DAMAGE CONTROL TRAINING TEAM (DCTT)

As Damage Control Petty Officer team leader for trouble call repairs, he supervised and assisted his team with 12 maintenance level repairs, sustaining and improving the Princeton's material condition.

-Led 24 DCTT members in training and developing damage control drill scenarios both underway and inport. Trained and qualified over 300 crew in Basic and Advanced damage control PQS to include Flight deck certification.

PETTY OFFICER CHASE EXPERTLY LED HIS TEAM OF 33 HULL MAINTENANCE, 5 MACHINERY REPAIRMAN, AND 22 DAMAGE CONTROL PERSONNEL TO ACCOMPLISH OVER 5,000 MAN HOURS OF MAINTENANCE TO INCLUDE MAIN STEAM LINE CONTROLLED WORK PACKAGES, FIRE MAIN BLANKING, AND LED OVER 35 DCTT DRILLS ENSURING THE HIGHEST LEVEL OF MISSION READINESS.

Tirelessly trained DCTT and Duty Sections on DC to qualify 80% at Basic DC and developed a ZUMWALT CLASS DC JQR.

WAS INSTRUMENTIAL AS THE ACTING DCTT COORDINATOR FOR FOUR MAJOR INSPECTIONS TO INCLUDE DC RIP, DCRMA, ATG 1.4 AND INSURV.

As a DCTT member, BM1 led 99 personnel in DC fundamentals during Damage Control Basic Phase, increasing DC qualifications over 50%.

HELPED TRAIN 123 PERSONNEL ACROSS 3 REPAIR LOCKERS AND WAS VITAL TO THE COMPLETION OF A VARIETY OF PREDEPLOYMENT DAMAGE CONTROL CERTIFICATIONS.

As one of my Lead DCTT Trainers, he cross-trained over 50 Sailors in Damage Control Readiness.

Tirelessly trained DCTT and Duty Sections on DC and installed DC system specific to DDG 1000 to qualify 80% at Basic DC and building a confident and enthusiastic 24 member Damage Control Training Team.

- Master Trainer. Overseeing every aspect of Damage Control training, he successfully planned and executed over 100 intense and realistic Damage Control and integrated training scenarios. He trained 28 DCTT members, 7 duty Fire Marshalls and 288 ship's crew personnel in Damage Control readiness. His efforts resulted in a grade of "Ready to Light Off" and his team earned early Main Space Fire drill certification during Light Off Assessment.

INNOVATIVE TRAINER! As DCTT coordinator, he prepared, coordinated, supervised and executed 40 damage control drills, leading 22 damage control training team members, 3 repair lockers, 3 duty sections, the at-sea fire party, and crash and salvage team in the art of damage control, sustaining the readiness of the ship's damage control capabilities to respond to any casualty.

He coordinated the training of MUSTIN's condition I and condition II DC watch teams to achieve and maintain a high level of proficiency in all warfare areas, resulting in DCTT and warfare mission certification during EOC with an overall fire fighting score of 96%, resulting in MUSTIN's engineering operations certification. DC1 Thomas is a presence throughout the command particularly on the deck plates. His knowledge of damage control was evident as he led the damage control training team, a job normally held by a damage control chief.

HE LED 66 SAILORS IN THE DEMONSTRATION OF ALL DAMAGE CONTROL EQUIPMENT ONBOARD DURING BOTH TYCOM MATERIAL AND INSURV INSPECTIONS, RESULTING IN AN OVERALL SCORE OF "ABOVE AVERAGE" FOR CLASS OF SHIP. ADDITONALLY, CHIEF WILSON SUPERVISED 66 DCTT MEMBERS THROUGH TWO MOB-D CERTIFCATIONS, LEADING TO THE QUALIFICATION OF A CREW OF OVER 1,000 SAILORS IN A TOTAL OF 79 DRILL SETS ACROSS NINE REPAIR LOCKERS, THREE INPORT EMERGENCY TEAMS, AND THE AT-SEA FIRE PARTY WITH UNPRECEDENTED SCORES OF 92% AND 93%, RESPECTIVELY.

As a pivotal member of DCTT, he successfully trained 188 Sailors in damage control readiness leading to NICHOLAS overall score of 95% in MOB-D.

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