Ball, Steven D., ETC

Electronics Technician
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Current Service Status
USN Retired
Current/Last Rank
Chief Petty Officer
Current/Last Primary NEC
ET-1574-DAIR/GCA (TPX-42) Maintenance Technician
Current/Last Rating/NEC Group
Electronics Technician
Primary Unit
1990-1992, NAVSUBASE Pearl Harbor
Previously Held NEC
ETR-1501-Basic Electronics Maintenance
ET-1507-Radar (SPS-67(V)) Technician
ET-1579-Precision Approach Radar Technician
ET-9526-Microminiature Electronic Repair Technician
ET-1438-Communications Security Devices Equip. KW-7 Tech
ET-1420-Surface HF Communications Systems Maintenance Technician
NC-9589-Command Career Counselor
9512-3-M System Coordinator
Service Years
1969 - 1992
ET-Electronics Technician
Five Hash Marks

 Official Badges 

Career Counselor US Navy Retired 20

 Unofficial Badges 

US Navy Honorable Discharge Order of the Shellback Order of the Golden Shellback Domain of the Emperor Penguin

Navy Chief Initiated Cold War Medal Navy Chief 100 Yrs 1893-1993 Order of the Golden Dragon

Persian Excursion Cold War Veteran Cold War Veteran GONZO Station Yacht Club

 Military Association Memberships
Branch 314Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW)United States Navy Memorial Post 193
  1976, Fleet Reserve Association (FRA), Branch 314 (Member) [Verified] - Chap. Page
  1984, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW) [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  1992, United States Navy Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  1999, American Legion, Post 193 (Member) (Pensacola, Florida) [Verified] - Chap. Page

 Additional Information
What are you doing now:
Fully Retired , Volunteer with USO NWFL at NAS Center, Pensacola, FL.

Other Comments:
Fleet Reserve Association Member since 1976.
Life Member of Veterans Foreign Wars since 1983..
American Legion Member since 2001.
Transferred to Fleet Reserve: �1992-1999.
Navy Retired List- 31 May 1999.

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 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
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  1969, Recruit Training (San Diego, CA), 4622
 Duty Stations
RTC (Cadre/Faculty Staff) San Diego, CAAdvancement Schools and CoursesSchool Assignments - StaffNuclear Power School (Staff), Bainbridge, MD, Naval Nuclear Power Training Command (NNPTC)
Nuclear Power Training Unit (NPTU) WindsorUSS William V. Pratt (DLG-13)NATTC (Faculty Staff) Glynco, GA, Naval Air Technical Training Command (Faculty Staff)NAS Albany GA
NAS Corpus Christi/Truax FieldUSS Frederick (LST-1184)NAS Cubi PointCombat Systems Technical Schools Command (Faculty Staff)
USNS Passumpsic (T-AO-107)NAVSTA Subic Bay, PINTC (Cadre/Faculty Staff) Great Lakes, ILLNaval Support Force Antarctica (NSFA)
NAVCOMSTA Harold E Holt AustraliaAdvancement Schools and CoursesUSS Hoel (DDG-13)COMNAVSURFGRU MIDPAC, Commander, Naval Surface Force, Pacific (COMNAVSURFPAC)
NAVSUBASE Pearl Harbor
  1969-1969, HQ, RTC (Cadre/Faculty Staff) San Diego, CA
  1969-1969, ETR-1501, Basic Electronics and Electricity School (BE&E)
  1969-1970, ETR-1501, (ET) Electronics Technician A School (Radar Strand)
  1970-1971, ETR-1501, Nuclear Power School (Staff), Bainbridge, MD, Naval Nuclear Power Training Command (NNPTC)
  1971-1971, ETR-1501, Nuclear Power Training Unit (NPTU) Windsor
  1971-1972, ET-1507, USS William V. Pratt (DLG-13)
  1972-1972, ET-1579, NATTC (Faculty Staff) Glynco, GA, Naval Air Technical Training Command (Faculty Staff)
  1972-1974, ET-1579, NAS Albany GA
  1974-1974, ET-1574, NATTC (Faculty Staff) Glynco, GA, Naval Air Technical Training Command (Faculty Staff)
  1974-1976, ET-1574, NAS Corpus Christi/Truax Field
  1976-1977, ET-1574, USS Frederick (LST-1184)
  1977-1978, ET-9526, (ET) Electronics Technician C-7 Advanced Electronics School
  1978-1979, ET-1574, NAS Cubi Point
  1979-1979, ET-1438, Combat Systems Technical Schools Command (Faculty Staff)
  1980-1981, ET-1438, USNS Passumpsic (T-AO-107)
  1981-1983, ET-1574, NAVSTA Subic Bay, PI
  1983-1983, ET-1420, NTC (Cadre/Faculty Staff) Great Lakes, ILL
  1983-1984, ET-1579, Naval Support Force Antarctica (NSFA)
  1984-1987, NC-9589, NAVCOMSTA Harold E Holt Australia
  1985-1985, NC-9589, Career Counseling School, NTC San Diego
  1987-1989, 9512, USS Hoel (DDG-13)
  1989-1990, COMNAVSURFGRU MIDPAC, Commander, Naval Surface Force, Pacific (COMNAVSURFPAC)
  1990-1992, NAVSUBASE Pearl Harbor
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1979-1981 Iran Hostage Crisis
  1981-1981 USS Roark rescues Vietnamese refugees
  1987-1987 Operation Nimble Archer (Iran)1
  1987-1988 Operation Earnest Will (Iran)
 Colleges Attended 
Central Texas CollegeChaminade University of Honolulu, Hawaii
  1981-1983, Central Texas College
  1990-1992, Chaminade University of Honolulu, Hawaii
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