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On June 8, 1967, US Navy intelligence ship USS Liberty was suddenly and brutally attacked on the high seas in international waters by the air and naval forces of Israel. The Israeli forces attacked with full knowledge that this was

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Old Navy Poem

Come gather round me lads and I'll tell you a thing or two;
About the way we ran the Navy in nineteen forty-two.
When wooden ships and iron men were barely out of sight;
I'm going to give facts just to set the record right.
We wore the ole bell bottoms,

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It is with a heavy heart that learned of the passing of two of my shipmates from the USS John R. Perry (DE-1034).

George Cherry, SK2 on Feb. 1, 2020 and Thomas H. Sather, IC3 on Feb. 6, 2019.

Shipmates you stand relieved… "We have the watch..."


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Bill Parsons, STGCS

It is with a heavy heart that I learned of the passing of one of my shipmates...William (Bill) Parsons 74 of Sunbury, PA resided in VA Beach, VA passed peacefully at home with family on 3/04/2020. He proudly served 22 years in the USN, retired in 198

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