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Alton Ray Adams
  • Male
  • Torreon, NM
  • United States
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Alton Ray Adams commented on Mark Chambers's group Operation End Sweep
"I ment by the loading ramp of a 53."
Feb 26
Alton Ray Adams commented on Mark Chambers's group Operation End Sweep
"I remember during the op we lost a Marine H53. The crew were picked up and returned to the Ogden. Also lost a good friend ABHAN Tim O'niel when he was crushed by the loading of a 53. We were both tad from the Tripoli."
Feb 26
Alton Ray Adams updated their profile
Feb 26
Alton Ray Adams commented on Douglas Karr's group RTC San Diego
"Gregory Fessia, the CPO style enlisted uniform came into being around 1974-75 replacing the cracker jack style.The rank and hash marks was worn on the left sleeve. The white shirt worn under the suit coat had no rank on it. The summer dress was a…"
Jan 10
Alton Ray Adams joined Douglas Karr's group
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USS Ranger CVA-61

Ranger was the first aircraft carrier in the world to be laid down as an angled-deck ship. She was laid down 2 August 1954 by Newport News Shipbuilding & Drydock Co., Newport News, Virginia, launched 29 September 1956See More
Feb 11, 2015
Alton Ray Adams commented on Larry Qualter's group Naval Weapons Evaluation Facility
"Ok all you NWEFers its time to start talking about our history there. I was told when I got my orders there if I was single I would get married and if married good chance I would lose the old wife for a new one. I was single when I arrived and I did…"
Mar 21, 2014
Charles Dennis Sissel left a comment for Alton Ray Adams
"Alton, Where are you from in NM?  I was at RTC with you 5/72-7/72"
Mar 20, 2014
Alton Ray Adams and jeff puritz are now friends
Jan 2, 2014
Alton Ray Adams commented on Jim Decota's group USS Recruit TDE/TFFG-1
"I was in boot 6-72 to 8-72. Company 188 all state from New Mexico (that's from the USA)"
Dec 31, 2013
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USS Recruit TDE/TFFG-1

Every one that went to boot in San Diego should be a member here! She needs us!Commissioned July 27, 1949. remained in service until NTC closure in 1997. Thousands of recruits passed her bow and learned seamanship on her decks.See More
Dec 31, 2013
Alton Ray Adams commented on Mark Chambers's group Operation End Sweep
"It's been a while since I checked in on this site and Jeff you are right. TF 78 has been treated like the redheaded step child. I've been trying to get an answer why we were not awarded anything while in hostile waters. I've written…"
Dec 31, 2013
Alton Ray Adams commented on Douglas Karr's group RTC San Diego
"Thomas, I want to thank you for putting the link up. It reminds me of those friends who went before and never returned  home. Having been there when no replacements were being sent brings back an awarness of how important it was for all to…"
May 29, 2013
Alton Ray Adams commented on Douglas Karr's group RTC San Diego
"Thomas, I also remember my dad working on the silos in southeast New Mexico. We had a SAC base, Wlaker AFB, just south of Roswell NM and there were something like 5 silos built back in the Mid to Late 50's."
May 20, 2013
Alton Ray Adams commented on Douglas Karr's group RTC San Diego
"Chief I apologize if you think I'm against any gay or lesbian there you are wrong. What I'm against is the action. My own nephew is gay, doesn't mean I don't love him, I just don't approve of the life style. It's hard…"
May 14, 2013
Alton Ray Adams commented on Douglas Karr's group RTC San Diego
"It's not the ones who will serve with honor it's the ones who flaunt about being gay that will hurt the military. I served with gays but did not worry about giving them different treatment and this is what I've seen happen in the…"
May 14, 2013
Alton Ray Adams commented on Douglas Karr's group RTC San Diego
"I've been following for the last several weeks and find those of us who went through the 60's and 70's boot camp were the last who had to stand tall to the old traditions. I was there July-AUgust 72 Co. 188, GMG-1 Lopez CC. Caught the…"
May 14, 2013

Profile Information

Rank
Petty Officer First Class
Enlisted Rating
Aviation Support Equipmentman
Where were you or your family stationed?
USS Tripoli LPH-10, USS Ogden LPD-5, Navel Wepons Evaluation Facility,USS Ranger CV-61
Veteran of Foreign War
The Cold War, Vietnam
Current Status with the US Navy
Honorably Discharged
Start date of your service
June 16, 1972
End date of your service
November 30, 1985

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At 12:44pm on March 20, 2014, Charles Dennis Sissel said…

Alton,

Where are you from in NM?  I was at RTC with you 5/72-7/72

 
 
 

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