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Phillip A. Noe - Bio

Family Background

  • Born 25 June 1947, in Alton, Illinois, the youngest son of William R. and Bertha M. (Lanham) Noe.

  • Job Developer, Goodwill Industries of Michiana, Inc., Workforce Development Services.

  • 1966 Graduate of Alton High School, Alton, Illinois, General Diploma.
  • 1985 Graduate of Ivy Tech Community College, South Bend, Indiana, Associate Degree, Industrial Management.
  • 1987 Graduate of Ivy Tech Community College, South Bend, Indiana, Associate Degree, Business.
  • 2001 Graduate of Truck Drivers Institute, South Bend, Indiana.
  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor of Science Degree with a Major in Addictions Counseling.
Personal Data

  • Divorced.
  • Father of 2 children - Brian P. Noe and Christie M. (Noe) Gray.
  • Grandfather of 2 grandsons - Matthew A. Gray and Ty-Alexander Gray.
Church Affiliation

  • Member of Deer Run Church of Christ, South Bend, Indiana.
Organizations and Clubs

  • Past Advisory Member, Ivy Tech Community College.
  • Past Instructor of Industrial Management and Business, Ivy Tech Community College.
  • Past Elementary Football, Basketball, and Baseball Head Coach.
  • Past Little League and Babe Ruth Baseball Head Coach.
  • Past Assistant Football Coach, LaSalle High School, Marian High School, Michigan City High School, and Michiana Titans (Semi-Pro).
  • Past Commissioner, Michiana Youth Football League.
  • American Legion Member/Honor Guard.
  • Miller's Vets Company C Adjutant, Staff Member.
Military Record

  • Enlisted in US Navy 1 October 1966.
  • Entered Active Duty 30 January 1967.
  • While stationed at the Naval Recruit Training Center, Great Lakes, Illinois, was a Member of the Naval Center's Drill Team.
  • Served in the Vietnam War - Pacific Theater as a Forward Gunner on a Patrol Boat River (PBR), Mecong Delta Rivers.
  • Served aboard USS John F. Kennedy and USS Saratoga (6th Fleet) Air Squadron VAW-125, as an Aviation Electronics Tech, Early Warning Aircraft, Flight Crewman.
  • Recommended twice for the Naval Academy, Annapolis, Maryland.
  • Honorably Discharged 29 September 1972 Rank of Petty Officer 2nd Class.

  • Navy Combat Action Service Medal
  • National Defense Medal
  • Meritorious Service Medal
  • Navy Commendation Medal
  • Navy Achievement Medal
  • Navy Good Conduct Medal
  • Navy Expert Rifle Medal
  • Navy Expert Pistol Medal
  • US Vietnam Service Medal
  • Vietnam Campaign Medal
  • Navy Meritorious Unit Commendation Medal
  • Navy Sea Service Deployment Medal
  • Navy Service Medal
  • Honorable Service Medal
  • Navy Air Crewman Wings
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