David Ray Culpepper1
|Father*||Billy Ray Culpepper (8 Sep 1930 - 22 Jul 2000)|
|Mother*||Imogene Fielder (9 Jan 1929 - 30 May 2002)|
|Charts||Benjamin (son of Robert) Culpepper of Edgecombe Co., NC: Descendant Chart|
|Last Edited||15 Mar 2011|
- E-mail written 2001 to Lew Griffin from David Ray Culpeppe (#36612).
Entered US Navy 1980. After Basic training and various basic tech schools, he served as follows: Comphibgru One, Okinawa JA 80-81; Mobile Environmental Team, San Diego 81-84; Aerographers Mate 'C' School 84-85 (Student); Naval Polar Oceanography Center, Suitland Maryland, 85-89; USS LaSalle 89-90; Advanced to and duly initiated to CPO 1990; Instructor, Aerographers Mate 'C' School 90-94; USS Belleau Wood, Sasebo JA, 94-97; Naval Pacific Meteorology and Oceanography Detachment Barbers Point HI, 97-00. His Awards/Distinguishing Qualifications include: Navy Commendation Medal, Air Force Commendation Medal, Navy Achievement Medals (4), Joint Meritorious Unit Award, Navy "E" (3), Good Conduct Medals (5), Armed Forces Expeditionary, Navy Expeditionary (3), Humanitarian Service Medal, Sea Service Deployment Ribbon (5), Navy Arctic Service Medal, -Navy Overseas Service Ribbon, National Defense Medal, USN Master Training Specialist, USAF Master Technical Training Specialist, Aviation Warfare, and Honorable Shellback. His Theaters of combat were both the Arabian Gulf and Somalia. He retired/Flt Reserve as Chief Aerographers Mate --- AGC (AW).