Billets and Assignments
Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps Unit, Illinois Institute of
Technology, Chicago, Illinois, 1992-1994. Sophomore Class Advisor, Public
Affairs Officer, Summer Aviation Training Coordinator/Assistant Coordinator
Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron Light 34, Norfolk, VA, 1990-1992.
Squadron Operations Officer, Wing Anti-Submarine Warfare Range Coordinator,
Helicopter Detachment Officer-in-Charge, Squadron Safety Officer, Anti-Submarine
Helicopter Pilot; deployed to South America as Air Officer aboard the flagship
of the Commander, South Atlantic Forces, U.S. Atlantic Fleet, 1991. Air Officer:
USS Trippe; USS Ticonderoga; USS O'Bannon. Boards and Commitees:
President, Squadron Fleet Naval Aviator Evaluation Board; Member, Naval Air
Station Norfolk Safety Council.
Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron Light 31, San Diego, CA, 1988-1990.
Squadron Administrative Officer, Squadron Security Officer, Squadron Computer
Systems Officer, Squadron Information Security Officer, Squadron Safety Officer,
Helicopter Flight Instructor. Boards and Committees: President, Squadron
Administrative Boards; Member, Anti-Submarine Warfare Wing Pacific Safety
Council; Member, Naval Air Station North Island Security Council
Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron Light 31 Detachment Bravo, San
Diego, CA, 1985-1988. Helicopter Detachment Officer-in-Charge, Detachment
Liaison Officer, Utility Helicopter Pilot; deployed aboard hydrographic survey
vessels in support of hydrographic survey operations in Indonesia, 1986 and
1987. Air Officer, USNS Chauvenet, T-AGS 29; USNS Harkness, T-AGS 31.
Helicopter Training Squadron 18, Milton, FL, 1983-1985. Flight Leader,
Student Control Officer (equivalent to Academic Dean and Dean of Students),
Foreign Training Officer, Helicopter Flight Instructor, Map Interpretation
and Tactical Application Course Instructor.
Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron Light 35, San Diego, CA, 1979-1983.
Helicopter Detachment Operations Officer, Squadron Tactics Officer; deployed
aboard destroyers to the Western Pacific in 1980 and the Indian Ocean in
1982. Air Operations Officer, USS Merrill; USS Kinkaid; USS Fife; USS
Oldendorf; USS Meyerkord. Member, Pacific Fleet LAMPS Tactical Advisory
Helicopter Pilot Flight Experience and Qualifications
3522.9 flight hours; 2167.40 hours of aircraft commander time;
685 at-sea small deck landings.
Aviation Safety Officer, 1990.
Special Instrument Flight Rating, 1984.
TH-57C "Sea Ranger" (Bell 206B Jet Ranger) Flight Instructor, 1983.
Formation Flight Instructor/Tactical Flight Instructor, 1984
Instrument Flight Instructor, 1983
SH-2F "Seasprite" Anti-Submarine Warfare Helicopter Pilot, 1979.
Standardization Pilot, 1988
Fleet Readiness Squadron Instructor Pilot, 1988
Post-Maintenance Check Pilot, 1986
HH-2D Utility Helicopter Pilot, 1986
Helicopter Aircraft Commander, 1981
Naval Aviator and Helicopter Pilot, United States Navy, June 8, 1979.
Copyright 1999 Ray Trygstad, Naperville, Illinois
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