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


  1964-1967, YN-0000, Mobile Radar Bomb Scoring Unit 44 (MSQ-44)


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Mobile Radar Bomb Scoring Unit 44 (MSQ-44) Unit Page

Petty Officer Third Class


Base, Station or City

 Mobile Radar Bomb Scoring Unit 44 (MSQ-44) Details

Mobile Radar Bomb Scoring Unit 44 (MSQ-44)

Shore Support

Parent Unit
Naval Shore Units

Foreign School

Created/Owned By
Not Specified

Last Updated: Feb 21, 2011
Memories For This Unit

Best Friends
Bill Payne
Bill Biggs
Henry Sullivan
Sadami Ikuta
Benny Blanchard

Best Moment
Best tour of my 31-year Naval Career. Still go back there every few years and have many friends in Ashiya.


Worst Moment
Having to leave at the completion of my tour.

Chain of Command
OIC: LCDR Don Harriot/LCDR Bill Haff
CO MCAS Iwakuni Japan


Other Memories
Motorcycles, Sports Car, Parties on the beach, Musical girlfriends, Living the perfect life - Only 12 Americans on the base/in the town.

My Photos For This Unit
Maintenance, Radar and Office Vans
MSQ-44 RBSU has moved to Okinawa
Load of Drunks
 Shot of Ashiya Air Base from Water Tower
3 Members Also There at Same Time
Mobile Radar Bomb Scoring Unit 44 (MSQ-44)

Paine, Bill, PO2, (1961-1965) ET ET-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Biron, Stephen, PO2, (1965-1969) ET ET-1501 Petty Officer Third Class
Antone, Gael (Gail), PO3, (1965-1969) FTG FTG-0000 Seaman

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