McHatton, Max, ET2

Electronics Technician
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Current Service Status
USCG Veteran
Current/Last Rank
Petty Officer Second Class
Current/Last Primary Rate
ET-Electronics Technician
Current/Last Rate Group
Electronics Technician
Primary Unit
1977-1978, ET, Coast Guard Station Yaquina Bay, Newport, OR
Service Years
1974 - 1978
Official/Unofficial US Coast Guard Certificates
Bering Sea Patrol
Order of the Golden Dragon
Voice Edition
ET-Electronics Technician

 Official Badges 

 Unofficial Badges 

USCG Honorable Discharge Order of the Golden Dragon Cold War Medal

 Military Association Memberships
Post 15CG Sea Veterans of AmericaCivil Air Patrol
  1979, American Legion, Post 15 (Member) (Medford, Oregon) [Verified] - Chap. Page
  2007, CG Sea Veterans of America [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2010, Civil Air Patrol4 - Assoc. Page

 Additional Information
What are you doing now:
As the Coast Guard Auxilliary does not have a Cadet Program, I am in the Air Force Auxilliary, Civil Air Patrol with my son.
Other Comments:
Not Specified
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Enlisted Cutterman

 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1974, Boot Camp (Alameda, CA), H/961
 Duty Stations
Coast Guard Training Center AlamedaUS Coast Guard Training Center Governors Island  NYUSCGC Rush (WHEC-723)US Coast Guard
Coast Guard Station Yaquina Bay, Newport, OR
  1974-1974, Coast Guard Training Center Alameda
  1974-1975, ET, (ET) Electronics Technician A School
  1975-1977, ET, USCGC Rush (WHEC-723)
  1977-1978, ET, USCG Light House Yaquina Head
  1977-1978, ET, Coast Guard Station Yaquina Bay, Newport, OR
  1977-1978, ET, Coast Guard Station Yaquina Bay, Newport, OR
 Reflections on Service
Please describe who or what influenced your decision to join the Coast Guard.
Whether you were in the service for several years or as a career, please describe the direction or path you took. What was your reason for leaving?
If you participated in any military operations, including combat, humanitarian and peacekeeping operations, please describe those which made a lasting impact on you and, if life-changing, in what way?
Of all your duty stations or assignments, which one do you have fondest memories of and why? Which was your least favorite?
From your entire military service, describe any memories you still reflect back on to this day.
What professional achievements are you most proud of from your military career?
Of all the medals, awards, formal presentations and qualification badges you received, or other memorabilia, which one is the most meaningful to you and why?
Which individual(s) from your time in the military stand out as having the most positive impact on you and why?
List the names of old friends you served with, at which locations, and recount what you remember most about them. Indicate those you are already in touch with and those you would like to make contact with.
Can you recount a particular incident from your service, which may or may not have been funny at the time, but still makes you laugh?
What profession did you follow after your military service and what are you doing now? If you are currently serving, what is your present occupational specialty?
What military associations are you a member of, if any? What specific benefits do you derive from your memberships?
In what ways has serving in the military influenced the way you have approached your life and your career? What do you miss most about your time in the service?
Based on your own experiences, what advice would you give to those who have recently joined the Coast Guard?
In what ways has helped you remember your military service and the friends you served with.
 Colleges Attended 
College of the Desert , Palm Desert CAUniversity of Nevada, Las VegasEmbry-Riddle Aeronautical University
  1978-1995, Others/Not Listed
  1980-1981, College of the Desert , Palm Desert CA
  1985-1987, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
  1991-1992, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
 Other News, Events and Photographs
  Nov 19, 2013, Message Photos1
  Dec 11, 2013, General Photos4
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