Willey, Walter, ATC

Aviation Electronics Technician
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Current Service Status
USNR Retired
Current/Last Rank
Chief Petty Officer
Current/Last Primary NEC
AT-0000-Aviation Electronics Technician
Current/Last Rating/NEC Group
Aviation Electronics Technician
Primary Unit
1974-1974, AT-0000, Career Counselor School
Previously Held NEC
FC-0000-Fire Controlman
Service Years
1944 - 1986
Official/Unofficial US Navy Certificates
Cold War
Order of the Golden Dragon
Order of the Ditch
Plank Owner
AT-Aviation Electronics Technician
Five Hash Marks

 Official Badges 

Career Counselor WW II Honorable Discharge Pin US Navy Retired 20

 Unofficial Badges 

US Air Force Honorable Discharge US Naval Reserve Honorable Discharge Cold War Medal Navy Chief 100 Yrs 1893-1993

Order of the Golden Dragon Did the Ditch (Suez Canal)

 Military Association Memberships
Post 1, John S. Stewart PostPost 1
  1986, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW), Post 1, John S. Stewart Post (Member) (Denver, Colorado) [Verified] - Chap. Page
  1986, American Legion, Post 1 (Member) (Denver, Colorado) [Verified] - Chap. Page

 Additional Information
What are you doing now:
FC3 Walter Willey
1944 - 1946 

FC2 Walter Willey
1951 - 1953

SSGT Walter Willey
USAF 1954 - 1964

SSGT Walter Willey
USAF 1954 - 1964


Other Comments:
Not Specified

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 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1944, Recruit Training (Sampson, NY), 3678
 Duty Stations
Commander Navy Reserve Forces Command (COMNAVRESFORCOM)NAVSTA Norfolk, VAUSS Beatty (DD-756)US Navy
USS Bache (DD-470)Naval Reserve Forces Command<B>US Air Force (USAF)</b><B>US Air Force (USAF)</b>/Air Force Reserve Command
<B>US Air Force (USAF)</b>/Military Air Transport Service (MATS)Commander Navy Reserve Forces Command (COMNAVRESFORCOM)Commander Naval Air Forces ReserveSchool Assignments - Staff
  1944-1946, FC-0000, Commander Navy Reserve Forces Command (COMNAVRESFORCOM)
  1945-1946, SN-0000, NAVSTA Norfolk, VA
  1945-1946, FC-0000, USS Beatty (DD-756)
  1945-1946, FC-0000, NSY Brooklyn
  1946-1951, FC-0000, Broken Service
  1951-1951, FC-0000, Boston Navy Yard
  1951-1953, FC-0000, USS Bache (DD-470)
  1951-1953, FC-0000, Commander Navy Reserve Forces Command (COMNAVRESFORCOM)
  1954-1964, US Air Force (USAF)
  1954-1964, US Air Force (USAF)/Air Force Reserve Command
  1954-1964, US Air Force (USAF)/Military Air Transport Service (MATS)
  1966-1972, AT-0000, NAVAIRRESCEN/STA (NARC/NARS)/Denver, CO
  1972-1986, AT-0000, NAVAIRRESCEN/STA (NARC/NARS)/Denver, CO
  1974-1974, AT-0000, Career Counselor School
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1945 World War II
  1962-1962 Cold War Event - Cuban Blockade
 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.
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?
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?
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.
 Other News, Events and Photographs
  Photo Launcher1
  At the Top of Diamond Head Hawaii1
  Nov 10, 1944, Oath of Enlistment1
  Apr 15, 1945, My Military Family2
  Nov 08, 1986, ATC Walter Willey's Retirement2
  Feb 26, 2019, General Photos
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