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Andrew Preston Carpenter
  • 57, Male
  • Windsor, California
  • United States
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Gregory Charles Hunt left a comment for Andrew Preston Carpenter
"NTC RTC San Diego fall 76 to sping of 77. trained with Royal Saudis. Met some guys across the bridge with salt and pepper agulettes with very bad attidutes. Graduated along side out Saudis. Class C School. NRMC Balboa Hospital Corpsman. Granduated…"
Feb 14, 2013
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Nov 5, 2012
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Nov 5, 2012
Andrew Preston Carpenter commented on Trudy (Kreger) Dorsey's group Naval Security Group Activity NSGA Keflavik
"I was at NSGA Kef from Oct 1978 to Nov 1979. I was a CTT2 (9145) I got wounded here in March of 79. Got snowed in in the new building, which I am a Plank Owner. Got my Blue Nose here on a E3A flight...."
Mar 25, 2012
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Naval Security Group Activity NSGA Keflavik

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Mar 25, 2012
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This is me, The summer of 1976 in NTTC Cory Station Pensacola Florida
Dec 11, 2011
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Blue Nose

For the intrepid sailor who crosses the Arctic Circle, various documents will attest his entrance to the Northern Domain of the Polar Bear or the Royal Order of the Blue Noses.
Dec 11, 2011
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Plank Owners

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Dec 11, 2011
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Nov 23, 2010
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Cold War Navy Veterans

Any Navy Veteran who served from 2-Sept.-1945 to 26-Dec-1991, prevented World War III for 46 years. We must never forget those who did pay the Ultimate price with their lives. USS Scorpion SSN-589, and many others. I Salute your Bravery.....See More
Nov 23, 2010
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Royal Blue Nose (Realm of the Arctic)

Crossing of the Arctic Circle (66-32 North latitude). Also known as the "Northern Domain of the Polar Bear" or "Blue Nose."
Jan 14, 2010
Andrew Preston Carpenter replied to Douglas Karr's discussion Navy Hazards, Disabilities and Ailments
"Robyn, I could swear that you didn't have to be only "in country" to be exposed to AO! All a person needs to be is a handler or on/in a place it was handled? I could swear that the VA knows that too... My best wishes to your sis and…"
Dec 3, 2009

Profile Information

Rank
Petty Officer Second Class
Where were you or your family stationed?
RTC GLakes
NTTC Pensacola Fl
NSGA Edzell Scotland
NSGA Keflavik, Iceland
NSGA Skaggs Island, CA
Veteran of Foreign War
The Cold War, Iran, Lebanon, Grenada
Current Status with the US Navy
Honorably Discharged
Start date of your service
May 29, 1975
End date of your service
October 25, 1983

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At 3:16am on February 14, 2013, Gregory Charles Hunt said…

NTC RTC San Diego fall 76 to sping of 77. trained with Royal Saudis. Met some guys across the bridge with salt and pepper agulettes with very bad attidutes. Graduated along side out Saudis. Class C School. NRMC Balboa Hospital Corpsman. Granduated in May 77 and was sent to Marine Corps Air to Ground Combat Training Center to be a field corpsman with US Marines,(ground pounders), BAS, Military Ward, and ED. Spent thee years in the Desert there in live fire exercises. HM3 USN AD. Honorable Discharge after serveral adventures there. Cross Rated to the National Regestry of EMT's, Paramedic Graduate. 32 years civilan serivce as a field medic now. Total service as a field medic 36 years. 10 percent disablitiy wounded in action civilain EMS/ no brag just happened. Current Status Civilian Medic/ Veteran USN. write if you wish.. gregory_hunt590@yahoo.com/ yes "Cold War Vet" Post Vietnam by a few months.

At 11:40pm on October 12, 2009, Mary Snider said…
Hi Andrew, we are practically neighbors! Mary
At 9:52am on June 14, 2009, Douglas Karr said…
Welcome Aboard Andrew! Thank you for your service in The Cold War, Lebanon, Grenada. Congratulations on your retirement!
 
 
 

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