Flinn, William, ATCS

Aviation Electronics Technician
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Current Service Status
USN Retired
Current/Last Rank
Senior Chief Petty Officer
Current/Last Primary NEC
AT-8345-F-14 System Aircraft Organizational Maintenance Technician
Current/Last Rating/NEC Group
Aviation Electronics Technician
Primary Unit
1988-1990, AT-8345, VF-51 Screaming Eagles
Previously Held NEC
ATR-0000-Aviation Electronics Technician Radar and Radar Navigation Equipment
AT-6611-Aircraft UHF Communications, ADF and ICS Equipment IMA Technician
AT-6612-Aircraft Tacan/Radio Navigation Equipment IMA Technician
638X-Limited Duty Officer - Aviation Avionics
Service Years
1976 - 1996
Official/Unofficial US Navy Certificates
Military Customs Inspector
Order of the Shellback
Order of the Golden Shellback
Persian Excursion
Plank Owner
AT-Aviation Electronics Technician
Four Hash Marks

 Official Badges 

US Navy Retired 20

 Unofficial Badges 

Order of the Shellback US Navy Honorable Discharge Order of the Golden Shellback Navy Chief Initiated

Cold War Medal Navy Chief 100 Yrs 1893-1993 Persian Excursion LDO/CWO

Cold War Veteran Cold War Veteran Navy Officer Honorable Discharge

 Military Association Memberships
Department of ColoradoPost 1781, Rocky Mountain PostBranch 49Association of Naval Aviation
  2009, American Legion, Department of Colorado (Member) (Denver, Colorado) [Verified] - Chap. Page
  2009, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW), Post 1781, Rocky Mountain Post (Member) (Fort Collins, Colorado) [Verified] - Chap. Page
  2009, Fleet Reserve Association (FRA), Branch 49 (Member) (Denver, Colorado) [Verified] - Chap. Page
  2009, Association of Naval Aviation - Assoc. Page

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 Ribbon Bar
Enlisted Aviation Warfare Specialist Badge

 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1976, Recruit Training (San Diego, CA), 163
  1993, LDO/CWO Indoctrination (Pensacola, FL)
 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
Advancement Schools and CoursesVS-41 ShamrocksNAS North IslandNAF Misawa
NAF Diego Garcia BIOTVF-124 GunfightersVF-194 Red Lightning - Yellow DevilsVF-51 Screaming Eagles
USS Carl Vinson (CVN-70)NAS Alameda
  1976-1977, ATR-0000, Advanced First Term Avionics Course
  1977-1978, AT-6611, VS-41 Shamrocks
  1978-1980, AT-6612, NAS North Island
  1980-1983, AT-6612, NAF Misawa
  1982-1982, AT-6612, NAF Diego Garcia BIOT
  1983-1986, AT-8345, VF-124 Gunfighters
  1986-1988, AT-8345, VF-194 Red Lightning - Yellow Devils
  1988-1990, AT-8345, VF-51 Screaming Eagles
  1990-1993, AT-9502, VF-124 Gunfighters
  1993-1994, 638X, USS Carl Vinson (CVN-70)
  1994-1996, 638X, NAS Alameda
  1996-1996, AT-8345, NAS Alameda
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1987-1988 Operation Earnest Will (Iran)
  1989-1989 Training Exercise - PACEX '89
  1994-1994 Training Exercise - UNITAS '94
  1994-1994 Operation Southern Watch (Iraq)
 Colleges Attended 
University of Maryland at College ParkChapman UniversitySouthern Illinois University at CarbondaleColorado Technical University
  1982-1983, University of Maryland at College Park
  1986-1988, Chapman University
  1990-1991, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale
  2004-2005, Colorado Technical University
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