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Richard L Paton
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  • Lompoc, CA
  • United States
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David De Rooy left a comment for Richard L Paton
"You'll have 90 days of messcooking before going to your division"
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Richard L Paton left a comment for David De Rooy
"Thanks for the welcome. I'll see you in the ready room for the movie."
Friday
Richard L Paton left a comment for David De Rooy
"Reporting for duty, Sir. Just PLEASE don't stick me in the Transit Barracks, OMG"
Friday
Richard L Paton replied to Mark Ogden's discussion Developing the Tomahawk Missel
"Did not work on them, but during flight testing they were launched in the Sea Range off the central coast of California, some I believe flown from Santa Catalina Island. Here just outside of Vandenberg AFB was a flight path, where Tomahawks would go…"
Nov 5
Richard L Paton commented on Glenn Cassel AMH1(AW) USNavy Ret's group Attack Squadron 147 VFA-147
"I would like to hear the experience and the impressions you had when reporting to NAS Lemoore for the first time. It was quite an unusual experience for me in August of 1971. We all departed the training command that was Boot Camp, (a major story of…"
Nov 2
Richard L Paton joined Glenn Cassel AMH1(AW) USNavy Ret's group
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Attack Squadron 147 VFA-147

Strike Fighter Squadron 147 (VFA-147), also known as the "Argonauts", is a United States Navy strike fighter squadron based at Naval Air Station Lemoore California. VFA-147 flies the F/A-18E Super Hornet as part of Carrier Air Wing Eleven. Their tailcode is NH and their radio callsign is Jason.See More
Nov 2
Richard L Paton commented on David De Rooy's video
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Olongapo City Philippines 1989

"Well, it is obvious that by 1989 things at Subic and Potown had calmed down tremendously from the madder frenzy I had known there in 1971 - 1974.If we had camcorders the size of a pack of cigarettes back then, I could  show everyone an…"
Nov 2
Richard L Paton replied to Stick's discussion The 60s' Groups are gonna do re makes of their hits
"Kenny Rogers and the First Edition: I just dropped in to see what condition my precondition was in."
Nov 1
David De Rooy left a comment for Richard L Paton
"Welcome aboard Rick. Glad to have you along.  We like airdales here.                                                 …"
Oct 26
Lee Damicone left a comment for Richard L Paton
Oct 26
Richard L Paton is now a member of Navy Veterans
Oct 26

Profile Information

Rank
Petty Officer Third Class
Enlisted Rating
Aviation Electronics Technician
Where were you or your family stationed?
NTC-RTC San Diego CA
NATTC Memphis TN
Attack Squadron VA- 147 Lemoore NAS CA
TAD Cubi Point NAS Republic of Philippines
TAD AIMD DIV. USS Constellation
Veteran of Foreign War
Vietnam
Current Status with the US Navy
Honorably Discharged
Start date of your service
October 27, 1970
End date of your service
October 24, 1974

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At 1:22pm on November 9, 2018, David De Rooy said…

You'll have 90 days of messcooking before going to your division

At 8:18pm on October 26, 2018, David De Rooy said…

Welcome aboard Rick. Glad to have you along.  We like airdales here.                                                                                                  

At 6:23pm on October 26, 2018, Lee Damicone said…

 
 
 

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