Ganitch, Michael, QMCS

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Current/Last Rank
Senior Chief Petty Officer
Current/Last Primary NEC
Current/Last Rating/NEC Group
Primary Unit
1957-1960, QM-0000, USS Union (AKA-106)
Service Years
1941 - 1963
Official/Unofficial US Navy Certificates
Order of the Eniwetok Guinea Pigs
Cold War
Order of the Ditch
Order of the Emerald Shellback
Order of the Golden Dragon
Five Hash Marks

 Official Badges 

Recruiter WW II Honorable Discharge Pin US Navy Retired 20

 Unofficial Badges 

Pearl Harbor Memorial Medallion US Navy Honorable Discharge Order of the Golden Shellback Navy Chief Initiated

Order of the Golden Dragon

 Military Association Memberships
Branch 10Pearl Harbor Survivor's AssociationDept of CaliforniaDepartment of California
National HeadquartersAE/AOE Sailors Association (AESA)
  1949, Fleet Reserve Association (FRA), Branch 10 (Regional President) (San Leandro, California) [Verified]3 - Chap. Page
  1950, Pearl Harbor Survivor's Association1
  1950, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW), Dept of California (Member) (Sacramento, California) [Verified] - Chap. Page
  1960, American Legion, Department of California (Chaplain) (San Francisco, California) [Verified] - Chap. Page
  1965, Disabled American Veterans (DAV), National Headquarters (Member) [Verified] - Chap. Page
  2006, AE/AOE Sailors Association (AESA) [Verified] - Assoc. Page

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 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1941, Recruit Training (San Diego, CA)
 Duty Stations
RTC (Cadre/Faculty Staff) San Diego, CAAdvancement Schools and CoursesUS NavyUSS Tombigbee (AOG-11)
USS Mount Katmai (AE-16)USS Union (AKA-106)
  1941-1941, HQ, RTC (Cadre/Faculty Staff) San Diego, CA
  1941-1941, QM-0000, (QM) Quartermaster Class A School
  1941-1941, USS Minneapolis (CA-36)
  1941-1946, QM-0000, USS Pennsylvania (BB-38)
  1946-1946, QM-0000, USS Fall River (CA-131)
  1946-1946, QM-0000, USS Fillmore (APA-83)
  1947-1948, QM-0000, USS Tombigbee (AOG-11)
  1948-1954, QM-0000, USS Mount Katmai (AE-16)
  1954-1957, QM-0000, HQ, RTC (Cadre/Faculty Staff) San Diego, CA
  1957-1960, QM-0000, USS Union (AKA-106)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1941 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Attack on Pearl Harbor
  1942-1942 Aleutians Islands Campaign (1942-43)/Japanese Occupation of Attu and Kiska
  1943-1943 Central Pacific Campaign (1941-43)/Marshall Islands Operation
  1944-1944 Marshall Islands Operation (1944)/Battle of Kwajalein Atoll (Operation Flintlock)
  1944-1944 Mariana and Palau Islands Campaign (1944)/Battle of Guam
  1944-1944 Leyte Campaign (1944)/Battle of Surigao Strait
  1944-1945 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Luzon Campaign (1944-45)
  1945-1945 Luzon Campaign (1944-45)/Invasion of Lingayen Gulf
  1946-1946 Operation Crossroads (Bikini Atoll)
  1950-1953 Korean War
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