Prokity, Melvin, RMC

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Current Service Status
USN Retired
Current/Last Rank
Chief Petty Officer
Current/Last Primary NEC
RM-2346-Low Level Keying Teletype Maintenance
Current/Last Rating/NEC Group
Primary Unit
1968-1971, RM-9502, FTC (Faculty Staff) Norfolk, VA
Previously Held NEC
PC-0000-Postal Clerk
RM-2304-Morse Code Operator
RM-2303-High Speed Morse Code Operator
RM-2321-Surface Communications Systems Operator
RM-2312-Communications System Manager
RM-2313-Independent Duty Radioman
Service Years
1952 - 1972
Foreign Language(s)
Official/Unofficial US Navy Certificates
Cold War
Icelandic Domain
Kiel Canal
Newfoundland Skreech
Order of the Arctic Circle (Bluenose)
Order of the Rock
Five Hash Marks

 Official Badges 

Iceland Defense Force U.S. Navy Chief Master-at-Arms Career Counselor US Navy Retired 20

 Unofficial Badges 

US Navy Honorable Discharge Cold War Medal Order of the Arctic Circle (Bluenose) Navy Chief Initiated

Navy Chief 100 Yrs 1893-1993

 Military Association Memberships
Branch 363United States Navy Radioman Association (USNRMA)Post 274Post 1969, Weber-Warren-Lewis Post
National Association of Destroyer Veterans (Tin Can Sailors)United States Navy Memorial
  1957, Fleet Reserve Association (FRA), Branch 363 (Member) [Verified] - Chap. Page
  1975, United States Navy Radioman Association (USNRMA) [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  1980, American Legion, Post 274 (Member) (Madison, Indiana) [Verified] - Chap. Page
  1980, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW), Post 1969, Weber-Warren-Lewis Post (Member) (Madison, Indiana) [Verified] - Chap. Page
  2000, National Association of Destroyer Veterans (Tin Can Sailors) [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2006, United States Navy Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page

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 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1952, Recruit Training (Bainbridge, MD), 4082
 Duty Stations
NTC (Cadre/Faculty Staff) Bainbridge, MDAdvancement Schools and CoursesUSS O'Hare (DD-889)US Naval Communications Unit 8, Bremerhaven
USS Diamond Head (AE-19)Commander Airborne Early Warning Wing Atlantic (COMFITAEWWINGLANT), COMNAVAIRLANTNAS AnacostiaNaval Education and Training Command (NETC) (Faculty Staff)
Naval Communications Station, Keflavik, IcelandUSS Damato (DD-871)NAVCOMSTA Sidi Yahia, MoroccoFTC (Faculty Staff) Norfolk, VA
  1952-1952, PC-0000, NTC (Cadre/Faculty Staff) Bainbridge, MD
  1952-1953, RM-0000, (RM) Radioman A School
  1953-1954, RM-2304, USS O'Hare (DD-889)
  1955-1957, RM-2303, US Naval Communications Unit 8, Bremerhaven
  1957-1957, RM-2321, USS Diamond Head (AE-19)
  1957-1959, RM-2312, Commander Airborne Early Warning Wing Atlantic (COMFITAEWWINGLANT), COMNAVAIRLANT
  1958-1961, RM-2312, NAS Anacostia
  1962-1962, RM-2313, NTTC Bainbridge MD (Faculty Staff)
  1962-1963, RM-2312, Naval Communications Station, Keflavik, Iceland
  1963-1965, RM-2312, USS Damato (DD-871)
  1965-1968, RM-2346, NAVCOMSTA Sidi Yahia, Morocco
  1968-1968, RM-9502, Instructors Leadership & Training Course
  1968-1971, RM-9502, FTC (Faculty Staff) Norfolk, VA
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1965-1965 Operation Powerpack (Dominican Republic)
 Colleges Attended 
University of Maryland University CollegeGolden Gate UniversityPurdue University
  1958-1958, University of Maryland University College
  1974-1978, Golden Gate University
  1981-1982, Purdue University
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