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Skip Neel commented on Douglas Karr's group USS John F. Kennedy CV-67
"I was on-board with VAQ 133 from 1976 until 1979. we did 1 North Atlantic and 2 MED Cruises. "
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USS John F. Kennedy CV-67

The last conventionally-powered aircraft carrier built by the US Navy
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Skip Neel commented on S D Martin's group NAS Lakehurst
"I went to a Emergency Shore Based arresting Gear School there in May/Jun, 1966. The AB Schools were just getting started as they were being moved from Philly."
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NAS Lakehurst

Remember The Blimp
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Skip Neel commented on Keith Pelsinski Sr's group USS New Orleans LPH-11
"Good Day Shipmates. I served on The USS New Orleans LPH 11 from Jun, 1972 until Oct, 1973. I was assigned to V-1 Division. Did the 72/73 WESPAC and Operation End Sweep. Great Ship, I truly enjoyed my Tour on-board. "
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USS New Orleans LPH-11

USS New Orleans (LPH-11) was an Iwo Jima-class amphibious assault ship in the United States Navy. She was the third Navy ship to be so named, and is the first named for the Battle of New Orleans.
2 hours ago
Skip Neel posted a status
"My condolences to you and your family on the loss of your Father (ETC(SS) William D Karr. "Fair Winds and Following Seas" Chief."
Jul 17, 2013
Lindsey E. Ford HMC (SW) left a comment for Skip Neel
"Welcome aboard!"
Apr 27, 2013
Skip Neel commented on Mark Chambers's group Operation End Sweep
"I was in V-1 Div, FLT DK LPO Onboard the USS New Orleans LPH 11. and was sent TAD to USS Ogden LPD 5 when their Air Dept refused to go to work. Myself and 4 Men from the Orleans went over to help the Ogden during Flight Ops."
Apr 26, 2013
Skip Neel commented on Douglas Karr's group Navy Fighting Squadron VF-121
"This was my last Command. I checked in Oct, 1979 and retired the same Date the Trans Det. did 31 May, 1981. When I checked in I was assigned as the Safety PO for the Squadron and as time passed I became the Command Career Councilor, LIne PO and…"
Apr 26, 2013
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Skip Neel joined Mark Chambers's group
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Operation End Sweep

On 27 January 1973, American and North Vietnamese officials signed a protocol to the Paris agreement that called for the United States to neutralize the mines that the Navy had dropped in North Vietnam's coastal and inland waterways.
Apr 26, 2013
Skip Neel commented on Chuck Fry's group First Class Association
"Made ABH1 in Feb, 1968 and stayed First Class until I retired in 1981. ABHC was at the 110 - 115%. Like a lot of others I PNA'd until they started the Chief's Board then I made the Board every year. With 112 Board Qualified and only 6…"
Apr 26, 2013
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First Class Association

Come on in Shipmates. Have a seat in the First Class Lounge. We'll play a little Acey-Deuce and swap sea stories. As always, you have front of the line previleges on the Mess Decks.See More
Apr 26, 2013
Skip Neel commented on Chuck Fry's group Shellbacks
"I crossed onboard the USS New Orleans LPH 11 21st of January, 1973"
Apr 26, 2013
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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
Apr 26, 2013

Profile Information

Rank
Petty Officer First Class
Where were you or your family stationed?
USNS Mayport, FL, USS FD Roosevelt, CVA 42, NAS Gitmo Bay, Cuba, Patron 5, VC 7, USNS Kodiak, AK, USS New Orleans LPH 11, VF 126, VAQ 133, VF 121,
Veteran of Foreign War
The Cold War, Vietnam
Current Status with the US Navy
Retired
Start date of your service
December 28, 1960
End date of your service
May 31, 1981

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At 1:15pm on April 27, 2013, Lindsey E. Ford HMC (SW) said…

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