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 Petty Officer Third Class - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Petty Officers serve a dual role as both technical experts and as leaders.
A petty officer's full title is a combination of the two.
The rating insignia for a Petty Officer Third Class is a white eagle with spread wings above a cheveron.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Petty_Officer_Third_Class   (650 words)

  
 Valparaiso Air Force ROTC
This responsibility is given formal recognition by use of the terms noncommissioned officer and petty officer.
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)

  
 Navy Times - Opportunity drops for reserve petty officers
Overall, there were quotas for 13 percent of petty officers second class who passed the E-6 exam, 24 percent of petty officers third class who passed the E-5 exam and 71 percent of seamen, firemen and airmen who passed the exam to make E-4.
Operations specialist first class advancement rates fell from 64 percent to 2 percent; gunner’s mate fell from 43 percent to 2 percent; hospital corpsman, from 31 percent to 2 percent; and boatswain’s mate, from 45 percent to 2 percent.
Simpson noted that the number of quotas for third class — 690 in the spring, 639 during this cycle — were relatively close.
www.navytimes.com /story.php?f=1-292925-2425396.php   (629 words)

  
 Corpsman Who Failed to Halt Killing of Iraqi Receives Prison Sentence - New York Times
Petty Officer Third Class Melson J. Bacos, center, testified against members of his squad in a plea agreement that allowed him to avoid a charge of murder.
The corpsman, Petty Officer Third Class Melson J. Bacos, 21, pleaded guilty to modified charges of conspiracy and kidnapping, but avoided the charge of murder and a possible death sentence by agreeing to cooperate with prosecutors and testify against members of his squad.
The petty officer said the plot to kill an Iraqi and cover it up was devised hours before the shooting as the men “huddled” in a palm grove near the crime scene.
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 Recruit Petty Officers
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)

  
 Enlisted Rank Insignia
The Navy Petty Officer "Crow" metal insignia is for the "overseas" cap.
The Sergeant Major of the Army (SMA), the Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps (SGTMAJMC), the Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON), and the Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force (CMSAF) are the spokespersons of the enlisted force at the highest levels of their services.
The Navy Senior, Master, and Fleet Master, and MCPON Chief Petty Officer anchor metal insignia is for the "overseas" cap.
www.milnet.com /pentagon/enlisted-orig.html   (835 words)

  
 Petty Officer 3rd Class   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Petty Officer Third Class is the fourth enlisted rank in the
and lower ranks, advancement to Petty Officer Third Class is not automatic given time in service, but is also contingent on performance evaluations by their superiors and rate examinations (test of specialty knowledge).
Thus, a Petty Officer Third Class, who has the rating of Machinist's Mate would properly be called a Machinist's Mate Third Class.
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 U.S. Navy
These officers hold presidential commissions and are confirmed at their ranks by the Senate.
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.
www.thetachi.org /alumni/Uniform/Rank/Rank_Navy.asp   (409 words)

  
 Navy | TheNewsTribune.com | Tacoma, WA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Regina Clark, left, of Centralia, Wash., is shown during her 2003 deployment in Kuwait City with an unidentified friend in this undated photo provided by Kerry Clark.
Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Christopher M. Dickerson, 33, of Eastman, Ga., seen in this undated family photo, is one of seven sailors assigned to a construction battalion based at Jacksonville Naval Air Station killed in two separate attacks in Iraq, the Navy confirmed Tuesday, May 4, 2004.
Petty Officer 1st Class Michael J. Pernaselli, a 27-year-old boatswain's mate from suburban Rochester, N.Y., is shown in an undated photo.
www.thenewstribune.com /24hour/iraq/casualties/navy   (1070 words)

  
 DC3 NATHAN BRUCKENTHAL, USCG
Petty Officer Third Class Nathan Bruckenthal is shown in this photo taken in 1998.
Petty Officer Bruckenthal was a member of a "visit, board, search, and seizure" team attached to USS Firebolt.
Petty Officer Bruckenthal, Petty Officer Third Class Joseph T. Ruggiero (who was injured in the incident) and five Navy sailors aboard a rigid hull inflatable boat were preparing to board a "Dhow" that had approached the Iraqi Khawr Al Amaya Oil Terminal when the explosion occurred.
www.jacksjoint.com /BruckenthalNathan-2.htm   (746 words)

  
 Starfleet Ranks
Petty Officer, Second Class: Enlisted personnel with a minimum of one tour and a year in grade as a Petty Officer Third Class.
The Officers are the heart and soul of the Fleet.
The last officer to hold this rank was Admiral Richard Barnard during the Romulan War.
phoenixinn.iwarp.com /startrek/files/ranks.html   (1701 words)

  
 Personal Decorations earned in Vietnam service
The Combat Action Ribbon is awarded to members of the Nayv, Marine Corps and Coast Guard (when the Coast Guard or units thereof operate under the control of the Navy) in the grade of captain/colonel and junior thereto, who have actively participated in ground or surface combat.
Upon submission of evidence to their commanding officer, personnel who earned the Combat Infantryman Badge or Combat Medical Bade while a member of the U.S. Army may be authorized to wear the Combat Action Ribbon.
The principal eligibility criterion is that the individual must have participated in a bona fide ground or surface combat fire fight or action during which he was under enemy fire and performance while under fire was satisfactory.
www.hc7seadevils.org /PersonalDecorations.htm   (483 words)

  
 The use of the word
This officers' crest is worn on the Navy officer's cap.
The collar devices are also worn on the right side of the garrison cap (a miniature officer's crest is worn on the left) and slightly larger devices are worn on the epaulets of the raincoat and working jacket.
Chief Petty Officers are always referred to as "Chief", "Senior Chief", or "Master Chief" as appropriate.
vietnamresearch.com /unif/navy/index.html   (874 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   (5737 words)

  
 Fred's Place - The Place To Meet Old Coast Guard Shipmates
Coast Guard Petty Officer Third Class Daniel Gray relays the teams progress as he watches the CGC Mohawk during a Panamax boarding in the Caribbean Sea near the Panama Canal on August 29, 2006.
Coast Guard Petty Officer Second Class Justin E. McLaury fights a simulated fire in the laundry room during a drill on the CGC Mohawk in the Caribbean Sea near the Panama Canal on August 28, 2006.
Coast Guard Petty Officer Second Class Justin E. McLaury (right) and Petty Officer Third Class Aaron C. Harris fight a simulated fire in the laundry room during a drill on the CGC Mohawk in the Caribbean Sea near the Panama Canal on August 28, 2006.
www.fredsplace.org /images/mohawk/week9   (989 words)

  
 DefendAmerica News - Profile Article
Recently, as the "Gold Eagle" navigated the waters of the western Pacific, Petty Officer Third Class Jason Countryman of Electronic Attack Squadron 138, the "Yellow Jackets," showed his safety alertness in rushing to save a shipmate from being blown into the intake of an EA-6B Prowler's roaring jet engine.
"Petty Officer Countryman's quick action and situational awareness saved his fellow sailor from serious injury at least, perhaps from death," said Cmdr. Stephen W. Beckvonpeccoz, Yellow Jackets commanding officer.
Chief Petty Officer Brian Buchanan said Countryman's actions clearly demonstrated his competence and how important it is to always be alert.
www.defendamerica.mil /profiles/aug2003/pr081903a.html   (621 words)

  
 Voices in the Wilderness : Counter Recruitment
Pablo Paredes was also demoted from petty officer third class to seaman recruit, the lowest rank in the Navy.
SAN DIEGO – A Navy petty officer opposed to the war in Iraq refused to board his ship Monday as sailors and Marines deployed for the Persian Gulf.
Petty Officer 3rd Class Pablo Paredes, 23, said he has opposed the war since its inception.
vitw.org /cr   (653 words)

  
 ASR Library
Rates identify personnel by rating (occupation) and pay grade, and are denoted as follows: a petty officer third class who is a legalman would be LN3.
A chief petty officer who is a master-at-arms would be a MAC.
Enlisted personnel who later become warrant officers or limited duty officers almost always serve in same area in which they obtained their enlisted rating.
www.alt-starfleet-rpg.org /library/asrratings.html   (1493 words)

  
 Bring the POW/MIAs home-Petty Officer Third Class David L. Dixon
Machinist's Mate Petty Officer Third Class David L. Dixon and Fireman David P. Halpin were assigned to the Naval Support Activity Da Nang, Support Detachment, Cua Viet, Sout Vietnam.
On September 28, 1968 at approximately 2:00p.m., at the Naval Support Activity Detachment, Cua Viet, South Vietnam, Dixon and Halpin were working on a boat which was tied up to a barge from which contaminated fuel was being pumped.
Petty Officer Dixon and two other crewmembers were working in the engine room.
www.angelfire.com /or2/mia/dixon.html   (459 words)

  
 Gale R. Siow, Petty Officer Third Class, United States Navy
LOS ANGELES, California — The widow of a Navy petty officer who vanished during the Vietnam War says that after 35 years of uncertainty, she is looking forward to his funeral.
A surveillance plane carrying Petty Officer 3rd Class Gale R. Siow of Huntington Beach and eight others vanished on January 11, 1968.
LOS ANGELES — The widow of a Navy petty officer who vanished during the Vietnam War says that after 35 years of uncertainty, she is looking forward to his funeral.
www.arlingtoncemetery.net /grsiow.htm   (1343 words)

  
 Fallen Heroes Memorial: Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Lee Hamilton Deal
Leave a message in memory of this servicemember, and/or to the loved ones left behind.
Being a police officer, I know the dangers involved with service and try to do my part to fight against people who would challenge our freedoms.
"Petty Officer Deal: I'm just guessing, but you must have been a corpsman assigned to the Marines.
www.fallenheroesmemorial.com /oif/profiles/dealleehamilton.html   (1295 words)

  
 U.S. Navy Enlisted Rating Structure
Petty officer third class (PO3) is a rate.
Officers do not have rates but are said to have rank.
One Master Chief Petty Officer is selected as Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (Gold star in rating badge).
www.bluejacket.com /usn_ratings.html   (1123 words)

  
 U.S. Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Marlon Rendon - DefendAmerica News - Profile Article
Joining Marines on their daily patrols through the streets of Ramadi is a far cry from his strolls as a teenager down Corona Avenue in Queens.
U.S. Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Marlon D. Rendon, a corpsman with the 2nd Marine Division at Camp Blue Diamond, Ramadi, Iraq, provides medical support to Marines on their daily patrols through the city.
Rendon is assigned to the camp’s Quick Reaction Force, responsible for responding to threats against the camp and bringing security to the area by patrolling the surrounding city’s streets searching for insurgents and suspicious activity.
www.defendamerica.mil /profiles/nov2005/pr110805a.html   (639 words)

  
 'I do not let people die on me' - Americas - International Herald Tribune
Petty Officer Third Class Dustin Kirby with the sniper's bullet that wounded a member of his platoon in Iraq.
KARMA, Iraq: Petty Officer Third Class Dustin Kirby clutched the wounded marine's empty helmet.
Sweat ran down his face, which he was trying to keep straight but kept twisting into a snarl.
www.iht.com /articles/2006/11/01/news/medic.php   (891 words)

  
 Voices in the Wilderness : Navy Petty Officer Third Class Pablo Paredes Issues Final Statement Prior to Wednesday’s ...
Navy Petty Officer Third Class Pablo Paredes Issues Final Statement Prior to Wednesday’s Court Martial
There I announced my opposition to war in general and to being a party to the death and destruction of which the Marines would be both victims and perpetrators.
After receiving favorable recommendations from two interviewing officers, the investigating officer recommended rejecting my application.
vitw.org /archives/893   (737 words)

  
 Google Alert results for: "nathan bruckenthal"
Officer Third Class Nathan Bruckenthal is shown in this photo taken in 1998.
Petty Officer Third Class Nathan Bruckenthal Petty Officer
Third Class Nathan Bruckenthal is shown in this photo taken in 1998.
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 Naval Enlisted Ratings
A petty officer third class who is a legalman whould be LN3.
The same is true for mustang officers (those who came up through the enlisted ranks) who do not otherwise attend the Academy or equivalent training.
Such officers have a rank ceiling of O-4 (LCDR), are not elgible for command, and are called limited duty officers.
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