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 honorable served 27 years and 7 months earning the MSM, NCM (2), NAM (3), CAR and numerous other campaign ribbons and medals. His Navy career included 6 months of war time service aboard the USS Beaufort in the first Persian Gulf war deployed forward AOR of the Persian Gulf in uncharted mine fields. During war time operations the USS Princeton took a mine hit and was unable to navigate under its own power. The USS Beaufort was tasked with towing the USS Princeton out of an uncharted mine field during night time operations IOT ensure it’s ships company and the billion dollar ship was out of harms way. After towing the USS Princeton out of harms way they returned to the mine fields for further duty and was immediately tasked to escort the USS Tarawa out of harms way, she too had also been struck by a mine. After successfully escorting her out of the area once again they returned for further duty and was the first ship to enter the Kuwait port after the cease of hostilities. He retired as an Information Systems Technician Senior Chief in July 2003.
After retiring from the United States Navy in July 2003, Mr. Beach commenced his USCS civil service with SPAWAR Yokosuka as the Program Manager for the BLII Project in Misawa. After successfully completing this multi-million dollar project he transferred to NAF Misawa, Japan as the N6 Department Head and currently serves as the NCTS FE LNSC DET Misawa Director.