Jarvis, Kenneth, CAPT

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Current Service Status
USNR Veteran
Current/Last Rank
Current/Last Primary NEC
165X-Special Duty Officer - Public Affairs
Current/Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
2002-2004, 165X, US European Command (USEUCOM)
Previously Held NEC
IC-0000-Interior Communications Electrician
Service Years
1968 - 2004
Foreign Language(s)

 Official Badges 

US European Command Joint Forces Command Career Counselor US Navy Retired 30

 Unofficial Badges 

US Naval Reserve Honorable Discharge Order of the Arctic Circle (Bluenose) Gulf of Tonkin Yacht Club Order of the Golden Dragon

 Military Association Memberships
Naval Reserve AssociationVeterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW)Military Officers Association of America (MOAA)
  1985, Naval Reserve Association [Verified]
  2000, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW) [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2009, Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) [Verified] - Assoc. Page

 Additional Information
What are you doing now:
I'm retired from the rat race and starting my own business.  Welcome to Ken Jarvis Communications.  Primarily I'm a photographer.  I also do voice overs, narrations and am available to assist you with your public relations.  Basically I'm a full service PR professional. 
Other Comments:
Not Specified
 Countries Deployed To or Visited

Countries I've Visited In My Life

Svalbard Spain United States of America Antarctica South Georgia Falkland Islands Bolivia Peru Ecuador Colombia Venezuela Guyana Suriname French Guiana Brazil Paraguay Uruguay Argentina Chile Greenland Canada United States of America United States of America Israel Jordan Cyprus Qatar United Arab Emirates Oman Yemen Saudia Arabia Iraq Afghanistan Turkmenistan Iran Syria Singapore China Mongolia Papua New Guinea Brunei Indonesia Malaysia Malaysia Tiawan Philippines Vietnam Cambodia Laos Thailand Burma Bangladesh Sri Lanka India Bhutan Nepal Pakistan Afghanistan Turkmenistan Tajikistan Kyrgyzstan Uzbekistan Japan North Korea South Korea Russia Kazakhstan Russia Montenegro Portugal Azerbaijan Armenia Georgia Ukraine Moldova Belarus Romania Bulgaria Macedonia Serbia Bosonia & Herzegovina Turkey Greece Albania Croatia Hungary Slovakia Slovenia Malta Spain Portugal Spain France Italy Italy Austria Switzerland Belgium France Ireland United Kingdom Norway Sweden Finland Estonia Latvia Lithuania Russia Poland Czech Republic Germany Denmark The Netherlands Iceland El Salvador Guatemala Panama Costa Rica Nicaragua Honduras Belize Mexico Trinidad & Tobago Puerto Rico Dominican Republic Haiti Jamaica The Bahamas Cuba Vanuatu Australia Solomon Islands Fiji New Caledonia New Zealand Eritrea Ethiopia Djibouti Somalia Kenya Uganda Tanzania Rwanda Burundi Madagascar Namibia Botswana South Africa Lesotho Swaziland Zimbabwe Mozambique Malawi Zambia Angola Democratic Repbulic of Congo Republic of Congo Gabon Equatorial Guinea Central African Republic Cameroon Nigeria Togo Ghana Burkina Fassu Cote d'Ivoire Liberia Sierra Leone Guinea Guinea Bissau The Gambia Senegal Mali Mauritania Niger Western Sahara Sudan Chad Egypt Libya Tunisia Morocco Algeria

BelgiumCanadaChinaDenmarkFranceGermanyGuamHong KongItalyJapanLuxembourgMexicoNetherlandsNorwayPhilippinesPuerto RicoSenegalSierra LeoneSpainSwitzerlandUnited KingdomUnited StatesVirgin Islands

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 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1968, Recruit Training (San Diego, CA)
 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
RTC (Cadre/Faculty Staff) San Diego, CAUSS Talladega (APA-208)USS Ranger (CVA-61)Advancement Schools and Courses
Direct Commission Officer Indoctrination Course (Faculty Staff)NAS Oceana, VAChief of US Navy Information (CHINFO), CNO - OPNAVNaval Media Center (NAVMEDIA)
USS Saipan (LHA-2)North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)Navy Cargo Handling & Port Group 1  (NAVCHAPGRU 1)Joint Task Force - Armed Forces Inaugural Committee (JTF-AFIC), Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS)
VR-56 GlobemastersUS Atlantic Command (USACOM)US Special Operations Command (USSOCOM)CNO - OPNAV
Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV)Military Sealift Command Headquarters (MSCHQ)SPAWARSYSCEN, Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWARSYSCOM)US European Command (USEUCOM)
  1968-1968, HQ, RTC (Cadre/Faculty Staff) San Diego, CA
  1968-1968, USS Talladega (APA-208)
  1969-1971, IC-0000, USS Ranger (CVA-61)
  1978-1978, 165X, Aviation Officer Candidate School (AOCS) (Student)
  1978-1978, 165X, Direct Commission Officer Indoctrination Course (Faculty Staff)
  1979-1979, 165X, Basic Visual Information A School Course (DINFOS)
  1983-1984, 165X, Dam Neck Annex, NAS Oceana, VA
  1984-1985, 165X, Chief of US Navy Information (CHINFO), CNO - OPNAV
  1985-1989, 165X, AFRTS/Armed Forces Network/Broadcasting (AFN), Naval Media Center (NAVMEDIA)
  1986-1986, 165X, USS Saipan (LHA-2)
  1987-1987, 165X, NATO Headquarters Brussels
  1988-1988, 165X, Navy Cargo Handling & Port Group 1 (NAVCHAPGRU 1)
  1988-1988, 165X, Joint Task Force - Armed Forces Inaugural Committee (JTF-AFIC), Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS)
  1990-1990, 165X, VR-56 Globemasters
  1991-1994, 165X, US Atlantic Command (USACOM)
  1992-1992, 165X, US Special Operations Command (USSOCOM)
  1994-1996, 165X, CNO - OPNAV
  1996-1997, 165X, Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV)
  1997-1998, 165X, Military Sealift Command Headquarters (MSCHQ)
  1998-2001, 165X, Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV)
  2001-2002, 165X, SPAWARSYSCEN, Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWARSYSCOM)
  2002-2004, 165X, US European Command (USEUCOM)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1969-1971 Yankee Station, North Vietnam
  1969-1969 Training Exercise - UNITAS '69
  1986-1986 Operation Northern Wedding 1986
  1989-1991 Counter Drug Operations
  1994-1994 Operation Support Democracy
 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 made a lasting impact on you and, if life-changing, in what way?
Of all your duty stations or assignments, which one do you have fondest memories of and why? Which was your least favorite?
From your entire military service, describe any memories you still reflect back on to this day.
What professional achievements are you most proud of from your military career?
Of all the medals, awards, formal presentations and qualification badges you received, or other memorabilia, which one is 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?
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 
Brigham Young UniversityBrigham Young University
  1962-1971, Brigham Young University
  1974-1975, Brigham Young University
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