Pappa, Edward, BT1

Boiler Technician
 
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Current Service Status
USN Retired
Current/Last Rank
Petty Officer First Class
Current/Last Primary NEC
BT-9512-3-M System Coordinator
Current/Last Rating/NEC Group
Boiler Technician
Primary Unit
1995-2000, BT-0000, Shore Intermediate Maintenance Facility (SIMA), NRMF Newport
Previously Held NEC
BT-0000-Boiler Technician
BT-4512-Automatic Combustion Control (Hagen) Maintenanceman
BT-9502-Instructor
BT-4524-Steam Propulsion Advanced Maintenance Technician (Phase I)
BT-9573-SNAP II Ship System Coordinator
Service Years
1980 - 2000
Foreign Language(s)
Polish
Serbo-Croatian
Official/Unofficial US Navy Certificates
Operation Desert Storm
Great Lakes
Order of the Arctic Circle (Bluenose)
Order of the Shellback
Order of the Emerald Shellback
Order of the Golden Shellback
Order of the Golden Dragon
Order of the Horned Shellback
Panama Canal
Suez Canal
BT-Boiler Technician
Five Hash Marks

 Official Badges 

ComSixthFleet Master Training Specialist Firefighter US Navy Retired 20

Command Master at Arms Recruit Company Commander


 Unofficial Badges 

Order of the Shellback US Navy Honorable Discharge Order of the Golden Shellback Cold War Medal

Order of the Arctic Circle (Bluenose) Order Of The Lakes Order of the Emerald Shellback Order of the Golden Dragon

Cold War Veteran Cold War Veteran Did the Ditch (Suez Canal) Maritime Warfare Excellence Award

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

 Countries Deployed To or Visited

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Fleet Rifleman Excellence in Competition Badge (Bronze)Navy Rifleman Excellence in Competition Badge (Bronze)Navy Pistol Shot Excellence in Competition Badge (Bronze)
Surface Warfare Enlisted Badge

 
 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1980, Recruit Training (Great Lakes, IL), 198
 Duty Stations
USS Santa Barbara (AE-28)USS America (CV-66)USS Trippe (FF-1075)NTC (Cadre/Faculty Staff) Great Lakes, ILL
USS Iowa (BB-61)USS Butte (AE-27)Combat Logistics Squadron 2 (COMLOGRON 2)Shore Intermediate Maintenance Facility (SIMA), NRMF Newport
  1980-1984, BT-0000, USS Santa Barbara (AE-28)
  1983-1983, BT-0000, USS America (CV-66)
  1984-1986, BT-4512, USS Trippe (FF-1075)
  1986-1989, BT-9502, SSC (Cadre/Faculty Staff) Great Lakes, ILL, Service Schools Command (Faculty Staff)
  1989-1990, BT-4524, USS Iowa (BB-61)
  1989-1994, BT-9573, USS Butte (AE-27)
  1994-1995, Combat Logistics Squadron 2 (COMLOGRON 2)
  1995-2000, BT-0000, Shore Intermediate Maintenance Facility (SIMA), NRMF Newport
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1981-1981 Deployment - Mediterranean (MED) Cruise '81
  1982-1982 US Assistance of the Evacuation of PLO (Lebanon)
  1982-1982 Deployment - Mediterranean (MED) Cruise '82
  1982-1982 US Multinational Force Lebanon Peacekeeping Mission
  1983-1983 Deployment - Mediterranean (MED) Cruise '83
  1983-1983 Operation Urgent Fury (Grenada)
  1983-1983 Beirut Marine Barracks Bombing (Lebanon)
  1983-1983 Beirut Embassy Bombing (Lebanon)
  1984-1984 FLEETEX 85
  1984-1984 Deployment - Mediterranean (MED) Cruise '84
  1984-1984 Training Exercise - UNITAS '84
  1985-1985 Cold War Event - Tracking a Victor III class Soviet submarine
  1985-1985 Deployment - Mediterranean (MED) Cruise '85
  1985-1985 Cold War Event - Operation Northern Run (Black Sea)
  1986-1986 NATO Exercise Tridente
  1986-1986 Deployment - Mediterranean (MED) Cruise '86
  1987-1987 USS Stark Incident (Iraq)
  1987-1987 Operation Earnest Will (Iran)
  1988-1988 Cold War Incident - Bombing of the USO Naples
  1989-1989 Deployment - Mediterranean (MED) Cruise '89
  1989-1989 USS Iowa Turret Explosion Incident (Puerto Rico)
  1990-1990 Gulf War/Defense of Saudi Arabia Campaign/Intercept Operations in Arabian Gulf
  1990-1990 Deployment - Mediterranean (MED) Cruise '90
  1990-1990 NEO - Operation Sharp Edge (Liberia)
  1990-1990 Gulf War/Defense of Saudi Arabia Campaign/Operation Desert Shield
  1990-1990 Gulf War/Defense of Saudi Arabia Campaign
  1990-2000 Maritime Interception Operation (Iraq)
  1991-1991 Gulf War/Liberation and Defense of Kuwait/Operation Desert Storm
  1991-1991 Gulf War/Liberation and Defense of Kuwait
  1991-1991 Deployment - Mediterranean (MED) Cruise '91
  1991-1991 Operation Able Manner/Safe Harbor (Haiti)
  1991-1991 Southwest Asia Ceasefire (Iraq)
  1991-2000 Maritime Interception Operation (Iraq)
  1992-1992 Operation Provide Relief (Somilia)
  1992-1992 Deployment - Mediterranean (MED) Cruise '92
  1993-1993 Deployment - Mediterranean (MED) Cruise '93
  1993-2000 Maritime Interception Operation (Iraq)
  1993-2000 Operation Southern Watch (Iraq)
  1994-1994 Deployment - Mediterranean (MED) Cruise '94
  1994-1994 Operation Native Fury 1994
  1994-1994 Operation Uphold Democracy (Haiti)
  1994-2000 Operation Southern Watch (Iraq)
 Additional Information
What are you doing now:
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 Military Association Memberships
Non Commissioned Officers Association (NCOA)Post 32Post 6018, Ssg James B. Dennis PostNavy Together We Served
American Military Retirees Association (AMRA)Branch 259Catholic War Veterans of the USAChapter 17
  1984, Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society
  1998, Non Commissioned Officers Association (NCOA) [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2001, American Legion, Post 32 (Member) (┬áHope Mills, North Carolina) [Verified] - Chap. Page
  2001, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW), Post 6018, Ssg James B. Dennis Post (Member) (Fayetteville, North Carolina) [Verified] - Chap. Page
  2005, Navy Together We Served [Verified]
  2008, American Military Retirees Association (AMRA) - Assoc. Page
  2008, Fleet Reserve Association (FRA), Branch 259 (Chapter President) (Fayetteville, North Carolina) [Verified] - Chap. Page
  2010, Catholic War Veterans of the USA - Assoc. Page
  2010, Disabled American Veterans (DAV), Chapter 17 (Member) (Raeford, North Carolina) [Verified] - Chap. Page
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