CTMCM(IDW/SG) Duain E. Woodruff
He reported to NTTC Corry Station, FL for initial training as a CTM in 1988 and completed ELTECH, CTM ‘A’ school and a ‘C’ School in 1990.
His first assignment was at NSGA Clark AFB, PI. This tour was shortened by Mount Pinatubo’s volcanic eruption, after which he helped close the command. Hastily, sent to OFP Skaggs Island from the PI, he ended up helping close the OFP and the NSGA at Skaggs due to its pending closure. Next was detailed to NSGA Edzell, Scotland. But, as the base closure was pending, he assisted in his third base closure.
Not wanting to close another duty assignment, and with a better ability to choose a duty station, CTM1 chose to go to NSA Fort Meade in the fall of 1995. During that assignment, he assumed the duties as the EMO and systems developer for a system where he served until he transferred in June 1998.
Petty Officer Woodruff transferred to NTTC Corry Station for Sub ‘C’ school with follow on orders to NSGA Pearl Harbor for Sub duty from December 1998 to September 2001 as the LPO and earning his ‘Dolphins’.
He transferred to RTC Great Lakes in October 2001 to May 2005 where he trained and assumed the duties as an RDC. While at RTC he picked up Chief, earned his MTS, RDC badge of Excellence and on his own time, earned a 9510 NEC (Water Survival Instructor) to better train recruits.
From May 2005 to August 2008 he served at NIOD Groton in support of Sub duties again. And from August 2008 to September 2011 served in support of Sub duties at NIOC Hawaii where he was promoted to Senior Chief and helped establish the first EIDWS programs and qualified May 2010. He reported to Fleet Cyber Command/Commander Tenth Fleet, Ft Meade Maryland in October 2011 and worked for Mr. Terawaki in his continuing support of the sub community until November 2012 when orders brought him to NIOD Groton to be the EMO.
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