Sweet, Geoff, MM3

Machinists Mate
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Current Service Status
USN Veteran
Current/Last Rank
Petty Officer Third Class
Current/Last Primary NEC
MM-9348-Machinists Mate
Current/Last Rating/NEC Group
Machinists Mate
Primary Unit
1965-1968, MM-0000, USS Kitty Hawk (CVA-63)
Previously Held NEC
MM-0000-Machinist's Mate
Service Years
1964 - 1968
Official/Unofficial US Navy Certificates
Gulf of Tonkin Yacht Club
MM-Machinists Mate

 Official Badges 

 Unofficial Badges 

US Navy Honorable Discharge Gulf of Tonkin Yacht Club Efficiency Excellence Award

 Military Association Memberships
USS Kitty Hawk (CVA/CV-63) Veterans Association
  2011, USS Kitty Hawk (CVA/CV-63) Veterans Association [Verified]

 Additional Information
What are you doing now:
"Retired" from Honeywell (Design Engineering) in 2002 after 30+ years, due to company downsizing.  Have been contacted by the Evaluation Lab, back at Honeywell, to help them on as-needed basis.  Otherwise, taking care of the log home I built in 1982.
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 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1964, Recruit Training (Great Lakes, IL), 480
 Duty Stations
RTC Great Lakes, IL (Company Commander/Staff)Advancement Schools and CoursesUSS Kitty Hawk (CVA-63)
  1964-1965, RTC Great Lakes, IL (Company Commander/Staff)
  1965-1965, MM-9348, (MM) Machinist's Mate A School
  1965-1968, MM-0000, USS Kitty Hawk (CVA-63)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1965-1966 Dixie Station, South Vietnam
  1966-1968 Yankee Station, North Vietnam
 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 TogetherWeServed.com helped you remember your military service and the friends you served with.
 Colleges Attended 
Franklin CollegeUniversity of Wisconsin-Platteville
  1962-1964, Franklin College
  1968-1972, University of Wisconsin-Platteville
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