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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  1999-2001, Office of Naval Research (ONR)

Lieutenant Commander

From Month/Year
- / 1999

To Month/Year
- / 2001

Unit
Office of Naval Research (ONR) Unit Page

Rank
Lieutenant Commander

NEC
Not Specified

Location
Marina

Country/State
California
 
 
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 Office of Naval Research (ONR) Details

Office of Naval Research (ONR)

Type
Garrison - External/Others

Existing/Disbanded
Existing

Parent Unit
Naval Shore Units

Strength
Office

Created/Owned By
Not Specified
   

Last Updated: Sep 15, 2008
   
   
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20 Members Also There at Same Time
Office of Naval Research (ONR)

Bridge, James, CAPT, (1968-2008) Commander
Valovcin, James, CDR, (1982-2006) Commander
Witten, Charles, CDR, (1974-1999) Commander
Holt, Richard, LCDR, (1975-1994) Lieutenant Commander
Polidoro, Michael, CDR, (1990-Present) Lieutenant Commander
Johnston, Robert, PO1, (1984-2006) Petty Officer First Class
Wilson, Kori, PO1, (1990-2008) Petty Officer First Class
Cox, Amy, PO2, (1999-2004) Petty Officer Third Class
Gahagan, Dan, CAPT, (1979-2008) OFF 132X Captain
Hobday, John, CAPT, (1974-2005) OFF 132X Captain
Cohenour, Bernard, CDR, (1966-2007) OFF 180X Commander
Matthews, Walter, CDR, (1981-2004) OFF 111X Commander
Snyder, Dennis, CDR, (1971-2000) OFF 110X Commander
Strange, Robert, CDR, (1983-2002) OFF 111X Commander
Street, David, CAPT, (1990-2016) OFF 230X Commander
Osen, David, CDR, (1980-2007) OFF 112X Lieutenant Commander
Viator, John, LCDR, (1985-2007) OFF 111X Lieutenant Commander
Jones, Richard, LCDR, (1985-Present) OFF 146X Ensign
Eastin, Chris, PO1, (1993-2007) SK SK-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Johnson Jr, Charles W, CPO, (1986-2011) YN YN-0000 Petty Officer First Class

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