Christopher Saxton OMPF usn ret

Eric Bradley filed this request with the National Personnel Records Center of the United States of America.


From: Eric Bradley

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records:

The Official Military Personnel File (OMPF) for CHRISTOPHER L SAXTON including Form DD-214, all Fitness Report and Counseling forms NAVPERS Form 1610/2, NAVPERS form 1610/1, Enlisted performance evaluation reports NAVPERS Form 1616-1, the Background Summary (NAVPERS Form 1640/32), Cumulative Record of Training (NAVPERS Form 5300/16), history of assignments NAVPERS 1070/605, Navy Training History NAVPERS form 601-4, all military decoration and full award citations, all military education/training courses, military service number.
Specifically request copy of history of assignments NAVPERS form 1070/605, copy of all personal commendation medal citations including joint service commendation medal and all unit commendation citations with or without redactions as determined by FOIA officer.

CHRISTOPHER L SAXTON served in US Navy, former enlisted service member, retired chief petty officer. Approximate service dates 1978 to 2000 active duty. Claims numerous decorations/awards including Navy commendation medal, joint service commendation medal, meritorious service medal, Combat Action Ribbon, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Overseas service ribbon, Navy Unit Commendation medal and other decorations. Served with underwater demolition team Eleven in 1979/1980. birth date unknown. This request is submitted to corroborate claim to be a U.S. military veteran. NPRC search of records 1956 to 1994 unable to locate the OMPF file, advised to contact Navy Personnel Command for more information such as military service number, NPRC# or last 4 partial social security number.

PLEASE NOTE: I am general public and thus do not know the military service number.
I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as I believe this request is in the public interest. The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at, processed by a representative of the news media/press.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 20 business days, as the statute requires.


Eric Bradley

From: Navy Personnel Command

Mr. Bradley,

The record for Christopher L. Saxton is maintained at the National Personnel Records Center (NPRC). Please file a request with NPRC and advise them that their registry number for this individual's record is 000010489233.


David P. German
Bureau of Naval Personnel
Office of Legal Counsel (BUPERS-00J6)
FOIA Officer & Initial Denial Authority (IDA)
Comm: (901) 874-3165, DSN: 882-3165

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From: Eric Bradley

Freedom of Information Act - National Personnel Records Center
Veteran Name
Christopher Saxton
Entered active duty United States Navy October 25, 1977. Completed Navy recruit training RTC Great Lakes, 21 Dec 1977. Defensive Drivers Course Dec 77, Operations Specialist Class A School, 14 weeks, Apr 78. Rating SN. RECEIVED FOR DUTY UNDER INSTRUCTION RECDUINS NAB Coronado, Student 2 May 1978. Completed Basic Underwater Demolition/SEAL Training, 26 weeks, BUD/S class 102, 11 May 1979. Qualified Navy Enlisted Classification NEC 5320 Basic UDT Swimmer. RECEIVED FOR DUTY UNDER INSTRUCTION RECDUINS Naval Air Technical Training Center NATTC Lakehurst, New Jersey, Basic Naval Parachutist Training, 3 wks, Jun 79. Qualified NEC 5326 Combatant Swimmer (SEAL), Navy SEAL. RECDUT Underwater Demolition Team ELEVEN UDT-11, NAB Coronado, 30 June 1979. Explosive Drivers License Dec 79. RECTAD 4 JAN 80 to 6 Feb 80 USS Anchorage. RECTAD 6 Feb 80 to 25 May 80 NSWU-1. RECDUT 27 May 80 UDT-11, TRANS 1 Oct 80. RECTD COMNAVSPECWARGRUTWO 15 Oct 1980, NAB Little Creek. TRANS RECDUT SEAL TEAM SIX plankowner, 31 October 1980 to 24 October 1981. RELACDU released from active duty 25 October 1981. Naval Reserve November 1, 1991 to October 31, 1994
Awards/Decorations: Navy Achievement Medal, Navy Unit Commendation, Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Marksman Rifleman Medal, Marksman Pistol Shot Medal, SEAL BREAST Insignia, Naval Parachutist Badge.