PO1 William Bargar

PO1 William Bargar

Dates of Service: Jun 1977 - Nov 1998
RETIRED
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Promotions

  • PFC Dec 78
  • LCpl Jun 79
  • Cpl Jun 80
  • Sgt May 82
  • SN Jul 82
  • PO3 Nov 82
  • PO2 Sep 83
  • PO1 Jun 91

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Bio 

Have a "can-do" attitude. Prompt, motivated, focused, and hard charging. Always takes on NEW challenges, plans and strategizes ways to achieve and complete goals. My various skills in different industries and job positions makes for a well rounded employee who can adapt to any working environment. Reliable and hard working. Very versatile, willing to learn and work in any kind of working environment and industry. Open to new ideas to improve efficiency and quality. Mentors to others and strives to get fellow employees to work towards one common goal. Team Player. Builds morale and a positive workplace. Ensures others feel involved with the mission at hand. Strives to be the BEST at whatever challenge awaits.

Military Experiences

Aug 1997 - Nov 1998
VFA-151
Safety Manager
Responsible for the Safety Program for one hundred and seventy five Navy personnel. Ensure compliance with Safety instructions, OSHA working environment, personal protective equipment (PPE). Safety Office. OSHA.
Mar 1994 - Aug 1997
Aircraft Jet Engine Supervisor/Mechanic/Inspector
Supervisor for 55 Navy personnel and two DOD Civilians. Responsible for the inspection and repair of the F404-GE-400/402 engine and related components. Quality Control inspector for the F404-GE-400/402 engines and components.
Nov 1989 - Mar 1994
VFA-22
Aircraft Supervisor/Mechanic/Inspector
Supervisor for nine Navy personnel for the repair of the F/A-18 Hornet aircraft power plants and related systems and components. Responsible for the inspection and repair of the A-7E Corsair II aircraft and related components (VA-22). Responsible for the inspection and repair of the F/A-18 Hornet aircraft and related components. Quality control inspector.
Jun 1986 - Nov 1989
Aircraft Jet Engine Mechanic/Inspector
Responsible for the inspection and repair of the F404-GE-400/402 engine and related components. Also, repaired engines: TF-34, TF-30, J-57, T-56, Propellers and valve housings, accessories (Gearboxes and APU's) for T-56 engines. Kind of a "Jack of all trades - Master of none"!

Deployments

(7 years)
Apr 1993 - Dec 1993
Persian/Arabian Gulf
Persian Gulf - Somalia - Operation Black Hawk Down. Tough cruise.
Apr 1991 - Dec 1991
Persian/Arabian Gulf
"USS Abraham Lincoln 1st Deployment" Maiden Cruise - Also Mt. Pinatubo evacuation of people from the Philippines.
Nov 1989 - Apr 1990
Indian Ocean
World Cruise - Last cruise with A-7E's Corsair II in this Squadron - "Around-the-Horn" to Norfolk, VA. Then returned with the Squadron to NAS Lemoore, CA.
Feb 1989 - Mar 1989
USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN-69)
Detachment from AIMD Rota, Spain to repair some TF-34 engines and components.

Military Credentials

Professional Development Schools

Aug 1992

Quality Assurance School

Jun 1992

Confined Space Entry School

Individual & Special Skill Schools

Feb 2013

Six Sigma - Green Belt trained

Aug 2011

Seven Habits for Highly Successful People Course

Feb 2011

Yellow Belt - Six Sigma

Apr 2008

AAA Driving Course

Certifications

Aug 1997

California Class "A" License with HAZMAT, Tanker, Doubles Endorsements

Additional Specialization(s)
Security Clearance
Secret

Academic Degrees

Academic Degrees

1994 - 1997

West Hills College - Lemoore, California Campus

Associate Degree, Liberal Studies

1974 - 1978

Santa Rita High School - Tucson, Arizona

High School Diploma

Personal Information

Interests
4 & 5 Star ResortsAuto and home repairsB19cf4c2 COIN (Counterinsurgency)Dddbf719 ComputersCrime Investigation TV ShowsInvesting_logo InvestingF3af5240 Military HistorySports_cards_logo Trading CardsAe5debb6 TravelTV Documentaries
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