Wess wesslings united states coast guard patch archive rex m. Our selection of items includes sweatshirts, tee shirts, golf shirts, decals, mugs, flags, patches, challenge coins, dog tags, teddy bears, magnets and more. Maybe thats because we are about the same size as nypd. Radioman rm was a rating for united states navy and united states coast guard enlisted personnel, specializing in communications technology. Wess wessling 15706 north east 56th way redmond, wa 980524819. Born 1903 in manhattan, ny, died 1983 in manhattan, ny. Throughout my time as a coast guard radioman i had the pleasure of working closely with the navy especially at navcamseastpac while i was at nmo in wahiawa. Shipboard operator oten c covington, radiomanincharge on the dione, unceremoniously gave me the watch schedule, but the skipper, mr. The united states coast guards ratings are general occupations that consist of specific skills and abilities.
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Parts of quartermaster, radarman, and radioman merged july 2003. Are you looking for united states coast guard insignia. Insignia of the coast artillery corps mark berhow coast artillery symbol on an overpass at the entrance to fort winfield scott, the presidio of san francisco. In 1943, as a wartime measure, the insignia was redesigned for economy of materials. So many people dont know that the coast guard is a military service. Following the united states entry into world war ii, the insignia was also worn by radio technicians rt until the wars end. Medals of america proudly honors the service of these intrepid sailors with a collection of coast guard patches for hats and jackets. I am guessing, based on the radio gang and the fact that there were a couple uss santa barbara patches in the bunch, that it is usn. Nonrates members without a designated occupation e1 through e3, petty officers e4 through e6, and chief petty officers e. This article needs additional citations for verification. I was transferred to the 165foot cutter dione as radioman third class, a week before the end of my first month in the u.
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Greeley, was apprehensive and questioned me during my first watch at sea. This web site is a privatelyowned and has not been underwritten or supported by the united states coast guard. Each rating has its own specialty badge, which is typically worn on the left sleeve of their service dress uniform by all enlisted personnel in that particular field. Uscg communications area master station atlantic 4 military patch. In fact, as an rm2 i even supervised a small unit that had the communications guard for two navy submarines i believe they were some of the last diesel powered units in the. As a branch of the military the coast guard is dedicated to three facets of maritime related roles, safety, security, and maritime stewardship. Navy rates are only sold as first class rates and can be cut to second or third class. In the early 1920s, the distinct specialty mark was designated for the new rating of radioman rm, established in both the coast guard 1920 and navy 1921. Find people you served with from us coast guard training center governors island ny. During world war i the navy survived with but thirteen ratings.
Strength school type school existingdisbanded existing year 1900 present description. Details about navy rm rating radioman hat patch cap navy. Shop top fashion brands tshirts at free delivery and returns possible on eligible purchases. Unidentified patch radio communications vietnam era. These two ratings were given unique marks following the establishment of the coast guard in 1915, with the latter being designated first class electrician and retaining the insignia. After completing a very interesting tour of duty at noj, mona transferred to uscg group astoria, or where she stood radio watches at the coast guard air station. James streeter, town of groton historian, presents a photographic history of the coast guard training facility at avery point beginning in world war ii and located there from 19421967. Radarmen were responsible for operating and maintaining radar and electronic warfare equipment. Feel free to shop directly on our site or to call us with any questions you may have. Coast guard patches us coast guard patches coast guard ship patches and back patches flying tigers surplus page 2. As a certified manufacturer of uniforms and insignia, the salute uniforms considers it a privilege to provide the members of our nations military services with superiorquality apparel and accoutrements. Just wondering if anyone had seen this one before and knew what it was. Home coast guard coast guard collection vanguard has proudly offered a complete line of uscg insignia and accessories for over 90 years.
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