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Charles W Horton Jr commented on Douglas Karr's group USS Missouri BB-63
"I was an RM aboard her.  I served on her from 05/86-06/88.  I recommissioned her."
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Charles W Horton Jr joined Darrell Allen's group
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Electronic Attack Squadron One Two Nine VAQ-129

(VAQ-129) is the United States Navy and Marine Corps' only EA-6B Prowler and EA-18G Growler training squadron. Known as the Vikings.
Jun 16
Charles W Horton Jr joined Roger L. Moore's group
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NAF/NAS Midway Island

The US took formal possession of the islands in 1867. The laying of the trans-Pacific cable, which passed through the islands, brought the first residents in 1903. Between 1935 and 1947, Midway was used as a refueling stop for trans-Pacific flights. The US naval victory over a Japanese fleet off Midway in 1942 was one of the turning points of World War II. The islands continued to serve as a naval station until closed in 1993. Today the islands are a national wildlife refuge. From 1996 to 2001…See More
Jun 16
Charles W Horton Jr joined Robert Richard Hitt Jr.'s group
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Mare Island Naval Shipyard

The Mare Island Naval Shipyard (MINSY) was the first United States Navy base established on the Pacific Ocean.[3] It is located 25 miles northeast of San Francisco in Vallejo, California.See More
Jun 16
Charles W Horton Jr joined Douglas Karr's group
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Naval Submarine Base, Bangor

The base covers over 7,000 acres on the shores of Hood Canal, in Puget Sound, and was activated as a sub base in 1977, after being established as a munitions depot in World War Two.
Jun 16
Charles W Horton Jr commented on Roger L. Moore's group NAS Whidbey Island, WA
"I miss NAS Whidbey Island Wa.  It has been since 1983 since I have been there.  It was such a beautiful place, I was just too young and wild to enjoy that place.  I have many good memories of Oak Harbor.  One of my very favorite…"
Jun 16
Charles W Horton Jr commented on Roger L. Moore's group NAS Whidbey Island, WA
"CHARLES W HORTON JR VAQ-129 1979  AZ Striker VAQ-131 12/1979-08/1982 Maintenance Control Administration Quality Assurance Representative"
Jun 16
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NAS Whidbey Island, WA

Naval Air Station Whidbey Island is a naval air station located in two sections around Oak Harbor, Washington, USA. It was commissioned as an active U.S. Navy installation on 21 September 1942. The main portion of the base is called Ault Field in memory of Commander William B. Ault, who was listed 'missing in action' during the Battle of the Coral Sea (1942). Ault Field is located approximately three miles north of Oak Harbor.See More
Jun 16
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Charles W Horton Jr is now a member of Navy Veterans
Jun 15

Profile Information

Rank
Petty Officer Second Class
Enlisted Rating
Radioman
Where were you or your family stationed?
NRTCC SAN DIEGO CA 1979
NAS MILLINGTON TN 1979
NAS WHIDBEY ISLAND WASHINGTON VAQ-129/VAQ-131 1979-1982
NRTCC SAN DIEGO CA RADIOMAN A SCHOOL 1982-1983
USS MOUNT VERNON LSD-39 1983-1984
NCS SUBASE BANGOR WASHINGTON STATE 1984-1986
USS MISSOURI BB-63 1986-1988
Veteran of Foreign War
Iran, Lebanon
Current Status with the US Navy
Honorably Discharged
Start date of your service
March 12, 1979
End date of your service
July 18, 1988

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