Benson, Kirk, CDR

Line Officer
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Current Service Status
USN Retired
Current/Last Rank
Current/Last Primary NEC
111X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Surface Warfare
Current/Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
2005-2007, Naval Oceanographic Office (NAVO)
Previously Held NEC
116X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Surface Warfare (In Training)
Service Years
1983 - 2007
Official/Unofficial US Navy Certificates
Order of the Square Rigger
Iwo Jima

 Official Badges 

 Unofficial Badges 

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

 Additional Information
What are you doing now:
Still working for the Navy.
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Surface Warfare Officer Badge
Command Ashore

 Duty Stations
US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)USS Tarawa (LHA-1)USS Wainwright (CG-28)USS Arthur W. Radford (DD-968)
Surface Warfare Officer School (SWOS)USS Ouellet (FF-1077)US NavyUSS Monterey (CG-61)
Naval Postgraduate School (Faculty Staff)USS Curtis Wilbur (DDG-54)Afloat Training Group Western Pacific (Faculty Staff)COMSEVENTHFLT
USS Blue Ridge (LCC-19)Naval Reserve Professional Development Center (NRPDC)Green Bay WICommander Navy Reserve Forces Command (COMNAVRESFORCOM)
NAS Joint Reserve Base Fort WorthNaval Oceanographic Office (NAVO)
  1983-1987, US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
  1984-1984, USS Tarawa (LHA-1)
  1986-1986, USS Wainwright (CG-28)
  1986-1986, USS Arthur W. Radford (DD-968)
  1987-1988, 116X, Surface Warfare Officer School (SWOS)
  1988-1991, 111X, USS Ouellet (FF-1077)
  1991-1991, 111X, Aegis Combat Systems Center (ACSC) Wallops, VA
  1991-1993, 111X, USS Monterey (CG-61)
  1993-1995, 111X, Naval Postgraduate School (Faculty Staff)
  1995-1996, 111X, Surface Warfare Officer School (SWOS)
  1996-1996, 111X, Aegis Combat Systems Center (ACSC) Wallops, VA
  1996-1998, 111X, USS Curtis Wilbur (DDG-54)
  1998-1999, 111X, Afloat Training Group Western Pacific (Faculty Staff)
  1999-2001, 111X, COMSEVENTHFLT
  1999-2001, 111X, USS Blue Ridge (LCC-19)
  2001-2001, 111X, Naval Reserve Professional Development Center (NRPDC)
  2001-2003, 111X, Green Bay WI
  2001-2003, 111X, Marquette, MI
  2003-2007, 111X, Det New Orleans, LA
  2005-2006, NAS Joint Reserve Base Fort Worth
  2005-2007, Naval Oceanographic Office (NAVO)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1988-1988 Training Exercise - RIMPAC '88
  1989-1989 Training Exercise - PACEX '89
  1997-1997 Operation Foal Eagle 1997
  1997-1997 Operation Tandem Thrust 1997
 Colleges Attended 
United States Naval AcademyNaval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA
  1983-1987, United States Naval Academy
  1993-1995, Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA
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