Wilson, Christian, ETC

Electronics Technician
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Current Service Status
USN Retired
Current/Last Rank
Chief Petty Officer
Current/Last Primary NEC
ET-1436-Crypto Equipment TSEC/KWR-37 and TSEC/KG-14
Current/Last Rating/NEC Group
Electronics Technician
Primary Unit
1985-1987, ET-1436, USS Saratoga (CV-60)
Previously Held NEC
ETR-0000-Electronics Technician Communications
ET-1442-KG-30 Family Limited Maintenance Technician
NC-9585-Navy Recruiter Canvasser
ET-1436-Crypto Equipment TSEC/KWR-37 and TSEC/KG-14
Service Years
1966 - 1987
Official/Unofficial US Navy Certificates
Plank Owner
Suez Canal
ET-Electronics Technician
Five Hash Marks

 Official Badges 

Recruiting Command of Excellence

 Unofficial Badges 

US Navy Honorable Discharge Order of the Shellback Order of the Golden Dragon Cold War Veteran

 Military Associations and Other Affiliations
Navy League of the United StatesPost 4273, Sandy Post
  1993, Navy League of the United States - Assoc. Page
  1995, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW), Post 4273, Sandy Post (Past Commander) (Sandy, Oregon) [Verified] - Chap. Page

 Additional Information
What are you doing now:
Worked in the civilian power supply industry for a while and then worked as a Oregon state civilian tech working on federal contracts for the Army National Guard for 17 years.  Currently Retired. Occasionally TV Extra for Grimm series and background actor for a few movies. Also own and operate a small internet business, Veterans Internet Service ( http://vets-internet.com/ ).
Other Comments:
Member of:
Columbia River Camaro Club
Multnomah Hot Rod Council
Oregon Zoo Foundation
Western Oregon Radio Club
K7YVO (K7YVO.com)
Veterans Internet Service LLC
Gresham Eagles
Life Member Sandy VFW 4273
Life Member Navy League
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  1968-1970, ET-1436, USS Mount McKinley (LCC-7)

ET-Electronics Technician

From Month/Year
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To Month/Year
- / 1970

USS Mount McKinley (LCC-7) Unit Page

Petty Officer Second Class

ET-1436-Crypto Equipment TSEC/KWR-37 and TSEC/KG-14

San Diego CA

United States
 USS Mount McKinley (LCC-7) Details

Hull number LCC-7

Surface Vessels


Parent Unit
Surface Vessels


Created/Owned By
Not Specified

Last Updated: Apr 13, 2008
Memories For This Unit

Best Moment
On my 22nd birthday we pulled into my first foreign port...Olongapo PI. I was like a kid with a nickel in a candy store.

Worst Moment
Crossing the Line

My Photos For This Unit
Ship's Patch
11 Members Also There at Same Time
USS Mount McKinley (LCC-7)

Hatfield, Ray, PO1, (1960-1970) DC DC-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Brannan, David, PO2, (1966-1969) DC DC-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Cruz, Anthony, PO2, (1965-1969) RD RD-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Turcotte, Don, MCPO, (1964-1995) RM RM-2304 Petty Officer Second Class
Grafner, James, SN, (1965-1968) SN SN-0000 Seaman
Williams, Paul, PO1, (1964-1981) BM BM-0000 Seaman
Reck, Billy, FN, (1968-1972) OFF 00X Fireman
Cheek, Mike, SN, (1966-1970) GM GM-0000 Seaman Apprentice
DeFrang, Richard, FA, (1968-1970) BT BT-0000 Fireman Apprentice
Rheinstrom, Gordon, CAPT, (1966-1993) Lieutenant Junior Grade
Thornton, Wiley, PO3, (1966-1969) SK Petty Officer Third Class

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