"I'm Ronnie watson reported on board June of 1971 and departed May of 1974. I was a seamen and departed as a second class. BM1 Sprague was my Lpo with his right hand man BM2 Ratcliff. Trying to get e-mails to BM1 but I have no luck yet. I know…"
"Commander, you are so right about San Diego and Orlando! Now they even have combined all the Hospital Corp schools into one big Med training facility in, of all places Texas! I have to believe the idiots making these decisions have to be descended…"
"For over a century, Sailors came to San Diego for Boot Camp and schools. I went to Boot Camp and Radioman School there. See what politics has done to the Navy's premiere training facility. Both San Diego abd Orlando were closed so a Chicago…"
"It has been around for a while, but not as popular as together we served. I was a Radioman serving on board in 1968 and 1969.
If you are not a member of together we served, send me your email address and I will pass you an invitation.
USS ABRAHAM LINCOLN is the fifth Fleet Ballistic Missile submarine in the United States and the first to be built at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, Portsmouth, New Hampshire. LINCOLN was launched on May 14, 1960.
USS Hyman DD-732, USS Parsons DDG-33, USS Bausell DD-845, TF-116 PBRs, USS Blackfin SS-322, USS Abraham Lincoln SSBN-602, USS Simson FFG-56, and assorted Shore Duty Stations, both Active Duty and Reserve
Veteran of Foreign War
The Cold War, Vietnam
Current Status with the US Navy
Start date of your service
July 19, 1965
End date of your service
May 1, 2000
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Commander, you are so right about San Diego and Orlando! Now they even have combined all the Hospital Corp schools into one big Med training facility in, of all places Texas! I have to believe the idiots making these decisions have to be descended from the same idiots that thought it was a good idea to line up all our battleships in one place. So much easier to have one target!