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Jim Verna
  • 65, Male
  • Pembroke Pines,Fl.
  • United States
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Jim Verna updated their profile
Mar 26, 2012
Rodger Joye commented on Jim Verna's group Destroyer Squadron 26
"Hi Jim! I was a BT on MITSCHER (DDG-35) in the old Mod Squad. In fact we went to the Med with you in '73."
Dec 10, 2011
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Destroyer Squadron 26

The mission of Destroyer Squadron Twenty Six (DESRON 26) is to conduct underway operations and exercise tactical control of destroyers, frigates, submarines, and aircraft during peace and war time operations
Dec 10, 2011
Jim Verna left a comment for David Carter
"Nice photos.  DE 1056 the U.S.S. Connole was part of our squadron.  Were these west coast?"
Oct 29, 2011
Jim Verna commented on Jim Verna's group Destroyer Squadron 26
"Desron 26 also known as "The Mod Squad" in the early 1970's was Admiral Zumwalt's experiment to see if outstanding officers one rank less than usual  could be as effective as their more experienced counterparts. My…"
Oct 16, 2011
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Destroyer Squadron 26

The mission of Destroyer Squadron Twenty Six (DESRON 26) is to conduct underway operations and exercise tactical control of destroyers, frigates, submarines, and aircraft during peace and war time operations
Oct 15, 2011
Jim Verna commented on Martin George Gnandt's group Machinist Mate
"I too will always be a Machinist Mate. I was assigned to A gang but knew the engineroom as good as anyone. During a full power run, the chief in main control requested me to be throttleman sighting he trusted me more than anyone in M division. I was…"
Oct 10, 2011
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Machinist Mate

Machinist's Mates (non-nuclear) operate and maintain steam turbines andreduction gears used for ship propulsion and auxiliary machinery such as turbogenerators, pumps and oil purifiers.
Oct 10, 2011

Profile Information

Rank
Petty Officer Second Class
Where were you or your family stationed?
U.S.S. Josephus Daniels DLG/CG-27
Veteran of Foreign War
Vietnam
Current Status with the US Navy
Honorably Discharged
Start date of your service
July 15, 1970
End date of your service
July 14, 1974

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At 1:45am on April 26, 2010, M E Leclerc said…
Welcome!
At 2:54pm on July 22, 2008, Douglas Karr said…
Welcome Aboard, Jim!
 
 
 

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