Diez, R., MM1

Machinists Mate
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Current Service Status
USN Retired
Current/Last Rank
Petty Officer First Class
Current/Last Primary NEC
MM-4233-SSN/SSBN Weapons Equipment Technician
Current/Last Rating/NEC Group
Machinists Mate
Primary Unit
2003-2005, MM-4233, USS Frank Cable (AS-40)
Previously Held NEC
TM-0000-Torpedoman's Mate
MM-9545-Security Guard
Service Years
1986 - 2006
Official/Unofficial US Navy Certificates
Order of the Golden Dragon
Order of the Ditch
Panama Canal
MM-Machinists Mate
Five Hash Marks

 Official Badges 

U.S. Navy Security

 Unofficial Badges 

Order of the Shellback US Navy Honorable Discharge Order of the Golden Shellback Order of the Golden Dragon

 Military Association Memberships
Department of Florida
  2008, American Legion, Department of Florida (Member) (Orlando, Florida) [Verified] - Chap. Page

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 Ribbon Bar
Submarine Enlisted Badge
SSBN Deterrent Patrol Badge - 10 Patrols

 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1986, Recruit Training (Great Lakes, IL), 117
 Duty Stations
RTC Great Lakes, IL (Company Commander/Staff)Submarine School Enlisted BasicNTC Orlando, FLUSS Grayling (SSN-646)
USS Flasher (SSN-613)USS Florida (SSBN-728)Naval Education and Training Command (NETC) (Faculty Staff)NAS Miramar
USS Charlotte (SSN-766)Pearl Harbor Naval Ship YardNaval Submarine Training Center Pacific (SUBTRACENPAC)USS Frank Cable (AS-40)
  1986-1986, RTC Great Lakes, IL (Company Commander/Staff)
  1986-1986, Submarine School Enlisted Basic
  1986-1986, TM-0000, Service School Command
  1986-1990, TM-0000, USS Grayling (SSN-646)
  1987-1988, USS Flasher (SSN-613)
  1990-1994, TM-0000, USS Florida (SSBN-728)
  1993-1993, NTTC Lackland AFB TX (Faculty Staff)
  1993-1996, MM-9545, NAS Miramar
  1996-1998, MM-4233, USS Charlotte (SSN-766)
  1999-2000, Pearl Harbor Naval Ship Yard
  1999-2003, MM-9502, Naval Submarine Training Center Pacific (SUBTRACENPAC)
  2003-2005, MM-4233, USS Frank Cable (AS-40)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1990-1990 Deployment - SSBN Deterrent Patrol #1
  1990-1991 Defense of Saudi Arabia Campaign/Operation Desert Shield
 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 TogetherWeServed.com helped you remember your military service and the friends you served with.
 Colleges Attended 
  2008-2011, Hillsborough Community College5
 Other News, Events and Photographs
  Jun 11, 2012, General Photos1
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