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  Petty Officer - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Petty Officer 2nd Class (PO2) (Maître de deuxième classe in French) is equivalent to a Sergeant and Petty Officer 1st Class (PO1) (Maître de première classe) is equivalent to a Warrant Officer.
A Petty Officer Third Class is equivalent to a Corporal in the United States Army and Marine Corps and a Senior Airman in the United States Air Force.
A Petty Officer Second Class is equivalent to a Sergeant in the United States Army and Marine Corps, and a Staff Sergeant in the United States Air Force.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Petty_Officer   (247 words)

 Chief Petty Officer - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Grade of Chief Petty Officer was established on April 1, 1893.
Chief Petty Officers serve a dual role as both technical experts and as leaders, with the emphasis being more on leadership as they progress through the CPO ranks.
Collectively, officers and chiefs are referred to as "khakis." This is a reference to the color of their most common shipboard "working" uniforms, and is a direct contrast to those in paygrades E-6 and below (or, blueshirts).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Chief_Petty_Officer   (1037 words)

 STETHEM'S HISTORY   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Petty Officer Stethem was a victim of the terrorist hijacking of Trans World Airlines Flight 847 on June 14, 1985.
Petty Officer Stethem’s mother, Patricia, was a Storekeeper before leaving the Navy to raise a family.
Petty Officer Stethem’s brother Patrick was a Steelworker Second Class before leaving active duty and his other brother, Kenneth, served in the U.S. Navy for twenty years retiring as a Chief Boatswain’s Mate and Navy SEAL.
www.stethem.navy.mil /stethem.asp   (246 words)

 Coast Guard petty officer testifies d petty officer testifies: 12/6/00
Petty Officer Harrison was overcome with emotion as he described plunging into the 47-degree water until his head was 5 or 6 feet below the surface.
Petty Officer Harrison said he drove out to the State Pier and Pier 3 with Petty Officer Robert Birdwell to investigate a report of a fuel spill.
Petty Officer Harrison, 42, said he was vomiting and beginning to go into shock when he got out of the water.
www.s-t.com /daily/12-00/12-06-00/a03sr036.htm   (849 words)

 Valparaiso Air Force ROTC
Master chief petty officer of the Navy and fleet and force master chief petty officers.
The Navy NCO equivalent, petty officer, is achieved at the rank of petty officer third class.
The sergeant major of the Army, the sergeant major of the Marine Corps, the master chief petty officer of the Navy and the chief master sergeant of the Air Force are the spokespersons of the enlisted force at the highest levels of their services.
www.valpo.edu /afrotc/rank_structure_enlisted.htm   (398 words)

 Page Title   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
That is, the chief petty officer can hold this $77 appointment as long as he lives and attends properly to his duties, even if he goes no higher, and no officer can deprive him of it.
A chief petty officer who has been in the Navy seven years is qualified to advance to the rank of Warrant Officer at $1,500 to $2,400 per annum, if recommended by an examining board.
From warrant officer the specially qualified man may be promoted through the various ranks of commissioned officer; but the Department does not wish to convey the impression that an enlisted man may rise with ease from apprentice seaman to commissioned rank.
www.nsgreatlakes.navy.mil /museum/manowar/page17.html   (391 words)

 Chief Petty Officer heritage
Petty officers, who were appointed by the Captain, consisted of one Captain's Clerk, two Boatswain's Mates, a Coxswain, a Sailmaker's Mate, two Gunner's Mates, one Yeoman of the Gun Room, nine Quarter Gunners (eleven were allowed for the two larger vessels), two Carpenter's Mates, an Armorer, a Steward, a Cooper, a Master-at-Arms, and a Cook.
Another issue to be considered is the fact that the order of the names of the petty officers as they appeared on muster rolls could generally be considered an order of precedence.
Petty officers were listed under two categories--Petty Officers of the Line and Petty Officers of the Staff as shown in Table 1.
www.history.navy.mil /faqs/faq46-1.htm   (3139 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The 18 chiefs have not been handpicked; each is the leading chief petty officer for his division and essentially inherits the position for the next two years, officials said.
Typically, a division's chief petty officer is the primary trainer of an incoming division officer.
Officials are expecting some less-than-positive reaction from the Navy's junior surface warfare officers, who go to sea after commissioning and spend their first 24-month shipboard tours as division officers, learning responsibility and leadership as well as technical skills.
www.governor.state.tx.us /divisions/tmpc/newsletter/files/stepping_up.doc?month:int=1&year:int=2005   (994 words)

 Chief Petty Officer's Academy Changes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Master Chief Petty Officer, is the senior enlisted grade in terms of military, technical, supervisor, and administrative responsibility and expertise.
In units or at activities where the situation requires, the Master Chief Petty Officer, in addition to his/her normal functions, supplements the officer corps in the overall supervision and administration of personnel and equipment associated with the functioning of the organization to which assigned, whether or not related to a rating.
One of the goals of the Chief Petty Officers Academy is to provide the Chief Petty Officer with an educational and intellectually broadening experience, which enhances their ability to fulfill their role as a leader.
www.uscg.mil /hq/mcpocg/1cpoacad/cpoach.htm   (2854 words)

 U.S. Navy Regulations of 1876 - Petty Officers Rank and Command   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Petty Officers of the Navy shall be divided into two classes; Petty Officers of the Line and Petty Officers.
Petty Officers are not to exercise authority except in the department to which they belong, or over those placed immediately under their control, and precedence among those of the same rare; shall be established by the commanding officer.
Non-commissioned officers of Marines are not to exercise military authority or command over those not of their corps unless on guard or police duty, or when specially authorized so to do by the commanding officer of the vessel or station.
www.bluejacket.com /usn_1876_regs_petty-officers.html   (256 words)

 JAG: The Princess and the Petty Officer - TV.com
Mac is assigned to represent an Arab princess not only at an INS hearing but also before an Islamic court, when the woman elopes with a Naval Petty Officer who is accused of smuggling her into the United States.
We don't have allusions for The Princess and the Petty Officer.
We don't have trivia for The Princess and the Petty Officer.
www.tv.com /jag/the-princess-and-the-petty-officer/episode/10361/summary.html   (422 words)

 Recruit Petty Officers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Recruit Petty Officers are appointed by RDCs and have authority over other recruits in the division within the scope of the duties to which they are assigned.
Additional Recruit Petty Officers may be selected for duties other than those listed at the discretion of the RDC and as approved by the Ship's LCPO.
Recruit Petty Officers are charged with preserving good order, discipline, and security within their respective division.
www.nsgreatlakes.navy.mil /recruitjobs.html   (687 words)

 U.S. 1860 Naval Officer's Cutlasses with Twisted Wire Leather Grip and Leather Scabbard with Frog from Stanley London
Officers while aboard a warship preferred the short 26 inch cutlass to the longer decorative 32 - 34 inch sword.
This U. 1860 Officer's Cutlass was authorized for use by both the Chief Petty Officer and any Regular Officer.
The standard 1860 Naval Cutlass was furnished to the enlisted men at no cost but the Chief Petty Officer could purchase and wear this 1860 Officer's Cutlass.
www.stanleylondon.com /cutlass1860-Officers.htm   (589 words)

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Warrant officers hold warrants from their service secretary and are specialists and experts in certain military technologies or capabilities.
They derive their authority from the same source as commissioned officers but remain specialists, in contrast to commissioned officers, who are generalists.
Today's environment places an emphasis on officers with language, cultural, and formal academic training specific to a country or region This combined with pol/mil experience is essential in effectively managing the expected conflicts of tomorrow.
coe-dmha.org /PKO/Korea2003/extras/InteragenHndbkAppen.doc   (14436 words)

 Petty Officer Uniforms   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Seamen with the ranks of Petty Officer 2nd Class up to Chief Petty Officer wore Service Dress in a pattern colloquially known as "fore and aft rig".
The double breasted jacket was worn by Petty Officers in the RCN until unification.
Rank insignia was worn on the arms, or in the case of Chief Petty Officers, on the cuffs.
www.mpmuseum.org /rcnpo.html   (422 words)

 US Coast Guard Academy-Officer-In-Charge/Exec PO   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Officer in Charge Course is designed to prepare Junior Officers, Chief Petty Officers, and Senior Petty Officers for assignment as Commanding Officer (CO), Executive Officer (XO), Officer-in-Charge (OIC), and Executive Petty Officer (XPO) billets at small operating units.
This course is mandatory for all Junior Officers, Chief Petty Officers and Senior Petty Officers who have received orders to or currently stationed at their first CO, XO, OIC, or XPO assignment (Small Boat or LORAN Station, ANT) and have not previously attended the course.
Attendance at the Officer in Charge/Executive Petty Officer School is a reflection of the high regard and confidence the Coast Guard has in you – as a leader of our men and women.
www.cga.edu /ldc/officerinchargeexecpo/officerincharge.htm   (453 words)

 U.S. 1860 Naval Officer's Cutlasses with Twisted Wire Leather Grip and Leather Scabbard with Frog from The Brass Compass
Naval Officers had an option to purchase Non Regulation Swords or Cutlasses, which was a standard policy in all branches of the U. Armed Services.
The Chief Petty Officer rank is the highest rank that an enlisted person can achieve, and while the Chief Petty Officer is technically an enlisted person (in charge of all enlisted persons), the Chief Petty Officer, as well as all Officers ARE AUTHORIZED TO wear this Officer's Cutlass.
All enlisted men were given the standard 1860 Naval Cutlass at no cost, however, the Chief Petty Officer could purchase and wear this 1860 Officer's Cutlass.
www.brasscompass.com /cutlass1860-Officers.htm   (587 words)

 Petty Officer 1st Class Neil C. Roberts
As the helicopter moved into position for the insertion, Petty Officer Roberts positioned himself on the helicopter ramp in order to expeditiously exit the helicopter, minimizing the threat to the aircraft and crew.
He immediately maneuvered to make contact with rescue forces and establish a defensive position but, surrounded by overwhelming enemy force with superior fire power, Petty Officer Roberts died on the battlefield from fatal combat wounds.
By his zealous initiative, courageous actions, and exceptional dedication to duty, Petty Officer Roberts reflected great credit upon himself and upheld the highest traditions of the United States Navy.
www.nightstalkers.com /enduring_freedom/memorial/po1_roberts   (288 words)

 Military Guides Online .edu   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Examinations for Petty Officer Third Class, Petty Officer Second Class, and Petty Officer First Class (paygrades E-4, E-5, and E-6) are administered semiannually.
For Chief Petty Officer (E-7), the examination is administered annually and determines whether the person’s military record will be screened by the Chief Petty Officer Selection Board.
Promotion to Senior Chief Petty Officer (E-8) and Master Chief Petty Officer (E-9) is through the Senior/Master Chief Petty Officer Selection Board, which meets annually.
www.militaryguides.acenet.edu /class3.htm   (793 words)

 The Navy Memorial Foundation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The 1993 chief petty officer selection list had just been published, so local CPO selectees were assigned the task of polishing the brass shell casings.
Chief petty officers of the Washington, DC Seabee detachment fabricated a davit arm, which was bolted to the abutment.
With over 100 chief petty officers looking on, Chief Blanchard then lowered the time capsule while eight bells were struck on the Chief Petty Officer Centennial bell.
www.lonesailor.org /timecap.php   (1060 words)

 The Navy Memorial Foundation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
At the centennial of the rate of chief petty officer in 1993, a special bell was cast to mark this milestone anniversary.
On display in the Naval Heritage Center, the privilege of ringing this bell belongs to all chief petty officers, past and present.
We, the Chief Petty Officers, serving the second 100 years of duty to our country and to our Navy, dedicate the sounding of this bell as a symbol of our continued dedication to "Setting the Tone" as our comrades-in-arms have done so bravely before us.
www.lonesailor.org /exhibits.php   (651 words)

 Nathan B. Bruckenthal, Petty Officer Third Class, United States Coast Guard
Petty Officer 3rd Class Nathan B. Bruckenthal, 24, who was based out of Coast Guard Air Station Miami, died in an explosion Saturday when an unidentified boat he was attempting to board blew up.
Petty Officer Bruckenthal, 24, died April 25, 2004, after suicide bombers detonated their boat in the Persian Gulf near an oil terminal in Basra, Iraq.
Petty Officer Bruckenthal was buried yesterday in Arlington National Cemetery, the 59th member of the military to be interred there since the invasion of Iraq began last year.
www.arlingtoncemetery.net /nbbruckenthal.htm   (5020 words)

 Reservists to the Rescue   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Station Grand Haven, Mich., Saturday, April 15, 2000: At 2:45 p.m., the officer on duty, reservist Petty Officer 1st Class John Hersrud, received a telephone call from reservist Petty Officer 2nd Class Debra Ball at the Group Grand Haven communications center regarding a possible downed aircraft in Lake Michigan.
Paula Malone, group duty officer; Petty Officer 1st Class John Hersrud, Station Grand Haven officer of the day; and Petty Officer 2nd Class Debra Ball, group radio operator.
Right to left, Petty Officer 2nd Class Roland Ashby, Petty Officer 3rd Class Allen Hosford and Chief Petty Officer John Anten, the Reserve crew from Station Grand Haven, Mich., who rescued a father and son after their plane crashed into Lake Michigan.
www.spear.navy.mil /profile/profile/nov00/pages/page22.html   (1080 words)

 Petty Officer Cruel Kev
Officer students receive constructive credit for their commissioned service in accordance with DOD Instruction 6000.13.
The subset of those leaving before their term was up, for reasons ranging from disability to drug abuse, increased from 58,214 in 2002 to 60,406 last year among enlisted personnel and from 1,011 in 2002 to 1,280 for officers.
CRUEL KEV: A Third Class Petty Officer in the U.S. Navy during the Cold War.
pettyofficercruel.blogspot.com   (4156 words)

 Naval Academy Band
Petty Officer Pitta went on to Towson University, earning a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Music degree in 1996.
Petty Officer Pitta reported to the United States Naval Academy Band in March 1999.
Petty Officer Pitta also enjoys fishing, gardening, cooking and spending time with his family.
www.usna.edu /USNABand/biographies/PittaBio.htm   (274 words)

 Command Master Chief: USNS COMFORT (T-AH 20)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
From 1981 to 1984, Petty Officer Second Class Kunz was assigned to the Anti-Submarine Helicopter Squadron-Light Thirty-Four (HSL-34) in Norfolk, Virginia.
From 1984 to 1988 Petty Officer First Class Kunz was assigned to the Second Marine Aircraft Wing in Cherry Point, North Carolina as the Leading Petty Officer of Aviation Medicine and then Administration.
From 1992 to 1996 Senior Chief Petty Officer Kunz was the Senior Enlisted Advisor of the Branch Medical Clinic, Lakehurst, New Jersey.
www.comfort.navy.mil /cmc_bio.html   (400 words)

 Average E6 - Petty Officer - 1st Class (Navy) Salary. E6 - Petty Officer - 1st Class (Navy) Job, Ca
Average E6 - Petty Officer - 1st Class (Navy) Salary.
The median expected salary for a typical E6 - Petty Officer - 1st Class (Navy) in the United States is $27,303.
This basic market pricing report was prepared using our Certified Compensation Professionals' analysis of survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at employers of all sizes, industries and geographies.
swz.salary.com /salarywizard/layouthtmls/swzl_compresult_national_LG12000014.html   (241 words)

 United States Navy: Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Washington, D.C. The Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) is the senior enlisted person in the Navy.
DirectLine is the newsletter of the Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy to all Command Master Chiefs and Chiefs of the Boat, published at the discretion of the Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy, not based on regular publication dates.
Retirement letters from the Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy may be requested for all retiring enlisted, or prior enlisted personnel (LDO, CWO, STA-21, etc.).
www.chinfo.navy.mil /navpalib/mcpon/mcponpg.html   (288 words)

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