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David Kendall
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USS Silversides SSN-679

USS Silversides (SSN-679), a Sturgeon-class attack submarine, was the second ship of the United States Navy to be named for the silverside, a small fish marked with a silvery stripe along each side of its body.
Nov 21, 2011
David Kendall commented on Douglas Karr's group RTC San Diego
"Went to 2 week reserve boot camp in December of 1970 at the age of 17 while in my senior year of high school.  Company Commanders name was BMC G.G. Kilpatrick. Company RO97 (5097)."
May 3, 2011
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RTC San Diego

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May 3, 2011
David Kendall commented on WILLIAM BARLOW's group Mayport Naval Station
"Served aboard the USS Yosemite AD 19 in Mayport from January of 1973 til August of 1975.  Carriers, USS Roosevelt and USS Saratoga were in port at the same time."
May 3, 2011
David Kendall commented on William Towne's group Cold War Navy Veterans
"Served as Torpedoman aboard the USS Silversides SSN 679 and USS Yosemite AD 19 in the Atlantic.  I remember the Russian snoopy ship in the Med in 1974 when we into the sea walls at Rota.  First time I had ever heard over the 1MC…"
Apr 29, 2011
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Apr 6, 2011
David Kendall left a comment for Gary E. Griffin
"Welcome aboard Gary, Seems we were competing against each other in RTC Orlando in '71.  Glad to see you here."
Apr 6, 2011
David Kendall commented on Douglas Karr's group RTC Orlando
"brigade company 197 of 1971,  QM1 Hesketh, company commander"
Apr 5, 2011
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USS Henry W. Tucker DD 875

http://www.hwtucker2000.com/   For those who may have served aboard the USS Henry W. Tucker, or those who may just be interested in the news from the Henry W. Tucker website.  I had the honor of serving for a short time aboard the Henry W. Tucker.
Apr 5, 2011
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Mar 24, 2011
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emergency blow

"Have had the pleasure of such an experience."
Mar 18, 2011
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This is for those who would and could appreciate it. This account is one of a kind. A powerful one that touches your heart. Tough duty then as it is now. Burial at Sea by LtCol George Goodson, USMC (…

This is for those who would and could appreciate it. This account is one of a kind. A powerful one that touches your heart. Tough duty then as it is now. Burial at Sea by LtCol George Goodson, USMC (Ret) In my 76th year, the events of my life appear to me, from time to time, as a series of vignettes. Some were significant; most were trivial. War is the seminal event in the life of everyone that has endured it. Though I fought in Korea and the Dominican Republic and was wounded there, Vietnam…See More
Mar 14, 2011
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MANAMA, Bahrain (NNS) -- A request for assistance from a Japanese-owned merchant vessel in the Somali Basin led to Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) warship USS Bulkeley (DDG 84) securing the release of…

MANAMA, Bahrain (NNS) -- A request for assistance from a Japanese-owned merchant vessel in the Somali Basin led to Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) warship USS Bulkeley (DDG 84) securing the release of the vessel and its 24 crew members from four suspected pirates, Mar. 6. At approximately 3 p.m. (Bahrain), Mar. 5, oil tanker MV Guanabara reported it was under attack when it was 328 nautical miles south east of Duqm, Oman. Bulkeley, assigned to CMF's counter-piracy mission Combined Task Force…See More
Mar 6, 2011
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An old Navy Chief and an old Marine Gunny were sitting at the VFW arguing about who had the tougher career. “I did 30 years in the Corps,” the Marine declared proudly, “and fought in three of my coun…

An old Navy Chief and an old Marine Gunny were sitting at the VFW arguing about who had the tougher career. “I did 30 years in the Corps,” the Marine declared proudly, “and fought in three of my country's wars. Fresh out of boot camp I hit the beach at Okinawa, clawed my way up the blood-soaked sand, and eventually took out an entire enemy machine gun nest with a single grenade. As a sergeant, I fought in Korea alongside General MacArthur. We pushed the enemy inch by bloody inch all the way up…See More
Mar 4, 2011
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Frank Buckles, Last US WWI Vet, Dies at 110 February 28, 2011 Associated Press MORGANTOWN, W.Va. -- He was repeatedly rejected by military recruiters and got into uniform at 16 after lying about his …

Frank Buckles, Last US WWI Vet, Dies at 110 February 28, 2011 Associated Press MORGANTOWN, W.Va. -- He was repeatedly rejected by military recruiters and got into uniform at 16 after lying about his age. But Frank Buckles would later become the last surviving U.S. veteran of World War I. Buckles, who also survived being a civilian POW in the Philippines in World War II, died of natural causes Sunday at his home in Charles Town, biographer and family spokesman David DeJonge said in a statement.…See More
Feb 28, 2011

Profile Information

Rank
Petty Officer Second Class
Where were you or your family stationed?
Charleston, South Carolina, Mayport, Florida, Albuquerque, New Mexico, San Diego,California, New London, Connecticut, Orlando, Florida
Veteran of Foreign War
The Cold War
Current Status with the US Navy
Honorably Discharged
Start date of your service
October 28, 1970
End date of your service
August 19, 1976

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USS Henry W. Tucker DD 875

Posted on April 5, 2011 at 10:29am 0 Comments

http://www.hwtucker2000.com/   For those who may have served aboard the USS Henry W. Tucker, or those who may just be interested in the news from the Henry W. Tucker website.  I had the honor of serving for a short time aboard the Henry W. Tucker.

This is for those who would and could appreciate it. This account is one of a kind. A powerful one that touches your heart. Tough duty then as it is now. Burial at Sea by LtCol George Goodson, USMC (…

Posted on March 14, 2011 at 6:27pm 0 Comments

This is for those who would and could appreciate it. This account is one of a kind. A powerful one that touches your heart. Tough duty then as it is now. Burial at Sea by LtCol George Goodson, USMC (Ret) In my 76th year, the events of my life appear to me, from time to time, as a series of vignettes. Some were significant; most were trivial. War is the seminal event in the life of everyone that has endured it. Though I fought in Korea and the Dominican Republic and was wounded there, Vietnam… Continue

MANAMA, Bahrain (NNS) -- A request for assistance from a Japanese-owned merchant vessel in the Somali Basin led to Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) warship USS Bulkeley (DDG 84) securing the release of…

Posted on March 6, 2011 at 3:34pm 0 Comments

MANAMA, Bahrain (NNS) -- A request for assistance from a Japanese-owned merchant vessel in the Somali Basin led to Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) warship USS Bulkeley (DDG 84) securing the release of the vessel and its 24 crew members from four suspected pirates, Mar. 6. At approximately 3 p.m. (Bahrain), Mar. 5, oil tanker MV Guanabara reported it was under attack when it was 328 nautical miles south east of Duqm, Oman. Bulkeley, assigned to CMF's counter-piracy mission Combined Task Force… Continue

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At 10:30pm on July 4, 2011, William (Bill) Karr ETC(SS) said…

Opps. www.ussvi.org is the correct address. Sorry.

Bill Karr

At 10:29pm on July 4, 2011, William (Bill) Karr ETC(SS) said…

David, I went to the submarine veterns web site and all of the sub school photos for 1972 were clear. Did you try that site? www.ussvi.com

 

At 6:08pm on August 4, 2010, Michael McWatt said…
Dave, did you know there is a USS Yosemite Association on the web

www.ussyosemite.com
At 9:18pm on August 2, 2010, Michael McWatt said…
Ditto! enjoyed your profile, photos and music over at TWS.
 
 
 

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