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
Current/Last Primary NEC
9580-Command Master Chief
Current/Last Rating/NEC Group
Command Master Chief
Primary Unit
1991-1993, 9580, Naval Station (NAVSTA) Puget Sound, WA
Previously Held NEC
Service Years
1962 - 1993
Other Languages
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 US Navy Honorable Discharge US Naval Reserve Honorable Discharge

 Unofficial Badges 

Sea Bees Badge Order of the Shellback Navy Chief 100 Yrs 1893-1993 Persian Gulf Yacht Club

Cold War Medal Gulf of Tonkin Yacht Club Order of the Golden Dragon

 Military Associations and Other Affiliations
Post 7909Post 68
  1994, Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW), Post 7909 (Member) (Jacksonville, Florida) - Chap. Page
  2018, American Legion, Post 68 (Member) (Paw Paw, Michigan) - 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


  1968-1969, YN-0000, NOF Yokosuka


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NOF Yokosuka Unit Page

Petty Officer First Class


Base, Station or City

 NOF Yokosuka Details

NOF Yokosuka

Test and Evaluation

Parent Unit


Created/Owned By
Not Specified

Last Updated: May 4, 2020
Memories For This Unit

Best Friends
MN3 Tony Fabian
MN3 Tex Holloway
Civ "Knock" Nagashima
TM1 Barry Follett
MN3 Tommy Efland
MN3 Dick Avery

Best Moment
Too many to count. One big party. Making YN1


Worst Moment
Having car impounded at main gate of Yokosuka for failing to get registration shifted from Fukuoka to Yokohama.

Chain of Command
Naval Ordnance Facility, Yokosuka
Located @ Taura was its own command at the time

CDR Leland CO
LCDR McFarlane XO


Other Memories
Drinking 8 nights a week.

My Photos For This Unit
Old Party Slide
Old Party Slide
Old Party Slide
Old Party Slide
7 Members Also There at Same Time
NOF Yokosuka

Beckwith, Philip, CPO, (1955-1974) MN MN-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Martin, Cecil H., LT, (1958-1979) MN MN-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Siver, David, PO1, (1968-1988) TM TM-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Donnel, Ernest, PO3, (1964-1968) TM TM-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Buerger, Francis, PO2, (1966-1970) MN Petty Officer Second Class
Metzger, James, PO2, (1967-1973) GMG Petty Officer Second Class
Efland, Tommy, PO3, (1966-1970) Petty Officer Third Class

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