My dad who turns 95 this year was on the BB 43 (Tennessee) as a gunners mate. He was a loader in the 16” guns and also in the 20mm & 40’s. 21 engagements against the Japs and he only had 4 ribbons. I used to attend his reunion but most are gone now.
Hi I’m new and Thank you for accepting me. Done anyone know a Marcus Cone USN? He was assigned to a navy command in California and during the second gulf war. He was assigned to a oil rig, where he met my pastor (Then the Radio officer of the rig) Hi
Russian cruiser playing tag with USS Enterprise CVAN-65 in Bay of Bengal during Indo-Pakistani war 1971. Took this photo from atop the island. I wonder how close that Russian warship came to being sunk by one of our subs. I understand there were Rus
BM3 Floyd Schoening (1967 - 1970) is looking for "Buddies" he served with to corroborate his time in Vietnam. VA is unable to locate his records or at least ones that show he was on any Landing Crafts, in Vietnam
My cruise w/USS FORRESTAL was my first and only...and went up to the FD after a launch and asked one one of the FDC guys if it was ok...he sez "sure but you got to clear the deck before recoveries begin.No problem....Stayed in the catwalk and when th