LCAC Eval Statements
SERVED AS LANDING CRAFT AIR CUSHION (LCAC) RAMP SAFETY OFFICER AT ASSAULT CRAFT UNIT FOUR. SUPERVISED AND CONTROLLED OVER 950 LCAC MISSIONS, ENSURING THE SAFE AND MISHAP-FREE EXECUTION OF MORE THAN 7,000 HOURS OF BASIC AND ADVANCED TRAINING IN ACCORDANCE WITH SEAOPS.
Served as Navigator for LCAC 38 during exercise Bold Alligator during 33 mishap-free hours of operation. Assisted in the planning of eight missions which contributed to the safe movement of 20 Dutch vehicles, 315 NATO and U.S. military personnel, and 10,000 pounds of cargo.
He consistently provided expert seamanship training to 23 sailors, which led to over 250 mishap-free hours of LCAC and LCU beach operations supporting the movement of over 1200 Marines, 130 tons of Marine equipment and 200 pieces of rolling stock.
Achieved qualification and served as POIC for Welldeck evolutions, completing over 70 LCU, 72 LCAC and 17 AAVs. Performed as crane operator and signal man during onload and offload of over 500 tons of USMC equipment. Also served as Anchor POIC, completing four anchorages. All evolutions completed with zero mishaps.
He managed 13 personnel in three ratings during the completion of 1350 Ramp Safety Officer and LCAC refueling operations. He also completed 115 maintenance actions and 39 corrective operations. Procured $250K of ground support assets from PMA620, DRMO, and MIDLANT with zero cost to ACU4.
As combat cargo well deck NCO, supervised and tracked the manifest of 3900 Landing Force personnel via 56 LCU/LCAC hits for eight mission essential operations during well deck ops. Oversaw the embarkation and debarkation of 408 vehicles and 127 quadcons amounting to the onload and offload of 2,700 shore tons of gear through well deck operations with no safety incidents. Was LF liaison to vehicle start ups for 40 vehicles every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday and was accountable for logging and reporting any issues to CCA. Assisted in the New Orleans bog in Kuwait which consisted of the offload of 610 pax and 84 vehicles in a three-day period of 27 LCAC hits.