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  • Lancing, TN
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RON HIMES joined Douglas Karr's group
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USS John F. Kennedy CV-67

The last conventionally-powered aircraft carrier built by the US Navy
Jan 17, 2014
RON HIMES commented on Douglas Karr's group RTC Orlando
"I attended  boot camp from Aug.21, 1974 to Nov. 1974. I cant remember my company # but it was a Drill Team and we practiced a lot on the grass beside the grinder. We had  BMC Stone as CC and a Drill instructor Chief whom I cannot remember.…"
Jan 17, 2014
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RTC Orlando

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Jan 17, 2014
Ray Elliott left a comment for RON HIMES
"We had to cross paths.I was on JFK 74-77 3rd div.What a ride it was."
Jan 17, 2014
RON HIMES left a comment for Thomas R Fournier
"Hello Thomas, I am sure our paths have crossed on the big John. I was on board from 1975 to Aug. 1977. I slept in Med. berth and worked in Dental. I was a Boatswain mate 3rd but transferred to dental as a striker. There was the ships surgeon,…"
Jan 17, 2014
RON HIMES commented on Douglas Karr's group USS Howard W. Gilmore AS-16
"- I came aboard Dec. 1974 - 75. After compartment cleaner and mess hall, I became Coxswain of the OMB ( officer motor boat ). On  R&R trip to Nice or Malaga I had mid watch an somebody tossed Oscar overboard. They dropped crew and…"
Jan 17, 2014
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USS Howard W. Gilmore AS-16

USS Howard W. Gilmore (AS-16) was a Fulton-class submarine tender, originally named Neptune but renamed Howard W. Gilmore in honor of Commander Howard W. Gilmore, a Medal of Honor recipient
Jan 17, 2014
RON HIMES left a comment for David S Hernandez
"Hello David. Looks like I followed you around. Went to the Kennedy CV-67 in 1975"
Jan 17, 2014
RON HIMES left a comment for David S Hernandez
"Hello David. I was in Orlando Aug. 74 in Batt. 5 with a BMC Stone. Nick name was Grey Fox. Always had a snarl on his face.  Ron Himes"
Jan 17, 2014
RON HIMES left a comment for Ray Elliott
"HELLO RAY, I LEFT GA. AUG 74 WENT TO BOOT ORLANDO. SERVED IN 1ST DIV ON BIG JOHN 75-77 GOT OFF HER AUG 6, 1977. I AM SURE OUR PATHS HAVE CROSSED. SIGNED  RON HIMES BM3  oh  I ALSO WORKED IN DENTAL."
Jan 17, 2014
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Jan 17, 2014

Profile Information

Rank
Petty Officer Third Class
Enlisted Rating
Boatswain's Mate
Where were you or your family stationed?
SARDINIA ITALY USS HOWARD W. GILMORE AS-16
USS JOHN F. KENNEDY CV-67
Veteran of Foreign War
Vietnam
Current Status with the US Navy
Honorably Discharged
Start date of your service
August 21, 1974
End date of your service
August 6, 1977

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At 7:44pm on January 17, 2014, Ray Elliott said…

We had to cross paths.I was on JFK 74-77 3rd div.What a ride it was.

 
 
 

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