Navy gunner's mate, writes eloquently about the value of studying the past to illuminate the future and about the importance of understanding the heritage of one's chosen profession: More than half a century ago, Theodore Roscoe wrote a book called This Is Your Navy, an informal history written specifically for Sailors.
What does GM stand for?
GM stands for Gunner's Mate (US Navy and US Coast Guard rating)
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- Group Metric
- Group Modem
- Growth Medium
- Growth Monitoring
- Grupos de Métodos (Spanish: group of methods)
- Guard Mail
- Guidance Manager
- Guided Missile
- Guild Master
- Gun Mount
- Guru Meditation (Amiga OS error)
- Metacentric Height
- Republic of Gambia
- Silty Gravels (soil type)
- Gulf Mobile & Ohio (Railroad)
- Granulocyte Macrophage Colony-Forming Unit
- Anti-Granulocyte-Monocyte Colony-Stimulating Factor (pharmacology)
- Granulocyte Macrophage Colony Stimulating Factor
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He served as a gunner's mate on the USS Baltimore stationed in the South Pacific.
00 Paperback VA65 Letourneau enlisted in the the US Navy a few months after Pearl Harbor and trained to be a gunner's mate on a battleship, the USS Massachusetts.
He signed the weapon's log, and the duty gunner's mate handed him a pistol after verifying that it was on safe, the hammer was up, and the weapon was clear.
Deploying here puts you right in there with operators," said Chief Gunner's Mate Jose Pena, the EXW program coordinator for Special Boat Team 12.
Apprentice-level CoPs available on NKO include: Electronics Technician (ET), Fire Controlman (FC), Gunner's Mate (GM), Interior Communications Electrician (IC), Mineman (MN), Operations Specialist/ Quartermaster (OS/QM), Seaman/Apprenticeship Training Division (SN/ATD), Boatswain's Mate (BM) and Sonar Technician-Surface (STG).
The call ultimately led to the rescue of one severely wounded team member, Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Marcus Luttrell, and the recovery of the remains of Murphy and Gunner's Mate 2nd Class (SEAL) Danny Dietz and Sonar Technician 2nd Class (SEAL) Matthew Axelson.
Serving on HMS Acheron in the Med in 1932 in his final Navy days Percy became a Chief Gunner's Mate, a much-respected and close-knit group of the disciplinary side of the RN.