Smith, Danny, CNOCM

Command Master Chief
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Current Service Status
USN Veteran
Current/Last Rank
CNO Directed Command Master Chief Petty Officer
Current/Last Primary NEC
9580-Command Master Chief
Current/Last Rating/NEC Group
Command Master Chief
Primary Unit
1991-1993, 9580, Naval Station (NAVSTA) Puget Sound, WA
Previously Held NEC
Service Years
1962 - 1993
Other Languages
Official/Unofficial US Navy Certificates
Order of the Golden Dragon
Order of the Ditch
Panama Canal
Suez Canal
Seven Hash Marks

 Official Badges 

Master Chief Petty Officer of the Command US Navy Retired 30 US Navy Honorable Discharge US Naval Reserve Honorable Discharge

 Unofficial Badges 

Sea Bees Badge Order of the Shellback Navy Chief 100 Yrs 1893-1993 Persian Gulf Yacht Club

Cold War Medal Gulf of Tonkin Yacht Club Order of the Golden Dragon

 Military Associations and Other Affiliations
Post 7909Post 68
  1994, Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW), Post 7909 (Member) (Jacksonville, Florida) - Chap. Page
  2018, American Legion, Post 68 (Member) (Paw Paw, Michigan) - Chap. Page

 Additional Information
What are you doing now:

      Underground Electric Inspector for Jacksonville Electric Authority (JEA) Contract Administration from 1994 to 2008, retiring again in November 2008. 
**Below: Field Meeting of Inspectors**

Inspector Field Meeting


  Purchased 2009 Ford F-250 Lariet and 35' 5th-wheel trailer and have visited Michigan, Wisconsin, Illinois in 2009,  2010 saw us in New Hampshire, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maine, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Arizona, Utah, Colorado, California, New Mexico, Alabama.  Last year, 2011, we visited South Carolina, Kentucky, Indiana, Northern Michigan and The Great Smokey Mountains in Tennessee and North Carolina.  Had planned on going to Canada.....maybe next year if fuel prices come down.  2012: Fuel prices still not down.....looks like Chattanooga, Tennessee and North Carolina this year.  Next year: Michigan for 50th High School Reunion for sure, then maybe Canada.

Twenty-One plus years riding with Vietnam Vets Motorcycle Club


 Ribbon Bar
Surface Warfare Enlisted Badge

 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1962, Recruit Training (Great Lakes, IL), 233
 Unit Assignments
9th Naval DistrictDet-1, VS-41 ShamrocksMobile Radar Bomb Scoring Unit 44 (MSQ-44)Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 9
NOF YokosukaUnited States Forces Japan (USFJ)VA-115 ArabsUSS Midway (CVA-41)
Commander Fleet Air Western Pacific (COMFAIRWESTPAC)Commander, Seventh Fleet (COMSEVENTHFLT)USS Blue Ridge (LCC-19)Naval Investigative Service (NIS)
USS Sampson (DDG-10)Naval Station (NAVSTA) Puget Sound, WA
  1962-1963, US Naval Reserve Surface Division (9-39), 9th Naval District
  1963-1964, YN-0000, Det-1, VS-41 Shamrocks
  1964-1967, YN-0000, Mobile Radar Bomb Scoring Unit 44 (MSQ-44)
  1967-1968, YN-0000, Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 9
  1968-1969, YN-0000, NOF Yokosuka
  1969-1973, YN-0000, United States Forces Japan (USFJ)
  1973-1976, YN-0000, VA-115 Arabs
  1973-1976, YN-0000, USS Midway (CVA-41)
  1976-1980, YN-0000, Commander Fleet Air Western Pacific (COMFAIRWESTPAC)
  1980-1983, YN-0000, Commander, Seventh Fleet (COMSEVENTHFLT)
  1980-1983, YN-0000, USS Blue Ridge (LCC-19)
  1983-1988, Naval Investigative Service Headquarters (NISHQ)
  1988-1991, 9580, USS Sampson (DDG-10)
  1991-1993, 9580, Naval Station (NAVSTA) Puget Sound, WA
 Colleges Attended 
University of Maryland - Far EastEast Los Angeles CollegeLos Angeles Trade-Technical College
  1968-1969, University of Maryland - Far East
  1977-1979, East Los Angeles College
  1977-1979, Los Angeles Trade-Technical College
 Other News, Events and Photographs
  Jun 19, 2013, Other Photos
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