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Wayne N. Dees
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  • Vidalia, GA
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Wayne N. Dees posted a status
"There was definitely an outdoor theatre there in 1961-62-Cost a dime which was inserted in a turnstile"
Dec 14, 2015
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Oct 27, 2014
Wayne N. Dees joined Roger L. Moore's group
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NAS Whidbey Island, WA

Naval Air Station Whidbey Island is a naval air station located in two sections around Oak Harbor, Washington, USA. It was commissioned as an active U.S. Navy installation on 21 September 1942. The main portion of the base is called Ault Field in memory of Commander William B. Ault, who was listed 'missing in action' during the Battle of the Coral Sea (1942). Ault Field is located approximately three miles north of Oak Harbor.See More
Oct 27, 2014
Wayne N. Dees commented on Alan Amarias's group USS Plumas County LST-1083
"I too was on it  when it left Long Beach in February 61 on my way to Bargers Point Hawii.  Rode it to Pearl Harbor.  Didn't know aat the time it was on it's way to decomissioning."
Oct 27, 2014
Wayne N. Dees joined Alan Amarias's group
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USS Plumas County LST-1083

USS Plumas County (LST-1083) was an LST-542-class tank landing ship in the United States Navy. Unlike many of her class, which received only numbers and were disposed of after World War II, she survived long enough to be named. On 1 July 1955, all LSTs still in commission were named for US counties or parishes; LST-1083 was given the name Plumas County, after Plumas County, California.See More
Oct 27, 2014
Wayne N. Dees added a discussion to the group USS Saratoga CVA-60
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Med Cruise of 1963

I went aboard with VA-35 in 1963 just prior to the '63 Med cruise.  While in the Med, we had a flight spotted on the fantail for launch at night and one of the recovering planes came in and landed all amoungst them-Heck of a fire on the flight deck.  We pushed many aircraft overboard after the fire was doused.  Also, back then we had another name other than Super Sara.See More
Oct 27, 2014
Wayne N. Dees joined Douglas Karr's group
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USS Saratoga CVA-60

USS Saratoga (CV-60), formerly CVB-60 and CVA-60 and the sixth ship of the United States Navy to be named for the American Revolutionary War Battle of Saratoga, was a Forrestal-class supercarrier.
Oct 27, 2014
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NAS Barbers Point

Naval Air Station Barbers Point, Hawaii
Oct 27, 2014
Wayne N. Dees is now a member of Navy Veterans
Oct 24, 2014

Profile Information

Rank
Petty Officer Second Class
Enlisted Rating
Naval Aircrewman
Where were you or your family stationed?
BARBERS POINT HAWAII, WHIDBEY ISLAND, WASINGTON AND JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA
Veteran of Foreign War
The Cold War
Current Status with the US Navy
Honorably Discharged
Start date of your service
January 20, 1959
End date of your service
November 11, 1964

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