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Leland E. House commented on Gaylin Russell King's group Naval Support Activity Da Nang
"Walt McCoy,  Did you know Dale F. Glawatz and Fred B. Mooers?  I went to EM "A" School with them before we all got orders in-country Vietnam. I was assigned to the YFUs 7, 61, & 57.  I was on a YFU in the AFDL-23…"
Aug 10, 2016
Leland E. House commented on Douglas Karr's group USS Coral Sea CVA-43
"Scrapping the Coral Sea was the costliest venture the US Navy had ever undertaken to scrap a Navy vessel up to that time and if I'm not mistaken, it took seven years to cut her up.  There are four or five carriers…"
Jun 9, 2016
Leland E. House commented on Douglas Karr's group USS Coral Sea CVA-43
"I served aboard Coral Sea CV-43 from Dec 75 to Sept 76.  She was in Long Beach Naval Shipyard for six months, then went back to Naval Air Station Alameda in May 76. I was an EM1 in "E" Div. and worked in the Distribution Gang for EMC…"
May 28, 2016
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USS Coral Sea CVA-43

USS Coral Sea (CV/CVB/CVA-43), a Midway-class aircraft carrier, was the second ship of the United States Navy to be named for the Battle of the Coral Sea. She earned the affectionate nickname "Ageless Warrior" through her long career.
May 28, 2016
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May 25, 2016
Wayne V. Morris left a comment for Leland E. House
"Hello.........I was assigned to the Naval Advisory Group in Saigon April 64 through April 65.  NAG became COMNAVFORV when things started to escalate.  I was assigned to the logistics department where we provided support to our bases…"
May 20, 2016
Leland E. House left a comment for Wayne V. Morris
"What unit were you assigned to in Vietnam? "
May 20, 2016
Leland E. House commented on Gaylin Russell King's group Naval Support Activity Da Nang
"I looked up the YFUs 7,61 and 57 looking for information on them and on one of the websites I found a picture of the YFU-7 sitting high and dry on the bank/beach somewhere and it looked like it had been mined or hit somehow and burned by fire."
May 18, 2016
Leland E. House commented on John W. Berry's group Naval Advisory Group Vietnam
"I arrived in Saigon, RVN in November, 69 and reported to MACV, was outfitted and assigned to NAVADVGRP and sent to the Navy BEQ, the Annapolis Hotel.  I reported-in and started the check-in procedure.  Two or three days later I was…"
May 18, 2016
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Naval Advisory Group Vietnam

U.S. Navy advisors helped transform the Vietnam Navy from a small collection of landing craft and minesweepers to the world's fifth largest navy - a modern service of 42,000 sailors and 1,500 surface vessels capable of fighting not only on the rivers of Vietnam but also far out to sea. At peak strength in 1968, the American naval advisory group consisted of 534 men.See More
May 18, 2016
Leland E. House commented on Douglas Wayne Wildin's group USS Columbus CA-74/CG-12
"Hi,  I was stationed aboard the USS Columbus CG-12 from May 67 - Jul 69.  I went aboard as EMFN and left EM2. I was in "E" Div. I worked in the Distribution Gang, Battery Locker and Power Gang.  While aboard we…"
May 18, 2016
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USS Columbus CA-74/CG-12

The third USS Columbus (CA-74), a Baltimore-class heavy cruiser, was the second ship of the United States Navy named for Columbus, Ohio.See More
May 18, 2016
Leland E. House commented on Gaylin Russell King's group Naval Support Activity Da Nang
"Hi Guys, I was assigned to NSA DaNang, Literage Div, Apr 66-Apr 67. I was an EMFN on YFUs 7, 61 and 57. (Junior man kept changing boats.)  We transported cargo from Merchant ships in DaNang Harbor to Tien Sha Sand Ramp, Deep Water…"
May 18, 2016
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Naval Support Activity Da Nang

Da Nang Air Base (1957–1975) was a Republic of Vietnam Air Force (VNAF) facility. The United States used it as a major base during the Vietnam War (1959–1975), stationing Army, Air Force, Navy, and Marine units there.See More
May 18, 2016
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May 18, 2016

Profile Information

Rank
Petty Officer First Class
Enlisted Rating
Electrician's Mate
Where were you or your family stationed?
NSA Da Nang, RVN, Literage Division YFUs-7,61 & 57; Apr 66- Apr 67; Norfolk, VA USS Columbus CG-12, May 67-Jul 69; US NAVADVGRP MACV, SAIGON,RVN, Vietnamese River Patrol Groups 51 & 52 Cat Lai, Phu Cuong and Nha Be, Nov 69-Jun 71; Naval Station Treasure Island, CA, Service Craft Division, Chilkat YTM-773 Jul 71 -Apr 75; NAS Alameda, USS Enterprise CVN-65, APR 75-Nov 75; USS Coral Sea CV-43, Dec 75-Sep 76. In Jan 77, I joined the US Naval Reserve and served until Dec 89.
Veteran of Foreign War
The Cold War, Vietnam
Current Status with the US Navy
Retired
Start date of your service
July 14, 1965
End date of your service
December 31, 1989

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At 9:59am on May 20, 2016, Wayne V. Morris said…

Hello.........I was assigned to the Naval Advisory Group in Saigon April 64 through April 65.  NAG became COMNAVFORV when things started to escalate.  I was assigned to the logistics department where we provided support to our bases located throughout S. VN.  

 
 
 

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