Koch, Mark, LCDR

Line Officer
 
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Current Service Status
USN Veteran
Current/Last Rank
Lieutenant Commander
Current/Last Primary NEC
132X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Naval Flight Officer
Current/Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
2002-2013, Air National Guard (ANG)
Previously Held NEC
AG-0000-Aerographer's Mate
Service Years
1977 - 2002
Official/Unofficial US Navy Certificates
Cold War
Operation Enduring Freedom
Order of the Arctic Circle (Bluenose)
Order of the Shellback
Lieutenant Commander
Lieutenant Commander

 Official Badges 




 Unofficial Badges 

Order of the Shellback Order of the Arctic Circle (Bluenose)


 Military Association Memberships
Military Officers Association of America (MOAA)Marines' Memorial Association
  2008, Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2010, Marines' Memorial Association - Assoc. Page


 Additional Information
What are you doing now:
I retired from a 20-year career in Family & Children's Services in November 2011.
I served as an Air National Guard Tech Sergeant with a Fresno Air National Guard Base fighter unit and a Beale Air Force Base Intel unit (2002-2013).  The rank?  It's a lo-o-o-ong story.  Basically, I got totally out for nine and a half years, came back into the reserves at age 45, got passed over for O-5, and joined the local Air National Guard at my highest previously held enlisted rank (E-5) in 2002.
I totalled 25 qualifying years for retirement, and retired at age 60.  I deployed to Bagram Airfield in northern Afghanistan for a couple of months in 2009.  That was fun, especially at age 55!  And, while 59, I deployed for six months to "an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia."  Retired for pay 90 days prior to 60th birthday--  on July 4th, 2013.  Fully retired on October 4th, 2013.
Moved to Chico in November 2009.  Northern California-- Go Giants!
   
Other Comments:
I lived in Fresno to take care of my parents during their last days.  My dad, a Navy pilot from '42-'65, passed away in December of 2000.  My mom passed away in early September of 2008.
   
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  1984-1986, Pacific Missile Test Center (PMTC)

Lieutenant

From Month/Year
- / 1984

To Month/Year
- / 1986

Unit
Pacific Missile Test Center (PMTC) Unit Page

Rank
Lieutenant

NEC
Not Specified

Location
Point Mugu

Country/State
California
 
 
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 Pacific Missile Test Center (PMTC) Details

Pacific Missile Test Center (PMTC)

Type
Garrison - Support/ Material

Existing/Disbanded
Existing

Parent Unit
Naval Shore Units

Strength
Center

Created/Owned By
Not Specified
   

Last Updated: Sep 15, 2008
   
   
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56 Members Also There at Same Time
Pacific Missile Test Center (PMTC)

Swaney, Mark, CAPT, (1975-2005) Lieutenant Commander
Figgs, Harold, CDR, (1980-2000) Lieutenant
Boeckman, Ray, CPO, (1968-1990) Chief Petty Officer
Cummings, Larry, CMC, (1968-2000) Chief Petty Officer
Moneyhun, Jim, SCPO, (1970-1996) Chief Petty Officer
Hunt, Bill, SCPO, (1971-1998) Petty Officer First Class
Lewis, James, SCPO, (1985-2009) Petty Officer Second Class
McLaughlin, Roddy, PO1, (1980-2000) Petty Officer Second Class
Washington, Mark, PO1, (1981-2001) Petty Officer Second Class
Bauer, David, PO3, (1985-1988) Petty Officer Third Class
Tompkins, Randy, PO1, (1982-2006) Petty Officer Third Class
Sheppard, Bruce, LCDR, (1970-1990) OFF 131X Lieutenant Commander
Palmersheim, Robert, SCPO, (1958-1987) ET ET-0000 Senior Chief Petty Officer
Wood, Sam, CWO3, (1974-2001) OS OS-0319 Senior Chief Petty Officer
Aguilar, Paul, PO1, (1976-1995) AT AT-6611 Petty Officer First Class
Barrett, Patick Shawn, SCPO, (1979-2000) AE AE-8251 Petty Officer First Class
BOX, Don, PO1, (1969-1990) 00 AMH-8251 Petty Officer First Class
Bradley, Guy, SCPO, (1978-1998) OS OS-0319 Petty Officer First Class
Duncan, Dave, PO1, (1975-1995) AD AD-8251 Petty Officer First Class
Duncan, Dave, PO1, (1975-1995) AD AD-8251 Petty Officer First Class
Eubanks, Stephen, PO1, (1975-1995) 00 8261 Petty Officer First Class
Fessler, Jim, SCPO, (1979-2005) 00 8261 Petty Officer First Class
Fishlien, Mike, CPO AWV AWV-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Garrity, Mark, PO1, (1971-1993) AD AD-8251 Petty Officer First Class
Graybill, Les, SCPO, (1978-1997) OS OS-0319 Petty Officer First Class
Joern, Mike, MCPO, (1979-2007) AG AG-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Lefler, Ernie, LCDR, (1978-2003) 00 8261 Petty Officer First Class
Sais, John, CMC, (1977-2003) AT AT-8265 Petty Officer First Class
Tate, Michael, PO1, (1978-1994) TD TDV-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Veach, Gerald, CPO, (1978-1998) 00 8342 Petty Officer First Class
Wilson, Donald, PO1, (1978-1998) AT AT-8284 Petty Officer First Class
Wood, Allen, CPO, (1978-1998) 00 8269 Petty Officer First Class
Arriola, Juan, PO1, (1978-1998) AQ AQ-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Gregory, Steve, PO1, (1972-1987) AM AM-8251 Petty Officer Second Class
Huff, Robert, CPO, (1978-2000) AT Petty Officer Second Class
Koscak, Michael, PO1, (1978-1998) AD AD-8215 Petty Officer Second Class
Lewis, James, SCPO, (1985-2007) 00 8342 Petty Officer Second Class
Olson, Keith, PO1, (1981-2001) AG AG-7414 Petty Officer Second Class
Solis, Armando, MCPO, (1983-2013) AMH AM-8345 Petty Officer Second Class
Stephenson, Mark, PO1, (1978-1999) 00 8271 Petty Officer Second Class
Zagorodney, David, SCPO, (1979-2000) 00 8261 Petty Officer Second Class
Zarling, Larry, PO1, (1974-1994) AT AT-6659 Petty Officer Second Class
Agen, Rick, PO2, (1985-Present) 00 8342 Petty Officer Third Class
Blomberg, Roger, PO1, (1981-1989) AO AO-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
DeLong, Sherrie, PO2, (1979-1988) PH PH-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Mata, F., PO1, (1980-2000) AME 8345 Petty Officer Third Class
McCormick, John, PO1, (1981-2002) AE AE-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Mcelhaney, Scott, CPO, (1980-2001) EW EW-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Schmidt, Karen, PO3, (1982-1989) PN PN-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Whaley, JT, PO1, (1979-2002) HM HM-8406-07 Petty Officer Third Class
Winter, Robert, MCPO, (1984-2015) 00 8243 Petty Officer Third Class
Cassell, Jim, MCPO, (1982-2005) AQ AQ-0000 Airman
Hollenback, Robert, PO2, (1983-1993) AT AT-6611 Airman
King, David, PO1, (1985-2005) AN AN-0000 Airman
Smith, Steve, CPO, (1985-2009) AD AD-0000 Airman
Fusso, Scott, AA, (1978-1985) AMH AMH-0000 Airman Apprentice

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