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 (E-9)
Current/Last Primary Designator/NEC
9580-Command Master Chief
Current/Last Rating/NEC Group
Command Master Chief
Primary Unit
1991-1993, 9580, NAVSTA Puget Sound
Previously Held Designator/NEC
Service Years
1962 - 1993
Foreign Language(s)
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

 Unofficial Badges 

Sea Bees Badge Order of the Shellback US Navy Honorable Discharge US Naval Reserve Honorable Discharge

Persian Gulf Yacht Club Navy Chief 100 Yrs 1893-1993 Cold War Medal Gulf of Tonkin Yacht Club

Order of the Golden Dragon

 Military Association Memberships
Post 7909Branch 91
  1994, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW), Post 7909 (Member) (Jacksonville, Florida) [Verified] - Chap. Page
  1994, Fleet Reserve Association (FRA), Branch 91 (Member) (Jacksonville, Florida) [Verified] - 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

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


From Month/Year
September / 1973

To Month/Year
June / 1976

USS Midway (CVA-41) Unit Page

Chief Petty Officer (E-7)



 USS Midway (CVA-41) Details

USS Midway (CVA-41)
redesignated CV-41

Surface Vessels


Parent Unit
Surface Vessels USS L-M

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 Duty Station
USS Midway Photo Info
308 Members Also There at Same Time
USS Midway (CVA-41)

Daugherty, James, CPO, (1970-1990) YN YN-0000 Petty Officer Second Class (E-5)
Downey, Timothy, PO1, (1973-1993) YN YN-0000 Petty Officer Third Class (E-4)
Johnson, Larry, PO3, (1972-1975) YN YN-0000 Petty Officer Third Class (E-4)
Allen, Robert, SN, (1973-1977) YN YN-0000 Seaman (E-3)
Bonomelli, Raymond, PO1, (1966-1985) YN YN-2516 Petty Officer First Class (E-6)
Barnes, Stephen, (1969-1973) LI LI-0000 [Other Service Rank]
Parry, Steve, CDR, (1968-1990) OFF 1710 Commander
Pickavance, William W., RADM, (1968-2000) OFF 131X Lieutenant
Pierson, Richard Linnell, LT, (1965-1973) OFF 131X Lieutenant
Shearon, Storm, LT, (1970-1982) OFF 111X Lieutenant
Clark, Robert Alan, LT, (1970-1973) OFF 132X Lieutenant Junior Grade
Lydic, III, Frederick, CAPT, (1969-1995) OFF 110X Ensign
Hulsing, Russell, LCDR, (1962-1985) OFF 718X Chief Warrant Officer 3
HAYNES, LOUIS, MCPO, (1963-1994) MM MM-0000 Master Chief Petty Officer (E-9)
Hunt, James, MCPO, (1969-1994) SH SH-3115 Master Chief Petty Officer (E-9)
Straten, Joe, MCPO, (1958-1978) AD AD-0000 Master Chief Petty Officer (E-9)
Honadle, Dean, SCPO, (1958-1978) AT AT-0000 Senior Chief Petty Officer (E-8)
Jones, Bob, SCPO, (1967-1987) AK AK-0000 Senior Chief Petty Officer (E-8)
Bennett, Paul, CWO4, (1960-1994) AT AT-8284 Chief Petty Officer (E-7)
Carter, Raymond, CPO, (1964-1984) IC IC-4746 Chief Petty Officer (E-7)
Griffiths, David, SCPO, (1953-1986) PH PH-0000 Chief Petty Officer (E-7)
Hallowell, Richard, CPO, (1959-1981) OS OS-0319 Chief Petty Officer (E-7)
Layne, Richard Earl, SCPO, (1954-1984) SM SM-0000 Chief Petty Officer (E-7)
Peters, Richard, CPO, (1973-1995) WT WT-1026 Chief Petty Officer (E-7)
Ramsey, Charles, CPO, (1961-1980) BM BM-0000 Chief Petty Officer (E-7)
Stuart, James, CPO, (1958-1978) MM MM-0000 Chief Petty Officer (E-7)
Wyatt, Bruce, CPO, (1973-1984) BM BM-0164 Chief Petty Officer (E-7)
Baum, Tommy, PO1, (1969-1991) AS AS-7612 Petty Officer First Class (E-6)
Brooks, Ron, PO1, (1976-1985) HT HT-0000 Petty Officer First Class (E-6)
Bucklew, Jim, PO1, (1971-1983) OS OS-0317 Petty Officer First Class (E-6)
Dozier, Harry, PO1, (1958-1978) PT PT-0000 Petty Officer First Class (E-6)
Gildon, Edgar Lee, CPO, (1958-1984) PN PN-0000 Petty Officer First Class (E-6)
Guernsey, David, CPO, (1962-1986) CT CT-0000 Petty Officer First Class (E-6)
Hall, Richard, PO1 AD AD-8215 Petty Officer First Class (E-6)
Howard, LeeRoy, PO1, (1972-1993) MM MM-0000 Petty Officer First Class (E-6)
Jordan, Ronald, CPO, (1957-1980) AB ABF-7022 Petty Officer First Class (E-6)
Keesee, Elijah, CPO, (1963-1989) BM BM-0000 Petty Officer First Class (E-6)
King, John, CPO, (1967-1987) ET ET-1572 Petty Officer First Class (E-6)
Licht, Lloyd, PO1, (1960-1981) PH PH-0000 Petty Officer First Class (E-6)
Ludolph, Ronald, PO1, (1956-1975) BT BT-0000 Petty Officer First Class (E-6)
Nelson, Ronald, SCPO, (1966-1993) BT BT-0000 Petty Officer First Class (E-6)
Owings, Larry, PO1, (1954-1973) MA MA-0000 Petty Officer First Class (E-6)
Ozmun, Ed, MCPO, (1967-1997) OS OS-0318 Petty Officer First Class (E-6)
Philippi, Ernest, PO1, (1959-1978) AE AE-0000 Petty Officer First Class (E-6)
Pinzon, Victor, SCPO, (1968-1990) JO JO-0000 Petty Officer First Class (E-6)
Reedy, Jim, PO1, (1972-1985) HT HT-0000 Petty Officer First Class (E-6)
Santana, Raymond, PO1, (1968-1973) DS DS-0000 Petty Officer First Class (E-6)
Santiago, Joe, CPO, (1963-1991) AB ABH-0000 Petty Officer First Class (E-6)
Schaeffer, III, John, CWO4, (1964-1994) AO AO-6801 Petty Officer First Class (E-6)
Schlauch, Bud, PO1, (1971-1977) EW 1761 Petty Officer First Class (E-6)
Seaman, Dana, PO1, (1968-1974) ET ET-1436 Petty Officer First Class (E-6)
Short, Daniel, PO1, (1965-1978) DS DS-1615 Petty Officer First Class (E-6)
Sprague, Keith, CMC, (1965-1991) CT CT-9124 Petty Officer First Class (E-6)
Stephens, Phillip, CPO, (1961-1982) RM RM-2319 Petty Officer First Class (E-6)
Suico, Anthony, PO1, (1968-1988) MS MS-3529 Petty Officer First Class (E-6)
Watson, Joseph, PO1, (1958-1977) AMH AM-8345 Petty Officer First Class (E-6)
Wilson, Lawrence, PO1, (1960-1984) AMH AM-8345 Petty Officer First Class (E-6)
Abbatiello (Abbott), Richard, PO2, (1969-1975) AD ADJ-0000 Petty Officer Second Class (E-5)
Banta, Steven, PO1, (1971-1980) CTR CTR-2405 Petty Officer Second Class (E-5)

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