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


  1973-1976, YN-0000, USS Midway (CVA-41)
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September / 1973

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June / 1976

USS Midway (CVA-41) Unit Page

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Base, Station or City

 USS Midway (CVA-41) Details

USS Midway (CVA-41)
redesignated CV-41

Surface Vessel

Parent Unit

Aircraft Carrier

Created/Owned By
LI Lowe, Gary, LI2

Last Updated: Mar 12, 2011
Memories For This Unit

Best Friends
Attack Squadron ONE-HUNDRED FIFTEEN (VA-115), Attached to USS MIDWAY (CVA-41)

Best Moment
Attack Squadron ONE-HUNDRED FIFTEEN (VA-115), Attached to USS MIDWAY (CVA-41)


Worst Moment
Attack Squadron ONE-HUNDRED FIFTEEN (VA-115), Attached to USS MIDWAY (CVA-41)

Chain of Command
Attack Squadron ONE-HUNDRED FIFTEEN (VA-115), Attached to USS MIDWAY (CVA-41)


Other Memories
Attack Squadron ONE-HUNDRED FIFTEEN (VA-115), Attached to USS MIDWAY (CVA-41)

My Photos For This Unit
USS Midway Photo Info
419 Members Also There at Same Time
USS Midway (CVA-41)

Daugherty, James, CPO, (1970-1990) YN YN-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Everett, Chiu, PO2, (1972-1979) YN YN-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Downey, Timothy, PO1, (1973-1993) YN YN-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Howse, Bennie, PO3, (1973-1979) YN YN-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Johnson, Larry, PO3, (1972-1975) YN YN-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Taylor, Henry, PO2, (1974-1980) YN YN-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Allen, Robert, SN, (1973-1977) YN YN-0000 Seaman
Bonomelli, Raymond, PO1, (1966-1985) YN YN-2516 Petty Officer First Class
GASPETRETTI, CAMILLO, PO3, (1971-1973) YN YN-2526 Petty Officer Third Class
Barnes, Stephen, (1969-1973) LI LI-0000 [Other Service Rank]
Parker, Alton Morgan, CAPT, (1957-1986) OFF 410X Commander
Button, Andrew, CAPT, (1965-1992) OFF 132X Lieutenant Commander
Hanish, Lance, LCDR, (1964-1975) OFF 165X Lieutenant Commander
McCormick, Michael Timothy, LT, (1968-1973) OFF 131X Lieutenant
Parry, Steve, CDR, (1968-1990) OFF 1710 Lieutenant
Pickavance, William W., RADM, (1968-2000) OFF 131X Lieutenant
Pierson, Richard Linnell, LT, (1965-1973) OFF 131X Lieutenant
Reed, Martin, LT, (1971-1975) OFF 111X Lieutenant
Shearon, Storm, LT, (1970-1982) OFF 111X Lieutenant
Clark, Robert Alan, LT, (1970-1973) OFF 132X Lieutenant Junior Grade
Gwynn, John, LTJG, (1970-1975) 00 144X Lieutenant Junior Grade
Lydic, Frederick, CAPT, (1969-1995) OFF 110X Ensign
Hulsing, Russell, LCDR, (1962-1985) OFF 718X Chief Warrant Officer 3
Jones, David, CWO2, (1957-1973) WO 714X Chief Warrant Officer 2
HAYNES, LOUIS, MCPO, (1963-1994) MM MM-0000 Master Chief Petty Officer
Hunt, James, MCPO, (1969-1994) SH SH-3115 Master Chief Petty Officer
Straten, Joe, MCPO, (1958-1978) AD AD-0000 Master Chief Petty Officer
Honadle, Dean, SCPO, (1958-1978) AT ATR-0000 Senior Chief Petty Officer
Jones, Bob, SCPO, (1967-1987) AK AK-0000 Senior Chief Petty Officer
Adessa, Chester, CPO, (1962-1982) PN PN-0000 Chief Petty Officer
Bennett, Paul, CWO4, (1960-1994) AT AT-8284 Chief Petty Officer
Carter, Raymond, CPO, (1964-1984) IC IC-4746 Chief Petty Officer
Griffiths, David, SCPO, (1953-1986) PH PH-0000 Chief Petty Officer
Hallowell, Richard, CPO, (1959-1981) OS OS-0319 Chief Petty Officer
Layne, Richard Earls, SCPO, (1950-1984) SM SM-0000 Chief Petty Officer
Peters, Richard, CPO, (1973-1995) WT WT-1026 Chief Petty Officer
Ramsey, Charles, CPO, (1961-1980) BM BM-0000 Chief Petty Officer
Stark, Clyde, SCPO, (1958-1983) RM RM-2318 Chief Petty Officer
Stuart, James, CPO, (1958-1978) MM MM-0000 Chief Petty Officer
Wyatt, Bruce, CPO, (1973-1984) BM BM-0164 Chief Petty Officer
Baum, Tommy, PO1, (1969-1991) AS AS-7612 Petty Officer First Class
Beadle, Jessie, CPO, (1965-1993) AO AO-9525 Petty Officer First Class
Brooks, Ron, PO1, (1976-1985) HT HT-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Dozier, Harry, PO1, (1958-1978) PT PT-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Gildon, Edgar Lee, CPO, (1958-1984) PN PN-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Guernsey, David, CPO, (1962-1986) CT CT-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Howard, LeeRoy, PO1, (1972-1993) MM MM-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Jordan, Ronald, CPO, (1957-1980) AB ABF-7022 Petty Officer First Class
Keesee, Elijah, CPO, (1963-1989) BM BM-0000 Petty Officer First Class
King, John, CPO, (1967-1987) ET ET-1572 Petty Officer First Class
Licht, Lloyd, PO1, (1960-1981) PH PH-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Ludolph, Ronald, PO1, (1956-1975) BT BT-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Nelson, Ronald, SCPO, (1966-1993) BT BT-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Owings, Larry, PO1, (1954-1973) MA MA-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Ozmun, Ed, MCPO, (1967-1997) OS OS-0318 Petty Officer First Class
Palka, Steve, MCPO, (1962-1990) MS MS-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Philippi, Ernest, PO1, (1959-1978) AE AE-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Reedy, Jim, PO1, (1972-1985) HT HT-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Ross, Lloyd, PO1, (1966-1976) EM EM-0000 Petty Officer First Class

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