LTCOL(SW) Michael Houghtaling, KDE, NS, CBM, RMMC

LTCOL(SW) Michael Houghtaling, KDE, NS, CBM, RMMC

MARDET Commanding Officer, HMS Revenge (SD-317)

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Awards & Medals
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Positions Held
Commanding Officer, MARDET Revenge
Chief of Staff, Battle Squadron 2
Reconnaissance Instructor, Marine Training Center
Service Record
Assignments & Promotions
June 3, 2016
RMMC_Shoulder_Flash Applied to join TRMN.
June 4, 2016
Rank_RMMC_E-1_Sleeve Application approved by Bupers; Enlisted at rank of PRIVATE (RMMC). Assign to HMS Chainshot (DD-372)
June 11, 2016
Rank_RMMC_E-2_Sleeve Promoted to the rank of PRIVATE FIRST CLASS (RMMC), by order of the Commanding Officer of HMS Chainshot, CAPT (JG) Sir Joseph Harney, KDE.
July 9, 2016
Rank_RMMC_O-2_Shoulder Commissioned to the rank of FIRST LIEUTENANT and assigned Command of MARDET Chainshot, by order of the Commanding Officer of Marine Forces Command, General Lord Gregory Marchand, MC, SC, EM.
August 27, 2016
Revenge Transferred along with ship’s compliment to HMS Revenge (SD-317), by order of the Third Space Lord, ADM Lord Sir John Roberts, KDE, SC, Earl New Mecklenburg.
September 27, 2016
Rank_RMMC_O-4_Shoulder Brevetted to the rank of MAJOR and assigned Command of MARDET Revenge, a Battalion-sized echelon, by order of the Acting Commanding Officer of Marine Forces Command, Colonel Sonja Wolf, OG.
October 3, 2016
Rank_RMMC_O-5_Shoulder Brevetted to the rank of LIEUTENANT COLONEL and assigned as Chief of Staff, Battle Squadron 2, by order of the Commanding Officer Battle Squadron 2, Commodore Joseph Harney, KDE.
Training Record
Promotion Qualifications
Exam Description
Rank_RMMC_E-10_Sleeve Enlisted Academy
Regimental Sergeant Major (RMMC) (HIGH HONORS, 06/19/2016)
WO5 Warrant Officer Academy
Master Chief Warrant (PASS, 06/24/2016)
COL Officer Academy
Colonel (HIGH HONORS, 08/28/2016)
Technical Specialties
Exam Description
DC Damage Control Technician
“D” School (HIGH HONORS, 06/27/2016)
Oprations Operations Specialist
“A” School (HIGH HONORS, 06/26/2016)
Saganami Island RMMC Assault Marine
“D” School (HONORS, 06/20/2016)
Saganami Island RMMC Military Police
“D” School (HIGH HONORS, 06/24/2016)
Saganami Island RMMC Recon Marine
“D” School (HONORS, 06/21/2016)
Saganami Island RMMC Rifleman
“D” School (PASS, 06/23/2016)
Saganami Island RMMC Heavy Weapons
“D” School (HIGH HONORS, 06/21/2016)
Saganami Island RMMC Admin Specialist
“C” School (HIGH HONORS, 06/14/2016)
Saganami Island RMMC Embassy Guard
“D” School (HONORS, 06/26/2016)
Saganami Island RMMC Laser/Graser Crew
“C” School (PASS, 06/28/2016)
Commendations & Qualifications
June 4, 2016
space_service_deployment_ribbon Awarded the Space Services Deployment Ribbon by order of the Sixth Space Lord, ADM Lord Sir James Friedline, KSK, KE, Earl neu Odenwaldkries.
June 17, 2016
Armed Forces Service Medal Awarded the Armed Forces Service Medal by order of the Sixth Space Lord, ADM Lord Sir James Friedline, KSK, KE, Earl neu Odenwaldkries
July 1, 2016
MCAM Awarded the Manticoran Combat Action Medal for completing forty examinations, by order of the Sixth Space Lord, ADM Lord Sir James Friedline, KSK, KE, Earl neu Odenwaldkries
July 11, 2016
ESWP Awarded the Enlisted Space Warfare Pin by order of Lord Sir Daniel Walker, MC KE GS CBM, Provost Marshal BuTrain, Vice Admiral of the Red, Commander 3rd Fleet – San Martino
Pistol_Expert Awarded the Pistol Expert Marksmanship Certification by order of Lord Sir Daniel Walker, MC KE GS CBM, Provost Marshal BuTrain, Vice Admiral of the Red, Commander 3rd Fleet – San Martino
Pistol_Expert Awarded the Rifle Sharpshooter Marksmanship Certification by order of Lord Sir Daniel Walker, MC KE GS CBM, Provost Marshal BuTrain, Vice Admiral of the Red, Commander 3rd Fleet – San Martino
June 13, 2016
RMN_Observer_Wings_Officer Qualified and authorized to wear Aerospace Observer Wings by order of the Astro Control Officer, CAPT(SG) Garrett Bitker KE, CGM.
August 16, 2016
MSM Awarded the Meritorious Service Medal for exulting and encouraging eleven (11) members of the crew of HMS Chainshot and her MARDET to become marksmanship qualified of at least sharpshooter level or higher, by order of Commodore James Jones, SC, OG, CGM.
September 9, 2016
Meritorious Unit Citation Awarded the Royal Meritorious Unit Citation as a member of HMS Revenge for “exceptional marksmanship during the second qualification period of this year’s Talbott Cup Challenge”. By order of the Commanding Officer of Tenth Fleet, ADM Lady Chrissy Killian, Countess Fontana Flats.
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