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Joel Michael Anderson
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  • Decatur, AL
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"Not sure how much they were flown in the "real Navy" but they were a staple in the helicopter training pipeline at HT-18, NAS Milton, Florida when I got my wings in 1983."
Apr 12, 2011
Joel Michael Anderson joined Clayton Alan Dobbins's group

NAS Whiting Field

NAS Whiting Field is the busiest Naval Air Station in the world, responsible for an estimated 46 percent of the Chief of Naval Air Command's total flight time and over 10 percent of Navy and Marine Corps total flight time.
Apr 12, 2011
Joel Michael Anderson commented on Richard J. Boersema's group USS Detroit
"Served aboard USS Detroit on North Atlantic cruise as a pilot in embarked H-46 detachment in mid-80s"
Apr 12, 2011
Joel Michael Anderson joined Richard J. Boersema's group

USS Detroit

USS Detroit (AOE-4) was the fourth and last Sacramento-class fast combat support ship built for the United States Navy. She was laid down on 29 November 1966 by Puget Sound Naval Shipyard, Bremerton, Washington; launched 21 June 1969; and commissioned on 28 March 1970. She is the fourth United States Navy ship named after Detroit, Michigan (the largest city in the state of Michigan) & the fifth ship total including one commissioned by the British Navy in Canada.See More
Apr 12, 2011
Joel Michael Anderson joined Paul Barger's group

Suez Canal Veterans

For all who have sailed thru the Suez canal
Apr 12, 2011
Joel Michael Anderson commented on Paul Barger's group Persian Gulf Veterans
"Served in Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm as a pilot in HSL-49 Detachment ! aboard USS Ford, FFG-54"
Apr 12, 2011
Joel Michael Anderson joined Paul Barger's group

Persian Gulf Veterans

Any one who has served in the Persian Gulf
Apr 12, 2011
Joel Michael Anderson and Stephanie Chavis are now friends
Apr 12, 2011
Joel Michael Anderson posted photos
Aug 5, 2010
Joel Michael Anderson commented on Hook Albright's group Texas Navy Vets
"Born in Corpus Christi...raised in Victoria...USNA 1981 then on to various Navy Helicopter Squadrons"
Jul 23, 2010
Joel Michael Anderson joined Hook Albright's group

Texas Navy Vets

Texas Navy Veterans
Jul 23, 2010
Joel Michael Anderson joined William Towne's group

Cold War Navy Veterans

Any Navy Veteran who served from 2-Sept.-1945 to 26-Dec-1991, prevented World War III for 46 years. We must never forget those who did pay the Ultimate price with their lives. USS Scorpion SSN-589, and many others. I Salute your Bravery.....See More
Jul 23, 2010
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Jul 23, 2010
Joel Michael Anderson commented on John D. Nilson's group Helicopter Combat Support Squadron Three
"I was in HC-3 only briefly since it was the H-46 RAG at the time. That would have been in late '83. Served my 46 sea tour at HC-6 in Norfolk."
Jul 23, 2010
Joel Michael Anderson commented on Douglas Karr's group USS Ford FFG-54
"Forgot to add...service in Ford during Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm"
Jul 16, 2010
Joel Michael Anderson joined Mary McCarty's group

Helicopter Training Squadron HT-18

NAS Whiting Field, Milton, FL
Jul 16, 2010

Profile Information

Where were you or your family stationed?
Pensacola, Norfolk, San Diego
Veteran of Foreign War
The Cold War, Desert Storm, Desert Shield
Current Status with the US Navy
Start date of your service
May 26, 1981
End date of your service
June 1, 2000

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At 8:42am on July 14, 2010, William (Bill) Karr ETC(SS) said…
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