Jessen, Thomas, LT

Limited Duty Officer
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Current Service Status
USN Retired
Current/Last Rank
Current/Last Primary NEC
649X-Limited Duty Officer - Security
Current/Last Rating/NEC Group
Limited Duty Officer
Primary Unit
1997-2001, 649X, Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS)
Previously Held NEC
AO-6803-P-3 Armament/Ordnance IMA Technician
AO-0000-Aviation Ordnanceman
8215-Helicopter Rescue Aircrewman
AO-8211-Helicopter Utility Aircrewman
8202-Naval Aircrewman (Special Assignment)
AO-6813-Airborne Weapons Technical Manager
AO-6801-Air Launch Weapons Technician
Service Years
1960 - 2001
Official/Unofficial US Navy Certificates
Operation Desert Storm
Cold War
Icelandic Domain
Newfoundland Skreech
Order of the Arctic Circle (Bluenose)
Order of the Ditch
Order of the Sand Sailor
Panama Canal
Plank Owner

 Official Badges 

U.S. Navy Police (Chief/Officer) U.S. Navy Security U.S. Navy Master-at-Arms U.S. Navy Chief Master-at-Arms

US Navy Retired 20 Afloat Training Specialist

 Unofficial Badges 

Order of the Shellback US Navy Honorable Discharge Sikorsky Winged S Rescue Navy Chief Initiated

Navy Chief 100 Yrs 1893-1993 Boeing Rescue Award Kaman Rescue Pin Order of the Arctic Circle (Bluenose)

Naval Rescue Swimmer Cold War Medal Gulf of Tonkin Yacht Club LDO/CWO

Cold War Veteran Commander, Naval Surface Forces (CNSF) Ship Safety Award

 Military Association Memberships
Game Wardens of VietnamHAL-3 Seawolf AssociationAmerican LegionAssociation of Aviation Ordnancemen
  2001, Game Wardens of Vietnam [Verified]
  2001, HAL-3 Seawolf Association [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2003, American Legion [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2006, Association of Aviation Ordnancemen [Verified]

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 Ribbon Bar
Combat Air Crew Wings with 3 Stars
Air Crew Wings

 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1960, Recruit Training (San Diego, CA), 388
  1985, NAVVET (Prior Naval Service) (Great Lakes, IL)
 Duty Stations
Advancement Schools and CoursesVP-21 BlackjacksSERE SchoolVP-40 Fighting Marlins
VP-31 The Genies/Black LightningsHC-1 Pacific Fleet AngelsUSS Oriskany (CVA-34)HA(L)-3 Seawolves
USS Comstock (LSD-19)USS Tortuga (LSD-26)USS Jennings County (LST-846)USS Hunterdon County (LST-838)
NTC (Cadre/Faculty Staff) Great Lakes, ILLUSS Sphinx (ARL-24)Naval Station (NAVSTA), Pearl Harbor, HILDO/CWO Indoctrination School (Faculty Staff)
USS Guadalcanal (LPH-7)Commander, Naval Surface Force, Pacific (COMNAVSURFPAC)NAS PensacolaAdministrative Support Unit Southwest Asia Bahrain (ASU SWA Bahrain)
Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS)
  1960-1961, AO-0000, (AO) Aviation Ordnanceman A School
  1960-1962, AO-6803, VP-21 Blackjacks
  1962-1962, AO-0000, SERE School
  1962-1964, AO-0000, VP-40 Fighting Marlins
  1964-1965, AO-9502, VP-31 The Genies/Black Lightnings
  1965-1966, 8215, HC-1 Pacific Fleet Angels
  1966-1966, AO-8211, USS Oriskany (CVA-34)
  1966-1967, 8202, HA(L)-3 Seawolves
  1967-1967, 8202, USS Comstock (LSD-19)
  1967-1967, AO-6813, USS Tortuga (LSD-26)
  1967-1967, 8202, USS Jennings County (LST-846)
  1967-1967, 8202, USS Harnett County (AGP-821)
  1967-1967, 8202, USS Hunterdon County (LST-838)
  1967-1968, AO-9502, HC-1 Pacific Fleet Angels
  1968-1985, Broken Service
  1972-1972, AO-6801, VA-203 Blue Dolphins
  1972-1976, AO-6801, Naval Air Reserve Unit (NARU)
  1985-1985, MA-0000, NTC (Cadre/Faculty Staff) Great Lakes, ILL
  1985-1986, MA-0000, USS Sphinx (ARL-24)
  1986-1986, MA-0000, (MA) Master At Arms A School
  1987-1990, MA-0000, Naval Station (NAVSTA), Pearl Harbor, HI
  1990-1990, 649X, LDO/CWO Indoctrination School (Faculty Staff)
  1990-1993, 649X, USS Guadalcanal (LPH-7)
  1993-1995, 649X, Commander, Naval Surface Force, Pacific (COMNAVSURFPAC)
  1995-1996, 649X, NAS Pensacola
  1996-1997, 649X, Administrative Support Unit Southwest Asia Bahrain (ASU SWA Bahrain)
  1997-2001, 649X, Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1966-1967 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase II Campaign (66-67)
  1966-1968 Operation Sea Dragon
  1966-1969 Operation Game Warden
  1991-1991 Operation Provide Comfort (Iraq)
  1991-1991 Gulf War/Liberation and Defense of Kuwait/Operation Desert Storm
 Colleges Attended 
Cleveland State University
  1973-1975, Cleveland State University
  1987-1990, University of Hawaii West O'ahu
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