS Cavalla (SSN-684)
  1982-1983, RM-2319, USS Cavalla (SSN-684)
  1984-1987, RM-2319, DCA Europe
  1987-1991, RM-2314, USS Dolphin (AGSS-555)
  1990-1991, Navy Brig (NAVBRIG) San Diego, Naval Base San Diego (NAVBASE San Diego)
  1991-1992, RM-2313, NAVTELCOM, Marquette, MI
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1971-1971 Apollo 14 - Splashdown/Retrieval1
  1971-1971 Apollo 15 - Splashdown/Retrieval1
  1972-1972 Apollo 16 - Splashdown/Retrieval1
  1972-1972 Apollo 17 - Splashdown/Retrieval1
  1973-1973 SkyLab 2 - Splashdown/Retrieval1
  1973-1973 SkyLab 3 - Splashdown/Retrieval1
  1973-1973 Training Exercise - UNITAS '73
  1976-1976 Training Exercise - UNITAS '76
  1976-1976 Typhoon Pamela Relief (Guam)1
  1981-1981 Training Exercise - Team Spirit '811
  1981-1981 Training Exercise - UNITAS '81
  1983-1983 Training Exercise - UNITAS '83
 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?
Did you encounter any situation during your military service when you believed there was a possibility you might not survive? If so, please describe what happened and what was the outcome.
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?
List the names of old friends you served with, at which locations, and recount what you remember most about them. Indicate those you are already in touch with and those you would like to make contact with.
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 helped you remember your military service and the friends you served with.
 Colleges Attended 
Chapman UniversityAir Force Institute of TechnologyUniversity of Maryland University CollegeDeVry University
  1972-1973, University of Hawaii West O'ahu
  1974-1975, Chapman University
  1984-1984, Air Force Institute of Technology
  1985-1987, University of Maryland University College
  1993-1996, DeVry University
 Military Association Memberships
The Retired Enlisted Association (TREA)Disabled American Veterans (DAV)United States Navy Radioman Association (USNRMA)United States Submarine Veterans, Inc. (USSVI)
National Chief Petty Officers AssociationJoint Communications Support Element Veterans Association (JCSEVA)Missouri ChapterSub Vet RVers
  1997, The Retired Enlisted Association (TREA) [Verified]
  1997, Disabled American Veterans (DAV) [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2011, United States Navy Radioman Association (USNRMA) [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2011, United States Submarine Veterans, Inc. (USSVI) [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2011, National Chief Petty Officers Association [Verified]
  2011, Joint Communications Support Element Veterans Association (JCSEVA) [Verified]
  2011, Patriot Guard Riders, Missouri Chapter (Missouri) [Verified]
  2011, Sub Vet RVers
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