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  • Effort, PA
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Douglas G Foster and frank c porta are now friends
Aug 30, 2016
frank c porta left a comment for Douglas G Foster
"Hi Doug I'm the same boat, as we get older, any thing that connects us to our glory days really does that. I hope you had good Christmas and a Happy new year, I can't wait for the next reunion to meet some of our old shipmates and relive…"
Jan 4, 2016
Douglas G Foster commented on frank c porta's blog post VA85 AO's 68-71
"Hi Frank, My name is Doug Foster, AO3 on the USS Constellation cruise with VA 85, 69 to 70. I joined VA 85 upon your return from world cruise. From the stories I heard I missed a great cruise and missed some great ports. I hope you are happy and…"
Jan 2, 2016
frank c porta joined S D Martin's group
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USS America CVA-66

The fifth USS America (CVA/CV-66) was one of four Kitty Hawk-class super carriers built for the United States Navy in the 1960s
Dec 25, 2015
frank c porta left a comment for Al Lieberman
"Hi Al, I can't wait , do you a date for the next reunion?"
Dec 1, 2015
Al Lieberman left a comment for frank c porta
"Welcome to NavyVets Frank and thanks for joining us in VA-85. Great pics of your models and other stuff.  Hope to meet you at our next reunion. -Al"
Nov 19, 2015
frank c porta and Robert Moore are now friends
Nov 18, 2015
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Nov 18, 2015
frank c porta commented on Al Lieberman's group VA-85
"I would like to know when the next reunion will be. I was with 85 1967 to 1971 in 1968 on the USS America, 1969-70 on the USS Constellation and  1971 on the USS Forrestal I have made models of the A6'S  for all three ships with…"
Oct 30, 2015
frank c porta joined Al Lieberman's group
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VA-85

Attack Squadron 85; Official Nickname: Black Falcons, 1958–1994. A-6 squadron / NAS OceanaSee More
Oct 30, 2015
frank c porta left a comment for Du Tho Hua
"I understand, the America was my first ship. Old timers say, your first ship becomes your   first love, well for me the America was. I served on her in 1968, the world cruse and Westpac , I was with VA85 Blackfalcons. At just 19…"
Aug 18, 2015
frank c porta replied to Al Lieberman's discussion Is the Forrestal worth saving? in the group USS Forrestal CV-59
"The Grand Lady is a War memorial, for memory of all Shipmates that lost their lives in 1967. In 1.98 opinion that is the most important reason"
Jul 23, 2015
frank c porta joined Douglas Karr's group
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USS Forrestal CV-59

The USS Forrestal (CV-59), formerly AVT-59 and CVA-59, is a supercarrier that was named after former Secretary of the Navy James Forrestal and was the lead ship of her class of aircraft carriers.
Jul 23, 2015
frank c porta posted a blog post

VA85 AO's 68-71

LIKE TO FIND ANY OF MY  SHIPMATES ,  See More
Jun 27, 2015

Profile Information

Rank
Petty Officer Third Class
Enlisted Rating
Aviation Ordnanceman
Where were you or your family stationed?
NAS Oceana
Veteran of Foreign War
Vietnam
Current Status with the US Navy
Honorably Discharged
Start date of your service
June 27, 1967
End date of your service
August 10, 1971

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VA85 AO's 68-71

Posted on June 27, 2015 at 12:46pm 1 Comment

LIKE TO FIND ANY OF MY  SHIPMATES ,  

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At 3:52pm on November 19, 2015, Al Lieberman said…

Welcome to NavyVets Frank and thanks for joining us in VA-85. Great pics of your models and other stuff.  Hope to meet you at our next reunion. -Al

 
 
 

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