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Thomas Collier
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  • Phoenix, AZ
  • United States
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Thomas Collier commented on Douglas Karr's group RTC San Diego
" I REMEMBER REPORTING JANUARY 1961. I HAVE BEEN MANY TIMES BACK TO SAN DIEGO AND ALWAYS MAKE IT A POINT TO VISIT THE RTC GROUNDS. MY SON WAS STATIONED AT SD IN THE COAST GUARD. I CAN ONLY TELL YOU THAT IT HAD A LASTING MEMORY THE RTC AND I AM…"
Aug 1
Thomas Collier commented on Douglas Karr's group RTC San Diego
"WHERE DID THOSE DAYS GO?"
Jul 16
Thomas Collier commented on Douglas Karr's group RTC San Diego
"Thanks James it would be wonderful.  I do want to tell all that the 2nd paragraph to the end is an exert from my friend Jim Davis who writes a weekly letter to inform veterans of the current pending legislation and DoD information for the…"
Apr 21
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Feb 22
Thomas Collier commented on Douglas Karr's group RTC San Diego
"Haven't checked in myself for some time. Been to San Diego 4 times last year and always make it a "must," to drive through the Depot for "old times sake." Lots of memories,left there in 1961 but always seem to come back for…"
Jan 25
Thomas Collier commented on Douglas Karr's group RTC San Diego
"What company Seth? I was in 040"
Jun 26, 2015
Thomas Collier commented on Timothy Adams's group Storekeeper
"GOTTA AGREE WITH THAT DENNIS, WISH  HAD ALSO!!!"
Dec 29, 2014
Thomas Collier commented on Douglas Karr's group RTC San Diego
"JOHNNY, YOU ARE SO CORRECT. HOW MAY TIME DID WE GO "HUH?" OR "ARE YOU SURE?" AND THEN ENDED UP SAYING "WELL IF YOU SAY SO.""
Oct 2, 2014
Thomas Collier commented on Douglas Karr's group RTC San Diego
"WHAT WAS THE OLD SAYING? "IF IT MOVES SALUTE IT, IF IT DOESN'T PAINT IT!" WHERE IS THE BOSN? HE NEEDS TO TAKE CHARGE AND GET IT DONE!"
Oct 2, 2014
Thomas Collier commented on Douglas Karr's group RTC San Diego
"THAT IS AN OUTSTANDING UP DATE JON, I HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO VISIT THE OLD BASE TWICE A YEAR. LIVE IN ARIZONA BUT SAN DIEGO IS OUR VACATION GROUNDS NEXT TO FLORIDA. MORE ATTACHED TO SD THAT FLA."
Sep 4, 2014
Thomas Collier commented on Douglas Karr's group RTC San Diego
"WHO SAID THE NAVY WAS NOT OUR FAMILY. "
Jul 29, 2014
Thomas Collier commented on Paul Barger's group Treasure Island Naval Station
"NEITHER DO I. THE BARRACKS AT KEYPORT WASHINGTON WERE SINGLES ALSO. I SHOULD HAVE REMEMBERED THAT."
Jun 26, 2014
Thomas Collier commented on Paul Barger's group Treasure Island Naval Station
"I CAN RELATE TO YOUR EXPERIENCE CHIEF.  WAS A VERY STRANGE EXPERIENCE AS I WAS WAITING FOR TRANSFER TO THE PI, REMEMBER THE BARRACKS AND HOW "HOLLOW," IT REPRESENTED WITH THE RACKS AND FEW PERSONNEL.. WHILE VISITING MY SON WHEN HE WAS…"
Jun 26, 2014
Thomas Collier commented on Douglas Karr's group RTC San Diego
"MEANT TO SAY MY SON. "OLD FINGERS NOT WORKING TO WELL.""
Jun 24, 2014
Thomas Collier commented on Douglas Karr's group RTC San Diego
"CHIEF, MY  IS STATIONED AT NEW HAVEN COAST GUARD ARMORY. JUST GOT THERE  FROM SOUTH CAROLINA FROM ABOARD ONE OF THEIR SHIPS THAT WAS DECOMMISSIONED AND SOLD. "
Jun 24, 2014
Thomas Collier commented on Douglas Karr's group RTC San Diego
"FINISHED IN 1960. TALK ABOUT BELIEVING WHERE TIME WENT.:) LOOKING BACK AND WHAT IT TAUGHT ME THROUGH LIFE, I WOULD DO IT AGAIN. "
Jun 24, 2014

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Rank
Petty Officer Second Class
Enlisted Rating
Storekeeper
Where were you or your family stationed?
Keyport Washington NTPS
USNS Sangley Point PI
HQHQCO 1st Marines Okinawa, expedition mapping Da Nang
Veteran of Foreign War
Vietnam
Current Status with the US Navy
Honorably Discharged
Start date of your service
January 13, 1959
End date of your service
October 24, 1967

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At 2:49pm on September 3, 2013, richard alan schlesier said…

hi Thomas I was at camp ten shua from Sept 1966 to Sept 1967

At 12:28pm on May 2, 2013, richard alan schlesier said…

there as nothing like a cold san Miguel and some Adobo on a hot day

At 5:53pm on April 18, 2013, Gene Gowen RM2 said…

WE did also for the most part.  Great place to get packaged penuts.  Love a coke with peanuts in it...Country, I guess.

At 4:21pm on April 18, 2013, Gene Gowen RM2 said…

Thomas When I went aboard the USS Mckean DDR784 in long beach, we used to have gedunk trucks come on the pier . Guess you did also. The old timers used to say we were going to buy Pogy(?) bait. Never knew what that was, but would not  ask.

At 10:45am on December 28, 2012, richard alan schlesier said…

i think the base closure were throw the dart at a target and we the bay area was the target

 
 
 

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