In the summer before I enlisted in 1963 at home in Port Huron, MI:
My previous duty stations were:
1964-65 GLAKES, IL RTC and NTC 'MMA' School. Graduated.
1965-68 Long Beach, CA USS Ashtabula AO51 A Division and Engine Room watches. Made two nine month deployments to Western Pacific and Vietnam.
1968 San Diego, CA 'AC&R' School NTC San Diego, CA. Graduated.
1968-70 San Diego, CA USS Constellation CVA64 MMR#3. Engine room maintenance and top watch. Made one ten month deployment to Western Pacific and Vietnam.
1970-73 Port Huron, MI Broken service - Power plant operator with the Detroit Edison Company. Naval Reserve.
1973-75 Jacksonville, FL NAS Cecil Field in the rate of MM2. Shore duty. TAD Shore Patrol Headquarters, Jacksonville, FL.
1975-76 Charleston, SC USS Semmes DDG18 in the rate of MM1. Assigned to Engine Room #2. Stood watches as Engine room supervisor.
1976-79 Charleston, SC USS Garcia FF1040 in the rate of MM1(SW). Stood duty/watches as Engine room supervisor and Engineering Officer of the Watch, Duty Engineer and OOD inport.
1979-82 Charleston, SC USS Canopus AS34 in the rate of MMC(SW). Assigned to the Engine Room/Engineering Department/AC&R shop. Stood duty/watches as Engine room supervisor and Engineering Officer of the Watch, Duty Engineer and OOD inport. Monitored Department Administration. AC&R shop supervisor.
1982-83 Charleston, SC USS Joseph Hewes FF1078 in the rate of MMC(SW). Assigned to the LCPO for Engine Room/Aux. 1. Stood duty/watches as Engineering Officer of the Watch, Duty Engineer and OOD inport. Ships 3M Coordinator.
1983-85 Charleston, SC USS Frank Cable AS40 in the rate of MMCS(SW) assigned to Repair Department QA and ARRS Office supervisor, Subron 18 3M inspection team.
1985-88 Cadillac, MI NAVRESCEN Shore duty in the rate of MMCM(SW). Master Chief of the Command.
1988-90 Norfolk, VA USS Theodore Roosevelt CVN70 Ships 3M Coordinator and Departmental LCPO.
USS Theodore Roosevelt CVN-71 MMCM(SW) James H. Devereaux and rest of the command Master Chief Petty Officers with Captain Dayton W. Ritt, Commanding.
1990-92 Norfolk, VA Naval Station Limited Duty for medical treatment and evaluation.
May 23, 1992 Transferred to the Fleet Reserve.