Ipox, Eugene Claude, Jr., TM1

Torpedoman's Mate
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Current Service Status
USN Retired
Current/Last Rank
Petty Officer First Class
Current/Last Primary NEC
Current/Last Rating/NEC Group
Torpedoman's Mate
Primary Unit
1986-1990, TM-0000, USS Birmingham (SSN-695)
Previously Held NEC
00-0000-Unknown NEC Rating
TM-0000-Torpedoman's Mate
MA-9545-Law Enforcement Specialist
MM-4233-SSN/SSBN Weapons Equipment Technician
Service Years
1986 - 2006
Official/Unofficial US Navy Certificates
Operation Desert Storm
Cold War
Deep Dive Diploma
Neptune Subpoena
Operation Enduring Freedom
Operation Iraqi Freedom
Order of the Arctic Circle (Bluenose)
Order of the Rock
Order of the Spanish Main
Order of the Shellback
TM-Torpedoman's Mate
Five Hash Marks

 Official Badges 

U.S. Navy Police (enlisted) U.S. Navy Security U.S. Navy Corrections U.S. Navy Master-at-Arms

Master Training Specialist US Navy Retired 20 Afloat Training Specialist

 Unofficial Badges 

US Navy Honorable Discharge Order of the Shellback Order of the Arctic Circle (Bluenose) Cold War Medal

Blue Star Cold War Veteran Cold War Veteran Award for Antisubmarine Warfare Excellence

Award for Fire Control Excellence Award for Navigation Excellence (Green) Award for Navigation Excellence (Red) Deck Seamanship Award

Excellence Award for Tactical Proficiency Excellence Award for the best Communication Departments Excellence Award for the best Damage Control Crews Excellence Award for the best Medical Departments (Yellow)

Excellence Award Weapons Maritime Warfare Excellence Award Engineering/Survivability Excellence Award Efficiency Excellence Award

 Military Association Memberships
American Cold War VeteransAsheville BaseCamp Lejeune BattalionSilent Service Motorcycle Club
American LegionNorth Carolina Chapter
  2006, American Cold War Veterans
  2012, United States Submarine Veterans, Inc. (USSVI), Asheville Base (Past Commander) (Ashville, North Carolina) [Verified]1 - Chap. Page
  2012, United States Submarine Veterans, Inc. (USSVI), Nathanael Greene Base (Member) (Winston-Salem, North Carolina) [Verified] - Chap. Page
  2016, United States Navy Sea Cadet Corps (USNSCC), Camp Lejeune Battalion (Secretary) (Camp Lejeune, North Carolina)
  2016, Silent Service Motorcycle Club3
  2017, American Legion [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2018, Patriot Guard Riders, North Carolina Chapter (Member) (North Carolina)

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Submarine Enlisted Badge

 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1986, Recruit Training (San Diego, CA), 02120
 Duty Stations
RTC (Cadre/Faculty Staff) San Diego, CASubmarine School Enlisted BasicNTC Orlando, FLUSS Birmingham (SSN-695)
USS Omaha (SSN-692)Advancement Schools and CoursesNAS LemooreUSS Atlanta (SSN-712)
NAVWPNSTA YorktownUSS Newport News (SSN-750)USS Oklahoma City (SSN-723)USS Norfolk (SSN-714)
USS Minneapolis-Saint Paul (SSN-708)Submarine Training Facility (SUBTRAFAC) Norfolk
  1986-1986, 00-0000, RTC (Cadre/Faculty Staff) San Diego, CA
  1986-1986, Submarine School Enlisted Basic
  1986-1986, TM-0000, Service School Command
  1986-1990, TM-0000, USS Birmingham (SSN-695)
  1989-1989, TM-0000, USS Omaha (SSN-692)
  1990-1990, MA-9545, USAF Law Enforcement Specialist Course
  1990-1993, MA-9545, NAS Lemoore
  1993-1997, TM-0000, USS Atlanta (SSN-712)
  1997-2000, MA-9545, NAVWPNSTA Yorktown
  2000-2000, TM-0000, USS Newport News (SSN-750)
  2000-2000, TM-0000, USS Oklahoma City (SSN-723)
  2000-2002, MM-4233, USS Norfolk (SSN-714)
  2002-2004, MM-4233, USS Minneapolis-Saint Paul (SSN-708)
  2004-2006, TM-9502, Submarine Training Facility (SUBTRAFAC) Norfolk
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1990-1991 Gulf War (Iraq)
  1995-1995 Operation Joint Endeavour (IFOR)
  2001-2001 Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF)
 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 and 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?
List the names of old friends you served with, at which locations, and recount 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 
College of the Sequoias, Visalia CAUniversity of Oklahoma
  1983-1984, College of the Sequoias, Visalia CA
  1999-1999, Virginia Beach Community College
  2003-2003, University of Oklahoma
 Other News, Events and Photographs
  My Cars7
  USSVI Vest4
  My Uniforms7
  Submarine Pins1
  Feb 27, 1964, Family and friends10
  Mar 22, 1986, Sea World61
  Jun 17, 1986, Annette Pressley My Wife2
  Oct 09, 1986, Visalia, CA52
  Feb 14, 1987, Valentine Weekend 198752
  Sep 16, 2004, London, England166
  Nov 06, 2008, Jarrett's JROTC257
  Nov 07, 2008, Jarrett at a football game1
  Mar 03, 2009, Trey day of fishing3
  Oct 30, 2009, River flooding on Rollins8
  Nov 21, 2009, Jarrett's Fall Formal30
  Apr 12, 2010, Jasper5
  Jun 30, 2010, Basic Law Enforcement Graduation26
  Dec 25, 2010, Christmas 201047
  Jun 11, 2011, My son's wedding369
  Oct 01, 2011, Wresting in TN18
  Oct 20, 2011, My Garden7
  Dec 18, 2011, Trey's first buck2
  Feb 25, 2012, My B-Day1
  Mar 02, 2012, Famly Trips39
  Mar 04, 2012, Snowday5
  Mar 09, 2012, Forum Photos99
  Mar 10, 2012, Shadowbox1
  Mar 17, 2012, Saint Patty1
  Apr 27, 2012, Madison Prom (Jarrett & Taryn)40
  May 05, 2012, A weekend at home.19
  May 19, 2012, 2012 USSVI Burnsville Meeting8
  Jun 05, 2012, USSVI, USS Asheville Base17
  Jun 11, 2012, General Photos48
  Jun 16, 2012, A night at the fire9
  Jun 22, 2012, A night at the game57
  Jun 30, 2012, Jarrett's 18th B-day16
  Aug 07, 2012, USS Asheville Base Meeting5
  Sep 04, 2012, USS Asheville Base Meeting9
  Oct 11, 2012, Mitt Romney in Asheville, NC28
  Nov 11, 2012, Eagle Scout Award3
  Dec 08, 2012, Pear Harbor Remembrance Dinner25
  Dec 30, 2012, A cold day6
  Jan 15, 2013, The River6
  Jan 20, 2013, The French Broad River 10
  Feb 01, 2013, A cold day8
  Mar 16, 2013, Saint Patrick's Day Parade in Charlotte NC11
  Mar 17, 2013, Saint Patrick's Day March 17, 20133
  May 18, 2013, Moonshine Mountain Memorial7
  Aug 15, 2013, Old Soldiers Reunion Newton5
  Sep 29, 2013, "Eagle Scout"14
  Oct 12, 2013, Moonshine Mt. Working Party6
  Nov 11, 2013, Veterans Day ceremony 13
  Nov 23, 2013, Asheville, NC Holiday Parade & Bonefish Grill7
  Nov 27, 2013, First Day Snow11
  Dec 07, 2013, USSVI - Pearl Harbor Remembrance Dinner (NC)16
  Dec 21, 2013, Betsy2
  Dec 24, 2013, Ada Faye26
  May 17, 2014, Mooshine Mt. Mamorial Srvice1
  May 08, 2016, Just dropped of my son heading for Marine Boot Camp.2
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