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Richard Dunn
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  • Panama City, FL
  • United States
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Oct 5, 2014
Richard Dunn commented on John Kearns's photo
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"I went back last June and I'm ready to go again. I remembered enough Spanish to get by, but im taking a Spanish class at the college now, so I can do better next time."
Oct 5, 2014
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"I went there in June for vacation for three weeks. The donkeys are gone and the town is modernized, but I still love it. Cofe con leche and Osborne sweet Sherry. Cruzcampo has replaced San Miguel as the popular beer there now."
Oct 5, 2014
John Kearns commented on Richard Dunn's photo
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"Neat photo! I can still hear the their hoofs clatter!"
Oct 5, 2014
John Kearns commented on Richard Dunn's photo
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"That looks familiar, when I was there '67-'68 they were just talking about a canopy over the main door. I don't think the landscaping was  there."
Oct 5, 2014
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Oct 3, 2014
Richard Dunn left a comment for Allen D. Binkley
"Damned tourists ruin everything!"
Dec 30, 2013
Allen D. Binkley left a comment for Richard Dunn
"had a friend ET3 Paul Oberdorf and his wife Veronica went to Rota 3 yrs ago and nothing was the same as when I was there, sailors are not allowed to live in Rota now and he said the place we use to live was now a parking lot...after they returned…"
Dec 30, 2013
Richard Dunn left a comment for Allen D. Binkley
"Oh yea, Jack Nicely, and IC-1 Ball are two more names in my memory. I made my profile picture standing watch outside the secure door at the Rota ComSta."
Dec 30, 2013
Richard Dunn left a comment for Allen D. Binkley
"Hi Allen, The only names I can remember from then is, Donny Middlebrooks, Dennis Tolley, and Fagerholm. I'm planning a trip back to Rota this summer. They have a Facebook page, Rota Military, where I posted my pictures from 72-76. They all…"
Dec 30, 2013
Allen D. Binkley left a comment for Richard Dunn
"I know I probably knew you from NAVCOMMSTA Rota, wasn't very few that I didn't know..I still keep in touch with several from that time frame...I would love to have a reunion and see as many as possible."
Dec 30, 2013
Richard Dunn commented on JIM COWAN's group USS Dixon AS-37
"I was a diver on the Dixon from 1981 to 1983."
Dec 29, 2013
Richard Dunn joined JIM COWAN's group
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USS Dixon AS-37

USS DIXON was the second ship in the L. Y. SPEAR - class of submarine tenders designed and fitted to accommodate attack submarines
Dec 29, 2013
Richard Dunn commented on Thomas McFadzean Jr.'s group USS Chicago CA-136/CG-11
"I was an ET in OE Division and served on board from 1977 to decommission in 1980. Loved WestPac."
Dec 29, 2013
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USS Chicago CA-136/CG-11

USS Chicago (CA-136) was a Baltimore class heavy cruiser laid down on 28 July 1943 at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, by the Philadelphia Navy Yard. Launched on 20 August 1944 she was sponsored by Mrs. Edward J. Kelly, wife of the Mayor of Chicago, Illinois, and commissioned at the Philadelphia Navy Yard on 10 January 1945, Captain Richard R. Hartung, USN, in command. On 1 November 1958, Chicago was reclassified CG-11 and towed to San Francisco Naval Shipyard to begin a five-year conversion to…See More
Dec 29, 2013
Richard Dunn commented on Michael McWatt's group Navy Communications Station NCS Rota
"I was stationed at NavComSta Rota from 1972 to 1976 as an ET-3 Crypto Tech. It was my favorite station in my 24 year career."
Dec 29, 2013

Profile Information

Rank
Chief Petty Officer
Enlisted Rating
Electronics Technician (Communication)
Where were you or your family stationed?
Rota, Spain
San Diego, CA
Charleston, SC
Panama City, FL
Veteran of Foreign War
Vietnam
Current Status with the US Navy
Retired
Start date of your service
August 14, 1970
End date of your service
August 14, 1994

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At 8:11pm on December 30, 2013, Allen D. Binkley said…

had a friend ET3 Paul Oberdorf and his wife Veronica went to Rota 3 yrs ago and nothing was the same as when I was there, sailors are not allowed to live in Rota now and he said the place we use to live was now a parking lot...after they returned about a year later Paul became ill and died and they preformed test and found out he died from the Mad Cow disease...I would love to go back, I sure enjoyed my tour of duty their..Rota is now a tourist city..

At 10:35am on December 30, 2013, Allen D. Binkley said…

I know I probably knew you from NAVCOMMSTA Rota, wasn't very few that I didn't know..I still keep in touch with several from that time frame...I would love to have a reunion and see as many as possible.

 
 
 

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