Beasley, David, ATC

Aviation Electronics Technician
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Current Service Status
USN Reserve Retired
Current/Last Rank
Chief Petty Officer
Current/Last Primary NEC
AT-0000-Aviation Electronics Technician
Current/Last Rating/NEC Group
Aviation Electronics Technician
Primary Unit
1991-1991, USS Ranger (CV-61)
Service Years
1967 - 1992
AT-Aviation Electronics Technician
Six Hash Marks

 Official Badges 

Chief Petty Officer of the Command

 Unofficial Badges 

US Navy Honorable Discharge US Naval Reserve Honorable Discharge Navy Chief Initiated Order of the Arctic Circle (Bluenose)

Cold War Medal Navy Chief 100 Yrs 1893-1993 Gulf of Tonkin Yacht Club Cold War Veteran

 Military Association Memberships
Forty & EightAmerican LegionVeterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW)Association of Old Crows
National Chief Petty Officers AssociationNavy League of the United StatesAir Force Association (AFA)Atlanta Vietnam Veterans Business Association
Army Aviation Association of America (AAAA)
  1971, Forty & Eight - Assoc. Page
  1975, American Legion [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  1975, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW) [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  1983, Association of Old Crows - Assoc. Page
  1990, National Chief Petty Officers Association [Verified]
  2000, Navy League of the United States [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2002, Air Force Association (AFA) - Assoc. Page
  2015, Atlanta Vietnam Veterans Business Association
  2015, Army Aviation Association of America (AAAA) - Assoc. Page

 Additional Information
What are you doing now:
CEO, Professional Resources Optimal Solutions, LLC
New Business Development for client companies with DoD agencies.
Proposal Development.
Market Analysis
Other Comments:
Not Specified
 Countries Deployed To or Visited
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 Ribbon Bar
Enlisted Aviation Warfare Specialist Badge

 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
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  1967, Recruit Training (San Diego, CA), 5496
 Duty Stations
HS-8 Eight BallersUSS Bennington (CVS-20)Center for Naval Aviation Technical Training (Faculty Staff)/Naval Air Technical Training Command (Faculty Staff)USS Hornet (CVS-12)
VAL-4 Yellow JacketsVS-38 Red GriffinsVS-41 ShamrocksVP-16 War Eagles
VP-65 TridentsVP-67 Golden HawksVP-92 MinutemenAnti-Submarine Warfare Operations Center (ASWOC)
NAS Jacksonville FLNAS Oceana, VAUSS Carl Vinson (CVN-70)USS Ranger (CV-61)
  1968-1968, HS-8 Eight Ballers
  1968-1968, USS Bennington (CVS-20)
  1968-1968, Center for Naval Aviation Technical Training (Faculty Staff)/Naval Air Technical Training Command (Faculty Staff)
  1969-1969, USS Hornet (CVS-12)
  1969-1970, VAL-4 Yellow Jackets
  1969-1970, VS-38 Red Griffins
  1970-1970, VS-41 Shamrocks
  1970-1971, Center for Naval Aviation Technical Training (Faculty Staff)/Naval Air Technical Training Command (Faculty Staff)
  1971-1975, VP-16 War Eagles
  1975-1977, Center for Naval Aviation Technical Training (Faculty Staff)/Naval Air Technical Training Command (Faculty Staff)
  1977-1978, VP-65 Tridents
  1978-1978, VP-67 Golden Hawks
  1978-1979, VP-92 Minutemen
  1979-1980, Anti-Submarine Warfare Operations Center (ASWOC)
  1980-1980, NAS Jacksonville FL
  1981-1982, Anti-Submarine Warfare Operations Center (ASWOC)
  1983-1984, VP-65 Tridents
  1987-1990, NAS Oceana, VA
  1990-1990, USS Carl Vinson (CVN-70)
  1991-1991, USS Ranger (CV-61)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1964-1973 Yankee Station, North Vietnam
  1991-1991 Liberation and Defense of Kuwait/Operation Desert Storm
 Reflections on Service
Please describe who or what influenced your decision to join the Navy?
Whether you were in the service for several years or as a career, please describe the direction or path you took. What was your reason for leaving?
If you participated in any military operations, including combat, humanitarian and peacekeeping operations, please describe those which were the most significant to you and, if life-changing, in what way.
Was there a particular incident during your service when you believed you were in a situation you might not survive? Please describe what happened and what was the outcome.
Of all your duty stations or assignments, which one do you have fondest memories of and why? Which one was your least favorite?
From your entire service, including combat, describe the personal memories which have impacted you most?
What achievement(s) are you most proud of from your military career? If you received any medals, awards, formal presentations or qualification badges for significant achievement or valor, please describe how these were earned.
Of all the medals, awards, formal presentations and qualification badges you received, or any other memorabilia, please describe those which are the most meaningful to you and why?
Which individual(s) from your time in the military stand out as having the most positive impact on you and why?
Please recount the names of friends you served with, at which location, and what you remember most about them. Indicate those you are already in touch with and those you would like to make contact with.
Can you recount a particular incident from your service which may or may not have been funny at the time, but still makes you laugh?
What profession did you follow after your military service and what are you doing now? If you are currently serving, what is your present occupational specialty?
What military associations are you a member of, if any? What specific benefits do you derive from your memberships?
In what ways has serving in the military influenced the way you have approached your life and your career? What do you miss most about your time in the service?
Based on your own experiences, what advice would you give to those who have recently joined the Navy?
In what ways has helped you remember your military service and the friends you served with.
 Colleges Attended 
Arkansas State UniversityFlorida Community College at JacksonvilleMemphis State UniversityUniversity of North Florida
Pepperdine UniversityCollege of the CanyonsWright State University
  1965-1967, Arkansas State University
  1972-1975, Florida Community College at Jacksonville
  1975-1977, State Technical Institute at Memphis TN
  1975-1976, Memphis State University
  1981-1981, University of North Florida
  1983-1984, Pepperdine University
  1983-1984, College of the Canyons
  1984-1992, Wright State University
 Other News, Events and Photographs
  Me & Margaret - Israel 20044
  Oct 24, 2003, My first trip to Israel8
  Feb 14, 2018, General Photos1
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