Daigle, Daniel, MR1

Machinery Repairman
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Current Service Status
USN Retired
Current/Last Rank
Petty Officer First Class
Current/Last Primary NEC
MR-4404-Computer Numerically Controlled Machinist
Current/Last Rating/NEC Group
Machinery Repairman
Primary Unit
1997-1998, MR-0000, NAVSTA Norfolk, VA/Shore Intermediate Maintenance Activity (SIMA)
Previously Held NEC
BM-0000-Boatswain's Mate
MR-0000-Machinery Repairman
Service Years
1979 - 1999
Official/Unofficial US Navy Certificates
Operation Desert Storm
Cold War
Neptune Subpoena
Order of the Shellback
Order of the Golden Shellback
Order of the Golden Dragon
Persian Excursion
MR-Machinery Repairman
Five Hash Marks

 Official Badges 

Assault Boat Coxswain US Navy Retired 20

 Unofficial Badges 

Order of the Shellback US Navy Honorable Discharge Order of the Golden Shellback Cold War Medal

Persian Gulf Yacht Club Naval Rescue Swimmer Order of the Golden Dragon Persian Excursion

Blue Star Award for Antisubmarine Warfare Excellence Award for Repair Excellence Deck Seamanship Award

Excellence Award for the best Damage Control Crews Excellence Award for the best Deck Departments Efficiency Excellence Award

 Military Association Memberships
Post 114Post 483, Nashua PostNavy League of the United StatesUnited States Navy Memorial
American Legion RidersNew Hampshire ChapterBranch 338National Association of Destroyer Veterans (Tin Can Sailors)
  2003, American Legion, Post 114 (Member) (Barrington, New Hampshire) [Verified] - Chap. Page
  2005, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW), Post 483, Nashua Post (Member) (Nashua, New Hampshire) [Verified] - Chap. Page
  2005, Navy League of the United States [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2005, United States Navy Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2006, American Legion Riders [Verified]2 - Assoc. Page
  2008, American Legion Riders [Verified]1 - Assoc. Page
  2011, Patriot Guard Riders, New Hampshire Chapter (New Hampshire) [Verified]
  2013, Fleet Reserve Association (FRA), Branch 338 (Member) (Nashua, New Hampshire) [Verified] - Chap. Page
  2013, National Association of Destroyer Veterans (Tin Can Sailors) [Verified] - Assoc. Page

 Additional Information
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 Ribbon Bar
Surface Warfare Enlisted Badge

 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1980, Recruit Training (Great Lakes, IL), 175
 Duty Stations
USS Barbey (FF-1088)VF-126<B>US Army (USA)</b>/7th Army Training CommandUSS Fanning (FF-1076)
(ML) Molder A SchoolNaval Base San Diego (NAVBASE San Diego)/Shore Intermediate Maintenance Activity (SIMA)USS Samuel Gompers (AD-37)USS Shenandoah (AD-44)
School Assignments - StaffNAVSTA Norfolk, VA/Shore Intermediate Maintenance Activity (SIMA)
  1980-1984, BM-0000, USS Barbey (FF-1088)
  1984-1985, BM-0000, VF-126
  1985-1987, 7th Army Training Command/Joint Multinational Training Center
  1987-1990, BM-0000, USS Fanning (FF-1076)
  1990-1991, ML-0000, (ML) Molder A School
  1991-1994, ML-0000, Naval Base San Diego (NAVBASE San Diego)/Shore Intermediate Maintenance Activity (SIMA)
  1994-1995, ML-0000, USS Samuel Gompers (AD-37)
  1995-1996, ML-0000, USS Shenandoah (AD-44)
  1996-1997, MR-0000, Machinery Repairman Class A
  1997-1998, MR-0000, NAVSTA Norfolk, VA/Shore Intermediate Maintenance Activity (SIMA)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1987-1987 Training Exercise - Team Spirit '87
  1991-1991 Liberation and Defense of Kuwait/Operation Desert Storm
 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 were the most significant to you and, if life-changing, in what way.
Was there a particular incident during your service when you believed you were in a situation you might not survive? 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 one was your least favorite?
From your entire service, including combat, describe the personal memories which have impacted you most?
What achievement(s) are you most proud of from your military career? If you received any medals, awards, formal presentations or qualification badges for significant achievement or valor, please describe how these were earned.
Of all the medals, awards, formal presentations and qualification badges you received, or any other memorabilia, please describe those which are 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?
Please recount the names of friends you served with, at which location, and what you remember most about them. Indicate those you are already in touch with and those you would like to make contact with.
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.
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