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June 2017 Blog Posts (2)

Help with WWII Navy Records - NAVPERS 553 / DD214

Hi All,
Trying to research my wife's father so that I can build her a shadow box of his career.  I'm an active member in the USAF Reserve so my Navy is a bit weak. Could anyone help me out with awards and decorations and rank insignia?


On the NavPers 553 ratings held shows: AS, S2/c, S1/c,…
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Added by Matthew Dunphy on June 22, 2017 at 10:46am — 1 Comment

MY YEARS AT CHELSEA

IN MAY OF 1956 ,I WAS CALLED INTO COMMANDING OFFICERS OFFICE,I WAS TOLD THAT I WAS PICKED OUT OF THE COMPLETE NAVAL DISTRICT THE ONE CORPSMAN ,TO GO TO ANNAPOLIS,TO BECOME AND OFFICER AND A INTERN  IN THE US NAVY MEDICAL FIELD. IT WAS RECOMMENDED,BY LL HAYNES COS,CAPTIAN ROGERS,AND REAR ADM GILMORE.BEING YOUNG ,MARRIED AND A BABY AT HOME,I DECIDED NOT TO ACCEPT,THE BIGGEST MISTAKE IN LIFE,THEM YEARS I RAN THE ADMISSION ROOM AT CHELSEA,I AM NOW 81 AND STILL REMEMBER MUCH ABOUT…

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Added by DONALD E MC CONKEY on June 20, 2017 at 6:00pm — No Comments

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