CPO Bill Penrod

CPO Bill Penrod

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Professional Summary: Retired.

Military Experiences

Nov 1985 - Dec 1988
Medical Section NCOIC
Almost a full time job covering my doc's butt. Enjoyed welcoming new folks to their service.
Feb 1981 - Jun 1983
Leading Chief Petty Officer (LCPO)
Great duty.........
Apr 1976 - Jun 1979
Leading Chief Petty Officer (LCPO)
Station LCPO/SMR/Brig Chaser/CACO for upper Wisconsin/Michigan's UP/upper Minnesota.
Jul 1969 - Jul 1970
HM3: an as patient handler when wounded Soldiers, Sailors and Marines medevac'd to our ship. Other than that I worke general surgery ward. We were at sea 90-120 days then we got liberty in Olongapo.


(10 years, 10 months)
Jun 1984 - Oct 1985
LCPO Charlie Company, 3FSSG, Camp Schwab Okinawa. In charge of up to 150 Navy hospital corpsmen.
Jun 1978 - Dec 1981
NH Okinawa. PSD Okinawa
ESO. Disbursing Audit Officer.
Jun 1974 - Dec 1975
Deployed on the US Ajax (AR-6): Pearl Harbor, Yokosuka, Subic Bay, Taiwan. I was the medical department LPO. Great Mentor HMCS Mo Rimmer.
Jan 1971 - Jun 1974
Naval Facility Cape Hatteras
Naval Facility Cape Hatteras, NC. One of two Navy corpsmen charged with the health and treatment of over 130 Navy personnel. Mentors: HM1 Kelly Krueger, HM1 Ike Osteen (USCG), OTC Dave Wakeman.

Military Credentials

Foreign Language Skills



Additional Specialization(s)
Security Clearance

Personal Information

it was pretty close to love at first sight. i met my filipina girl friend late november 1969 three days later my shipuss sanctuary went back to vietnam. over the next six months we were together less than twenty days we did write weekly letters. i took my r & r to manila for one last fling with my girl friend. we stayed at the pines hotel in baguio when i ask marry me s