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James Vinci
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  • San Antonio. Texas
  • United States
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Mar 17
David De Rooy left a comment for James Vinci
"Thank you for the short bio and photo. Sorry the SECDEF decided you were Army material."
Mar 17
James Vinci commented on Daniel E. Dickinson's group USS Hickman County LST-825
"I was commissioned as an Ensign in the US Navy in 1966 after completing OCS in Newport RI, and my first assignment was aboard the USS Hickman County, LST 825 in December 1966 as her communications officer. Doing the year+, I was aboard, we operated…"
Mar 17
James Vinci left a comment for David De Rooy
"Dear David, As requested: I was commissioned as an Ensign in the US Navy in 1966 after completing OCS in Newport RI, and my first assignment was aboard the USS Hickman County, LST 825 in December 1966 as her communications officer. Doing the year+,…"
Mar 17
David De Rooy left a comment for James Vinci
"Welcome aboard Colonel. It's good to have you with us. Share more about your experience with the Navy"
Mar 16
James Vinci posted a status
"Good to be back aboard after being transferred to the Army by SECDEF in Sept. 1969 after 4 Years as a Navy Officer."
Mar 16
James Vinci joined Daniel E. Dickinson's group
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USS Hickman County LST-825

USS Hickman County (LST-825) was an LST-542-class tank landing ship built for the United States Navy during World War II. Named after counties in Kentucky and Tennessee, she was the only U.S. Naval vessel to bear the name.See More
Mar 15
James Vinci is now a member of Navy Veterans
Mar 15

Profile Information

Rank
Colonel
Where were you or your family stationed?
USS Hickman County
Coronado, Calif
Transferred to US Army 1969
San Antonio, Texas
Bad Cannstatt, Germany
Washington, DC
Scott AFB, Illinois
Heidelberg Germany
Veteran of Foreign War
Vietnam, Grenada, Desert Storm, Desert Shield, Other
Current Status with the US Navy
Retired
Start date of your service
March 1, 1966
End date of your service
September 1, 1969

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At 12:49pm on March 17, 2019, David De Rooy said…

Thank you for the short bio and photo. Sorry the SECDEF decided you were Army material.

At 6:07pm on March 16, 2019, David De Rooy said…

Welcome aboard Colonel. It's good to have you with us. Share more about your experience with the Navy

 
 
 

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