Kendall, David, TM2

Torpedoman's Mate
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Current Service Status
USN Veteran
Current/Last Rank
Petty Officer Second Class
Current/Last Primary Designator/NEC
TM-0000-Torpedoman's Mate
Current/Last Rating/NEC Group
Torpedoman's Mate
Primary Unit
1975-1976, TM-0000, Standby Reserve - Inactive
Previously Held Designator/NEC
FR-0000-Fireman Recruit
FA-0000-Fireman Apprentice
Service Years
1970 - 1976
Official/Unofficial US Navy Certificates
Cold War
TM-Torpedoman's Mate
One Hash Mark

 Official Badges 

 Unofficial Badges 

US Navy Honorable Discharge US Naval Reserve Honorable Discharge Cold War Medal Cold War Veteran

Cold War Veteran

 Military Association Memberships
USS Yosemite AssociationTWS Volunteer Profile Assistance Team (VPA)Navy TWS Advisory Group (NTAG)
  2011, USS Yosemite Association [Verified]4
  2015, TWS Volunteer Profile Assistance Team (VPA) [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2015, Navy TWS Advisory Group (NTAG) [Verified]

 Additional Information
What are you doing now:
Enjoying retirement after 36 years of conductor service to the A.T.&S.F., merged with Burlington Northern to become the BNSF railroad.

Other Comments:


 Countries Deployed To or Visited

 Remembrance Profiles -  16 Sailors Remembered
  • Crocker, Ed, PO1
  • Hall, Dee, MCPO
  • Mills, Danny, PO1

 Tributes from Members  
Bravo Zulu (Well Done) posted by McWatt, Michael (Mike), RM2 -Deceased 
 Photo Album   (More...

 Ribbon Bar

 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1970, Recruit Training (San Diego, CA), 0972
  1971, Recruit Training (Orlando, FL), 1975
 Duty Stations
Naval Reserve Forces CommandRTC (Cadre/Faculty Staff) San Diego, CAUSS Henry W. Tucker (DDR-875)COMNAVSURFPAC
RTC (Cadre/Faculty Staff) Orlando, FLSchool Assignments - StaffNTC (Cadre/Faculty Staff) Great Lakes, ILLSubmarine School Enlisted Basic
NTC Orlando, FLSchool Assignments - StaffNAVWEPSTA CharlestonUSS Silversides (SSN-679)
COMSUBGRU 2/COMSUBRON 4USS Orion (AS-18)Professional Schools and CoursesCommander, Naval Surface Force, Atlantic (COMNAVSURFLANT)
USS Yosemite (AD-19)Commander Navy Reserve Forces Command (COMNAVRESFORCOM)
  1970-1970, FR-0000, Naval & Marine Corps Reserve Center (NMCRC)
  1970-1970, RTC (Cadre/Faculty Staff) San Diego, CA
  1971-1971, FA-0000, Commander Naval Air Forces Reserve
  1971-1971, USS Henry W. Tucker (DDR-875)
  1971-1971, DESRON 17
  1971-1971, FN-0000, Commander Naval Air Forces Reserve
  1971-1971, SN-0000, RTC (Cadre/Faculty Staff) Orlando, FL
  1971-1972, SN-0000, Basic Electronics and Electricity School (BE&E)
  1972-1972, SN-0000, Transient Personnel Unit (TPU) NTC Great Lakes
  1972-1972, Submarine School Enlisted Basic
  1972-1972, TM-0000, NTC Orlando, FL
  1972-1972, TM-0000, (TM) Torpedomans Mate A School
  1972-1972, TM-0000, NAVWEPSTA Charleston/Naval Submarine Torpedo Facility
  1972-1972, TM-0000, USS Silversides (SSN-679)
  1972-1972, TM-0000, COMSUBGRU 2/COMSUBRON 4
  1972-1973, TM-0000, USS Orion (AS-18)
  1973-1973, TM-0000, Damage Control Petty Officer Course
  1973-1973, TM-0000, Leading Petty Officer Leadership Course(LPOLC)
  1973-1975, TM-0000, Commander, Naval Surface Force, Atlantic (COMNAVSURFLANT)/DESRON 12
  1973-1975, TM-0000, USS Yosemite (AD-19)
  1975-1976, TM-0000, Standby Reserve - Inactive
 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?
Based on your own experiences, what advice would you give to those who have recently joined the Navy?
In what ways has helped you remember your military service and the friends you served with.
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