France, Jonathan, LCDR

Limited Duty Officer
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Current Service Status
USN Active
Current/Last Rank
Lieutenant Commander
Current/Last Primary NEC
641X-Limited Duty Officer - Administration
Current/Last Rating/NEC Group
Limited Duty Officer
Primary Unit
2019-Present, 641X, USS George H. W. Bush (CVN-77)
Previously Held NEC
00-0000-Unknown NEC Rating
BT-0000-Boiler Technician
BT-4533-Automatic Combustion Control Console Operator (General Regulator)
BT-4505-Steam Propulsion Maintenance Supervisor
MM-9585-Navy Recruiter Canvasser
MM-4505-Steam Propulsion Maintenance Supervisor
NC-9588-Career Information Program Advisor
NC-0000-Navy Counselor
Service Years
1992 - Present
Official/Unofficial US Navy Certificates
Neptune Subpoena
Operation Enduring Freedom
Operation Iraqi Freedom
Order of the Rock
Order of the Shellback
Order of the Golden Shellback
Order of the Golden Dragon
Plank Owner
Lieutenant Commander
Lieutenant Commander

 Official Badges 

Recruiting Command of Excellence Recruiter Career Counselor

 Unofficial Badges 

Order of the Shellback Order of the Golden Shellback Navy Chief Initiated Order of the Golden Dragon

 Military Association Memberships
Military Order of the World Wars (MOWW)Post 647, Ballard Pruitt PostPost 29National Chief Petty Officers Association
Mid-Atlantic ChapterNavy Mustang Association
  1992, Military Order of the World Wars (MOWW) [Verified]
  1998, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW), Post 647, Ballard Pruitt Post (Member) (Danville, Virginia) [Verified] - Chap. Page
  1998, American Legion, Post 29 (Member) (Danville, Virginia) [Verified] - Chap. Page
  2001, National Chief Petty Officers Association [Verified]
  2003, Navy Counselor Association, Mid-Atlantic Chapter [Verified]
  2006, Navy Mustang Association [Verified]

 Additional Information
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  1994-1998, BT-4505, USS Fort Fisher (LSD-40)

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Petty Officer Second Class

BT-4505-Steam Propulsion Maintenance Supervisor

San Diego

 USS Fort Fisher (LSD-40) Details

USS Fort Fisher (LSD-40)
Hull number - LSD-40
Awarded - May 2, 1967
Keel Laid - July 15, 1970
Launched - April 22, 1972
Commissioned - December 9, 1972
Decommissioned - February 27, 1998
Builder - General Dynamics, Quincy, Mass.
Propulsion System - Two 600 psi boilers
Propellers - Two
Length - 553 feet (168.6 meters)
Beam - 85 feet (25.9 meters)
Draft - 18 feet 5.5 meters)
Displacement - Approx. 14,000 toons full load
Speed - 22 knots
Well Deck Capacity - Three LCAC
Aircraft - None, but helicopter platform
Crew - 18 Officers and 340 Enlisted
Marine Detachment - 330 Marines
Armament - Two 20mm Phalanx CIWS, Two Mk-38 Machine Guns, Four .50 Machine Guns

Commanding Officers:

Dec 9, 1972 - Sept 17, 1974 - CAPT Gene F. Gauthier, USN
Sept 17, 1974 - Dec 3, 1976 - CDR Glynn M. Thompson, USN
Dec 3, 1976 - Dec 22, 1978 - CDR John F. Gamboa, USN
Dec 22, 1978 - Mar 27, 1981 - CDR Kenneth R. Barry, USN
Mar 27, 1981 - Mar 24, 1983 - CDR Nigel E. Parkhurst, USN
Mar 24, 1983 - Jun 15, 1985 - CDR Richard C. Williams III, USN
Jun 15, 1985 - Oct 24, 1987 - CDR Arthur J. Gilbert, USN
Oct 24, 1987 - Dec 8, 1989 - CDR Edward P. Anglim, USN
Dec 8, 1989 - Jan 17, 1992 - CDR Thomas F. Radich, USN
Jan 17, 1992 - Oct 22, 1993 - CDR John T. Nawrocki, USN
Oct 22, 1993 - Jan 11, 1996 - CDR William E. Jezierski, USN
Jan 11, 1996 - Aug 31, 1997 - CDR Stuart B Markey, USN
Aug 31, 1997 - Feb 27, 1998 - CDR Thomas R. Williams, USN

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Created/Owned By
SH Crow, Raymon, Jr., SH1 19

Last Updated: May 15, 2007
Memories For This Unit

Best Moment

Other Memories
2nd & 3rd West-Pac deployments.

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USS Fort Fisher (LSD-40)

Green, Martinez, PO1, (1994-2000) BT BT-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Cerillo, Ric, CPO, (1988-Present) BT BT-4533 Petty Officer Second Class
Martire, Al, PO2, (1992-1998) BT BT-4533 Petty Officer Second Class
ARCHULETA, STEVEN, PO1, (1993-Present) BT BT-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Caicedo, John, LTJG, (1993-Present) BT BT-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Kitzman, Stacy, CPO, (1988-2013) BT BT-4513 Petty Officer Third Class
Chalmers, Harold, PO1, (1995-Present) BT BT-0000 Fireman
Eckhardt, David, PO2, (1996-2006) BT BT-0000 Fireman
Williams, Thomas, CAPT, (1979-2009) OFF 111X Commander
Williams, Thomas, CAPT, (1979-2009) OFF 111X Commander
Clark, Randy, CAPT, (1980-2005) OFF 111X Lieutenant Commander
Oden, David, LCDR, (1993-2007) OFF 111X Lieutenant Junior Grade
Stanfield, Vernon, LCDR, (1990-2008) OFF 111X Lieutenant Junior Grade
Henson, Richard, MCPO, (1970-1996) BM BM-0000 Command Master Chief Petty Officer
Long, Geary, SCPO, (1974-1997) 00 0167 Senior Chief Petty Officer
Roberts, Terry, SCPO, (1979-1999) EN EN-4315 Senior Chief Petty Officer
Dunn, Roy, CPO, (1983-2003) DC DC-4811 Chief Petty Officer
Imes, David, CPO, (1978-1999) ET ET-0000 Chief Petty Officer
Konkle Jr, Paul, SCPO, (1978-2005) MM MM-4206 Chief Petty Officer
McTavish, John, CPO, (1981-1996) SH SH-3131 Chief Petty Officer
Schwartz, Jon, CPO, (1965-1994) EM EM-0000 Chief Petty Officer
Blok, Randy, CPO, (1985-2007) MM MM-4296 Petty Officer First Class
Hunnewell, C.t., PO1, (1976-1997) AO NC-9589 Petty Officer First Class
Leitner, John, LCDR, (1988-Present) 00 00-0000 Petty Officer First Class
MITCHELL, DOUG, PO1, (1987-2007) MM MM-4295 Petty Officer First Class
Quezada, Johnny, LCDR, (1984-2015) YN YN-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Soriano, Manuelito, PO1, (1977-1997) MS MS-3529 Petty Officer First Class
Swierczek, Walter, PO1, (1982-1996) HT HT-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Wayland, Doug, PO1, (1987-1997) HT HT-4955 Petty Officer First Class
Williams, Ralph, CPO, (1985-2005) GM GM-0812 Petty Officer First Class
Wolfe, Shawn, SCPO, (1985-2007) HM HM-8425 Petty Officer First Class
Butler, Robert, CPO, (1988-2010) 00 0304 Petty Officer Second Class
Buxton, Val, PO1 SM SM-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Cooper, Jack, PO2, (1985-2007) IT IT-2318 Petty Officer Second Class
Florence, James Wade, PO2, (1993-1999) HT HT-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Hampton, Christopher, PO2, (1989-1995) ET ET-1507 Petty Officer Second Class
Harris, Michael, PO1, (1992-2012) ET ET-1511 Petty Officer Second Class
Herrig, Brad, PO2, (1995-1999) EN EN-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Lopez, Hector, PO1, (1986-2006) RM RM-2321 Petty Officer Second Class
LOPEZ, RICHARD, PO2, (1990-1994) QM QM-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Malinis, Mike, CPO, (1989-2011) EW EW-1733 Petty Officer Second Class
MANZANO, EDGARDO, SCPO, (1990-Present) EM EM-4671 Petty Officer Second Class
MCWILLIAMS, J.B., PO1, (1987-2007) SM SM-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Mead, Douglas, PO1, (1993-2009) BM BM-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Miller, Jon, LT, (1990-2007) EN EN-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Noble, George, PO1, (1985-2005) HT HT-4956 Petty Officer Second Class
Richardson, R, CPO, (1986-2007) FC FC-1121 Petty Officer Second Class
Schneider, Bryan, PO2, (1988-1994) EM EM-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Sligowski, Scott, PO2, (1987-1992) MM MM-9348 Petty Officer Second Class
Stewart, James P., PO2, (1976-1994) MM MM-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Vance, Eric, PO1, (1995-2005) FC FC-1121 Petty Officer Second Class
Way, Frank, PO2, (1993-2000) QM QM-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Widler, Cameron, PO1, (1990-2002) EW EW-1733 Petty Officer Second Class
Alcantara, Rey, CPO, (1995-Present) MM MM-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Beck, Eric, PO3, (1988-1995) BM BM-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Bravo, Leopoldo, CPO, (1995-Present) MM MM-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Brock, Jason, CPO, (1993-2016) HM HM-8404 Petty Officer Third Class
Byerly, Michael, PO3, (1991-1996) 00 00-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Caudillo, Lawrence, PO2, (1995-2004) OS OS-0000 Petty Officer Third Class

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