CPO Emmett (Bud) Carpenter

CPO Emmett (Bud) Carpenter

Dates of Service: Sep 1965 - Oct 1989
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  • SR Sep 65
  • SA Oct 65
  • SN Jan 66
  • PO3 Oct 67
  • PO2 Jun 70
  • PO1 Oct 75
  • CPO Oct 84

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Made seven deployments from the USS Shangerla (CVA 38)to the USS Constelation (CV64). Spent most of my time in fighter squadrons (vf111,vf21 3 times,vf124 a couple of traing squadrons,vt25 and vt26. One tour with TAW 3. Worked on f4s,f14s,F8s,f11,f9,A4s and T2s


(3 years, 11 months)
Feb 1985 - Aug 1985
Western Pacific
USS Constellation Was Beach Det Maintenance Chief with VF21 flying F14s
Apr 1983 - Sep 1983
Western Pacific
Deployed on USS Coral Sea around the world Assigned to VF21 as AME shop as supervisor
Mar 1979 - Sep 1979
Western Pacific
Deployed on USS Ranger Attached to VF21 as AME shop supervisor. ON April 5 we collided with super tanker m/v Fortune severely damaging the tanker and causing significant damage to our bow.Spent most of the cruse in dry dock.
Mar 1973 - Nov 1973
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Vietnam War
Deployed on USS Coral Sea Attached to fighter squardon 111. Spent half the cruise in the Tonkin Gulf off the coast of Vietnam.

Military Credentials

Professional Development Schools

Jun 1966 - Aug 1966

AME "A" School


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Additional Specialization(s)
Security Clearance