Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
  #1   Report Post  
Old November 8th 19, 02:22 PM posted to rec.boats
external usenet poster
 
First recorded activity by BoatBanter: Aug 2017
Posts: 4,167
Default Veteran's Day



Been thinking about my grandson this Veteran's Day and,
since I've bragged about him here before, thought I'd
give an update on what he's up to:

He enlisted in the USCG a few years ago and, in accordance with CG
policy, spent his first two years after basic
training serving aboard a Coast Guard Cutter doing
mostly drug intervention cruises as an unrated (E3)
"striker". During this time
he qualified for boarding party teams and became
eligible for further training.

He applied for and was accepted for training to become part of
the USCG "Special Forces" and recently completed
training in San Diego, as a member of the CG
"TACLET" -- (TACtical Law Enforcement Teams).

Following graduation in San Diego (and promotion to Petty Officer)
he received orders and is currently attending a final phase with the US
Marines at Camp Lejeune, NC for additional
training, mostly in hand to hand combat, after which
he will be assigned to the USCG Deployable Specialized Forces.

I am going to keep on his good side. :-)




  #2   Report Post  
Old November 8th 19, 05:46 PM posted to rec.boats
external usenet poster
 
First recorded activity by BoatBanter: Jul 2007
Posts: 33,554
Default Veteran's Day

On Fri, 8 Nov 2019 08:22:30 -0500, "Mr. Luddite"
wrote:



Been thinking about my grandson this Veteran's Day and,
since I've bragged about him here before, thought I'd
give an update on what he's up to:

He enlisted in the USCG a few years ago and, in accordance with CG
policy, spent his first two years after basic
training serving aboard a Coast Guard Cutter doing
mostly drug intervention cruises as an unrated (E3)
"striker". During this time
he qualified for boarding party teams and became
eligible for further training.

He applied for and was accepted for training to become part of
the USCG "Special Forces" and recently completed
training in San Diego, as a member of the CG
"TACLET" -- (TACtical Law Enforcement Teams).

Following graduation in San Diego (and promotion to Petty Officer)
he received orders and is currently attending a final phase with the US
Marines at Camp Lejeune, NC for additional
training, mostly in hand to hand combat, after which
he will be assigned to the USCG Deployable Specialized Forces.

I am going to keep on his good side. :-)


What's his rate
  #3   Report Post  
Old November 8th 19, 06:58 PM posted to rec.boats
external usenet poster
 
First recorded activity by BoatBanter: Aug 2017
Posts: 4,167
Default Veteran's Day

On 11/8/2019 11:46 AM, wrote:
On Fri, 8 Nov 2019 08:22:30 -0500, "Mr. Luddite"
wrote:



Been thinking about my grandson this Veteran's Day and,
since I've bragged about him here before, thought I'd
give an update on what he's up to:

He enlisted in the USCG a few years ago and, in accordance with CG
policy, spent his first two years after basic
training serving aboard a Coast Guard Cutter doing
mostly drug intervention cruises as an unrated (E3)
"striker". During this time
he qualified for boarding party teams and became
eligible for further training.

He applied for and was accepted for training to become part of
the USCG "Special Forces" and recently completed
training in San Diego, as a member of the CG
"TACLET" -- (TACtical Law Enforcement Teams).

Following graduation in San Diego (and promotion to Petty Officer)
he received orders and is currently attending a final phase with the US
Marines at Camp Lejeune, NC for additional
training, mostly in hand to hand combat, after which
he will be assigned to the USCG Deployable Specialized Forces.

I am going to keep on his good side. :-)


What's his rate



I think it's ME (Maritime Law Enforcement Specialist) however
he is in the CG Deployable Specialized Forces. From what little
I understand he won't be assigned to a particular command after
completion of training at Camp Lejeune. Rather, he'll be part
of a contingent that may be deployed temporarily for specific
purposes, either domestically or internationally. Don't know
a whole lot about it other than what I can read and from what
he has told me a bit cryptically.
  #4   Report Post  
Old November 8th 19, 09:59 PM posted to rec.boats
external usenet poster
 
First recorded activity by BoatBanter: Jul 2008
Posts: 8,584
Default Veteran's Day

On Fri, 8 Nov 2019 08:22:30 -0500, "Mr. Luddite" wrote:



Been thinking about my grandson this Veteran's Day and,
since I've bragged about him here before, thought I'd
give an update on what he's up to:

He enlisted in the USCG a few years ago and, in accordance with CG
policy, spent his first two years after basic
training serving aboard a Coast Guard Cutter doing
mostly drug intervention cruises as an unrated (E3)
"striker". During this time
he qualified for boarding party teams and became
eligible for further training.

He applied for and was accepted for training to become part of
the USCG "Special Forces" and recently completed
training in San Diego, as a member of the CG
"TACLET" -- (TACtical Law Enforcement Teams).

Following graduation in San Diego (and promotion to Petty Officer)
he received orders and is currently attending a final phase with the US
Marines at Camp Lejeune, NC for additional
training, mostly in hand to hand combat, after which
he will be assigned to the USCG Deployable Specialized Forces.

I am going to keep on his good side. :-)



Pats on the back to him!


Reply
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules

Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Veteran's Day Stats Mr. Luddite General 4 November 13th 15 02:16 PM
HAPPY VETERAN'S DAY!! GuzzisRule General 1 November 11th 12 02:50 PM
One Veteran musters out Bart Senior ASA 5 November 16th 05 12:58 PM
New Pope is a War Veteran! Hank Rearden ASA 2 April 20th 05 01:57 AM
Veteran's Day; Thanks Guys Thom Stewart ASA 43 November 27th 04 03:48 PM


All times are GMT +1. The time now is 08:05 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2019, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright 2004-2019 BoatBanter.com.
The comments are property of their posters.
 

About Us

"It's about Boats"

 

Copyright © 2017