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Gary D. Mickle
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  • Russell, PA
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Danny C Day replied to Gary D. Mickle's discussion Just Checking In in the group USS Rigel AF-58
"I likewise served aboard her from Dec 72 till I reenlisted and it was turned over to the Military Sealift Command where I was transferred to Naval Comm Station Mayport, Fl......started out on the deck force out of boot camp an when they brought out…"
May 19, 2014
Gary D. Mickle replied to Gary D. Mickle's discussion Your Stories are Needed in the group Recruit Training Command, RTC Great Lakes
"Kenneth,  Would love to hear about it.  I'm sure it would fit right in with the rest of the stories.  Thanks."
Nov 29, 2013
Kenneth C. Shee replied to Gary D. Mickle's discussion Your Stories are Needed in the group Recruit Training Command, RTC Great Lakes
"My story is not a sea story.Its a story of the events that occured during one year of my hitch in the Navy.It involves a train wreck in a river with fatalities and rescues.later in the same year"
Oct 20, 2013
Roland C. Cartier Jr. replied to Gary D. Mickle's discussion Your STories are Needed in the group USS Little Rock CLG-4
" The stories I would share are many from my stint on the Rock! I'm also very active in our community with the birth of our new group Helping Hand Veterans Fund website is as follows HHVF.US for anyone interested in our vision. Which is One…"
Oct 19, 2013
Gary D. Mickle added a discussion to the group Recruit Training Command, RTC Great Lakes
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Your Stories are Needed

All right everyone … Here is your chance to contribute and have your stories published in an upcoming book. I have been asked by one of our veteran’s organizations here in my community to help write a book consisting of stories from crew members of various ships and commands. The stories can be true events or they can be those famous “sea stories” we all know and love so well. What they want is for sailors from the past to contribute their versions of stories “as they remember them”. I have…See More
Oct 19, 2013
Gary D. Mickle added a discussion to the group USS Rigel AF-58
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Your Stories are Needed

All right everyone … Here is your chance to contribute and have your stories published in an upcoming book. I have been asked by one of our veteran’s organizations here in my community to help write a book consisting of stories from crew members of various ships and commands. The stories can be true events or they can be those famous “sea stories” we all know and love so well. What they want is for sailors from the past to contribute their versions of stories “as they remember them”. I have…See More
Oct 19, 2013
Gary D. Mickle added a discussion to the group USS Little Rock CLG-4
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Your STories are Needed

All right everyone … Here is your chance to contribute and have your stories published in an upcoming book. I have been asked by one of our veteran’s organizations here in my community to help write a book consisting of stories from crew members of various ships and commands. The stories can be true events or they can be those famous “sea stories” we all know and love so well. What they want is for sailors from the past to contribute their versions of stories “as they remember them”. I have…See More
Oct 19, 2013
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Sea Stories and Tales of your Navy Adventures Wanted

All right everyone … Here is your chance to contribute and have your stories published in an upcoming book.I have been asked by one of our veteran’s organizations here in my community to help write a book consisting of stories from crew members of various ships and commands.The stories can be true events or they can be those famous “sea stories” we all know and love so well. What they want is for sailors from the past to contribute their versions of stories “as they remember them”. I have been…See More
Oct 18, 2013
Russell David Jones replied to Gary D. Mickle's discussion Just Checking In in the group USS Little Rock CLG-4
"I don't remember you but it was a big ship. I was an EN2 and crossed decked fro the Springfield in Gaeta and rode back to the states. I took care of the boats and helo refueling"
Oct 15, 2013
Gary D. Mickle commented on Douglas Karr's group Recruit Training Command, RTC Great Lakes
"I recall the weekend the CC came in bright and early, waking everyone up with the traditional trash can toss, and announcing that he needed ten volunteers. Of course, no one bothered to step up.  Then he said that he had a "gravy job"…"
Oct 15, 2013
Lindsey E. Ford HMC (SW) left a comment for Gary D. Mickle
"Welcome aboard shipmate, May you have Fair Winds and Following Seas!"
Oct 14, 2013
Gary D. Mickle added a discussion to the group USS Rigel AF-58
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Just Checking In

I served aboard the Rigel as an FTG2 / FTG1 from Feb 1974 until we turned it over to the MSCS in July 1975. I also worked the flight deck as an LSE.   I would like to find my old shipmates who served aboard also.See More
Oct 14, 2013
Gary D. Mickle joined Paul F. Palladeno's group
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USS Rigel AF-58

Navy Refrigration Ship, Designed to Unrepfood and supplies.Built at Ingells Shipyard, Pascagoula, Mississippi and Commissioned in 1955See More
Oct 14, 2013
Gary D. Mickle added a discussion to the group USS Little Rock CLG-4
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Just Checking In

I was attached to the Little Rock from January 1970 until September 1971 after we brought her back from Gaeta.  I was an FTG3 assigned to "G" Division. I worked for "Little Joe" Ledweg and Chief Watson.  Just thought I would check in and see if anyone else I knew was a member here.See More
Oct 14, 2013
Gary D. Mickle joined Douglas Karr's group
Oct 14, 2013
Gary D. Mickle added a discussion to the group USNTC Bainbridge
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Seeking Class Members

I attended Fire Control Technician, Class "A" (Phase I) school in Bainbridge, MD from 7 April - 7 August 1969.  I am trying to reunite with my former class members.See More
Oct 14, 2013

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Rank
Master Chief Petty Officer
Enlisted Rating
Fire Controlman
Where were you or your family stationed?
Gaeta, Italy, Norfolk, VA, Bainbridge, MD, Great Lakes, IL, Boston, MA, Newport, RI, Moorestown, VA, Pascagoula, MS, San Diego, CA, Charleston, SC,
Veteran of Foreign War
The Cold War, Vietnam, Iran, Desert Storm, Desert Shield
Current Status with the US Navy
Retired
Start date of your service
January 2, 1968
End date of your service
January 31, 1994

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Sea Stories and Tales of your Navy Adventures Wanted

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All right everyone … Here is your chance to contribute and have your stories published in an upcoming book.
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At 9:47pm on October 14, 2013, Lindsey E. Ford HMC (SW) said…

Welcome aboard shipmate, May you have Fair Winds and Following Seas!

 
 
 

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