MA1 , USN 1990-2012
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MA1 , USN 1990-2012
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.I enlisted it in the United
States Navy on August the 2nd 1990. A day that I will never forget because
that's the day Saddam invaded Kuwait. I attended basic training at RTC
After successful completion of Apprenticeship Training
course ,seamen. I arrived to pre-commissioning debt USS Arleigh Burke DDG
51. In 1993 I attended SH "A" School Meridian Mississippi.
After successful completion. I reported to USS Nassau
LHA 4 , the Navy's top gator. Where I deployed for Med Cruise 1994/95 with
the 22nd MEU. After my tour was complete. I went to Lackland Air Force
Base for US Navy "MA" training.
I reported to NSA Suda Bay Crete Greece. It was only
a year Tour of Duty. After completion of my tour I got off active
duty and in March of 1998 went into the United States naval Reserve. My
first reserve unit
I was assigned to NMCB 14 out of Jacksonville Florida.
After 9/11 I was activated with MIUW 207 and deployed to Guantanamo Bay
Cuba 2001-2002 for detainee Ops patrolling Windward and leeward side of
In 2003 I deployed with Ensure boat unit 27 in support
of operation Iraqi freedom. Lastly 2004 -2005 I deployed again with Ensure
boat unit 24 and spent one year in Iraq.
Lastly I finally retired in March 2012. And now I'm just
waiting for the pension. Proud of my Naval service. Met a lot of good people
and have a lot of good friends and memories that I wouldn't trade for anything
from all those years.
And in the words of John F Kennedy "let any man if asked
what he did to make his life worthwhile he can say with a great deal of
pride I served in the United States Navy".