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Changed or Discontinued Ratings


Aviation Storekeeper AK

Merged into Storekeeper or Ships Serviceman (SH)

in January 2003.

Aviation Structural Mechanic (Hydraulics)
Aviation Structural Mechanic (Structures)
Merged into Structural Mechanic or Hull Tech (HT) in March 2001.
Aviation Support Equipment Technician (Electrical)
Aviation Support Equipment Technician (Hydraulics and Structure)
Aviation Support Equipment Technician (Mechanical)
Merged into Aviation Support Equipment Technician in March 1990
Aviation Antisubmarine Warfare Technician
Aviation Fire Control Technician
Merged into Aviation Electronics Technician in January 1991.
Boiler Technician BT Merged into Machinist Mate in October 1996.
Cryptologic Technician(Communications)

Cryptologic Technician (Administration)



Merged into Information Systems Technician in March 2006.

Merged into Yeoman in January 2009

Disbursing Clerk DK Merged into Personnel in October 2005.
Draftsman DM Merged into Mass Communication Specialist in July 2006.
Data Systems Technician DS Merged into Electronics Technician and Fire Controlman in October 1998.
Dentalman DT Merged into Hospital Corpsman in August 2005.
Electronic Warfare Technician EW Merged into Cryptologic Technician in October 2003.
Journalist JO Merged into Mass Communication Specialist in July 2006.
Lithographer LI Merged into Mass Communication Specialist in July 2006.
Mess Management Specialist MS Changed to Culinary Specialist in January 2004.
Ocean Systems Technician OT Merged into Sonar Technician in October 2005.
Postal Clerk PC Merged into Logistics Specialist in October 2009. Effective in January 2010.
Personnelman PN Merged into Personnel Specialist in October 2005.
Photographers Mate PH Merged into Mass Communication Specialist in July 2006.
Radioman RM Merged into Information System Technician in November 1999.
Storekeeper SK Merged into Logistics Specialist in October 2009. Effective in January 2010.
Signalman SM Disestablished on 4 November 2003.
Torpedoman's Mate TM Merged into Gunner's Mate in October 2007.

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