Barnes, Rick, OSCS

Operations Specialist
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Current Service Status
USN Retired
Current/Last Rank
Senior Chief Petty Officer
Current/Last Primary NEC
OS-0318-Air Intercept Controller
Current/Last Rating/NEC Group
Operations Specialist
Primary Unit
1988-1991, MA-0000, COMNAVSURFGRU Long Beach
Previously Held NEC
NC-9585-Navy Recruiter Canvasser
IT-9547-Information Security Manager
Service Years
1975 - 1991
OS-Operations Specialist
Four Hash Marks

 Official Badges 

Navy Recruiting Gold Wreath Award (10th) Recruiting Command of Excellence Recruiter Career Counselor

U.S. Navy Chief Master-at-Arms

 Unofficial Badges 

US Navy Honorable Discharge Order of the Shellback Order of the Golden Shellback Order of the Arctic Circle (Bluenose)

Navy Chief 100 Yrs 1893-1993 Persian Gulf Yacht Club Navy Chief Initiated Order of the Golden Dragon

 Countries Deployed To or Visited

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Surface Warfare Enlisted Badge

 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1975, Recruit Training (Great Lakes, IL), 995
 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
(OS) Operations  Specialist A SchoolUSS Niagara Falls (AFS-3)Formal Schools and Training CoursesUSS Tulare (LKA-112)
Commander Naval Recruiting Command (CNRC)CNO - OPNAVNaval Reserve Recruiting Command (NRRC), Commander Naval Recruiting Command (CNRC)USS Raleigh (LPD-1)
USS Missouri (BB-63)Commander, Naval Surface Force, Pacific (COMNAVSURFPAC)US Navy
  1976-1976, (OS) Operations Specialist A School
  1976-1978, USS Niagara Falls (AFS-3)
  1977-1977, Aircraft Firefighting Shipboard Team Training Course
  1978-1978, Helo Control Officer Training Course
  1978-1979, USS Tulare (LKA-112)
  1979-1982, Navy Recruiting Region Central, Commander Naval Recruiting Command (CNRC)
  1980-1980, NC-9585, CNO - OPNAV
  1980-1982, NC-9585, Naval Reserve Recruiting Command (NRRC), Commander Naval Recruiting Command (CNRC)
  1982-1985, USS Raleigh (LPD-1)
  1982-1985, USS Raleigh (LPD-1)
  1984-1984, Air Radar Operators School
  1985-1988, USS Missouri (BB-63)
  1988-1991, CNSG LBEACH, Commander, Naval Surface Force, Pacific (COMNAVSURFPAC)
  1988-1991, IT-9547, COMNAVSURFGRU Long Beach
  1988-1991, MA-0000, COMNAVSURFGRU Long Beach
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1975-2015 RIMPAC Exercise Series
  1978-1978 Operation Northern Wedding 1978
  1979-1981 Iran Hostage Crisis
  1982-1984 US Multinational Force Lebanon Peacekeeping Mission
  1987-1988 Operation Earnest Will (Iran)
  1990-1991 Gulf War/Defense of Saudi Arabia Campaign/Operation Desert Shield
  1990-1991 Gulf War (Iraq)
 Colleges Attended 
Chapman UniversityCentral Texas College
  1976-1979, Chapman University
  1982-1984, Central Texas College
  1992-1993, Northwestern Michigan College
 Military Associations and Other Affiliations
American LegionVeterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW)Disabled American Veterans (DAV)National Chief Petty Officers Association
Navy League of the United States
  2003, American Legion [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2003, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW) [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2003, Disabled American Veterans (DAV) [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2003, National Chief Petty Officers Association [Verified]
  2003, Navy League of the United States [Verified] - Assoc. Page
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