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William M Klepper
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  • Brunswick, OH
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William M Klepper commented on William M Klepper's group USS Quapaw ATF-110/AT-110
"Besides the longest tow, from San Diego to Diego Garcia, she fired her 3" gun when she fell into harms way trying to retrieve portions of the C5A that crashed at the end of the Viet Nam war.  Her screw had been replace with an LST's…"
Jun 26, 2012
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USS Quapaw ATF-110/AT-110

USS Quapaw (ATF–110/AT-110) was a Abnaki-class fleet ocean tug in the United States Navy. She was named after the Quapaw, a tribe of Native Americans who historically resided on the west side of the Mississippi River in what is now the state of Arkansas.See More
Jun 26, 2012
William M Klepper commented on Ronald Lee Froman's group Naval Air Facility Atsugi NAS/NAF
"When I left NALF KISARAZU in 69, I transfered to the transit line, keeping the CO's S2F in top shape so he could get his hours in every month.  That got me flight-skins and a few extra bucks a month too. "
Jun 22, 2012
William M Klepper joined Ronald Lee Froman's group
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Naval Air Facility Atsugi NAS/NAF

Naval Air Facility Atsugi is the largest Naval Air Facility in the Pacific and is home to Carrier Air Wing Five. NAF Atsugi lies in the heart of the Kanto Plain on the main island of Japan, Honshu.
Jun 22, 2012
William M Klepper commented on Jim Decota's group USS Recruit TDE/TFFG-1
"Bootcamp 1966-67"
Jun 22, 2012
William M Klepper commented on Douglas Karr's group NSA NCTS Diego Garcia
"Towed the oiler to DIEGO GARCIA on th USS QUAPAW ATF-110 in 1975 "
Jun 22, 2012
William M Klepper joined Douglas Karr's group
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NSA NCTS Diego Garcia

Diego Garcia is a British territory. Normally the island is home to about 1,700 military personnel and 1,500 civilian contractors. But only about 50 troops are British. The island is used jointly by the Navy and the Air Force.
Jun 22, 2012
William M Klepper commented on Douglas Karr's group USS Franklin D Roosevelt CV-42
"I was in VF-84 and deployed on CVA-42 in 1972-74"
Jun 22, 2012
William M Klepper joined Douglas Karr's group
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USS Franklin D Roosevelt CV-42

USS Franklin D. Roosevelt (CVB/CVA/CV-42) was the second of three Midway class aircraft carriers. The ship was constructed at New York Naval Shipyard.
Jun 22, 2012
William M Klepper joined Douglas Karr's group
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NAS Oceana

Naval Air Station Oceana, Virginia
Jun 21, 2012
William M Klepper commented on Jerry Hudson's group Fleet Training Center Atlantic FTCLANT
"ASAC instructor 1978-1980"
Jun 10, 2012
William M Klepper joined Jerry Hudson's group
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Fleet Training Center Atlantic FTCLANT

Training Support Center Hampton Roads is the current name of the facility in Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA, which was long-known as "FTC Dam Neck". It is the home of the "Fleet Combat Training Center Atlantic" of the United States Navy.See More
Jun 10, 2012
William M Klepper joined SHERWIN W. HILL's group
Jun 10, 2012
William M Klepper is now a member of Navy Veterans
Jun 10, 2012

Profile Information

Rank
Petty Officer First Class
Where were you or your family stationed?
NALF KISARAZU, JAPAN
CVA-42 FDR
ATF-110 QUAPAW
FF-1054 GRAY
FCTC DAM NECK
Veteran of Foreign War
Vietnam
Current Status with the US Navy
Honorably Discharged
Start date of your service
November 8, 1966
End date of your service
December 20, 1980

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