Foy, Joe, GMG2

Gunner's Mate G (Guns)
 
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Current Service Status
USN Veteran
Current/Last Rank
Petty Officer Second Class
Current/Last Primary NEC
GMG-0872-5"/38 Cal Twin Mount Maintenance Technician
Current/Last Rating/NEC Group
Gunner's Mate G (Guns)
Primary Unit
1967-1969, GMG-0872, Commander, Naval Surface Force, Atlantic (COMNAVSURFLANT)/Cruiser Destroyer Group 8
Previously Held NEC
SN-0000-Seaman
9595-GM-Small Arms Marksmanshp Instructor
GM-0000-Gunner's Mate
GMG-9501-Anti-Terrorism Training Supervisor Instructor
Service Years
1964 - 1969
Official/Unofficial US Navy Certificates
Cannon Cockers Card
Cold War
Order of the Rock
GMG-Gunner's Mate G (Guns)
One Hash Mark

 Official Badges 

Allied Command Atlantic US European Command U.S. Navy Security Gun Captain (pre-1969)

NATO Standing Naval Forces Mediterranean NATO Standing Naval Forces Atlantic


 Unofficial Badges 

US Navy Honorable Discharge Cold War Medal Order of the Golden Dragon Blue Star

Cold War Veteran Excellence Award Weapons Maritime Warfare Excellence Award Efficiency Excellence Award




 Military Association Memberships
American LegionVietnam Veterans of America (VVA)The Army and Navy Union USA Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Association
Association of Gunner's MatesThe National Association of Destroyer Veterans (Tin Can Sailors)American Veterans (AMVETS)United States Naval Institute
Ship 7Association of the United States Navy (AUSN)Non Commissioned Officers Association (NCOA)Surface Navy Association
  1995, American Legion [Verified]89 - Assoc. Page
  1997, Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA) [Verified]53 - Assoc. Page
  2008, The Army and Navy Union USA [Verified]16 - Assoc. Page
  2008, Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Association [Verified]23
  2009, Association of Gunner's Mates [Verified]45
  2009, The National Association of Destroyer Veterans (Tin Can Sailors) [Verified]187 - Assoc. Page
  2009, American Veterans (AMVETS) [Verified]47 - Assoc. Page
  2009, United States Naval Institute [Verified]66 - Assoc. Page
  2009, Navy Club of the United States of America, Ship 7 (Member) (Elgin, Illinois) [Verified]33
  2011, Association of the United States Navy (AUSN) [Verified]
  2011, Non Commissioned Officers Association (NCOA) [Verified]3 - Assoc. Page
  2011, Surface Navy Association11


 Countries Deployed To or Visited

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Surface Warfare Enlisted Badge

 
 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1964, Recruit Training (San Diego, CA), 548
 Duty Stations
NAS LemooreUS NavyMCB Camp Pendleton CACenter for Security Forces (Faculty Staff)
FASOTRAGRULANT (Faculty Staff)/SERE Training Unit (Cadre)NSA Danang, Vietnam/Headquarters, NSA Danang, VietnamMilitary Assistance Command Vietnam  (MACV)COMNAVFORV
USS Laffey (DD-724)Commander, Naval Surface Force, Atlantic (COMNAVSURFLANT)/DESRON 32Commander, Naval Surface Force, Atlantic (COMNAVSURFLANT)Commander, Naval Surface Force, Atlantic (COMNAVSURFLANT)/Cruiser Destroyer Group  8
  1964-1965, SN-0000, NAS Lemoore
  1964-1965, SN-0000, National Military Command System Support Center (NMCSSC)
  1965-1965, GMG-0872, MCB Camp Pendleton CA
  1965-1965, GMG-0872, Center for Security Forces (Faculty Staff)
  1965-1965, 9595, FASOTRAGRULANT (Faculty Staff)/SERE Training Unit (Cadre)
  1965-1965, 9595, Center for Security Forces (Faculty Staff)/Learning Site (Faculty Staff) Sere West
  1965-1966, GM-0000, NSA Danang, Vietnam/Headquarters, NSA Danang, Vietnam
  1965-1966, GMG-0872, NAVSUPPFAC (NSF)
  1965-1966, GMG-9501, Military Assistance Command Vietnam (MACV)
  1965-1966, GMG-9501, COMNAVFORV
  1967-1968, GM-0000, Center for Security Forces (Faculty Staff)/Learning Site (Faculty Staff) Sere West
  1967-1969, GMG-0872, USS Laffey (DD-724)
  1967-1969, GMG-0872, Commander, Naval Surface Force, Atlantic (COMNAVSURFLANT)/DESRON 32
  1967-1969, GMG-0872, Commander, Naval Surface Force, Atlantic (COMNAVSURFLANT)
  1967-1969, GMG-0872, Commander, Naval Surface Force, Atlantic (COMNAVSURFLANT)/Cruiser Destroyer Group 8
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1965-1965 Vietnam War/Advisory Campaign (62-65)13
  1965-1965 Vietnam War/Defense Campaign (65)/ U.S. Marines land at Da Nang39
  1965-1966 Vietnam War69
  1966-1966 Vietnam War5
  1967-1967 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase II Campaign (66-67)19
  1967-1967 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase III Campaign (67-68)3
  1967-1967 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase III Campaign (67-68)1
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase IV Campaign (68)2
  1969-1969 Training Exercise - UNITAS '6923
 Other News, Events and Photographs
 
  Sep 17, 2009, My Son, Private Kevin Foy, U S Army44
  Sep 30, 2009, Update on Private Kevin Foy, U. S. Army
  Oct 11, 2009, Grandson's Birthday1
  Oct 13, 2009, Upcoming Aniversary2
  Oct 22, 2009, Private Kevin's 36 hr. Pass
  Dec 03, 2009, Family Events50
  Jun 03, 2011, Forum Photos226
  Jun 25, 2012, General Photos2
  Jul 22, 2012, Things I Learned In The VietNam War
  Aug 04, 2012, OUR UNTAPPED OIL FIELDS
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