Minton, Joseph, LCDR

Limited Duty Officer
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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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  1979-1980, CTI-9201, Defense Language Institute (Faculty Staff) West Coast

CTI-Cryptologic Technician Interpretive

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Defense Language Institute (Faculty Staff) West Coast Unit Page

Petty Officer Second Class

CTI-9201-Basic Russian Linguist

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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)

Formal School

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Last Updated: Feb 1, 2007
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24 Members Also There at Same Time
Defense Language Institute (Faculty Staff) West Coast

Bruner, Bobbie, PO2, (1980-1984) CTI CTI-9201 Seaman
Harris, Ron, MCPO, (1978-2002) CTI CTI-9201 Seaman
Howard, Charles, PO1, (1977-1995) CTI CTI-9201 Seaman
McDowell, Leo B., CPO, (1978-1995) CTI CTI-9201 Seaman
Nalley, Richard, MCPO, (1967-1990) CTI CTI-9216 Chief Petty Officer
Igoe, Paul, PO1, (1976-1981) CTI CTI-9211 Petty Officer First Class
Capraro, David, CPO, (1975-1996) CTI CTI-9203 Petty Officer Second Class
Widney, Jonathan, PO1, (1974-1990) CTI CTI-9216 Petty Officer Second Class
Zimmerman, George R.P., PO2, (1980-1986) CTI CTI-9216 Seaman Apprentice
Metcalf, Mark, CDR, (1976-1996) OFF 161X Lieutenant
Bennett, Paul, CWO4, (1960-1994) AT AT-0000 Senior Chief Petty Officer
Dillinger, Diane, PO1, (1973-1979) IS IS-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Vick, Carol, CPO, (1976-1996) CTO CTO-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Mills, Fetzer, PO2, (1978-1982) CT CT-0000 Seaman
McCarren, Patricia, (1978-1979) [Other Service Rank]
Mott, Phil, CAPT, (1975-2004) Lieutenant
Boucher, Ronald, PO1, (1968-1989) Petty Officer First Class
Foote, Skip, CWO2, (1972-1996) Petty Officer Third Class
Fodera, Daniel, MCPO, (1979-2000) Seaman
White, "Timmer", PO1, (1980-2002) Seaman
Gresko, Joseph, PO1, (1979-1994) Seaman Apprentice
O'Connor, Thomas, CPO, (1977-2001) Seaman Apprentice
Browning, Kim, MCPO, (1980-2008) Seaman Recruit
Saunders, Bob, LCDR, (1980-2010) Seaman Recruit

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