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John Houghtaling
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  • Apache Junction, AZ
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Rank
Seaman
Enlisted Rating
Yeoman
Where were you or your family stationed?
submarine base pearl harbor
USS Bainbridge DLG(N)25
USS Frontier
Veteran of Foreign War
Vietnam
Current Status with the US Navy
Honorably Discharged
Start date of your service
July 1, 1965
End date of your service
August 24, 1968

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subase Pearl Harbor

Posted on April 1, 2018 at 1:00am 1 Comment

I was stationed at the subase 1965 thru 1967 first as the indoctrination school yeoman then as the subase police department yeoman.

In 1967 a Japanese submarine visited Pearl Harbor, I was TAD as the driver for the captain, anytime he needed to be transported I was at his peck and call, including a ride to a formal dinner at CINPACTFLT .

There were many interesting stories that I experianced with my time on subase.

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At 2:33pm on July 17, 2018, Philip Tucker said…

Thanks for the invite...

At 3:13pm on April 14, 2018, Al said…

Hi John, glad to see another YN joining.  Welcome Aboard.

Sounds like you YN time was more varied than my own.  Though I did once get to show my CO he made a mistake during a Capt's Mast - didn't impress him doing that but it needed to done. ;)

Al Pierson

At 6:26pm on March 31, 2018, David De Rooy said…

Welcome John glad to have you along old timer

 
 
 

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