A St. Louis, Missouri native, Travis served eight years in the United States Navy. Duty stations include Air Test and Evaluation Squadron One (AIRTEVRON ONE), NAS Patuxent River, MD, the USS Mount Whitney (LCC-20), Commander Second Fleet (COMSECONDFLT), and US Transportation Command, (USTRANSCOM) Scott Air Force Base, Illinois.
After the Navy, Travis worked in the Information Technology sector for twenty-five years.
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Navy Gas Turbine Systems Technicians (GS) are responsible for the operation, maintenance, and repair of the Navy’s gas turbine engines, main propulsion machinery (including shafting, gears, and controllable pitch propellers), propulsion control systems, and assigned auxiliary equipment.
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The United States Navy charges its Interior Communications Electricians (IC) with the installation, maintenance, and repair of all the interior communications equipment required aboard ships and at shore facilities.
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Navy Religious Program Specialists (RP) primarily assist Navy Chaplains in the performance of the chaplain’s duties. They also support the Chaplains in developing and implementing programs that help to meet the needs of Sailors and Marines.
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A Navy Aviation Mechanical Administrationman is referred to as an AZ.
This is perhaps fitting, as sailors in this diverse rating, as AZs seem to do everything from “A to Z.”
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The U.S. Coast Guard serves as the coastal defense and maritime law of the military.
It’s comparable to other branches of the U.S. Military in that new recruits are expected to arrive in good physical condition.
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