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David De Rooy
  • 69, Male
  • Cashmere, WA
  • United States
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  • John R. O'Rourke
  • Thomas Roy Lewis Jr
  • Joseph P Pacheco
  • Brian O'Connor
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  • Robert Irvine Carpenter
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David De Rooy left a comment for John D Green
"Welcome aboard John. Glad you're here. Share some Navy memories."
yesterday
David De Rooy left a comment for Tim Lawrence
"Welcome aboard Chief. Good to have you with us."
yesterday
David De Rooy posted a photo

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The USS Iwo Jima and USS Thomaston LSD28 then my ship in the back USS Vancouver LPD2
Thursday
David De Rooy commented on steven richmond's photo
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"The "Iwo' was part of the amphib squad of ships that sailed together in the westpac along with my ship the Vancouver LPD 2  in the 60's & 70's."
Thursday
David De Rooy left a comment for David Lee Varian
"Welcome aboard David. Glad you're here with us. Please share old memories"
Tuesday
Wilburn Stancil (Bill) Lassiter left a comment for David De Rooy
" Hello David!  THANK YOU so much for the kind greeting. Hope all with you is well and that you are in the best of spirits. I am a former hospital corpsman turned Navy Counselor. I have over 8 years with the FMF. I retired at Camp…"
Monday
David De Rooy left a comment for Donald Nelson
"Welcome aboard Don. Nice to have you here with us. Share your Navy stories here."
Monday
Larry Richard densman left a comment for David De Rooy
"Thanks David I can start with when I received orders to Vietnam, came in as orders to Vietnamese language  school. Called the detailer and asked how i got selected.  He told me I had aced my language battery when I joined the navy.…"
Monday
David De Rooy left a comment for James Oran Spence
"Welcome aboard Jim. Good to have you here. Glad to have another AB on board."
Monday
David De Rooy left a comment for john jacobsen
"Welcome aboard John. Glad you're here. Share your stories."
Monday
David De Rooy left a comment for JOSEPH WILLIAMS.
"Welcome aboard Joe. Good to have you here. That's a lot of ships in four years. Tell us about it."
Monday
David De Rooy left a comment for Ed Beck
"Welcome aboard Ed. Glad you're here please share."
Monday
David De Rooy left a comment for Robert F Haynes
"Welcome aboard Chief. Nice to have you join us. You've got some good stories we'd love to read 'em."
Monday
David De Rooy left a comment for Wilburn Stancil (Bill) Lassiter
"Welcome aboard Chief. Glad you're here. Share some memories."
Monday
David De Rooy left a comment for Vickie L Jones
"Welcome aboard Vickie. Nice to have you along. We'd love to read what you have to share."
Monday
David De Rooy left a comment for Gary N Brigman
"Welcome aboard Gary. Good to have you here with us."
Monday

Profile Information

Rank
Petty Officer Second Class
Enlisted Rating
Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Handling)
Where were you or your family stationed?
RTC NTC San Diego CA. 1968 Company 788
NAVTRCEN Lakehurst NJ 1969 ABH class 909
NAS Cecil Field Jacksonville FL./OLF Whitehouse crash crew
USS Vancouver LPD2 32nd st Naval Station pier 8 San Diego CA.
Veteran of Foreign War
Vietnam
Current Status with the US Navy
Honorably Discharged
Start date of your service
November 12, 1968
End date of your service
November 10, 1972

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At 5:55pm on August 12, 2019, Wilburn Stancil (Bill) Lassiter said…

 Hello David!  THANK YOU so much for the kind greeting. Hope all with you is well and that you are in the best of spirits. I am a former hospital corpsman turned Navy Counselor. I have over 8 years with the FMF. I retired at Camp Lejeune,NC. TAKE CARE! Will  talk again! Bill Lassiter SCPO/USN/RET

At 5:39pm on August 12, 2019, Larry Richard densman said…

Thanks David I can start with when I received orders to Vietnam, came in as orders to Vietnamese language  school. Called the detailer and asked how i got selected.  He told me I had aced my language battery when I joined the navy.  My reply to him that was Spanish one to ten, tell me what Texas boy cannot count one to ten in Spanish. Vietnam 67-68 caught Tet in 68.

At 5:40pm on August 10, 2019, Tommie Marbley said…

Ok! I will visto navyvet as well thanks again and i hope to meet up with some old friends to  but its noce to meet new ones as well.

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At 5:37pm on August 10, 2019, Tommie Marbley said…

Hello! I hope that i sound meeting a new of my old friends to and is noce to meet new ones well 

At 6:46pm on August 8, 2019, Tommie Marbley said…

Hey! Thanks for the instruction on how to change my photo

At 11:31pm on August 6, 2019, Tommie Marbley said…

And how do I get my picture posted too?

At 11:30pm on August 6, 2019, Tommie Marbley said…

Thanks it's been a long time since met someone from the Navy. Wanting to meet up with some old friends hoping to find them here. I was a road the USS New Orleans LPH- 11 from August 1985- April 1988. So tell about this site please and what's cooking with you.

At 8:31pm on August 6, 2019, RICHARD ANTHONY MAIDA said…

This has got to be good!  David, do you sling this much b******* daily, weekly and monthly?  Or did I catch you on your off day?

At 5:11pm on July 30, 2019, Donn Harvey Behl said…

Hi David, In 1968, most of my time was spent on the America with VA-86, getting back late Dec.. We headed back out on the Coral Sea around Sept 69..I had an apartment in Jax in 69 and remember listing to " Crimson and Clover" over and over on the car radio.

I also remember listing to the moon landing at the apartment, as I was too poor to have a TV.

We got back from the second cruise around June 70 and I got out in May 71. Most of the time was spent going to schools at Cecil an Jax…..and getting ready to get out.

I've been back to Cecil, but not much there anymore, barracks', clubs, and exchange all gone. Mostly the hangers and the chapel are the remaining friendly sites. I'm glad that they are trying to make the chapel a formal memorial, given the memorial next to it.

At 6:10pm on July 19, 2019, James Walter Piliero said…

I remember Cecil Field. I knew some guys who were there too.

 
 
 

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