Careers: Military--Army, Navy, Airforce, Marines, Coast Guard/Can you tell my friend was in the military?


This is my friend, who when he was younger served on a US Navy submarine.  

My veteran friends say it is obvious he served, based on how he carries himself and how he treats people. It seems obvious to me, too.  

I'm enclosing two pics of him.  

PS Happy Memorial Day!


From the pictures I could not tell.  There are many cases of "stolen valor" and impersonators that I'm pretty skeptical without being able to verify be it an article online, pictures in uniform, VA Healthcare card or the best form of verification...a DD-214.


LCDR J.M. Fiorentine USCGR

Careers: Military--Army, Navy, Airforce, Marines, Coast Guard

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John Fiorentine


Active Duty Coast Guard Lieutenant Commander. My specialties are opertations afloat and operations ashore; three afloat tours and three ashore tour under my belt including command afloat and navy exchange. My staff assignments have been with Officer Personnel Management as a Career Counselor, White House Military Office as a Social Aide, and at the Office of Law Enforcement within CG Headquarters as a program analyst. I can answer questions related to the Coast Guard, the assignment process, officer specialties, OCONUS duty, afloat and ashore operations. I can also answer questions related to the White House Social Aide Program.


WMEC Deck Watch Officer Portsmouth VA; DD Combat Info Center Officer Yokosuka Japan (Navy Exchange); WPB Commanding Officer San Juan PR; Enforcement Div Sector San Juan PR; Career Counselor (OPM-4); Law Enforcement Program Analyst (CG-MLE); Command Center Chief Sector San Juan PR

USCGA Alumni Association, OutServe, Society of White House Military Aides.

B.S. in Government from the US Coast Guard Academy; M.S.A in Leadership from Central Michigan University

Awards and Honors
CG Commendation Medal, USN Achievement Medal, CG Achievement Medal, CG Commandant Letter of Commendation

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