Martin, Cecil H., LT

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Last Rank
Last Primary NEC
616X-Limited Duty Officer - Ordnance - Surface
Last Rating/NEC Group
Limited Duty Officer
Primary Unit
1976-1979, 616X, COMMINEWARCOM, Commander, Naval Surface Force, Atlantic (COMNAVSURFLANT)
Service Years
1958 - 1979
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Year of Birth
This Military Service Page was created/owned by AirForce SMSgt John Slusser (WD7F - Chief Admin) to remember Martin, Cecil H., LT USN(Ret).

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Contact Info
Home Town
Not Specified
Last Address
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Date of Passing
Sep 18, 2017
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
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 Official Badges 

US Navy Retired 20

 Unofficial Badges 

Navy Chief Initiated

 Military Association Memberships
Association of MinemenPost 5762, Casey PostMilitary Officers Association of America (MOAA)Legion Of Valor
Patrol Boat River Forces Veteran's AssociationDisabled American Veterans (DAV)
  1974, Association of Minemen [Verified]2 - Assoc. Page
  1984, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW), Post 5762, Casey Post (Member) (Casey, Illinois) [Verified] - Chap. Page
  1985, Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  1986, Legion Of Valor [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  1998, Patrol Boat River Forces Veteran's Association [Verified]
  2000, Disabled American Veterans (DAV) [Verified] - Assoc. Page

 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Mostly fishing!! Making musical instruments- banjos and mandolins
Other Comments:
Service Connected Disabled Veteran
 Countries Deployed To or Visited

LT Cecil Martin US Navy (1958-1979)

Svalbard Spain United States of America Antarctica South Georgia Falkland Islands Bolivia Peru Ecuador Colombia Venezuela Guyana Suriname French Guiana Brazil Paraguay Uruguay Argentina Chile Greenland Canada United States of America United States of America Israel Jordan Cyprus Qatar United Arab Emirates Oman Yemen Saudia Arabia Iraq Afghanistan Turkmenistan Iran Syria Singapore China Mongolia Papua New Guinea Brunei Indonesia Malaysia Malaysia Tiawan Philippines Vietnam Cambodia Laos Thailand Burma Bangladesh Sri Lanka India Bhutan Nepal Pakistan Afghanistan Turkmenistan Tajikistan Kyrgyzstan Uzbekistan Japan North Korea South Korea Russia Kazakhstan Russia Montenegro Portugal Azerbaijan Armenia Georgia Ukraine Moldova Belarus Romania Bulgaria Macedonia Serbia Bosonia & Herzegovina Turkey Greece Albania Croatia Hungary Slovakia Slovenia Malta Spain Portugal Spain France Italy Italy Austria Switzerland Belgium France Ireland United Kingdom Norway Sweden Finland Estonia Latvia Lithuania Russia Poland Czech Republic Germany Denmark The Netherlands Iceland El Salvador Guatemala Panama Costa Rica Nicaragua Honduras Belize Mexico Trinidad & Tobago Puerto Rico Dominican Republic Haiti Jamaica The Bahamas Cuba Vanuatu Australia Solomon Islands Fiji New Caledonia New Zealand Eritrea Ethiopia Djibouti Somalia Kenya Uganda Tanzania Rwanda Burundi Madagascar Namibia Botswana South Africa Lesotho Swaziland Zimbabwe Mozambique Malawi Zambia Angola Democratic Repbulic of Congo Republic of Congo Gabon Equatorial Guinea Central African Republic Cameroon Nigeria Togo Ghana Burkina Fassu Cote d'Ivoire Liberia Sierra Leone Guinea Guinea Bissau The Gambia Senegal Mali Mauritania Niger Western Sahara Sudan Chad Egypt Libya Tunisia Morocco Algeria

IrelandGermanyGuamGreeceIcelandItalyJapanNew CaledoniaSpainUnited KingdomVietnam

 Tributes from Members  
Cecil Martin - Wood Carver posted by Slusser, John (WD7F - Chief Admin), SMSgt USAF(Ret)
Obituary for LT Cecil H. Martin posted by Bucy, Darrell (TWS Admin) 9
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 Ribbon Bar
Petty Officer in Charge (Small Craft) Badge

 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1958, Recruit Training (San Diego, CA), 434
 Duty Stations
NAVWPNSTA YorktownNOF YokosukaNAS Atsugi SERE School
River Squadron 5 (RIVRON-5), USN River Patrol Force - Task Force 116 (TF-116)USN River Patrol Force - Task Force 116 (TF-116)River Section 531, River Division 53 (RIVDIV 53)Commander Mobile Mine Assembly Group (COMOMAG)
COMMINEWARCOM, Commander, Naval Surface Force, Atlantic (COMNAVSURFLANT)
  1958-1959, NAVWPNSTA Yorktown
  1959-1959, MN-0000, Naval School of Mine Warfare (Cadre)
  1959-1960, MN-0000, NAVWPNSTA Yorktown
  1960-1962, MN-0000, NOF Yokosuka
  1962-1963, MN-0000, NAVSTA Long Beach, CA
  1963-1966, MN-0000, NAS Atsugi
  1966-1968, MN-0000, NOF Yokosuka
  1968-1968, SERE School
  1968-1969, River Squadron 5 (RIVRON-5), USN River Patrol Force - Task Force 116 (TF-116)
  1968-1969, USN River Patrol Force - Task Force 116 (TF-116)
  1968-1969, USN River Patrol Force - Task Force 116 (TF-116)
  1968-1969, MN-0000, River Section 531, River Division 53 (RIVDIV 53)
  1969-1969, MN-0000, Mine School Advanced
  1970-1972, MN-0000, Mine School Advanced
  1972-1975, 716X, Commander Mobile Mine Assembly Group (COMOMAG)
  1975-1976, 616X, COMMINEWARCOM, Commander, Naval Surface Force, Atlantic (COMNAVSURFLANT)
  1976-1979, 616X, COMMINEWARCOM, Commander, Naval Surface Force, Atlantic (COMNAVSURFLANT)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1968-1969 Operation Game Warden
  1968-1969 Operation Rach Gia Interdiction Group
  1968-1969 Operation Search Turn
  1968-1969 Operation Barrier Reef
  1968-1969 Operation SEALORDS
 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?
From your entire military service, describe any memories you still reflect back on to this day.
What professional and 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?
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 
Eastern Illinois UniversityEastern Illinois University
  1980-1984, Eastern Illinois University
  1984-1991, Eastern Illinois University
 Other News, Events and Photographs
  Feb 13, 2015, General Photos21
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