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 Personnel Specialists (PS) are the Navy’s customer support representatives for their fellow sailors.
The PS provides their shipmates with both counseling and information to Navy-related occupations, general education and job training opportunities, rights and benefits, and promotion requirements.
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Quartermasters in the original US Navy were responsible for such duties as monitoring the helmsman, heaving the log, and shooting azimuths, among other now antiquated, outdated duties.
Such is no longer the case.
In today’s Navy, the Quartermaster (QM) is … Click Here To Read the rest
A Machinery Repairman (MR) in the Navy performs intermediate and organizational maintenance in support of their ship and on assigned equipment.
MRs must be skillful in their use of milling machines, boring mills, grinders, power hack saws, lathes, drill presses, … Click Here To Read the rest
It is the Navy Missile Technician (Submarines) (MT) that maintains and operates the ballistic missile fire control systems, as well as performs intermediate level and organizational maintenance on ballistic missile weapons systems.
The MT is also charged by the Navy … Click Here To Read the rest
In layman’s terms, a Navy Cryptologic Technician Interpretive (CTI) is simply a linguist for the Navy.
CTIs are normally trained in one of six languages:
The language a CTI is assigned is dependent on … Click Here To Read the rest