Sites, George, RD2

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Current Service Status
USN Veteran
Current/Last Rank
Petty Officer Second Class (E-5)
Current/Last Primary Designator/NEC
RD-0312-Radar Equipment Technician/Advanced CIC Operations
Current/Last Rating/NEC Group
Radarman
Primary Unit
1971-1971, RD-0000, NAVSTA Charleston
Previously Held Designator/NEC
RD-0000-Radarman
Service Years
1967 - 1971
Official/Unofficial US Navy Certificates
Cold War
RD-Radarman
One Hash Mark

 Official Badges 




 Unofficial Badges 

US Navy Honorable Discharge Cold War Medal


 Military Association Memberships
USS Johnston DD-821 AssociationThe National Association of Destroyer Veterans (Tin Can Sailors)Post 1
  2006, USS Johnston DD-821 Association [Verified]1
  2008, The National Association of Destroyer Veterans (Tin Can Sailors) [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2010, American Legion, Post 1 (Member) (Columbus, Ohio) [Verified] - Chap. Page

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Surface Warfare Enlisted Badge

 
 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1967, Recruit Training (RTC Great Lakes, IL), 5391
 Duty Stations
US NavySchool Assignments - StaffUSS William C. Lawe (DD-763)USS Johnston (DD-821)
USS Cascade (AD-16)NAVSTA Charleston
  1968-1968, RD-0000, Basic Electricity and Electronics B School
  1968-1968, RD-0000, (RD) Radarman A School
  1968-1968, RD-0000, Electronic Counter Measure School (ECM)
  1968-1969, RD-0000, USS William C. Lawe (DD-763)
  1968-1971, RD-0000, USS Johnston (DD-821)
  1971-1971, RD-0000, USS Cascade (AD-16)
  1971-1971, RD-0000, NAVSTA Charleston
 Colleges Attended 
DeVry UniversityFranklin University
  1972-1973, DeVry University
  1974-1979, Franklin University
 Additional Information
What are you doing now:
I recently retired as the Director of Engineering for AMETEK HDR Power Systems a small electronics company on the west side of Columbus, Ohio.  I currently consult in the industrial power engineering industry. I have written two technical books that are presently available on amazon titled "Plasma at Work" and "An Introduction to SCR Power Controls". My hobbies are playing guitar, writing books and watching old movies. I Produced a book in 2010 on the USS Johnston DD-821 titiled "THE REAL STORY OF THE USS JOHNSTON DD-821" AVAILABLE ON AMAZON.COM.  I just complete the "Part 2" version of the Johnston book and it is now available.
   
Other Comments:
I enjoy reading and writing books and currently have two technical books selling on amazon.com - "An Introduction to SCR Power Controls" and "Plasma at Work".  I am currently working on a third technical book.  I also have a comical book in the works and my life story to leave to my kids.  Of course it will include a large portion on my time in the Navy.  Like most of us, I did most of my growing up in the Navy.  My most recent book "The Real Story of the USS Johnston DD-821 Part 2" is a companion to the first Johnston book and is sold on amazon.com.

Currently I serve as the Treasurer of the USS Johnston DD-821 Association.  I was elected to the position in 2007.

My other hobbies are playing guitar and watching old movies.  I especially like Navy and old war movies.

My father served in the US Navy for 3 years during WWII on the LCI(R) 1029.  My yougest son just completed 5 years mostly spent on the USS Enterprise CVN65.  Combine those years with my four and my family has a total of 12 years serving the USA in the greatest Navy in the world. 
   
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