Smith, Danny, CNOCM

Command Master Chief
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Current Service Status
USN Veteran
Current/Last Rank
CNO Directed Command Master Chief Petty Officer
Current/Last Primary NEC
9580-Command Master Chief
Current/Last Rating/NEC Group
Command Master Chief
Primary Unit
1991-1993, 9580, Naval Station (NAVSTA) Puget Sound, WA
Previously Held NEC
Service Years
1962 - 1993
Other Languages
Official/Unofficial US Navy Certificates
Order of the Golden Dragon
Order of the Ditch
Panama Canal
Suez Canal
Seven Hash Marks

 Official Badges 

Master Chief Petty Officer of the Command US Navy Retired 30 US Navy Honorable Discharge US Naval Reserve Honorable Discharge

 Unofficial Badges 

Sea Bees Badge Order of the Shellback Cold War Medal Navy Chief 100 Yrs 1893-1993

Persian Gulf Yacht Club Gulf of Tonkin Yacht Club Order of the Golden Dragon

 Military Associations and Other Affiliations
Post 7909Post 68
  1994, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW), Post 7909 (Member) (Jacksonville, Florida) - Chap. Page
  2018, American Legion, Post 68 (Member) (Paw Paw, Michigan) - Chap. Page

 Additional Information
What are you doing now:

      Underground Electric Inspector for Jacksonville Electric Authority (JEA) Contract Administration from 1994 to 2008, retiring again in November 2008. 
**Below: Field Meeting of Inspectors**

Inspector Field Meeting


  Purchased 2009 Ford F-250 Lariet and 35' 5th-wheel trailer and have visited Michigan, Wisconsin, Illinois in 2009,  2010 saw us in New Hampshire, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maine, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Arizona, Utah, Colorado, California, New Mexico, Alabama.  Last year, 2011, we visited South Carolina, Kentucky, Indiana, Northern Michigan and The Great Smokey Mountains in Tennessee and North Carolina.  Had planned on going to Canada.....maybe next year if fuel prices come down.  2012: Fuel prices still not down.....looks like Chattanooga, Tennessee and North Carolina this year.  Next year: Michigan for 50th High School Reunion for sure, then maybe Canada.

Twenty-One plus years riding with Vietnam Vets Motorcycle Club


  1962, Recruit Training (Great Lakes, IL), 233
Recruit Training (Great Lakes, IL)

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Start Date 
Jun, 1962

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Last Updated:Mar 7, 2011
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  190 Also There at This Training:
Name Co Ptn Start Date
Abrahamson, George, PO3, (1962-1965) 266 Jun, 1962
Allen, Albert, PO2, (1962-1966) 256 Jun, 1962
Aydlett, Sanford, SCPO, (1962-1985) 230 Jun, 1962
Belongia, Joseph, CPO, (1962-1982) 4 Jun, 1962
Bobbitt, Donald Gene, SN, (1962-1966) 261 Jun, 1962
Buchholz, Earl, PO2, (1966-1972) A050 Jun, 1962
Buol, Bud, PO3, (1962-1966) 237 Jun, 1962
Catania, Edmond, PO3, (1962-1968) A36 Jun, 1962
Catone, Richard, CAPT, (1962-1993) Jun, 1962
Cavalla, Michael, PO2, (1962-1968) A96 Jun, 1962
Cersosimo, Bob, MCPO, (1962-1988) 274 Jun, 1962
Cole, Theodore, SCPO, (1962-1989) 1602 Jun, 1962
Collins, Norman, PO3, (1962-1966) Jun, 1962
Crooker, Chris, PO2, (1962-1966) Jun, 1962
Cyr, Claude (Greg), CPO, (1962-1982) 268 Jun, 1962
Dalessio, Walter, PO1, (1962-1970) 255 Jun, 1962
Debar, Robert, AN, (1962-1968) Jun, 1962
Decker, Theodore, PO3, (1962-1965) Jun, 1962
Dickinson, Gerard, PO2, (1962-1966) Jun, 1962
Dillard, Joe, PO1, (1962-1970) 246 Jun, 1962
Dunford, Lorenzo, SN, (1962-1963) 273 Jun, 1962
Ericson, Robert, CPO, (1962-1982) 218 Jun, 1962
Flowers, Conrey, PO2, (1962-1966) 290 Jun, 1962
Foster, Robert, CWO4, (1962-1986) 249 Jun, 1962
Garrett, Stanley, PO3, (1962-1966) 258 Jun, 1962
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