Arias, Hugo, SMC

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Current Service Status
USN Retired
Current/Last Rank
Chief Petty Officer
Current/Last Primary NEC
Current/Last Rating/NEC Group
Primary Unit
1994-1996, SM-0000, NAVSTA Norfolk, VA
Service Years
1972 - 1996
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 Official Badges 

U.S. Navy Security U.S. Navy Police (enlisted) US Navy Retired 20

 Unofficial Badges 

US Navy Honorable Discharge Order of the Arctic Circle (Bluenose)

 Military Associations and Other Affiliations
Post 3457, Saipan Post
  2010, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW), Post 3457, Saipan Post (Life Member) (Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands) [Verified] - Chap. Page

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Training Exercise - UNITAS '73
From Month/Year
May / 1974
To Month/Year
November / 1974

UNITAS exercises are sponsored by U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command with the objective to foster cooperation and increase interoperability among the navies of the Americas. Held continuously since 1959, UNITAS has become the premier multinational naval exercise in the Southern Command area of operations.

During the two-week exercise, participating units have the opportunity to train as unified force in all aspects of naval operations, from maritime interdiction to anti-submarine and electronic warfare. U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command sponsors UNITAS exercises with the objective to foster cooperation and develop interoperability among the navies of the region.

UNITAS supports U.S. Southern Command objectives for enhanced maritime security in its area of responsibility.  It is intended to train participating forces in a variety of maritime scenarios to test command and control of forces at sea, while operating as a multinational force to provide the maximum opportunity to improve interoperability.
My Participation in This Battle or Operation
From Month/Year
January / 1973
To Month/Year
December / 1973
Last Updated:
Mar 16, 2020
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  47 Also There at This Battle:
  • Adkins, Edsel, PO2, (1970-1977)
  • Arnold, Douglas, PO3, (1972-1975)
  • Bell, Tom, PO1, (1970-1976)
  • Carlin, Bruce, PO1, (1970-1998)
  • Chambers, Keith, CDR, (1963-1997)
  • Colley, Vic, MCPO, (1971-1999)
  • Costa, William, PO2, (1972-1985)
  • Cox, Donald, PO2, (1972-1978)
  • Diola, Tom, PO1, (1972-1979)
  • Gustafson, Jack, PO3, (1973-1980)
  • Harris, Michael, SCPO, (1973-2001)
  • Hull, John, PO2, (1973-1977)
  • Jones, Keith, PO3, (1971-1975)
  • Lee, Kevin, MCPO, (1970-1993)
  • Lueck Jr., Robert, SCPO, (1967-1988)
  • MATHIS, GARY, PO3, (1972-1978)
  • Mueller, Ronald, SN, (1974-1977)
  • Myers, Zane, LCDR, (1972-1995)
  • NIX, Gene, PO2, (1973-1977)
  • Satterfield, Jerry, LT, (1969-1989)
  • Severson, Richard, PO1, (1973-1980)
  • Short, Doug, PO3, (1972-1975)
  • Sobyra, Michael, LT, (1967-1976)
  • Solis, Ronald, PO2, (1971-1975)
  • Tollefson, Norm, PO3, (1971-1974)
  • Whalen, Terry, SCPO, (1970-1991)
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