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Kenneth C. Shee
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  • Lititz, PA
  • United States
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Anthony Giannette replied to Kenneth C. Shee's discussion Time in rate in the group Enlisted's Mess
"No age requirements. just time in rate to be eligible for advancement. It was the only way to discriminate by age the USN could get away with. In hindsight, a good practice."
Mar 1
Dale Alan Prewitt replied to Kenneth C. Shee's discussion Time in rate in the group Enlisted's Mess
"I joined on January 26,1967, and made ATR-2 in less than 2 yearx."
Sep 14, 2014
RAYMOND W. SCULL and Kenneth C. Shee are now friends
Apr 18, 2014
Kenneth C. Shee commented on Douglas Karr's group Recruit Training Command, RTC Great Lakes
"In '61 a 2nd class Petty Officer patroled the rear of each row during formations.He never said a word.Any talking,fidgiting,etc. and he would deliver a swift kick to the butt."
Apr 3, 2014
Kenneth C. Shee commented on Douglas Karr's group Recruit Training Command, RTC Great Lakes
"We had a recruit chief petty officer(RCPO).His dad was an officer so he knew how the game was played. "
Feb 15, 2014
Kenneth C. Shee commented on Douglas Karr's group Recruit Training Command, RTC Great Lakes
"Co.341 August '61 to Oct '61.Company commander was GM1 Cook.I remember a sleet storm the night before general inspection.Taking down laundry in swim trunks."
Feb 14, 2014
Kenneth C. Shee commented on Paul F. Palladeno's group Cuban Blockade Survivors Association
"I don't know how to post pictures on the net.Send me an e-mail with your mailing address at ken.shee@netzero.net.I'll send a copy."
Oct 24, 2013
Kenneth C. Shee commented on Paul F. Palladeno's group Cuban Blockade Survivors Association
"The photo was taken at some distance,from a bridge if I remember correctly.Not much detail."
Oct 23, 2013
Kenneth C. Shee commented on Paul F. Palladeno's group Cuban Blockade Survivors Association
"Hi Donald,I have an old photo of the DD's and DE's tied up alongside the Vulcan.I was stationed in the communications center on the base.When the blockade ended,the cruise ships came back.The tourists came ashore and we went aboard and…"
Oct 22, 2013
Kenneth C. Shee commented on Frederick Smith (Smitty)'s group USNTC Bainbridge
"I attended Radio A school from May 1962 until graduated early in October 1962 for the Cuban crisis.I was on the drill team that was involved in the Steelton PA train wreck in July 1962. "
Oct 20, 2013
Kenneth C. Shee joined Frederick Smith (Smitty)'s group
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United States Naval Training Center, Bainbridge (USNTC Bainbridge) was the US Navy Training Center located at Port Deposit, Maryland, on the bluffs of the northeast bank of the Susquehanna River. It was active from 1942 to 1976.See More
Oct 20, 2013
Kenneth C. Shee replied to Gary D. Mickle's discussion Your Stories are Needed in the group Recruit Training Command, RTC Great Lakes
"My story is not a sea story.Its a story of the events that occured during one year of my hitch in the Navy.It involves a train wreck in a river with fatalities and rescues.later in the same year"
Oct 20, 2013
James Franklin Benson replied to Kenneth C. Shee's discussion Time in rate in the group Enlisted's Mess
"back in the 1950s there was a GM3 who took the exam for GM2,passed the test THREE times,and on the FOURTH time he was promoted to E5.Back in those days sailors from many different ratings could pass the test for advancement,and be ..."…"
Oct 6, 2013
Gene Gowen RM2 replied to Kenneth C. Shee's discussion Time in rate in the group Enlisted's Mess
"Hi Sparks Same story here...made Rm2 in three extended a year in Japan and tried to extend another year to see If I could make RM1. Needed  three or four months,(hard to remember now) to take the test, but the Co told me I could only ship for…"
Oct 1, 2013
Kenneth C. Shee commented on Douglas Karr's group Recruit Training Command, RTC Great Lakes
"You haven't had the real fun until you've taken down laundry at night in a sleet storm wearing only swim trunks.General Inspection next morning."
Jun 22, 2013
Kenneth C. Shee commented on Jim Decota's group Enlisted's Mess
"During the Cuban missle crisis,midrats was ham sandwiches with dried mustard and coffee.But at 0700 we had a great breakfast."
May 30, 2013

Profile Information

Rank
Petty Officer Second Class
Where were you or your family stationed?
Norfolk ,VA ,Bainbridge MD,San Juan PR
Veteran of Foreign War
The Cold War
Current Status with the US Navy
Honorably Discharged
Start date of your service
August 2, 1961
End date of your service
August 16, 1964

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At 7:09am on August 3, 2012, Thomas McFadzean Jr. said…

I took a flight on a P-3 (i think it was) from NAS North Island to NAS Pax River on my first leave in 1966. Must have made a stop in every NAS along the way. Took 3 days to cross country but enjoyed every minute.

At 6:49am on August 1, 2012, Thomas McFadzean Jr. said…

 Hello Ken, My first duty station was with VRF-32 on NAS North Island, San Diego. Did not realize that ther was other squadrons with that designation.

At 1:12pm on January 2, 2012, Kenneth C. Shee said…

I was a Kiddie Cruiser.Joined after high school at age 17,was discharged on my 21st birthday.Had some adventures in those years.

 
 
 

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