PO1 Ricky Allen

PO1 Ricky Allen

Dates of Service: Apr 1998 - Apr 2013
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Former newspaper editor/writer. Served as a Mass Communications Specialist in the Navy, now serving as Pastor of St. Luke’s Baptist Church of Kenbridge Va. (http://www.slbckenbridge.online) Married 20 years, 2 kids, 2 dogs, 2 cats, loving life and eating pizza.

Military Experiences

Nov 2017 - May 2020
J7
NR Joint Staff
LPO (Somewhat…)
Jul 2014 - Oct 2017
PHIBCB 2
Assistant Public Affairs Officer
Helped out the Public Affairs Officer in running the office. Oversaw all photo/video requests and documentation.
Jul 2002 - May 2003
USS George Washington (CVN-73)
Journalist
Journalist, Broadcasting
Jun 2000 - May 2002
Journalist
Staff writer for Rota Coastline Base Newspaper

Deployments

(7 months)
Jun 2002 - Dec 2002
Afghanistan ribbon
Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF) - Afghanistan
Broadcast Station Manager, Writer onboard USS George Washington.

Military Credentials

Certifications
Additional Specialization(s)
Security Clearance
Secret

Academic Degrees

Academic Degrees

2019 - 2020

Virginia University of Lynchburg

Master's Degree, Divinity

Started in 2016

Clark Summit University

Master's Degree

2009 - 2012

2002 - 2004

London School of Journalism

Job/Skill Training, Journalism Studies

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Interests
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