Downey, Charles, AB1

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Last Rank
Petty Officer First Class
Last Primary NEC
ABF-0000-Aviation Boatswain's Mate Fuels
Last Rating/NEC Group
Aviation Boatswain's Mate
Primary Unit
1970-1974, NAS Cecil Field
Service Years
1953 - 1974
Official/Unofficial US Navy Certificates
Cold War
Order of the Magellan
Panama Canal
Plank Owner
AB-Aviation Boatswain's Mate
Five Hash Marks

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Home State
Year of Birth
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Contact Info
Home Town
Not Specified
Last Address
Camden, Arkansas

Date of Passing
Jan 14, 1978
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
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 Official Badges 

 Unofficial Badges 

Cold War Medal Order of the Arctic Circle (Bluenose) Order of the Emerald Shellback Order of the Golden Dragon

Commander, Naval Surface Forces (CNSF) Ship Safety Award Efficiency Excellence Award

 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Gunsmith - Owned/operated D&D Gun Shop in Camden, Arkansas.
Other Comments:
I am sure I have the dates and rates wrong on his ships and duty stations. Any help would be great!

MSgt Steve Downey USMC (Ret)
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 Duty Stations
NAVSTA KodiakUSS Pine Island (AV-12)USS Bonhomme Richard (CVA-31)USS Iwo Jima (LPH-2)
US NavyUSS Kitty Hawk (CV-63)USS Hancock (CV-19)NAS Cecil Field
  1955-1956, NAVSTA Kodiak
  1956-1957, USS Pine Island (AV-12)
  1957-1961, USS Bonhomme Richard (CVA-31)
  1962-1964, USS Iwo Jima (LPH-2)
  1964-1965, NAAS New Iberia, LA
  1965-1968, USS Kitty Hawk (CV-63)
  1968-1970, USS Hancock (CV-19)
  1970-1974, NAS Cecil Field
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1965-1968 PIRAZ Station SAR, North Vietnam
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase V Campaign (68)
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