Civilians in a Navy office, it was like still be on active duty.
Pros: respected by the active duty folks.
Cons: many pretenders, few pros.
Provided in-depth planning for Anti-Submarine (ASW) Exercises. Observed ASW exercises from the vessels of four allied nations. Collected exercise data for analysis. As Senior Analyst for aircraft operations, provided detailed input for reconstruction reporting for the customer (US Navy). Traveled to host nations for ASW exercises in real world hot spots not limited to Korea, Japan and Oman. Provided liaison between host nations and Department of the Navy (DON) leadership. Current employment status: held part time on call by Purvis.
Skill Sets Obtained: Objective and Subjective Analysis
Data collection and data collection planning
Modeling and Reconstruction of specific events or experiments
Logistics planning of personnel and equipment