Originally Published: November 10, 2015 7:48 p.m.
Iver J. Rivenes III
City of Residence: Chino Valley
Branch of Service: U.S. Navy
Dates of Service: Enlisted Sept. 5, 1961; commissioned ensign Jan. 30, 1991; retired Sept. 30, 1991
Awards: Legion of Merit; Meritorious Service Medal; Navy Commendations Medal with Combat V (1 Gold Star); Combat Action Ribbon; Meritorious Unit Commendation; Navy "E" Ribbon; Good Conduct Medal Second Award; National Defense Service Medal (one Bronze Star); Navy Expeditionary Medal (Lebanon); Sea Service Deployment Ribbon (three Bronze Stars); Vietnam Service Medal (two Bronze Stars); Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal
Qualifications: Submarine Service (enlisted); Surface Warfare Officer (SWO), Fleet Officer of the Deck; Tactical Action Officer; Nuclear Power Plant Operator (enlisted); engineering laboratory technician
Duty Assignments: Recruit training command, San Diego, California; Engineman "A" School, Great Lakes, Illinois; Submarine School, New London, Connecticut; U.S.S. Pomfret (SS 391); Nuclear Power Training Unit, Idaho Falls, Idaho; Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana; U.S.S. Buchanan (DDG 14), Naval postgraduate school, Monterey, California; Surface Warfare Office Department Head School, Newport, Rhode Island; U.S.S. Brumby (FF 1041), Commander Destroyer Squadron Thirty-Six, Naval Personal Research and Development Center, San Diego, California; U.S.S. Frederick (LST 1184); U.S.S. Blue Ridge (LCC 19); Shore Intermediate Maintenance Facility, San Diego; Shore Intermediate Maintenance Facility, Naval Reserve Maintenance Facility, Long Beach, California.
Post Retirement from Navy Employment: Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority as production manager, Central Maintenance Facility (1991-96); Savanna School District, Anaheim, California, as director of maintenance, operations and transportation (1996-2005)