SCPO Lawrence Burns

SCPO Lawrence Burns

Dates of Service: Jan 1989 - Jan 2013
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  • PO3 Oct 89
  • PO2 Sep 93
  • PO1 Dec 97
  • CPO Sep 05
  • SCPO Jun 11

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Currently working for Centurum Inc., as a senior systems technician, located at the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific (SSC PAC) C4I Systems Restoration Branch. I oversee and manage the repair and restoration of several systems providing service and technical support to the Navy. I definitely have more to offer and will see where the road takes me.

Military Experiences

Nov 2008 - Jan 2013
Division Leading Chief Petty Officer (DLCPO)
Served as Departmental Leading Chief Petty Officer (N75A) for the Electronics Training Department and the Divisional Leading Chief Petty Officer (N753) for the Interior Communications "C" Schools. Managed 92 Navy, Marine Corps and civilian instructors in the training and curriculum for 41 courses of instruction with an annual throughput of 1,587 students. IC Rate Lead for three years and was instrumental in the creation of the first IC Master Chief billets, analyzed, identified and corrected/updated technical training deficiencies, Fleet action items, rate training manuals, Fleet PQS, and advancement exams.
Jan 2005 - Oct 2008
USS Ronald Reagan (CVN-76)
Leading Chief Petty Officer (LCPO)
Managed five work centers for Combat Systems Department; Alarms and Warning shop, Announcing shop, Telephone shop, Shipboard Information, Training and Education (SITE) shop, and Distributed Data Control Network (DDCN) shop. Additionally managed personnel qualifications, enlisted qualifications and evaluation standards for 75 Sailors. Enlisted Aviation Warfare program manager for Combat Systems Department. Deployed to Arabian Gulf in 2006 and 2008 with a Surge Deployment in 2007.
Nov 2000 - Dec 2004
Managed 15 Army, Air Force, Marine and Navy instructors with primary focus being on training joint-service members. Responsible for $20M in training equipment throughout three courses of instruction. Additionally managed personnel qualifications, enlisted qualifications and evaluation standards for over 15 Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Marines. Training Manager and instructor for three advanced electronics courses of instruction delivered to U.S. Navy, Air Force, Army, and Marine Corps service members. Earned Master Training Specialist and Master Instructor Program qualifications.
Jul 1999 - Nov 2000
Leading Petty Officer (LPO)
Managed over $45M in maintenance and installation of a forward deployed naval station during a one and a half year period. Restructured maintenance procedures; developed a comprehensive maintenance manager training plan which streamlined maintenance procedures, increased equipment availability and verified all inspection procedures were accomplished using approved standards. Managed 17 Air Force and Navy personnel with primary focus on delivering quality radio and television programming to service members, family and staff onboard Naval Air Station, Keflavik, Iceland. Hand selected to assume the duties and responsibilities as Chief Engineer for Naval Media Center Detachment Souda Bay, Crete due to gapped billet.

Military Credentials

Individual & Special Skill Schools

Mar 1999 - Jun 1999

Interior Communications "C" School (NEC 4747)

Oct 1998 - Mar 1999

Interior Communications "C" School (NEC 4746)

Dec 1992 - Jan 1993

Interior Communications "C" School (NEC 4775)


Jan 2003

Society of Broadcast Engineers (CBNT)

Jul 2002

Society of Broadcast Engineers (CBTE)

Security Clearance
Prefer not to say

Academic Degrees

Academic Degrees

2003 - 2014

Personal Information

Spending time with my family do to mising too many years while in the Navy.