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Any Navy Veteran who served from 2-Sept.-1945 to 26-Dec-1991, prevented World War III for 46 years. We must never forget those who did pay the Ultimate price with their lives. USS Scorpion SSN-589, and many others. I Salute your Bravery.....

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Discussion Forum

Asbestos Exposure-Cancer Risk for Veterans

Started by Jerald Terwilliger. Last reply by Dave "Rock" Cowles Feb 21, 2017. 15 Replies

All Cold War Veterans- this can be very important to you the ships most of us served on containeda lot of asbestos, and we were all exposed to it 24/7…Continue

Cold War Service Medal-2015

Started by Jerald Terwilliger May 7, 2015. 0 Replies

On April 28. 2015 Congressman Steve Israel(D NY-3); as he has for the last several years, along with Congressman David Jolly (R-FL 13) and seven other cosponsors introduce H.R. 2067 The Cold War…Continue

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What Military Awards Did You or Your Unit Earn

Started by Jerald Terwilliger. Last reply by ROBIN RUBEN FLORES Jul 7, 2014. 4 Replies

Hope someone finds this information helpful. American Cold War Veterans Blog JerryContinue

2012 Senate NDAA has a provision for Cold War Service Medal

Started by Jerald Terwilliger. Last reply by Philip Schroeder Aug 2, 2013. 13 Replies

Now we have a provision in the NDAA and two stand alone bills American Cold War Veterans Blog

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Comment by John Kellett on October 1, 2015 at 5:27pm

Wm. E. Gardner was in around the same time as me.  However, I didn't serve on a tin can, just travelled on them from Guantanamo Bay to Jamaica for Liberty.  I was in GTMO from 1960-62 and our only liberty was when a tin can would ask the Commandant for a liberty trip to Jamaica.  The Commandant would approve the weekend trip only if they would take some of  the Base Personnel with them.  I got to go on 4 weekend cruises in my 2 years.

Comment by Wm. E. Gardner on October 1, 2015 at 4:47pm

Welcome aboard . served 59-63 tin can navy. semper fortis

Comment by Ronald C. Brabbin on September 26, 2015 at 6:32pm

served from June 1950 to September 1954.  In Japan 1950 50 1954

Comment by Richard Cummings on June 26, 2015 at 5:03pm

May 1970 - February 2007 (3 yr break in service). It sure did go fast! Enjoyed nearly every assignment and most of the good people I met along the way!

Comment by David W Asche on August 7, 2014 at 2:06pm

You can get one of those Cold War medals at 

They have real good service.  I got a miniature one for my hat.

Comment by Kenneth Reno on July 27, 2014 at 12:29pm

Thank you for letting me join your group

Comment by Jerald Terwilliger on May 15, 2014 at 7:33pm


Check my blog for information regarding asbestos espsure

Asbestos Exporure

Comment by Jeffery Lynn Files on May 15, 2014 at 2:15pm

I was exposed to asbestos.... BIG TIME....  What should I do?

Comment by Jerry Ballard(sw)SH1Ret on May 10, 2014 at 10:34pm

Comment by Jerry Ballard(sw)SH1Ret on May 10, 2014 at 10:32pm

Steven, If you are referirng to VA Claims, MY Claim is over 5 1/2 Years and still waiting for my 100% disability

I just got a letter from VA Oakland telling me that there is another delay

VA FRESNO CA, THE PENSION EXAM DOCTOR LIED AND FALSIFIED MY MEDICAL RECORD, when I complained to VA in Oakland they did nothing and social security denied me my disability because of the report from this Pension Exam Doctor which I have slammed in all 50 States now 15 times over including Gaum


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