Metcalfe, Keith, CMC

Command Master Chief
 
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Current Service Status
USNR Active
Current/Last Rank
Command Master Chief Petty Officer
Current/Last Primary NEC
9580-Command Master Chief
Current/Last Rating/NEC Group
Command Master Chief
Primary Unit
2019-Present, 9580, Commander, Naval Surface Force, Atlantic (COMNAVSURFLANT)
Previously Held NEC
ABF-0000-Aviation Boatswain's Mate Fuels
AB-0000-Aviation Boatswain's Mate
HM-0000-Hospital Corpsman
90MN-Individual GWOT IA/ILO Multi-National Force
9571-Safety Technician
9578-Command Senior Chief
90NI GWOT IA/ILO -Combat Training (NIACT)-Deployed
Service Years
1988 - Present
Official/Unofficial US Navy Certificates
Operation Desert Storm
Cold War
Decommissioning
Operation Enduring Freedom
Order of the Dirt Sailor
Order of the Shellback
Order of the Golden Dragon
Plank Owner
Seven Hash Marks

 Official Badges 

Master Chief Petty Officer of the Command Senior Chief Petty Officer of the Command


 Unofficial Badges 

US Navy Honorable Discharge US Army Honorable Discharge Order of the Shellback US Naval Reserve Honorable Discharge

Cold War Medal Navy Chief Initiated Order of the Golden Dragon


 Military Association Memberships
United States Navy Memorial
  2010, United States Navy Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page


 Additional Information
What are you doing now:
Back to work as a ParamedicCaptain at Fort Benning, GA....trying to keep all these Army of One Soldiers healthy!!! (Like only a Navy Hospital Corpsman can!!) After serving 3 years on the USS INDEPENDENCE as anABF, I took a 4 year break from the military. I went into the Army in 1995 for 4 years as a 91B, Combat Medic. I got out of the Army in 1999. I joined back up with the Navy Reserve in 2001 and have been loving it since!!
   
Other Comments:
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  1988-1991, ABF-0000, USS Independence (CV-62)

ABF-Aviation Boatswain's Mate Fuels

From Month/Year
- / 1988

To Month/Year
- / 1991

Unit
USS Independence (CV-62) Unit Page

Rank
Petty Officer Third Class

NEC
ABF-0000-Aviation Boatswain's Mate Fuels

Location
NAS North Island

Country/State
California
 
 
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 USS Independence (CV-62) Details

USS Independence (CV-62)

USS INDEPENDENCE (CVA-62)
(later CV-62)








Flag Hoist/Radio Call Sign: November - November - Quebec - November
Tactical Voice Radio Call: "GUN TRAIN"

 
 CLASS - FORRESTAL
Displacement 56,000 Tons, Dimensions, 1046' 6" (oa) x 129' 1" x 37' (Max)
Armament 8 x 5"/54, 100 Aircraft.
Armor, Unknown.
Machinery, 280,000 SHP; Geared Turbines, 4 screws
Speed, 34 Knots, Crew 3800 - 4280.

Operational and Building Data


Built by New York Navy. Laid down 1 July 1955, launched 6 June 1958, commissioned 10 Jan 1959. Redesignated as a multimission carrier (CV 62) 28 February 1973. after being modified to operate ASW aircraft. SLEP at Philadelphia Navy Yard 4/1985 to mid-1988.


Replaced Midwayas forward-deployed carrier in Japan, 1991. Island was extensively enlarged during SLEP and other modernizations. Replaced by Kitty Hawk in July 1998 and decommissioned to reserve on 30 September 1998. Struck from the Navy list on 8 March 2004.


Status:Stricken, to be disposed of (Maintenance Category X).

Berth:NAVSEA Inactive Ships On-site Maintenance Office, Bremerton, WA.


Planned disposition:In April 2004 Navy officials identified ex-Independence as one of 24 decommissioned ships available to be sunk as artificial reefs. As of February 2008, however, she was scheduled to be dismantled in the next five years.


Type
Surface Vessels

Existing/Disbanded
Decommissioned

Parent Unit
Forrestal-class

Strength
Aircraft Carrier

Created/Owned By
Not Specified
   

Last Updated: Sep 22, 2012
   
   
My Photos For This Duty Station
ABFAN Metcalfe, USS INDEPENDENCE 1989
1058 Members Also There at Same Time
USS Independence (CV-62)

Lancy, Robert, CPO, (1983-2004) AB ABF-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Frank, Anthony, PO3, (1990-1994) AB ABF-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Clayton, Lamar, AN, (1990-1994) AB ABF-0000 Airman
Higgins, Michael, PO1, (1991-Present) AB ABF-0000 Airman
Rapp, Fredric, PO2, (1986-2012) AB ABF-0000 Airman
Mendez, Johnny, SCPO, (1972-1997) ABF ABF-0000 Senior Chief Petty Officer
Jackson, Trevilyn, PO2, (1988-1995) ABF ABF-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Richardson, Carlos, PO3, (1986-1990) ABF ABF-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Weatheringto, James, PO3, (1986-1990) ABF ABF-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Wooten, Todd, PO3, (1986-1990) 00 ABF-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Carey, Thomas, AN, (1988-1991) ABF ABF-0000 Airman
Wooten, Todd, PO3, (1986-1990) 00 ABF-0000 Airman
Galvan, Juan, MCPO, (1973-2003) AB ABH-0000 Senior Chief Petty Officer
Scherff, Charles, SCPO, (1971-1991) AB ABH-9508 Senior Chief Petty Officer
Stewart, Robert, SCPO, (1973-2000) AB ABH-9508 Senior Chief Petty Officer
Jackson, Terrence, CPO, (1969-1995) AB ABE-0000 Chief Petty Officer
Marcella, John, MCPO, (1983-Present) AB ABH-0000 Chief Petty Officer
Stewart, Robert, SCPO, (1974-2000) AB ABH-7011 Chief Petty Officer
Arallo, Joseph, PO1, (1980-2009) AB ABE-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Brown, Mike, MCPO, (1980-2010) AB AB-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Dryer, Frederick, MCPO, (1978-2007) AB ABF-7022 Petty Officer First Class
Guidera, Andrew, PO1, (1970-1991) AB ABF-7022 Petty Officer First Class
Guidera, Andrew, PO1, (1970-1991) AB AB-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Hyatt, Edward, PO1, (1971-1993) AB ABH-9508 Petty Officer First Class
Rosenbalm, Charles, SCPO, (1982-2009) AB ABH-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Slaymaker, Bruce, CPO, (1983-2003) AB ABF-7022 Petty Officer First Class
Thrower, Danny, PO1, (1979-1992) AB ABH-9508 Petty Officer First Class
Walborn, Ray, PO1, (1979-Present) AB AB-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Wilson, Reid, CPO, (1984-2005) AB ABH-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Ferguson, Thomas, CPO, (1983-2009) AB ABF-7022 Petty Officer Second Class
Guajardo, Albert, CDR, (1988-Present) AB AB-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Houchins, Allen, CPO, (1982-2003) AB ABE-7005 Petty Officer Second Class
Kovacs, Mike, PO2, (1987-1991) AB AB-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
McCombs, James, SCPO, (1979-2016) AB AB-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
McCue, Richard, PO1, (1982-1997) AB ABE-7005 Petty Officer Second Class
Mcleod, Robert, PO1, (1979-1999) AB AB-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Brehmer, Tracy, CPO, (1987-Present) AB ABE-7004 Petty Officer Third Class
Broussard, Anthony, ENS, (1990-Present) AB ABH-9508 Petty Officer Third Class
Dawson, Jamie, PO2, (1991-2001) AB ABE-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Foreman, Jerry, CPO, (1990-2011) AB ABE-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Fugerer, Russ, PO3, (1989-1992) AB ABH-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Gabbard, Scott, PO3, (1991-1996) AB ABF-7022 Petty Officer Third Class
Garcia, Anthony, PO1, (1986-2006) AB AB-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Graeter, Chris, PO3, (1985-1998) AB AB-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Hayter, Paul, PO1, (1987-2007) AB AB-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Irving, Kevin, CPO, (1986-2010) AB AB-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Olmstead, Samuel, CMC, (1990-Present) AB AB-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Parker, Wonderful, PO1, (1989-Present) AB AB-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Quintana, Robert, PO3, (1988-1992) AB AB-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Raimondo, Frank, PO3, (1986-1990) AB AB-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Ramos, Steve, PO3, (1989-2000) AB AB-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Rodriguez, Michael, CPO, (1987-Present) AB ABH-7011 Petty Officer Third Class
ROJAS JR, MANUEL, PO2, (1988-2007) AB AB-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Schimke, Jay, PO3, (1987-1991) AB AB-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Schroeder, Robert, PO3, (1988-1992) AB ABE-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Smith, Richard, PO1, (1990-2007) AB ABH-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Smith, William, PO3, (1980-1991) AB AB-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Sostorecz, Richard, PO3, (1985-1989) AB AB-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Stapleton, Robert, PO3, (1985-1993) AB AB-0000 Petty Officer Third Class

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