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Robert S. Allen
334 Ridgeway Lane
Millington, TN 38053

(901) 837-8711
Recruit Training Aug 22 - Nov, 1956, RTC Bainbridge, MD.
ICU/OGU NAPS, November 56-July 57, Bainbridge Md
AN"P" School, July 57- Sept 57, NAS Norman, OK
TD "A" School,NATTC Memphis, Sep 57 - Feb 58 (Combined   AT"A" and
VR22 NAS Norfolk(Breezy Point) April 58-Nov 59 (1CA1/2F23 "Link"
FAETULANT, Norfolk, Nov59-June60
Factory School, Arlington VA (A4D2N Trainer) July60/Aug60
VA43, NAS Oceana,VA  Sep60-June 65 (A4D2N Trainer)
NAS Quonset Point, RI July65-Dec67, S2E Trainer
USS Canberra CAG2/CA70 Jan68-July68 "OE" Division LPO
PBR Training, Mare Island, CA Sep68-Nov68 (includes a week or two
language training in San Diego)
River Division 512, RVN Nov68-Nov69 Boat Captain/Patrol Officer on
PBR's. Made Chief Jan 69 was initiated on lower Bassac River CG "Junk"
NATTC Memphis, Millington, TN, TD"B" School Dec69-Oct70
Became "Sky Marshall" in Operation Grid Square protecting A/C from high
jacking, Oct 70-April71, based in LA until Feb 71 then Denver until April.
NATTC Memphis, TD"A" School Course Supervisor Apr71-June74
ADCOP Student, State Technical Institute in Memphis Aug74-June76
(Advanced to Master Chief in 75)
NAVSUBSCOL, Groton CT., Training Support, July76-July81
NATTC Memphis, Millington, TD Schools Training Officer. (disestablished
both the "A" and "C7" Schools in 1984) Finished tour as Leading Chief of
Avionics Schools.
Retirement ceremony August 85, 90 Days Terminal leave, retired Nov 1 1985.

Awards: Silver Star, Bronze Star, Purple Heart,Navy Commendation
Medal,Navy Achievement Medal, Combat Action Ribbon, various unit awards
and campaign medals. Wear enlisted small craft insignia. Awarded special
commendation for "Operation Grid Square"

Earned as Associate Degree from State Tech, a Bachlors Degree from
Southern Illinois University, and a Masters Degree from the University of
Arkansas while on active duty.

Married, 7 children (all while on active duty!)

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