Bateman, Tom, GMM1

Gunner's Mate M (Missiles)
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Current Service Status
USN Veteran
Current/Last Rank
Petty Officer First Class
Current/Last Primary NEC
GMM-0986-TERRIER GMLS MK-10 Mods-0 & 7 Maintenance Tech
Current/Last Rating/NEC Group
Gunner's Mate M (Missiles)
Primary Unit
1985-1989, GM-0986, Standby Reserve - Inactive
Previously Held NEC
00-0000-Unknown NEC Rating
GMM-0000-Gunner's Mate Missiles
GM-0986-TERRIER GMLS MK-10 Mods-0 & 7 Maintenance Tech
Service Years
1976 - 1989
Official/Unofficial US Navy Certificates
Cold War
Neptune Subpoena
Order of the Ditch
Order of the Shellback
Panama Canal
Persian Excursion
Safari To Suez
Suez Canal
Voice Edition
GMM-Gunner's Mate M (Missiles)
Two Hash Marks

 Official Badges 

U.S. Navy Master-at-Arms

 Unofficial Badges 

Order of the Shellback US Navy Honorable Discharge US Naval Reserve Honorable Discharge Persian Gulf Yacht Club

Cold War Medal Persian Excursion Cold War Veteran Cold War Veteran

GONZO Station Yacht Club Did the Ditch (Suez Canal) Maritime Warfare Excellence Award

 Military Association Memberships
National Rifle Association (NRA)Association of Gunner's MatesUnited States Naval InstituteVeterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW)
United States Navy Memorial United Services Automobile Association (USAA)
  1982, National Rifle Association (NRA) [Verified]
  1998, Association of Gunner's Mates [Verified]
  1998, United States Naval Institute [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  1999, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW) [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2005, United States Navy Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2010, United Services Automobile Association (USAA) [Verified] - Assoc. Page

 Additional Information
What are you doing now:
Network Architect for Wayne County Airport Authority, the entity that manages the Detroit Metropolitain Airport and Willow Run Airport.
Other Comments:
I am the webmaster of the USS Preble (DLG-15/DDG-46) website.  Stop on by and visit.

I am also the Cruiser Archive Manager at  An expansive website which provides a photographic history of every United States Navy vessel.
 Countries Deployed To or Visited

Countries Visited

Svalbard Spain United States of America Antarctica South Georgia Falkland Islands Bolivia Peru Ecuador Colombia Venezuela Guyana Suriname French Guiana Brazil Paraguay Uruguay Argentina Chile Greenland Canada United States of America United States of America Israel Jordan Cyprus Qatar United Arab Emirates Oman Yemen Saudia Arabia Iraq Afghanistan Turkmenistan Iran Syria Singapore China Mongolia Papua New Guinea Brunei Indonesia Malaysia Malaysia Tiawan Philippines Vietnam Cambodia Laos Thailand Burma Bangladesh Sri Lanka India Bhutan Nepal Pakistan Afghanistan Turkmenistan Tajikistan Kyrgyzstan Uzbekistan Japan North Korea South Korea Russia Kazakhstan Russia Montenegro Portugal Azerbaijan Armenia Georgia Ukraine Moldova Belarus Romania Bulgaria Macedonia Serbia Bosonia & Herzegovina Turkey Greece Albania Croatia Hungary Slovakia Slovenia Malta Spain Portugal Spain France Italy Italy Austria Switzerland Belgium France Ireland United Kingdom Norway Sweden Finland Estonia Latvia Lithuania Russia Poland Czech Republic Germany Denmark The Netherlands Iceland El Salvador Guatemala Panama Costa Rica Nicaragua Honduras Belize Mexico Trinidad & Tobago Puerto Rico Dominican Republic Haiti Jamaica The Bahamas Cuba Vanuatu Australia Solomon Islands Fiji New Caledonia New Zealand Eritrea Ethiopia Djibouti Somalia Kenya Uganda Tanzania Rwanda Burundi Madagascar Namibia Botswana South Africa Lesotho Swaziland Zimbabwe Mozambique Malawi Zambia Angola Democratic Repbulic of Congo Republic of Congo Gabon Equatorial Guinea Central African Republic Cameroon Nigeria Togo Ghana Burkina Fassu Cote d'Ivoire Liberia Sierra Leone Guinea Guinea Bissau The Gambia Senegal Mali Mauritania Niger Western Sahara Sudan Chad Egypt Libya Tunisia Morocco Algeria
Map Legend:

ArubaAustraliaBahrainBarbadosBahamas, TheBelizeBrazilCanadaCubaEgyptFranceGibraltarHaitiHondurasBritish Indian Ocean TerritoryItalyJamaicaMonacoMexicoNetherlands AntillesPanamaPuerto RicoSaint Kitts and NevisSingaporeSpainSaint LuciaUnited StatesBritish Virgin IslandsVirgin IslandsHoly See (Vatican City)

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  1977-1977, 00-0000, Basic Electronics and Electricity School (BE&E)

From Month/Year
September / 1977

To Month/Year
September / 1977

Basic Electronics and Electricity School (BE&E) Unit Page


00-0000-Unknown NEC Rating

Great Lakes

 Basic Electronics and Electricity School (BE&E) Details

Basic Electronics and Electricity School (BE&E)

Garrison - Training Command


Parent Unit
Advancement Schools and Courses

Formal School

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Last Updated: Jun 30, 2013
Memories For This Unit

Best Friends
I was in and out of here too quickly to meet anyone

Best Moment


Worst Moment
Testing! I hated those test sheets with all the little dots.

Chain of Command


Other Memories
This was self-paced which suited me fine.

My Photos For This Duty Station
No Available Photos
59 Members Also There at Same Time
Basic Electronics and Electricity School (BE&E)

Homer, Steve, PO1, (1977-1987) 00 00-0000 Seaman
Matsumoto, Keith, CPO, (1976-1998) 00 00-0000 Seaman
Rosing-Clapp, Kevin, PO1, (1977-1987) 00 00-0000 Seaman
Fecher, Don, PO1, (1977-1995) 00 00-0000 Seaman Apprentice
Hall, Mike, CPO, (1976-1998) 00 00-0000 Seaman Apprentice
Wade, Leonard, PO1, (1973-1983) 00 9502 Petty Officer First Class
Kibler, Samuel, CPO, (1957-1979) ET ET-9502 Chief Petty Officer
Refo, William, PO1, (1964-1995) RM RM-2342 Petty Officer Second Class
Ainley, David, PO1, (1977-2001) ET ET-1501 Petty Officer Third Class
Dobbins, Charles, PO1, (1977-1985) EM EM-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Greybill, Kevin, CMC, (1977-1999) ET ET-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Warman, Richard, PO3, (1968-1980) IC IC-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Tokarski, Stephen, PO2, (1976-1983) ET ET-0000 Seaman 1st Class
Bosley, Jeffery, PO2, (1977-1981) ET ET-0000 Seaman
Cutcher, Anthony, PO2, (1977-1983) ET ET-0000 Seaman
Harvey, Robert, PO2, (1977-1980) EW EW-0000 Seaman
Howard, Frank, CPO, (1977-1997) ET ET-0000 Seaman
Long, Kennerd, PO1, (1976-1982) ET ET-0000 Seaman
Robertson, Mark, PO1, (1977-2000) FT FT-0000 Seaman
Rudd, Howard, CPO, (1978-2014) SN SN-0000 Seaman
Tieman, Kevin, PO1, (1976-1982) 000 SN-0000 Seaman
Woodbury, William, PO1, (1977-1983) EM EM-3384 Fireman
Shaulis, John, PO1, (1977-1997) AX AX-0000 Airman Apprentice
Cox, Steven, SCPO, (1977-1997) Petty Officer Third Class
Creazzo, Michael, SCPO, (1976-1997) Petty Officer Third Class
Greene-Brown, Margaret, MCPO, (1977-1999) Petty Officer Third Class
McNeme, Steve, PO1, (1977-1983) Petty Officer Third Class
Morrill, Michael, CPO, (1976-1996) Petty Officer Third Class
Hansel, Robert, PO1, (1977-1986) Seaman 1st Class
Harter, Paul, PO1, (1976-1997) FTM Seaman 1st Class
Ballinger, James, CDR, (1977-2012) Seaman
Britt, James, PO2, (1977-1983) FTB Seaman
Carrier, Ronald, SCPO, (1977-1997) Seaman
Denny, Michael, CPO, (1976-2011) Seaman
Ellis, Tom, PO2, (1976-1989) Seaman
Gallagher, Bill, CMC, (1976-1998) Seaman
Greybill, Kevin, CMC, (1977-1999) ETN Seaman
Hill, Charles, SCPO, (1977-1997) Seaman
Holt, Terry, PO1, (1977-1985) Seaman
Howell, Susan, PO1, (1977-1997) Seaman
Lewis, Eric, PO1, (1977-1986) Seaman
Lewis, Eric, PO1, (1977-1986) Seaman
Maurer, John, PO2, (1977-1981) Seaman
Robertson, Mark, PO1, (1977-2000) Seaman
Schultz, Robert, CPO, (1976-1999) Seaman
Simms, George, MCPO, (1977-2007) Seaman
Stokes, Duane, PO2, (1977-1982) Seaman
Tisdale, Richard, SCPO, (1977-1999) Seaman
Yates, Kevin, PO1, (1977-1987) Seaman
Boult, Rickey, CWO4, (1974-2002) Fireman
Brainard, Marshall, CPO, (1977-1997) Fireman
Henderson, Kerry, PO1, (1977-1985) Fireman
Jimenez, Salvatore, SCPO, (1976-1997) Fireman
Grovenstein, Mike, SCPO, (1977-1997) Airman
Murray, Ed, PO2, (1977-1988) Airman
Cortopassi, Travis, MCPO, (1976-2004) Seaman Apprentice
Bouchard, David, CPO, (1977-2001) Seaman Recruit
Stephens, Lee, CDR, (1977-2012) Seaman Recruit
Wheelis, Bill, MCPO, (1977-2003) Seaman Recruit

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