Arnes, Daniel L, CMC

Command Master Chief
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Life Member
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Current Service Status
USN Retired
Current/Last Rank
Command Master Chief Petty Officer
Current/Last Primary NEC
9580-Command Master Chief
Current/Last Rating/NEC Group
Command Master Chief
Primary Unit
1970-1972, ADJ-0000, HA(L)-3 Seawolves
Previously Held NEC
AD-0000-Aviation Machinist's Mate
ADJ-0000-Aviation Machinist's Mate Jet Engine Mechanic
ADJ-0000-Aviation Machinist Mate-Jet
AD-8215-Helicopter Rescue Aircrewman
AD-8207-Utility Aircrewman
Service Years
1969 - 1991
Official/Unofficial US Navy Certificates
Operation Desert Storm
Cold War
Order of the Rock
Order of the Shellback
Suez Canal
Five Hash Marks

 Official Badges 

Master Chief Petty Officer of the Command Senior Chief Petty Officer of the Command US Navy Retired 20

 Unofficial Badges 

Order of the Shellback US Navy Honorable Discharge Navy Chief Initiated Naval Rescue Swimmer

Boeing Rescue Award Persian Gulf Yacht Club Cold War Veteran Bell Helicopter Rescue Pin

Boeing-Vertol H-46 1000 Hr. Pin Sikorsky Rescue Pin (circa 1981) SERE Did the Ditch (Suez Canal)

Vietnam Veteran 50th Commemoration Vietnam 50th Anniversary

 Military Association Memberships
Post 4355, Atomic PostGamewardens AssociationHAL-3 Seawolf AssociationVietnam Veterans of America (VVA)
Chapter 8TWS Memorial TeamNaval Helicopter Association (NHA)Navy TWS Advisory Group (NTAG)
  1972, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW), Post 4355, Atomic Post (Member) (Salt Lake City, Utah) [Verified]1 - Chap. Page
  2009, Gamewardens Association [Verified]1
  2009, HAL-3 Seawolf Association [Verified]1 - Assoc. Page
  2011, Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA) [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2011, Disabled American Veterans (DAV), Chapter 8 (Member) (Riverton, Utah) [Verified] - Chap. Page
  2011, Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA), Chapter 961 (Member) (St. George, Utah) [Verified] - Chap. Page
  2014, TWS Memorial Team [Verified]
  2014, Naval Helicopter Association (NHA)
  2015, Navy TWS Advisory Group (NTAG) [Verified]

 Additional Information
What are you doing now:
Tracking down everyone attached to HA(L)-3 and NAS Whidbey Search & Rescue.
Other Comments:
Not Specified

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 Ribbon Bar
Air Crew Wings
Enlisted Aviation Warfare Specialist Badge

 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
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  1969, Recruit Training (San Diego, CA), 6341
 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
NATTC (Faculty Staff)  Memphis, Naval Air Technical Training Command (Faculty Staff)Advancement Schools and CoursesAdvancement Schools and CoursesSERE School
NAB Coronado, CASchool of Infantry (SOI) Camp PendletonUSN River Patrol Force - Task Force 116 (TF-116)Commander Naval Forces Vietnam (COMNAVFORV)
HA(L)-3 SeawolvesVAQ-129 VikingsVAQ-133 WizardsHSL-31 Archangels
Search & Rescue Swimmer School (Faculty Staff)Det Whidbey Island (Faculty Staff), FASOTRAGRUPAC (Faculty Staff)SAR, Naval Air Station Whidbey IslandNAS Agana
NAS Cubi PointSAR, Naval Air Station Whidbey IslandHC-3 Pack RatsFASOTRAGRUPAC (Faculty Staff), Fleet Aviation Specialized Operational Training Group (Faculty Staff)
HC-11 GunbearersUSS Mars (AFS-1)VA-128USS John F. Kennedy (CV-67)
VAQ-130 Zappers
  1969-1970, NATTC (Faculty Staff) Memphis, Naval Air Technical Training Command (Faculty Staff)
  1969-1970, AD-0000, (AD) Aviation Machinist Mate Helo Fundamentals
  1969-1970, ADJ-0000, Basic Helicopter C School, NAS Millington, TN
  1970-1970, AD-0000, SERE School
  1970-1970, AD-0000, NAB Coronado, CA
  1970-1970, AD-0000, School of Infantry (SOI) Camp Pendleton
  1970-1971, ADJ-0000, USN River Patrol Force - Task Force 116 (TF-116)
  1970-1971, AD-0000, Commander Naval Forces Vietnam (COMNAVFORV)
  1970-1972, ADJ-0000, HA(L)-3 Seawolves
  1972-1972, ADJ-0000, VAQ-129 Vikings
  1972-1974, ADJ-0000, VAQ-133 Wizards
  1974-1974, AD-8215, HSL-31 Archangels
  1974-1974, AD-8215, Search & Rescue Swimmer School (Faculty Staff)
  1974-1974, AD-8215, Det Whidbey Island (Faculty Staff), FASOTRAGRUPAC (Faculty Staff)
  1974-1977, AD-8215, SAR, Naval Air Station Whidbey Island
  1977-1980, AD-8215, NAS Agana
  1978-1978, AD-8215, NAS Cubi Point
  1980-1984, AD-8215, SAR, Naval Air Station Whidbey Island
  1984-1984, AD-8215, HC-3 Pack Rats
  1984-1984, AD-8215, Det Coronado (Faculty Staff), FASOTRAGRUPAC (Faculty Staff)
  1984-1987, AD-8215, HC-11 Gunbearers
  1985-1985, AD-8215, USS Mars (AFS-1)
  1987-1987, AD-8207, VA-128
  1988-1991, USS John F. Kennedy (CV-67)
  1988-1991, 9580, VAQ-130 Zappers
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1970-1970 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase VII Campaign (70-71)
  1971-1971 Vietnam War/Consolidation I Campaign (71)
  1971-1972 Vietnam War/Consolidation II Campaign (71-72)
  1985-1985 Training Exercise - UNITAS '85
  1991-1991 Gulf War/Defense of Saudi Arabia Campaign/Operation Desert Shield
  1991-1991 Gulf War/Liberation and Defense of Kuwait/Operation Desert Storm1
  1991-1991 Gulf War/Liberation and Defense of Kuwait
  1991-1991 Gulf War/Liberation and Defense of Kuwait/Operation Desert Storm
 Colleges Attended 
City University of SeattleSkagit Valley College, Mount Vernon, WAUniversity of PhoenixDeVry University
  1991-1991, City University of Seattle
  1992-1993, Skagit Valley College, Mount Vernon, WA
  2003-2004, University of Phoenix
  2011-2013, DeVry University
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