Ship worldwide on large ship. Good with lifeboats, survival skills. Like to get fully qualified for additional RFNPW helmsman. Team player and work well under pressure. Extremely well physically conditioned and can lift over 150 pounds. Fast learner and can take direction well.
US Navy Reserves 1994-1996
*NATO medal issued through the French Foreign Government, November 1995 thru April 1996
*Armed Forces Service Medal May, 1996
*Sea Service Ribbon awarded during (SNFL) Standing Naval Forces Atlantic in Mediterranean Sea December, 1995
*National Defense Medal Great Lakes, Chicago March, 1995
Commanding Officer United States Navy presents to Seaman David Silver letter of appreciation “Excellence in the preparation and service provided in support of the Navy League reception on September 4, 1995 on board U.S.S Simpson at Stamford, CT”. “Congratulations on a job WELL DONE!” D.A. BLOCK, Commander United States Navy.
Graduated Alternative Training Development U.S. Navy top 5% for Class of 140 students. Lastly, scored 100% on U.S. Navy Exam 1 of 3 for graduation. I was selected for cryptology in the service through preliminary (ASVAB) Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery, scored 48 which was considered very high standards of nationwide recruitment quota set by and through congress.
Arizona State University Tempe, Arizona B.A. Communications, Marketing - Minor in Theatre Graduated May 1992.
United States Navy Reserves, Honorable Discharge 1994 -1996 USS Simpson FFG-56 Served as a deck seaman on board U.S.S Simpson FFG-56 Guided Missile Frigate. I was assigned to NATO operations in Relation to the Former Yugoslavia, with six months sea duty off the Bosnian Coast of the Adriatic Sea and Straits of Otranto. Period November 1995 to April 1996, during Operation Sharp Guard and Standing Naval forces Atlantic This was primarily set up to enforce the arms embargo issued by the United Nations Security Council instituting sanctions against the Balkans. First Class Swimmer.
Training Resources Ltd., Inc, San Diego, California:
Seamanship / Lifeboatman / STCW-95, 2009 Licensed through the United States Coast Guard / Department of Homeland Security as an United States Merchant Marine, Merchant Mariner Document , Able Seaman-(OSV) U.S.C.G and International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification, and Watchkeeping for Seafarers, CPR Qualified with Lifeboat Survival Endorsements. STCW-95 Basic Safety certificates, including shipboard fire fighting for ocean voyages on vessels over 200 Gross Tons. Valedictorian for Feb 2009 Able Seaman Class. Trained by 30 Year Retired US Navy Captain for my STCW Qualifications, For my Lifeboatman and Able Seaman Qualifications trained by retired Master Chief Boatswains Mate of the US Navy.
MERCHANT MARINE CREDENTIALS
Detailed Credential Information
Ref Number 2798169
Document Number 000019865
Document Type MMC
Credential Issue Date July 29, 2009-February 20, 2014
Regulations II/4: Any Able Seaman and Specially Trained OS
VI/2: Proficient in the use of survival craft, rescue boats and fast rescue boats
Rating form part of a navigation watch- Interim rating-valid for one year from the date of issue and
lookout duties only may not be renewed - expires on July 27, 2010
Proficient in the use of survival craft
DOMESTIC CAPACITIES Limitations
Able Seaman-Special (OSV)--unlicensed
Stewarts Dept (FH)--unlicensed
Available for International travel anywhere in the world for extended periods of time.
National Ski Patrol Medical Training, Worldwide Accreditation, National Ski Patrol Systems Tempe, Arizona:
Outdoor Emergency Care Technician, Auxillary Ski Patroller, 2005 Former volunteer Aux Ski Patroller 2005-2007. Committed 100 hours of study and graduated from the NSP in Outdoor Emergency Care (OEC) in 2005 as Auxiliary Patroller. Trained as an first responder, first aid, fractures, hypothermia & hyperthermia. Emergency care problems encountered in the nonurban setting. High-altitude and cold-weather illness, wilderness extrications, and the special equipment needed for emergency care and transportation in the outdoor environment.
National Association of Scuba Diving Schools (NASD) Scuba Schools International, Phoenix, Arizona, Certified Open Water Scuba Diver, 1982 Have over 125 or more logged dives.
Extensive Martial Arts and International Amateur wrestling background. Firearms training from the US Navy.