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Ron Olesen
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  • Apollo Beach, FL
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May 13, 2016
Ron Olesen commented on Douglas Karr's group NAS Argentia
"Stationed at the Naval Facility in Argentia from 1972 to 1974.  It was a really great duty station.  The Newfoundlanders were really wonderful people.  You could have people taken out, thrown into the ocean for a bottle of Captain…"
May 12, 2016
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NAS Argentia

Naval Station Argentia is a former base of the United States Navy that operated from 1941-1994. It was established in the community of Argentia in what was then the Dominion of Newfoundland.
May 12, 2016
Ron Olesen commented on John M Andresen's group Yokosuka Sailor
"First visit to Yokosuka was in 1958 as an RM2 with ComLanShipRon 7 embarked in the USS Wexford County (LST-1168).  Quite an experience for a young sailor.  Each time I returned until my last visit on the USS Razorback (SS394) in 1967,…"
May 12, 2016
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May 12, 2016
Ron Olesen commented on Chuck Fry's group Shellbacks
"We were conducting patrols/recon off the coast of Viet Nam on the USS Razorback (SS394).  We had done many of the usual Westpac ports, but also Pusan, Korea to get heads for the compressor.  At some point, we rendezvoused with the USS…"
May 12, 2016
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Shellbacks

IMPERIVM NEPTVNI REGIS - To all Sailors wherever ye may be: and to all MERMAIDS, WHALES, SEA SERPENTS PORPOSIS, SHARKS, DOLPHINS, ELLS, SKATES, SUCKERS, CRABS, LOBSTERS AND ALL OTHER LIVING THINGS OF THE SEA. GREETING, Know ye.....See More
May 12, 2016
Ron Olesen commented on Chuck Fry's group Royal Blue Nose (Realm of the Arctic)
"Crossed into the Arctic circle as an RM with Commander Landing Ship Squadron 7, embarked in the USS Chittenden County, LST 561.  We had rounded Point Barrow and were waiting to rendezvous with 7 commercial ships and got frozen in.  An USCG…"
May 12, 2016
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Royal Blue Nose (Realm of the Arctic)

Crossing of the Arctic Circle (66-32 North latitude). Also known as the "Northern Domain of the Polar Bear" or "Blue Nose."
May 12, 2016
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May 12, 2016

Profile Information

Rank
Master Chief Petty Officer
Enlisted Rating
Radioman
Where were you or your family stationed?
ComLanShipRon 7, USS Strong (DD-758). RM B school, Bainbridge, MD, TacRon 11, USS Spinax (SS489), USNRTC Colorado Springs, CO, USS Razorback (SS-394), NavCommStaPhil, NAVFAC Argentia, NFLD, DCA RCOC, Torrejon AFB, DCA Field Office, Naples, Italy, USS FISKE (DD-842)
Veteran of Foreign War
Vietnam
Current Status with the US Navy
Retired
Start date of your service
August 9, 1955
End date of your service
November 16, 1977

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At 9:22pm on May 15, 2016, Leonard Lewis RM1 said…

Welcome aboard Chief, good to have you here !

 
 
 

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