Leonard Lewis RM1 and Lee Damicone are now friends
May 2
Leonard Lewis RM1 replied to Ronald C. Brabbin's discussion where is this country headed
"Ron, I hear what you are saying.  But I wonder why the list is so long .  That's a lot of officers being disciplined.  Maybe the world is changing that fast and technology getting the better of a lot of people.  People are being called in on things…"
Aug 21, 2019
Leonard Lewis RM1 replied to Adrian Hernandez's discussion What Have You Tossed?
"When we were at sea mucking tanks on the Pawcatuck, used to dump the oil "sludge" from the black oil tanks over the side.  We never mucked tanks in port..only at sea and it always went over the side.  That was over 50 years ago so I guess the ocean…"
Aug 21, 2019
Leonard Lewis RM1 replied to Larry Steven Anderson's discussion RTC San Diego in RTC San Diego
"I don't remember Co. 4050.  I went through boot camp in San Diego in 1961 and remember Co. 4013.  It was the scrounge company, made up of those that couldn't cut the inspections etc..of regular boots.  Was a Navy misfit company.  Most in that…"
Aug 21, 2019
Leonard Lewis RM1 left a comment for Michael Keller
"Just wondering if you are related to a Larry Keller who was in the Navy in 1961 >"
Aug 21, 2019
Leonard Lewis RM1 commented on Mack Louis Horn's blog post name for a service number
"Mack: you might want to try the National Archives.  I would go to the local veterans administration first to see if they could help.  If it is a navy service number, there were dropped in 1972 and social security numbers took their place.  Doubt if…"
Aug 21, 2019
Leonard Lewis RM1 commented on Jerry Ballard(sw)SH1Ret's photo
"And the same to you and yours Chaplain Jerry. And have a safe happy and healthy New Year."
Aug 21, 2019
Leonard Lewis RM1 left a comment for Ronald Evans
"Welcome aboard Chief."
Aug 21, 2019
Leonard Lewis RM1 left a comment for Jerry Ballard(sw)SH1Ret
"Amen to that. Good to see you back in action."
Aug 21, 2019
Leonard Lewis RM1 left a comment for Jerry Ballard(sw)SH1Ret
"8/29/2016 Jerry...hope all is ok with you...haven't seen the Chaplains corner now for 2 weeks and concerned you may be falling on hard times.  Hope nothing major going on. "
Aug 21, 2019
Leonard Lewis RM1 left a comment for Ron Olesen
"Welcome aboard Chief, good to have you here !"
Aug 21, 2019
Leonard Lewis RM1 replied to Ronald C. Brabbin's discussion FINDING ANOTHER NAVY VET
"Looks like they got it set up alphabetical order by 1st name.  Last name would probably be better...sometimes i can only remember last names."
Aug 21, 2019
Leonard Lewis RM1 commented on Douglas Karr's blog post Happy Independence Day!
"Amen to that....hope your 4th was a good one too !"
Aug 21, 2019
Leonard Lewis RM1 commented on DAVID KENNETH RHYNER's blog post NEEDED - GREEN NAVY CHOIR AIGUILLETTE
"dog tags:First row: last name.  2nd row: first name, middle initial.  3rd row : selective service number followed by branch of service. mine was 588 92 28 USN.  4th row: blood type.  5th row: religious preferance. "
Aug 21, 2019
Leonard Lewis RM1 commented on DAVID KENNETH RHYNER's blog post NEEDED - GREEN NAVY CHOIR AIGUILLETTE
"I think now they use social security number on the 3rd row.  Not sure when they started that.  My dog tags are from1961.  When I went in Army in 1980, there were going to put my social security number on my new dog tags.  Instead of changing…"
Aug 21, 2019
Leonard Lewis RM1 commented on John paiva's blog post General question.
"If you had social security withheld from your wages in the Navy, social security office should have a record of those payments made to them. You don't need to get anything from the Navy. I'm not sure, but I don't think that they witheld any money…"
Aug 21, 2019
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