Mr. David Beach
NCTSFE DET Misawa LNSC Director
Mr. Beach is a native of Blue Hill, Nebraska. He enlisted in the United States Navy in January 1976. He honorably served 27 years and 7 months. He currently hails from Wilmington, North Carolina.
His Navy career included tours at Great Lakes for Boot Camp, RM “A” school in San Diego and the following duty stations; NAVFAC Pacific Beach, NAVCOMSTA San Miguel Philippines, NAVFAC Grand Turks BWI, NCTS Detachment Chinhae Korea, USS/USNS Ponchatoula, Fleet Coordinating Group San Miguel Philippines, Yokota Air Base Japan, and Naval Radio and Transmitting Facility Capas Tarlac Philippines, where he was promoted to Chief Petty Officer in 1989.
Upon advancement he was assigned to the USS Beaufort as Operations Chief out of Sasebo, Japan and was advanced to Senior Chief while forward deployed during the first Persian Gulf War. After his transfer from the USS Beaufort he served at NCTS Far East Detachment Okinawa and NCTS Far East Detachment Misawa where he retired in July of 2003.
His civilian tours include Space and Naval Warfare Center Yokosuka, Naval Air Facility Misawa, NCTS Far East Detachment Misawa, and the Veterans Administration. Mr. Beach assumed the duties as the NAVCOMTELSTA FAR EAST DET MISAWA LNSC Director in November of 2016.
Mr. Beach’s Awards include the MSM, NCM (2), NAM (3), CAR and various other campaign ribbons and medals.