Maltais, Andrew, EWC

Electronics Warfare Technician
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Current Service Status
USN Retired
Current/Last Rank
Chief Petty Officer
Current/Last Primary NEC
EW-1781-Electronics Warfare Technician (Advanced Application)
Current/Last Rating/NEC Group
Electronics Warfare Technician
Primary Unit
2000-2003, EW-1781, USS Vicksburg (CG-69)
Previously Held NEC
00-0000-Unknown NEC Rating
EW-1743-Electronics Warfare Systems Technician (AN/WLR-1H)
EW-0000-Electronics Warfare Operator
EW-1734-Electronics Warfare Systems Technician (SLQ-32(V)3)
Service Years
1982 - 2003
Official/Unofficial US Navy Certificates
Operation Enduring Freedom
Operation Iraqi Freedom
Order of the Rock
Panama Canal
Plank Owner
Suez Canal
EW-Electronics Warfare Technician
Four Hash Marks

 Official Badges 

U.S. Navy Security Master Training Specialist

 Unofficial Badges 

Order of the Shellback

 Additional Information
What are you doing now:
'Moored...shift colors....'

'Patrol, Protect, Preserve...' Academy grad 2004

Hurricane Dennis, Katrina (MS), & Wilma SAR missions in 2005. Hurricane Michael deployment in 2018.

Working Okaloosa/Walton (Panhandle) Counties for the great State of Florida. Promoted to Officer Specialist 9/17. Promoted to Senior Officer 6/19. 15th year of service.

Defensive Tactics and Firearms Instructor (DTI/FI)

Field Training Officer (FTO)

USCG Maritime LE Academy (CHAS, SC) graduate and NASBLA/USCG Tactical Operations Course

NASBLA BUI & Seated Battery Instructor certification

ARIDE Certification

Other Comments:
** Wonderful seventh year of marriage to my girl. Awesome teenage step-son, senior year - Class of 2018.

Grandchildren - three boys and one girl.

Blue Healer...

Punk'n Orange 2018 Jeep Wrangler JL

Hunt, Fish, Outdoors 
 Countries Deployed To or Visited

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  1984-1984, EW-0000, USS Moosbrugger (DD-980)

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EW-0000-Electronics Warfare Operator


 USS Moosbrugger (DD-980) Details

USS Moosbrugger (DD-980)
Hull number DD-980

Namesake: Frederick Moosbrugger
Ordered: 15 January 1974
Builder: Ingalls Shipbuilding
Laid down: 3 November 1975
Launched: 23 July 1977
Acquired: November 27, 1978
Commissioned: 16 December 1978
Decommissioned: 15 December 2000
Struck: April 25, 2006
Fate: Scrapped in Brownsville, TX 2006
Class and type: Spruance class destroyer
Displacement: 8,040 (long) tons full load
Length: 529 ft (161 m) waterline; 563 ft (172 m) overall
Beam: 55 ft (16.8 m)
Draft: 29 ft (8.8 m)
Propulsion: 4 × General Electric LM2500 gas turbines, 2 shafts, 80,000 shp (60 MW)
Speed: 32.5 knots (60 km/h)
Range: 6,000 nautical miles (11,000 km; 6,900 mi) at 20 knots (37 km/h; 23 mph)
3,300 nautical miles (6,100 km; 3,800 mi) at 30 knots (56 km/h; 35 mph)
Complement: 19 officers, 315 enlisted
Sensors and
processing systems:
AN/SPS-40 air search radar
AN/SPG-60 fire control radar
AN/SPS-55 surface search radar
AN/SPQ-9 gun fire control radar
Mk 23 TAS automatic detection and tracking radar
AN/SPS-65 Missile fire control radar
AN/SQS-53 bow mounted Active sonar
AN/SQR-19 TACTAS towed arrayPassive sonar
Electronic warfare
and decoys:
AN/SLQ-32 Electronic Warfare System
AN/SLQ-25 Nixie Torpedo Countermeasures
Mark 36 SRBOC Decoy Launching System
AN/SLQ-49 Inflatable Decoys

2 x 5 in (127 mm) 54 calibre Mark 45 dual purpose guns
2 x 20 mm Phalanx CIWS Mark 15 guns
1 x 8 cell ASROC launcher (removed)
1 x 8 cell NATO Sea Sparrow Mark 29 missile launcher
2 x quadruple Harpoon missile canisters
2 x Mark 32 triple 12.75 in (324 mm) torpedo tubes (Mk 46 torpedoes)

1 x 61 cell Mk 41 VLS launcher for Tomahawk missiles
Aircraft carried: 2 x Sikorsky SH-60 Seahawk LAMPS III helicopters.
Motto: More Than Required

Surface Vessels


Parent Unit


Created/Owned By
EW Carter, Douglas, Sr. (Wildcat), EW1 80

Last Updated: Feb 12, 2007
Memories For This Unit

Best Friends
USNR Detachment out of NAS Pens

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45 Members Also There at Same Time
USS Moosbrugger (DD-980)

Herrick, Dean, SCPO, (1968-1989) EW EW-1736 Senior Chief Petty Officer
DeGeorge, John, CDR, (1978-1998) OFF 310X Lieutenant
East, Walter, CAPT, (1981-2011) OFF 111X Lieutenant
Fretschel, Edward, SCPO, (1969-1992) HM HM-8425 Chief Petty Officer
Gist, Leroy, PO1, (1982-1996) BM BM-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Hines, David, PO1, (1982-2002) YN YN-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Murphy, Michael, SCPO, (1981-2002) OS OS-0324 Petty Officer First Class
Towle, Peter, PO1, (1980-1991) MA MA-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Bone, John, PO2, (1979-1988) GSM GSM-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Broussard, George, PO2, (1983-1988) GM GM-0891 Petty Officer Second Class
Buchner, Charlie, CPO, (1970-2000) OS OS-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Cullen, John, CPO, (1980-2000) GM GMM-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Denny, Aubrey, PO2, (1983-1989) GSM GSM-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Duckett, Clifford, PO1, (1973-1993) TM TM-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Hinds, Jeffrey, PO2, (1981-1987) ST ST-0407 Petty Officer Second Class
Irizarry, Elias (Ike), CPO, (1980-2003) BM BM-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
King, Marc, PO2, (1980-1986) DS DS-1672 Petty Officer Second Class
Leone, Rich, PO2, (1980-1986) ET ET-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Marple, James, PO2, (1982-1986) ST ST-0450 Petty Officer Second Class
McCartney, Jeff, CPO, (1981-2001) FC FC-1147 Petty Officer Second Class
Pendleton, Allen, PO2, (1981-1985) IC IC-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Redding, Don, PO2, (1983-1987) OS OS-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Sampson, Kurt, PO1, (1978-1998) ST ST-0407 Petty Officer Second Class
Toohey, Gene, CPO, (1979-2001) GM GM-0891 Petty Officer Second Class
Alexander, Scott, PO3, (1980-1984) GSM GSM-4124 Petty Officer Third Class
Almodovar, James, PO1, (1981-2001) RM RM-2358 Petty Officer Third Class
Dunn, Phil, PO3, (1984-1988) TM TM-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Gregory, Marc, CDR, (1980-2007) ET ET-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Hasch, Jim, PO3, (1981-1985) GSM GSM-4124 Petty Officer Third Class
Marple, James, PO3, (1982-1986) STG STG-0445 Petty Officer Third Class
Thompson, Gerald, PO3, (1983-1987) GSM GSM-4124 Petty Officer Third Class
BYRD, WADE, FN, (1982-1985) EN EN-4313 Fireman
Buffington, Elmer, SA, (1982-1991) BM BM-0000 Seaman Apprentice
Dungan, Alan, CMC, (1974-2004) Chief Petty Officer
Bjur, Daryle, PO1, (1969-1990) Petty Officer First Class
Olah, David, LT, (1984-2004) Petty Officer First Class
Cribb, Charles, PO1, (1982-1989) FC Petty Officer Second Class
Jones, Bill, PO1, (1982-2003) Petty Officer Second Class
Richardson, Tracy, SCPO, (1983-2007) Petty Officer Second Class
Ratliff, Keith, PO2, (1982-1995) OS Petty Officer Third Class
Cook, Ronald, PO1, (1983-2004) Seaman
Richardson, Tracy, SCPO, (1983-2007) Seaman Recruit
Williams, Mitchell, CPO, (1984-2007) Seaman Recruit
Downing, Pat, PO1, (1983-2003) Fireman Recruit
Reass, Richard, CAPT, (1963-1993) Commander

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