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, NAVSTA Puget Sound
Previously Held NEC
Service Years
1962 - 1993
Foreign Language(s)
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

 Unofficial Badges 

Sea Bees Badge Order of the Shellback US Navy Honorable Discharge US Naval Reserve Honorable Discharge

Persian Gulf Yacht Club Navy Chief 100 Yrs 1893-1993 Cold War Medal Gulf of Tonkin Yacht Club

Order of the Golden Dragon

 Military Association Memberships
Post 7909Branch 91
  1994, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW), Post 7909 (Member) (Jacksonville, Florida) [Verified] - Chap. Page
  1994, Fleet Reserve Association (FRA), Branch 91 (Member) (Jacksonville, Florida) [Verified] - 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

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  1969-1973, YN-0000, United States Forces Japan (USFJ)


From Month/Year
- / 1969

To Month/Year
- / 1973

United States Forces Japan (USFJ) Unit Page

Petty Officer First Class


Fuchu Air Station

 United States Forces Japan (USFJ) Details

United States Forces Japan (USFJ)

HQ/Command Elements


Parent Unit
Major Commands


Created/Owned By
YN Lukasiewicz, Jim (SKI), YNC

Last Updated: Apr 2, 2014
Memories For This Unit

Best Friends
YN2 Raymond T, "Stoney" Clark
SSG Bob Burns
Jean Danielson
Civ. John Creighton
Civ. Jack Lee
MSGT Ed Dudgeon
SKC Robbie Robinson
SMSGT Ted Mabry

Best Moment
Happy Hours @ NCO Club.
Running the "Gut"
Getting Married
Earning Pilots License
Flying all over Japan


Worst Moment
Clipped tree on side of mountain on Izu Penninsula while flying in the clouds. Lost license for 90 days.

Chain of Command
CDR Jim Messner, USN
Col. Phil Fetler, USAF
MajGen Snowden, USMC, Chief of Staff
LtGen Dan Graham, USAF Commander 5th AF/USFJ


Other Memories
Running Wild all over the place. 3 Days Unauthorized Absence while on binge.

My Photos For This Duty Station
Fuchu Farewell
My worst and best moment
The Izu Flight Incident
Family Picture at Abaratsubo Marina
5 Members Also There at Same Time
United States Forces Japan (USFJ)

Furner, James, CPO, (1960-1982) YN YN-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Gast, Michael, MCPO, (1964-1986) 00 0162 Petty Officer Third Class
Griffis, Chuck, PO1, (1960-1982) PC PC-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Wilkinson, Eugene Parks, VADM, (1940-1974) Rear Admiral Upper Half
Burke, James, CAPT Lieutenant

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