"Hello William, I was stationed in Subic twice. '63-'64 Cubi Point Aviation Refuel Dept and '68-'70 Harbor Patrol Div Provost Marshall's Dept of base Security. Many, many great memories of Subic Bay and the Philippines in…"
"Kevin, in our latest exchange you asked me to direct other USN that had been in Subic to this site. Well, yesterday an old shipmate sent me a post on FaceBook for the folling: Owyn Bradford HP - Ancient and Majestic Order of S**T River. There were…"
"Thanks for the suggestions Kevin. I go down to Oxnard two or three times a year and on my next trip I will stop in at the Seabee base there Port Hueneme. It is very likely I will be able to find the information I am looking for.
On another matter. I…"
"I left Naval Station Subi bay several years before the volcano erupted, but I was wondering if anybody could tell me how the military cleaned up our bases i.e. what was done with the ash, etc. And a related question would be how long afterwards was…"
"Regretably I do not use the website as much as I should. But, I have never had the problem of it being down when I wanted to access Naval Base Subic Bay. I hope what ever problems you are having are rectified soon."
"Dan and Adrian, I don't know if what I have to say will help or not. I was staioned at Navsta Subic Bay from 1968 through 12 August 1970 I do not remember any mud slides before I left the PI and working for the Provost Marshall's Office in…"
"No Dan I was at the avaition refuel as a refuel truck driver in 1962-1964. We were located on the Seaplane Ramp wher we kept the trucks and slept during our shifts. I don't remember exactly which barracks we lived in on the hill, but I do…"
"I have to openly admit that I have never missed any place I have been like I do the Philippines and especially Subic Bay. My plans are to take the money from my VA disability award and go back. If I think I can return there and survive, well I am…"
"I found my first true love in a Sari Sari store on Magsaysay back in 1963. Her name is Fely Baroy and came from San Fernando City. I will always wonder what happened to her.
Kevin you posted a pic of a R.P. bank note. It does bring back memories,…"
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USS Constellation CVA-64
USS Bulloch County LST-509
USS Dodge County LST-722
USS Polk County LST-1084
Naval Station Subic Bay R.P.
USS Higbee DD-806
USS Saint Louis LKA-116
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