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Paul F. Rosscup
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  • Olympia, WA
  • United States
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Paul F. Rosscup commented on WILLIAM BARLOW's photo
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"I made 3 WestPacs, the first was on the Coral Sea & had a great time for being a "Cherry". Ate alot of Lumpia & fried rice as well as the Hind quarter part of the chicken at the corner bbq. I was a rigger so there was a bar off the…"
Jul 10, 2015
Paul F. Rosscup commented on Paul Barger's group Persian Gulf Veterans
"All 3 of the WestPac cruises I did went to the Persian Gulf. The 2nd, on the USS Ranger we spent almost 4 months there. That really sucked! We had a major fire in the #2 engine room and had lost 6 shipmates, but we were told to stay on station by…"
Nov 10, 2014
Paul F. Rosscup joined Paul Barger's group
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Persian Gulf Veterans

Any one who has served in the Persian Gulf
Nov 10, 2014
Paul F. Rosscup replied to Robert E.Chester's discussion 1979-82 Aboard Coral Maru in the group USS Coral Sea CVA-43
"Howdy Robert, I too was on the Coral Sea during that time frame and loved Pattaya Beach! Had a great time on that cruise, it was my first and the best, I might add. The Coral Maru was an old Lady, but a great one just the same. Capt. Dunleavy used…"
Jun 18, 2014
Lindsey E. Ford HMC (SW) left a comment for Paul F. Rosscup
"Welcome aboard shipmate, May you have Fair Winds and Following Seas! Thank you for your service. Semper Fortis!"
Mar 22, 2014
Paul F. Rosscup commented on Douglas Karr's group USS Constellation CV-64
"I only did a 30 day shake out cruise after the '82 cruise, but I was on the Connie so I qualify as a shipmate."
Mar 22, 2014
Paul F. Rosscup joined Douglas Karr's group
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USS Constellation CV-64

USS Constellation (CV-64), a Kitty Hawk-class supercarrier, was the third ship of the United States Navy to be named in honor of the "new constellation of stars" on the flag of the United States.
Mar 22, 2014
Paul F. Rosscup commented on Kevin Armstrong's group Washington State Navy Veterans
"I spent 4 great years stationed at NAS Whidbey Island attached to VA-165. Met a lot of great people and enjoyed what I did-Rigger. I married a Washington girl, who was a blind date and we have been together for over 32 years."
Mar 22, 2014
Paul F. Rosscup joined Kevin Armstrong's group
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Washington State Navy Veterans

This group exists to help link Navy/Marine CorpsVeterans in the Washington State area for moreeffective professional and social networking. Are you hiring? Join and post! Do you know folks in the industry that are hiring? Join and post!See More
Mar 22, 2014
Paul F. Rosscup commented on John R Rushing's group Oregon Navy Veterans
"Enlisted from Forest Grove, OR on delayed entry for about 10 months then went up to Portland, OR. for the final processing and then off to San Diego for boot."
Mar 22, 2014
Paul F. Rosscup joined John R Rushing's group
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Oregon Navy Veterans

Navy Veterans from the Beaver state
Mar 22, 2014
Paul F. Rosscup commented on Roger L. Moore's group NAS Whidbey Island, WA
"Was stationed at Whidbey from '82-'86. Was assigned to AIMD Paraloft working for CPO Fitzpatrick. He was also on the USS Coral Sea CVA-43 when I was on her in'80-'82."
Mar 22, 2014
Paul F. Rosscup joined Roger L. Moore's group
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NAS Whidbey Island, WA

Naval Air Station Whidbey Island is a naval air station located in two sections around Oak Harbor, Washington, USA. It was commissioned as an active U.S. Navy installation on 21 September 1942. The main portion of the base is called Ault Field in memory of Commander William B. Ault, who was listed 'missing in action' during the Battle of the Coral Sea (1942). Ault Field is located approximately three miles north of Oak Harbor.See More
Mar 22, 2014
Paul F. Rosscup commented on Douglas Karr's group Naval Air Station Alameda
"I was stationed at Alameda when I was sent to the USS Coral Sea right out of boot. Nice city and had a lot of fun with shipmates and civilians."
Mar 22, 2014
Paul F. Rosscup joined Douglas Karr's group
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Naval Air Station Alameda

Naval Air Station Alameda (NAS Alameda) was a United States Navy Naval Air Station in Alameda, California, on San Francisco Bay
Mar 22, 2014
Paul F. Rosscup joined Jim Decota's group
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USS Recruit TDE/TFFG-1

Every one that went to boot in San Diego should be a member here! She needs us!Commissioned July 27, 1949. remained in service until NTC closure in 1997. Thousands of recruits passed her bow and learned seamanship on her decks.See More
Mar 22, 2014

Profile Information

Rank
Petty Officer Second Class
Enlisted Rating
Aircrew Survival Equipmentman
Where were you or your family stationed?
Started on the USS Coral Sea (CV-43) in Alemeda CA. then transferred to NAS Whidbey Island and assigned to Attack Squadron VA-165 flying A-6 Intruders
Veteran of Foreign War
The Cold War
Current Status with the US Navy
Honorably Discharged
Start date of your service
September 10, 1980
End date of your service
September 9, 1986

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At 6:17pm on March 22, 2014, Lindsey E. Ford HMC (SW) said…

Welcome aboard shipmate, May you have Fair Winds and Following Seas!

Thank you for your service.

Semper Fortis!

 
 
 

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