Nickerson, Bob, EM1

Electrician's Mate
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Current Service Status
USNR Veteran
Current/Last Rank
Petty Officer First Class
Current/Last Primary NEC
EM-0000-Electrician's Mate
Current/Last Rating/NEC Group
Electrician's Mate
Primary Unit
1969-1970, EM-0000, Unit 4 - Nha Trang, IUWG-1 WESTPAC Detachment
Service Years
1966 - 1980
EM-Electrician's Mate
Three Hash Marks

 Official Badges 

 Unofficial Badges 

 Military Associations and Other Affiliations
Post 6435, Antioch Post
  1985, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW), Post 6435, Antioch Post (Member) (Antioch, California) [Verified] - Chap. Page
  2017, American Legion, Post 90 (Member) (Saint George, Utah) [Verified] - Chap. Page

 Additional Information

What are you doing now:
Retired Real Estate Appraiser/Investor


Other Comments:

My military career: 
Jul-Sep 1966      NTC San Diego: Boot Camp, Company 408
Oct 66-Mar 67    NTC San Diego: Electicians Mate "A" School
Mar 67-Apr 69    USS LOYALTY - 11/67 Promoted to EM3, 11/68 Promoted to EM2 
Aug 69-Jul 70     IUWG1 Unit 4 Nha Trang  
1970-80               USNR including 1973-80 Coastal River Division Eleven / Special Boat Unit Eleven at Mare Island, Vallejo CA.  I was promoted to EM1 while in the Reserves.

Publications 1966-1970
Two accounts of my duty stations were published (see my Loyalty and IUWG 'Duty Stations' for transcriptions): 
   **The USS Loyalty was named 'Ship of the Month' by OUR NAVY Magazine (June, 1969)
   **The IUWG Newsletter (May 1969) including several photos (with captions of the units' activities) was received by IUWG dependents and family members.

Awards & Citations
Letter of Appreciation Exercise ALLIGATOR HIDE (April 24 - May 5, 1967), Commander Mine Division 71 
Navy Achievement Medal (July 8, 1970), Secretary of the Navy
Certificate of Appreciation (September 15, 1976),
Navy Recruiting District, Seattle 

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 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
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  1966, Recruit Training (San Diego, CA), 4088
  1966, Recruit Training (San Diego, CA), 4083
 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
Formal Schools and Training CoursesUSS Loyalty (MSO-457)IUWG-1 WESTPAC DetachmentCoastal River Division 11
  1966-1967, EM-0000, (EM) Electricians Mate A School
  1967-1969, EM-0000, USS Loyalty (MSO-457)
  1969-1970, EM-0000, Unit 4 - Nha Trang, IUWG-1 WESTPAC Detachment
  1973-1980, EM-0000, Coastal River Division 11
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1967-1969 Operation Market Time
  1969-1970 Operation Stable Door
 Colleges Attended 
Diablo Valley CollegeUniversity of California, DavisCalifornia State University, East BayCalifornia State University, Sacramento
  1962-1965, Diablo Valley College
  1965-1965, University of California, Davis
  1966-1966, California State University, East Bay
  1970-1972, California State University, Sacramento
 Other News, Events and Photographs
  Jun 13, 1969, SERE School, 1969
  Jul 25, 2012, Misc Photos2
  May 21, 2020, General Photos
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