Hightower, Gregory, DCC

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Last Rank
Chief Petty Officer
Last Primary NEC
DC-0000-Damage Controlman
Last Rating/NEC Group
Damage Controlman
Primary Unit
2011-Present, USS George Washington (CVN-73)
Service Years
1996 - Present
Official/Unofficial US Navy Certificates
Order of the Magellan
Order of the Rock
Suez Canal
Operation Iraqi Freedom
Operation Enduring Freedom
Persian Excursion
DC-Damage Controlman
Three Hash Marks

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This Military Service Page was created/owned by the Site Administrator to remember Hightower, Gregory (DKSMAN/), CPO.
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Date of Passing
Feb 12, 2013
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Career Counselor Master Training Specialist

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Order of the Shellback Order of the Golden Shellback

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  2011-Present, USS George Washington (CVN-73)

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 USS George Washington (CVN-73) Details

USS George Washington (CVN-73)

USS George Washington Facts


Type of Vessel: Nuclear-powered aircraft carrier
Builder: Newport News Shipbuilding Company
Contract Date: December 27, 1982
Keel Laid: August 25, 1986
Christened: July 21, 1990
Commissioned: July 4, 1992
Propulsion: Two nuclear reactors that permit the ship to steam for almost 18 years before refueling.

Speed: More than 30 knots
Length of Flight Deck: 1,092 feet
Width of Flight Deck: 275 feet
Height (keel to mast): 244 feet
Flight Deck Area: 4.5 acres
Combat Load Displacement: 97,000 tons
Number of aircraft with embarked Airwing: About 75
Aircraft Elevators: Four, each 3,880 square feet
Number of Catapults: Four
Number of Propellers: Four, each 22 ft. in diameter, brass, five-bladed and weighing 66,200 pounds each.

Number of Anchors: Two, each weighing about 30 tons
Crew accommodations: 6,250
Length of Flight Deck: 1,092 feet
Meals served daily: 18,000
Number of Compartments and Spaces: 3,360
Number of Telephones: 2,000
Capacity of Air Conditioning System: 3,267 tons
Daily capacity of Fresh Water Distilling Plants: 400,000 gal., enough to supply 2,000 homes

Lighting Fixtures: 30,000
Length of Wiring and Cable: More than 1,400 miles
Tons of Structural Steel: 60,000

Surface Vessels


Parent Unit

Aircraft Carrier

Created/Owned By
IT Kinkead, Jordan (HumptyDumpty), IT2 

Last Updated: Mar 31, 2011
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1056 Members Also There at Same Time
USS George Washington (CVN-73)

Abshear, Alan, LCDR, (1983-Present) Lieutenant Commander
JACKSON, DONTE, LCDR, (1990-Present) Lieutenant Commander
Lowenstein, Keith, CDR, (2001-Present) Lieutenant Commander
Wood, Vinny, LCDR, (1988-2008) Lieutenant Commander
Aranda, Manny, LT, (1992-2007) Lieutenant
Curl, Greg, LT, (1992-2011) Lieutenant
Denardo, Bryan, LT, (1998-2009) Lieutenant
Jones, Derek, LT, (1988-2014) Lieutenant
MacDonald, Zachary, LT, (1997-Present) Lieutenant
MacDonald, Zachary, LT, (1997-Present) Lieutenant
Schine, Mike, LT, (1983-2009) Lieutenant
Smithers, David, LCDR, (1989-Present) Lieutenant
Smoak, Donna, LT, (1989-2007) Lieutenant
Southwell, MaryBeth, LT, (1990-2007) Lieutenant
Tuazon, Glenn, LT, (1990-Present) Lieutenant
Levy, David, LTJG, (1995-Present) Lieutenant Junior Grade
Richmond, Phil, LCDR, (1995-Present) Lieutenant Junior Grade
Breeding, Lance, ENS, (1990-2007) Ensign
Dilts, Brian, ENS, (2000-Present) Ensign
Vargas, Jorge, LT, (1999-Present) Ensign
Cullipher, Teresa, CWO3, (1987-Present) Chief Warrant Officer 3
Panion, Gary, CWO3, (1990-Present) Chief Warrant Officer 3
Cox, James, CWO2, (1985-2012) Chief Warrant Officer 2
Slack, Wayne, CWO3, (1987-2007) Chief Warrant Officer 2
Wallace, Edward, CWO2, (1994-Present) Chief Warrant Officer 2
Desormeaux, John, MCPO, (1982-Present) Master Chief Petty Officer
Feaster, Oscar, MCPO, (1982-2007) Master Chief Petty Officer
Lally, David, MCPO, (1990-Present) Master Chief Petty Officer
Marcella, John, MCPO, (1983-Present) Master Chief Petty Officer
Marchant, Jace, MCPO, (1990-Present) Master Chief Petty Officer
Samson Jr, Victor J, CMC, (1983-2013) Command Master Chief Petty Officer
Soto, Domingo, CMC, (1985-Present) Command Master Chief Petty Officer
MANZANO, EDGARDO, SCPO, (1990-Present) Senior Chief Petty Officer
Swanson, Kevin, SCPO, (1984-2011) Senior Chief Petty Officer
Truman, Emilie, MCPO, (1988-Present) Senior Chief Petty Officer
Behr, William, SCPO, (1996-Present) Chief Petty Officer
Bergstraser, Adam, SCPO, (2002-Present) Chief Petty Officer
Brisco, Terry, CPO, (1992-Present) Chief Petty Officer
BROOKS, JOHNNIE, CPO, (1993-Present) Chief Petty Officer
Brown, Timothy, CPO, (1988-Present) Chief Petty Officer
Collins, Jarrod, CPO, (2000-Present) Chief Petty Officer
Constantino, Robert, SCPO, (1996-Present) Chief Petty Officer
Cooke, Dustin, CPO, (2001-Present) Chief Petty Officer
Doherty, Joseph, CPO, (1990-2007) Chief Petty Officer
Dugan, Sean, CPO, (1990-Present) Chief Petty Officer
EBLAMO, EDWIN, CPO, (1989-2010) Chief Petty Officer
Gent, Danielle, CPO, (2000-2008) Chief Petty Officer
Gibbs, Michael, MCPO, (1990-Present) Chief Petty Officer
Harrington, John, SCPO, (1994-2007) Chief Petty Officer
Heatherly, Keith, CPO, (1997-Present) Chief Petty Officer
Hill, Grant, CPO, (1998-Present) Chief Petty Officer
Iskey, Jason, SCPO, (1991-Present) Chief Petty Officer
Isom, Melvin, SCPO, (1993-Present) Chief Petty Officer
Jeffrey, Joshua, CPO, (1994-2010) Chief Petty Officer
KAYE, DAVID, CPO, (1993-Present) Chief Petty Officer
Legatie, Edwin, CPO, (1991-2015) Chief Petty Officer
Lentz, Ned, CWO2, (1999-Present) Chief Petty Officer
Moore, Thomas, CPO, (1991-2008) Chief Petty Officer
Morris, Melvin, CWO2, (1990-Present) Chief Petty Officer

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