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Started this discussion. Last reply by Adrian Hernandez Nov 27, 2018. 2 Replies


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Adrian Hernandez commented on WILLIAM BARLOW's photo


"LOL!   Douglas I can just imagine you coming aboard with half your shirt missing.  At first everyone must have thought you were in one of those infamous bar fights.   The ones where everyone would hit each other with…"
Nov 27, 2019
Adrian Hernandez commented on WILLIAM BARLOW's photo


"Great post Douglas.  Wow what an experience.  Or should I say nightmare. Sounds like a scene from a movie.  Did they at least give you band-aids in jail for your wounds?   I can’t imagine what an Olongapo jail cell would…"
Nov 8, 2019
Adrian Hernandez commented on WILLIAM BARLOW's photo


"Ah yes.  The old Martial Law.  Had forgotten that.   Put in place by order of President Marcos no doubt.  Well, we certainly complied.  All those Olongapo law enforcement folks carrying shotguns and clubs were to be…"
Nov 5, 2019
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Petty Officer Third Class
Where were you or your family stationed?
RTC, San Diego, CA (1968-68)
Hospital Corps 'A' School, San Diego CA (1968-68)
NTC San Diego, CA (1968-69)
Naval Hospital Subic Bay, PI (1969-70)
VF-142, USS Enterprise CVAN-65, H-DIV (1971)
Veteran of Foreign War
Current Status with the US Navy
Honorably Discharged
Start date of your service
January 19, 1968
End date of your service
January 7, 1972

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At 12:07pm on July 17, 2013, william c. mitchell said…

Hello.  That photo you shot and posted, it looks like the mail shed that we used to store mail in.  We had Conex Boxes lined up inside to store mail to keep it try during rain storms.  Was that shed closed to the Ramp and Texie way? Thanks  We started to use that shed 1966 I left July 1968. Thanks

At 8:05pm on September 16, 2012, Terry Schiele HM-2 (RN) said…

Adrian,  Semper Fi! Was reading a few notes on the Corps School page and noted that you graduated in Apr 1968.  Our Company graduated 15APR68.  Company 27-68.  I have been able to contact about 44-46 of our group of 62 graduates. Some I missed by 2 weeks or 2 months. About 6 have died but none was killed in Viet Nam. I am guessing about 25 of us went to Viet Nam. I live in the same town (Fullerton) as another classmate that I went to school with. Met each other in a grocery store one afternoon. He had been with the 1st MARDiv and I with the 3rd. Will post another comment on the Corps Page....Terry

At 3:23pm on September 16, 2012, Anthony D Martinez said…

Former HM2, O.R.Tech at U S Naval Hospital, Subic, Bay, R.P. and have many good memories, I lived off base later in my tour. Anthony "Tony" Martinez. Drop a line sometime.

At 5:23pm on August 27, 2012, richard alan schlesier said…

adian you were talking about the baracks ship in subic tha t might have been the apl 30 that i stayed on in da nang they pobley tow it to subic

At 6:06am on November 29, 2011, Dan Abernathy said…

Adrian. update on the mudslide.. It happened on a Tuesday Sept 4, 1970.. Hope to have more later.

At 3:34pm on November 26, 2011, Dan Abernathy said…

Yep, that was the one, and for this country boy it was a culture shock when we landed in Clark then rode the bus to Subic.

At 9:27pm on November 17, 2011, Dan Abernathy said…

We may have been on the same flight in 69'. Sounded exactly like what I felt that same year.

At 5:28pm on November 13, 2011, Peter O'Dowd said…

Hi Adrian,

                I agree those were the days, one question for you in your days at Cubic Bay naval hospital can you confirm for me that there were indeed some wounded vietnamese children at the Hospital in 1969 I believe they may have been brought there by one of the Hospital ships.


Old shipmate,


At 6:18pm on May 31, 2009, Joshua Alexander, MBA said…
I just created a group for Hospital Corpsmen please join just type corpsmen in and the group will pop up.
Joshua Alexander
At 8:11am on December 16, 2008, Douglas Karr said…
Welcome Aboard Adrian! Thank you for your service in Vietnam.

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