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Jack E Butler
  • Male
  • Corpus Christi, TX
  • United States
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Thomas M. Sorenson and Jack E Butler are now friends
Oct 12, 2010
Jack E Butler left a comment for robert i dennis
"Wecome aboard Robert. Enjoy your retirement. Jack Butler YN1 USN RET"
Aug 11, 2010
Jack E Butler left a comment for susanne m. gardner
"Welcome Susanne to the old salts who have served their country honorable for 20 years. Jack Butler YN1 USN RET"
Aug 8, 2010
Jack E Butler commented on Douglas Karr's blog post In the Middle of the Med
"Yes I remember those LST's. My first ship was LST 1138 (Steuben County) they changed that after I departed. I picked up 1138 in Long Beach Shipyard in 1952. We left Long Beach in August 1952 for Japan then on to Korea. Our first stop was Hawaii…"
Aug 2, 2010
Jack E Butler and Gary Tews are now friends
Aug 2, 2010
Jack E Butler replied to John Lewis's discussion Memories on board ship
"John: I think this a very good idea you got going. It remainds of some things that I remember when I was a young seaman in 1953. We was underway from San Diego,Ca to Korea. We must have been out to sea for about a week and one night this big old…"
Jul 30, 2010
ALPHONSE J LARIVEE replied to Jack E Butler's discussion Warrant for my arrest before the action was taken in the group Shellbacks
"How well i recall the Shellback festivities and the initiation. I have my Shellback crertificate framed and hanging on my ( Navy Wall) As i approached King Neptune on my knees i tried to ease up to his big fat belly filled with grease and soot from…"
Jul 21, 2010
Jack E Butler commented on S D Martin's group US Navy Retired
"When I was aboard the USS WASHBURN (AKA 108) and homeported in San Diego in 1953 we had a French Canadian name Moises Whitehorse. He was a Chief with his tribe in Wyo. Anyhow every time we get a new Ensgin aboard of course they would put in on the…"
Jul 21, 2010
Jack E Butler added a discussion to the group Shellbacks

Warrant for my arrest before the action was taken

I was just going thru some of old papers and I noticed a Warrant for my Arrest and it was the charges that was listed before I was sent topside and kiss the belly of the King Neptune, I just about feel over, it was dated June 1955. It is going up next to my Certificate that I was a shellbackJack ButlerYN1 USN RETSee More
Jul 21, 2010
Jack E Butler replied to Jimmy N. Parks's discussion Last Duty Station in the group NAS Corpus Christi
"NAS Corpus was my last duty station also. I was stationed their from 1969 to 1974. I ran Discipline Office in Bldg 3 which is now the USO building. We processed an average of 200 prisonners a week since we had to take care of New Mexico, Okla, Ark,…"
Jul 19, 2010
Jack E Butler joined Jimmy N. Parks's group

NAS Corpus Christi

Naval Air Station Corpus Christi, Texas
Jul 19, 2010
Jack E Butler added a discussion to the group RTC San Diego

Msg for Don Brown

Don: I am glad that I found someone that went thru Camp Elliott. I went thru from Jun 52 to first week of Aug and then transferred to NTC. San Diego. Smothing sailingJack ButlerYN1 USN RETSee More
Jul 19, 2010
Jack E Butler joined Douglas Karr's group

RTC San Diego

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Jul 19, 2010
Jack E Butler joined Donald L. Hawbaker's group

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Profile Information

Petty Officer First Class
Where were you or your family stationed?
We where stationed in Norfolk,Va;Gtmo Cuba;Viet Nam;Korea;NATTC, Memphis,Tenn; Retired in 1974 at the Naval Station, Corpus Christi,Tx; LST 1138;Washburn AKA 108;FDR CVA 42;Fremot APA 44;Naval Facility,Bayonne,NJ;Naval Justice School, Newport,RI
Veteran of Foreign War
Korean War, Vietnam
Current Status with the US Navy
Start date of your service
June 16, 1952
End date of your service
January 30, 1974

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At 5:05pm on January 6, 2010, William (Bill) Karr ETC(SS) said…
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