Minton, Joseph, LCDR

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Current Service Status
USN Retired
Current/Last Rank
Lieutenant Commander
Current/Last Primary NEC
644X-Limited Duty Officer - Information Warfare/Cryptology
Current/Last Rating/NEC Group
Limited Duty Officer
Primary Unit
2001-2004, 644X, COMNAVSECGRU
Previously Held NEC
CTI-9211-Basic Chinese (Mandarin) Linguist
CTI-9201-Basic Russian Linguist
CT-9134-Subsurface Augmentee Operator
Service Years
1975 - 2004
Foreign Language(s)
Official/Unofficial US Navy Certificates
Cold War
Order of the Arctic Circle (Bluenose)
Order of the Shellback
Order of the Golden Dragon
Plank Owner
Lieutenant Commander
Lieutenant Commander

 Official Badges 

US Navy Retired 20

 Unofficial Badges 

Order of the Shellback Navy Chief 100 Yrs 1893-1993 Order of the Arctic Circle (Bluenose) Navy Chief Initiated

Order of the Golden Dragon LDO/CWO

 Military Association Memberships
Fleet Reserve Association (FRA)American LegionMilitary Officers Association of America (MOAA)Dept of South Carolina
United States Submarine Veterans, Inc. (USSVI)
  1985, Fleet Reserve Association (FRA) [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2001, American Legion [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2009, Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2009, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW), Dept of South Carolina (Member) (Lexington, South Carolina) [Verified] - Chap. Page
  2013, United States Submarine Veterans, Inc. (USSVI) [Verified] - Assoc. Page

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  1975-1976, Defense Language Institute (Faculty Staff) West Coast

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 Defense Language Institute (Faculty Staff) West Coast Details

Defense Language Institute (Faculty Staff) West Coast
Defense Language Institute - West Coast evolved from Army Linguistics Institute

Garrison - Training Command


Parent Unit
Naval Education and Training Command (NETC) (Faculty Staff)

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Last Updated: Feb 1, 2007
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Defense Language Institute (Faculty Staff) West Coast

Axelrod, Bill, CDR, (1961-1992) Lieutenant Junior Grade
Cofield, J B, SCPO, (1960-1981) Chief Petty Officer
Gibson, James, CPO, (1965-1992) Petty Officer Third Class
Rybkowski, Roger, PO2, (1975-1979) Seaman 1st Class
McTaggart, Kevin, LCDR, (1975-2001) Seaman
Nordhougen, Greg, CDR, (1982-2005) Seaman
McGrath, Michael P, SN, (1975-1978) Seaman Apprentice
Weiser, Randall, SA, (1975-1977) Seaman Apprentice
Henry, Dave, CAPT, (1970-1996) OFF 161X Lieutenant
Pickett, Robert, CDR, (1968-1992) OFF 161X Lieutenant Junior Grade
Hurst, Layne, SCPO, (1958-1981) FT FT-0000 Senior Chief Petty Officer
Besaw, Roger, MCPO, (1968-1989) GM GM-0986 Petty Officer First Class
Dillinger, Diane, PO1, (1973-1979) IS IS-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Igoe, Paul, PO1, (1976-1981) CTI CTI-9211 Petty Officer First Class
Van Hof, Greg, CWO4, (1965-1998) 00 00-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Banta, Steven, PO1, (1971-1980) CTI CTI-9201 Petty Officer Second Class
Harrell, James, LCDR, (1969-1993) CTI CTI-9520 Petty Officer Second Class
Brown, Mike, PO2, (1974-1978) CTI CTI-9201 Petty Officer Third Class
Prokop, Larry, CPO, (1975-1994) CTI CTI-9201 Petty Officer Third Class
Sawyer, Philip, PO3, (1974-1978) CTI CTI-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Burress, Michael, CPO, (1976-1999) CTI CTI-9216 Seaman
Carl, Chris, PO1, (1976-1988) CTI CTI-9520 Seaman
Hill, Daniel, PO1, (1976-1996) SN SN-0000 Seaman
Pellegrino, Peter, CPO CTI CTI-0000 Seaman
Sandvick, Thomas, PO2, (1975-1978) CTI CTI-9211 Seaman
Widney, Jonathan, PO1, (1974-1990) CTI CTI-9211 Seaman
Williamson, Mark Williamson, PO2, (1976-1980) CTI CTI-9212 Seaman
Witt, Scott, CAPT, (1975-2003) CTI CTI-9201 Seaman
Capraro, David, CPO, (1975-1996) CTI CTI-9203 Seaman Apprentice
Moore, Stephen, PO2, (1975-1979) CTI CTI-9201 Seaman Recruit
Morris, Robert, LT, (1975-1995) CTI CTI-9201 Seaman Recruit
Pinkerd, Jack, MCPO, (1976-2002) CTI CTI-9201 Seaman Recruit

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