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    Robert D. Dinkins - Government Service

    • 36 yrs – Military and Civilian Service

    • Married to Irene, 36 years.

    • Jan 22, 1969 - Enlisted in U.S. Air Force at Coral Gables, Fl. Basic Training and Aircraft Maintenance schools at Lackland and Sheppard AFB, TX.

    • Jul 1969 to Jan 1971 assigned to the 374th Tactical Airlift Wing, Naha, AB Okinawa. Duty, served as a Crew Chief on C-130A aircraft.

    • Dec 1969 to Oct 1970 Detached to the 834th Air Division, DET 2, Cam Ranh Bay AB, Republic of Vietnam. Duty, served as a Crew Chief on C-130A aircraft (Tactical Airlift).

    • Jan 1971 to Dec 1972 assigned to 316th Tactical Airlift Wing, Langley AFB, Virginia. Duty, served as a Crew Chief on C-130E aircraft with world wide deployment to Europe, South and Central America, and Southeast Asia.

    • Sep 1975 to Sep 1978 As a Air Reserve civilian technician with the 920th Weather Reconnaissance Squadron, at Kessler AFB, Ms. Duty, served as a Crew Chief on WC-130H aircraft with deployments to Central America, the Caribbean, Mexico and Alaska (Storm tracking and Hurricane Reconnaissance).

    • Sep 1978 to Sep 1984 Quality Assurance Specialist with Defense Contract Administrative Service office at NASA’s Michoud Facility and Stennis Space Center. Space Shuttle Main Fuel tank and Main Engine testing.

    • Sep 1984 to Sep 1989 Lead Quality Assurance Specialist at the Defense Contract Administrative Service office, Grumman Aircraft Corporation St. Augustine Fl.

    • Oct 1989 to Jul 1992 Supervisor Quality Assurance Specialist at the Defense Plant Representative Office, Northrop Grumman Aircraft, St. Augustine Fl.

    • Jul 1992 to Dec 2004 Program Integrator Specialist at the Defense Contract Management Agency office, Grumman Aircraft, St. Augustine Fl.

    • Sep 2003 to Mar 2004 Quality Assurance Specialist for Contingency Contracting Administrative Services (CCAS) LOGCAP III, during Iraqi/Enduring Freedom.

    • Dec 2004 to Aug 2007 Team Lead for Technical Operations at DCMA office, Northrop Grumman Corporation, St. Augustine, Fl

    • Retired from Government service, August 3, 2007

    • During my career, I received honors for the Defense Logistics Agency Resident Quality Assurance Representative of the year (1987) and the Meritorious Civil Service Award and Ribbon.
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    St. Augustine, Fl
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