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Gregory C Fessia
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  • Woods Cross, UT
  • United States
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Gregory C Fessia left a comment for Fred Russell Crowder
"No offense, but if male e6-below wearing combination covers was such a slap in the face of the CPO community, they(CPO/officers) should all go get some professional counseling from the ship's doctors and chaplains and find other ways to deal…"
May 1, 2016
Gregory C Fessia left a comment for James B. Johnson
"Thank you very much for the information about the Salt and Pepper uniforms.  I just need one more piece of information.  That is, on the buttoned up white shirt that went under the dress blue jacket, did any type of rank insignia go on the…"
Apr 27, 2016
James B. Johnson commented on Gregory C Fessia's blog post SALT AND PEPPER UNIFORMS
"I went through NTC San Diego in Feb., Mar. of 1974 amidst the uniform changes. We were issued the CPO style dress blues, a "new" utility type of Dungarees which were not bell bottomed. Our issue Peacock still had the black buttons with the…"
Apr 23, 2016
Fred Russell Crowder commented on Gregory C Fessia's blog post SALT AND PEPPER UNIFORMS
"The combo hat for E6 and below was a slap in the face to the CPO Community. The uniform lasted only a few years and uniforms changed back to the fracker jacks. They did get rid of undress whites and undress blues of which both were comfortable"
Apr 23, 2016
Fred Russell Crowder commented on Gregory C Fessia's blog post SALT AND PEPPER UNIFORMS
"The Salt and Pepper uniforms sucked. They were polyester and it made everyone look like the Good Humor Man."
Apr 23, 2016
James E Evans jr commented on Gregory C Fessia's blog post SALT AND PEPPER UNIFORMS
"I Don't know when they changed, but the buttons on my enlisted mans Peacoat issued in 69 were the black buttons, service stripes hash marks were worn on the left sleeve, the E Efficiency in battle were worn half way down the right sleeve, the…"
Apr 17, 2016
Gregory C Fessia posted a blog post

SALT AND PEPPER UNIFORMS

Hello to all of my fellow shipmates!  I am in need of information, FAST!!!!  I am a veteran who served between 1988-1995 as well as a current college student.  I am writing a paper on the history of enlisted uniforms and I have some gaps of information that I am having some difficulties in finding answers to.  They all deal with the so-called 'Salt and Pepper' uniforms.  I have seen pictures of some of those uniforms on Google and Bing but there are still questions left unanswered.  The first…See More
Apr 14, 2016
Gregory C Fessia commented on Thomas Peavy's photo
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PO-2 Peavy

"I have a couple questions about the uniforms that you wore during the early 70s until the early 80s. First, did you have a dress white uniform? If you did, what did it look like? Second, when you were in your double-breasted dress blue uniform, did…"
Apr 13, 2016
Gregory C Fessia commented on Denise Boulet's photo
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Jim Bo in Navy Dress Blues

"I have a couple questions about the uniforms that you wore during the early 70s until the early 80s.  First, did you have a dress white uniform?  If you did, what did it look like?  Second, when you were in your double-breasted dress…"
Apr 13, 2016
Gregory C Fessia commented on Douglas Karr's group RTC San Diego
"I have a couple questions that I hope some of you might be able to answer.  I am a Navy veteran 1988-1995 and also a college student.  I am writing a paper on the history of enlisted Navy uniforms.  I am well versed on the white hat,…"
Apr 13, 2016
Gregory C Fessia joined Douglas Karr's group
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Apr 13, 2016
Gregory C Fessia is now a member of Navy Veterans
Apr 13, 2016

Profile Information

Rank
Petty Officer Third Class
Enlisted Rating
Boatswain's Mate
Where were you or your family stationed?
USS WICHITA(AOR-1)
Veteran of Foreign War
Desert Storm, Desert Shield, Other
Current Status with the US Navy
Honorably Discharged
Start date of your service
June 20, 1988
End date of your service
June 19, 1992

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SALT AND PEPPER UNIFORMS

Posted on April 14, 2016 at 9:05pm 4 Comments

Hello to all of my fellow shipmates!  I am in need of information, FAST!!!!  I am a veteran who served between 1988-1995 as well as a current college student.  I am writing a paper on the history of enlisted uniforms and I have some gaps of information that I am having some difficulties in finding answers to.  They all deal with the so-called 'Salt and Pepper' uniforms.  I have seen pictures of some of those uniforms on Google and Bing but there are still questions left unanswered.  The…

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