Veterans are 100% supporting retired  Master Chief Simonsen for many reasons. As an Antioch City Councilman, Arne has earned our respect, trust and Endorsement! His 24 years of naval service, a decorated veteran, shows dedication, discipline and integrity.


On November 4th 2008, be sure to vote Arne Simonsen for Re-election to Antioch City Council



Above: Arne Simonsen is Awarded the

Navy Commendation Medal by the Secretary

of the Navy, 1975 NAS Brunswick, Maine

Arne Simonsen receives one of many outstanding achievement awards!

The new Master Chief
Arne Simonsen

Arne Simonsen was one of the most respected Navy Chiefs of his time. His rapid promotions earned the respect everyone who served with Arne



Arne Simonsen in his best during the Navy Day ball.

Arne Simonsen gives a salute during his 1987 retirement ceremony

Major Awards: 
Defense Meritorious Service Medal
Joint Service Commendation Medal
Navy Commendation Medal with Gold Star
Joint Service Achievement Medal
Navy Achievement Medal with Gold Star
Meritorious Unit Commendation (5 awards)
Navy Good Conduct Medal (5 awards)
Navy Expeditionary Medal

A young Arne Simonsen. Making Third Class Petty Officer NSGA Edzell, Scotland 1967.