Baird, Malcolm, LT

Line Officer
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Current Service Status
USN Retired
Current/Last Rank
Current/Last Primary NEC
112X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Submarine Warfare
Current/Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1984-1988, 112X, FBM Operational Test Support Unit Two (FBM OTSU TWO)
Previously Held NEC
FTB-3301-MK 80 Polaris Fire Control Systems
Service Years
1968 - 1988

 Official Badges 

 Unofficial Badges 

Order of the Golden Shellback Order of the Arctic Circle (Bluenose)

 Military Association Memberships
United States Submarine Veterans, Inc. (USSVI)Cape Canaveral ChapterNaval Submarine LeagueNorfolk County Historical Society of Chesapeake, VA
  1996, United States Submarine Veterans, Inc. (USSVI) [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  1996, Military Officers Association of America (MOAA), Cape Canaveral Chapter (Member) (Florida) [Verified] - Chap. Page
  2010, Naval Submarine League
  2018, Norfolk County Historical Society of Chesapeake, VA [Verified]

 Additional Information
What are you doing now:
Immediately following my retirement from the Navy in 1988, I worked as a Manager at Computer Sciences Raytheon on the Air Force Eastern Test Range at Cape Canaveral for several years. In 1995, I was recruited by Merrill Lynch to be a Financial Advisor, and I have been there ever since.
Other Comments:
Not Specified
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 Ribbon Bar
Submarine Officer Badge
Submarine Enlisted Badge

 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1968, Recruit Training (Great Lakes, IL), 6808
  1977, Officer Candidate School (Newport, RI)
 Duty Stations
USS Thomas A Edison (SSBN-610)USS Proteus (AS-19)Naval Ordnance Test Unit (NOTU), Cape Canaveral FL, Director Strategic Systems Programs (SSP)Officer Candidate School (OCS) (Faculty Staff)
USS Tecumseh (SSBN-628)USS Grayback (SS-574)FBM Operational Test Support Unit Two (FBM OTSU TWO)
  1969-1972, FTB-3301, USS Thomas A Edison (SSBN-610)
  1972-1974, FTB-3301, USS Proteus (AS-19)
  1975-1977, FTB-3301, Naval Ordnance Test Unit (NOTU), Cape Canaveral FL, Director Strategic Systems Programs (SSP)
  1977-1977, Officer Candidate School (OCS) (Faculty Staff)
  1978-1981, 112X, USS Tecumseh (SSBN-628)
  1981-1983, 112X, USS Grayback (SS-574)
  1984-1988, 112X, FBM Operational Test Support Unit Two (FBM OTSU TWO)
 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?
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.
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?
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 helped you remember your military service and the friends you served with.
 Colleges Attended 
Rollins CollegeFlorida Institute of Technology
  1975-1976, Rollins College
  1988-1994, Florida Institute of Technology
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  Aug 10, 2019, General Photos
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