Wilson, Robert R, Jr., CWO4

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Current Service Status
USCG Retired
Current/Last Rank
Chief Warrant Officer 4
Current/Last Service Branch
Engineering Technician
Current/Last Primary Rate
OFF-USCG Officer
Current/Last Rate Group
USCG Officer
Primary Unit
1985-1989, USCG Group Mayport
Previously Held Rate
MK-Machinery Technician
MM-Machinist's Mate
Service Years
1965 - 1989
Foreign Language(s)
Official/Unofficial US Coast Guard Certificates
Voice Edition
Engineering Technician
Chief Warrant Officer 4
Chief Warrant Officer 4

 Official Badges 

Recruiter Badge Coast Guard Retired Pin Officer In Charge Afloat Officer In Charge Ashore

Presidential Service Badge

 Unofficial Badges 

Vietnam Combatant-Craft Crewman Badge USCG Honorable Discharge Cold War Medal Vietnam Veteran 50th Commemoration

Vietnam 50th Anniversary Cold War Veteran

 Military Association Memberships
CG Chief Petty Officers AssociationCG Chief Warrant and Warrant Officers AssociationMilitary Officers Association of America (MOAA)Disabled American Veterans (DAV)
Coast Guard Combat Veterans AssociationChapter 582Post 2039, Max Bille PostPost 259
  1974, CG Chief Petty Officers Association [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  1978, CG Chief Warrant and Warrant Officers Association [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  1979, Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  1993, Disabled American Veterans (DAV) - Assoc. Page
  2006, Coast Guard Combat Veterans Association [Verified]
  2009, Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA), Chapter 582 (Member-at-Large) (Paradise, California) [Verified] - Chap. Page
  2009, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW), Post 2039, Max Bille Post (Second Vice Commander) (Paradise, California) [Verified] - Chap. Page
  2009, American Legion, Post 259 (Commander) (Paradise, California) - Chap. Page

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Enlisted Cutterman

 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1965, Boot Camp (Alameda, CA), M/471
 Duty Stations
Coast Guard Training Center AlamedaCG Station Port Aransas(EN) Engineman A School Yorktown, VACG Base New Orleans
USCGC Point Spencer (WPB-82349/NXFN)US Coast GuardCG Recruiting OfficesUS Navy
CG LORAN Station LampedusaCG Headquarters (CGHQ)Fifth Coast Guard District Portsmouth, VAUSCG Group Shinnecock
USCG Group Mayport
  1965-1965, Coast Guard Training Center Alameda
  1965-1966, CG Station Port Aransas
  1966-1966, EN, (EN) Engineman A School Yorktown, VA
  1966-1967, EN, CG Base New Orleans
  1967-1967, EN, CG Base New Orleans
  1967-1968, EN, USCGC Point Spencer (WPB-82349/NXFN)
  1968-1969, EN, USCGC Point Grace (WPB-82323)
  1969-1970, EN, USCGC Loganberry (WLI-65305-D)
  1970-1972, EN, CG Recruiting Office New Orleans Metairie, LA
  1971-1971, EN, Refrigeration/Air Conditioning System Technician
  1972-1972, EN, USCG Light Attendant Station Venice, LA
  1972-1973, MK, CG LORAN Station Lampedusa
  1973-1974, MK, CG Headquarters (CGHQ)
  1974-1974, MK, CG Headquarters (CGHQ)
  1974-1974, MK, Fifth Coast Guard District Portsmouth, VA
  1974-1974, EN, National Boating Safety School, Yorktown,VA
  1974-1978, MK, USS Sequoia (AG-23)
  1978-1981, USCG Group Shinnecock
  1981-1982, MM, CGHQ G-1 Human Resources Directorate
  1982-1985, CGHQ G-4 Engineering and Logistics
  1985-1989, USCG Group Mayport
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1968-1968 Tet Counteroffensive Campaign
  1970-1972 Operation Market Time24
  1970-1973 Vietnam War
  1970-1973 Vietnam War
  1970-1973 Vietnam War
 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 were the most significant to you and, if life-changing, in what way.
Was there a particular incident during your service when you believed you were in a situation you might not survive? Please describe what happened and what was the outcome.
Of all your duty stations or assignments, which one do you have fondest memories of and why? Which one was your least favorite?
From your entire service, including combat, describe the personal memories which have impacted you most?
What achievement(s) are you most proud of from your military career? If you received any medals, awards, formal presentations or qualification badges for significant achievement or valor, please describe how these were earned.
Of all the medals, awards, formal presentations and qualification badges you received, or any other memorabilia, please describe those which are 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?
Please recount the names of friends you served with, at which location, and 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 TogetherWeServed.com helped you remember your military service and the friends you served with.
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  1990-1990, Jones College
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