Burgdorf, Tommy, FC2

Fire Controlman
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Current Service Status
USN Veteran
Current/Last Rank
Petty Officer Second Class
Current/Last Primary NEC
FC-1101-Fire Control Sys (FC) MK92 MOD(6) Coherent Recv/Trans (CORT) Tech
Current/Last Rating/NEC Group
Fire Controlman
Primary Unit
1994-1996, FC-1101, USS Gary (FFG-51)
Previously Held NEC
FC-0001-AN/SPG-Fire Controlman
FC-1102-MK 92 Fire Control System Technician
Service Years
1984 - 1996
Official/Unofficial US Navy Certificates
Order of the Spanish Main
Order of the Shellback
Order of the Golden Dragon
Persian Excursion
FC-Fire Controlman
Three Hash Marks

 Official Badges 

Master Training Specialist

 Unofficial Badges 

Order of the Shellback US Navy Honorable Discharge Persian Gulf Yacht Club Order of the Golden Dragon

Persian Excursion Blue Star

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 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
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  1984, Recruit Training (San Diego, CA), 2262
 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
School Assignments - StaffUSS McCloy (FF-1038)Formal Schools and Training CoursesUSS Clark (FFG-11)
Instructors Training SchoolFTC (Staff) San Diego, CAUSS Gary (FFG-51)
  1985-1985, Basic Electronics and Electricity School (BE&E) Course
  1985-1985, FC-0001, (FC) Fire Controlman Technician A School
  1985-1987, FC-0001, USS McCloy (FF-1038)
  1987-1988, FC-1102, (FC) Fire Controlman C School
  1988-1991, FC-1102, USS Clark (FFG-11)
  1991-1991, FC-1102, Instructors Training School
  1991-1991, FC-1101, (FC) Fire Controlman C School
  1991-1994, FC-9502, FTC (Staff) San Diego, CA
  1994-1996, FC-1101, USS Gary (FFG-51)
 Colleges Attended 
Tidewater Community College, Virginia Beach, VACerro Coso Community College
  1978-1980, Tidewater Community College, Virginia Beach, VA
  1980-1982, Cerro Coso Community College
 Additional Information
What are you doing now:
Combat and Non Combat Operations 
1986-1987  USS McCloy War on Drugs~ US Navy/Coast Guard Drug Interdiction 
  •  USS McCloy 4 drug bust with Attached US Coast LEO Teams equally 79 tons of Marijuana 
    • Duing one of the siezure USS McCloy Sank a 50 foot fishing boat 
1986 USS McCloy Cold War Incident 
  • Harrased by Soviet Vessel off the Coast of Virginia
  • Soviet Cargo Ships passing through Gutanamo Bay Cuba while in port for Refresher Training.
1987 USS McCloy Port Vist for Saint Patties Day in Savannah Georgia
1988-1990  USS Clark War on Drugs~ US Navy/Coast Guard  Drug Interdiction.
  • USS Clark participated in Surveillance and Tracking of Suspect planes and shipping entering in the United States. 
1988-1990 USS Clark Cold War Incident 
  • Soviet Cargo Ships passing through Gutanamo Bay Cuba while in port
  • Soviet Vessel passed with in 100 feet while docked in Curcao. 
1989 USS Clark Host Ship at US Naval Academy Graduation. 
1990 USS Clark Space Shuttle Support - Atlantis
1990 USS Clark Particpates in New York City Fleet Week.
1990-1991 USS Clark FFG-11 - Gulf  War  in non combat role.
1995 USS Gary FFG-51 Operation with Canadian Navy Gulf of Alaska
1995-1996  USS Gary FFG-51 - 1992-1995 Southwest Asia Ceasefire (Iraq)
  • WESPAC to Persian Gulf Jul-1995 to Jan 1996
Other Comments:

"I can imagine no more rewarding a career. And any man who may be asked in this 20th and 21th century what he did to make his life worthwhile, I think can respond with a good deal of pride and satisfaction: 'I served in the United States Navy." ~JFK~
My youngest son is on Active Duty the Navy. 
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  2012, TWS Memorial Team [Verified]
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  2013, United States Navy Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2015, Navy TWS Advisory Group (NTAG) [Verified]
  2016, Navy Together We Served [Verified]
  2016, United States Naval Institute [Verified] - Assoc. Page
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