Navy Veterans

A Social Network for Navy Veterans of the United States of America

Ken Estes
  • Male
  • Montesano, WA
  • United States
Share on Facebook Share

Ken Estes's Friends

  • Larry berg
  • Francis Kenneth Leach, Jr.

Ken Estes's Commands

 

Ken Estes's Page

Latest Activity

Ken Estes joined Paul Barger's group
Thumbnail

Treasure Island Naval Station

this island in San Francisco has been many different commands. It was created for the 1939 worlds fair.
Sep 12
Ken Estes commented on Douglas Karr's group Recruit Training Command, RTC Great Lakes
"RTC Great Lakes mid-May 1956 to first of September 1956 Company 333, fresh out of high school-rural central Kansas.  Got signaled out when they ask for musicians.  I said Tuba and spent Wed-Thur evenings practice with the band and…"
Sep 12
Ken Estes joined Douglas Karr's group
Thumbnail

Recruit Training Command, RTC Great Lakes

Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes is located in Northern Chicago, IllinoisSee More
Sep 12
Ken Estes and Francis Kenneth Leach, Jr. are now friends
Apr 5, 2013
Ken Estes commented on Douglas Karr's group USS Ranger CVA-61
"Aloha Terry, Thank you Terry and all else who contributed.  The Foundation really tried but without $millions vs $'s it could not gain traction.   I have partnered with another Rangerman--John Slaughter, to produce a memorial,…"
Apr 5, 2013
Ken Estes commented on Douglas Karr's group USS Ranger CVA-61
"$14 million and a pier to tie up at.   It is too late, unless you have the money and the location--let me know and we will bust buns with Congress to get her saved!"
Apr 5, 2013
Ken Estes commented on Douglas Karr's group USS Ranger CVA-61
"Been a while since I posted (Feb 2011)   This is sad news I bring.  I retired shortly after I made this post, leaving the effort in I hoped better hands.  After 13 years of trying to save Ranger, they had a location and were…"
Apr 4, 2013
Douglas Karr commented on Ken Estes's photo
Thumbnail

BarinField

"Great photo! Look at the size of that stencil!"
Jan 29, 2012
Ken Estes posted photos
Jan 29, 2012
Ken Estes updated their profile
Jan 29, 2012
Ken Estes posted photos
Feb 5, 2011
Ken Estes updated their profile photo
Feb 5, 2011
Ken Estes joined Douglas Karr's group
Thumbnail

USS Ranger CVA-61

Ranger was the first aircraft carrier in the world to be laid down as an angled-deck ship. She was laid down 2 August 1954 by Newport News Shipbuilding & Drydock Co., Newport News, Virginia, launched 29 September 1956See More
Feb 5, 2011
Ken Estes is now a member of Navy Veterans
Feb 3, 2011

Profile Information

Rank
Petty Officer Second Class
Where were you or your family stationed?
NAS Pensacola, NAS North Island, NAS Whidbey Island, USS Ranger CVA 61
Veteran of Foreign War
The Cold War
Current Status with the US Navy
Honorably Discharged
Start date of your service
May 20, 1956
End date of your service
May 20, 1962

Ken Estes's Photos

Loading…
  • Add Photos
  • View All

Comment Wall

You need to be a member of Navy Veterans to add comments!

Join Navy Veterans

  • No comments yet!
 
 
 

© 2017   Navy Vets, Inc. Created by Douglas Karr in accordance with regulations covering all websites which are not government websites, neither the United States Navy or the Department of Defense has approved, endorsed, or authorized this web site.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service