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Stephen D Waters
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  • Pleasantville, NJ
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Chief Petty Officer
Enlisted Rating
Intelligence Specialist
Where were you or your family stationed?
Naval Reserve Center, Charleston, SC (Nov 64-Jun 67)
USS Yorktown (CVS 10) (Operations Office YN) Long Beach, CA (Aug 67-Jul 68)
YN "A" School, San Diego, CA
S.E.R.E. School, Coronado, CA
Commander U.S. Naval Forces, Vietnam, (N5-Plans Division) Saigon, Vietnam (Nov 68-May 70) YNSN
Patrol Squadron 10, (Admin Office YN) Brunswick, MA (Jun 70-Jul 71) YN3
Commander U.S. Naval Forces, Japan (N2), Yokosuka, JA (Sep 71-Apr 72) YN2/YN1 (2505 Intel Clerk)
Commander Cruiser Destroyer Group 11 (Targeting LPO), Vietnam Coastal Waters (Apr 72-Oct 72) YN1
Commander U.S. Naval Forces, Japan (N2), Yokosuka, JA (Oct 72-Sep 74)YN1
CTU 157.1.7, (Intelligence) Seattle, WA (Oct 74-Nov 76) YN1
IS A School, Lowery AFB, Denver CO. IS1
USS Midway (CV-41) (OZ), Yokosuka, Japan (Apr 77-Mar 80) IS1
Commander U.S. Naval Forces Japan, (N2), Yokosuka, JA (Apr 80-Apr 83) IS1
Commander Seventh Fleet (N2), USS Blue Ridge, Yokosuka, JA (Apr 83-Jul 86) IS1/ISC
FOSIF Westpac, (N2), Kami Seya, JA (Sep 86-Jul 90) ISC
OPINTEL (IS-3909) School, San Diego, CA ISC
USS Dubuque (LPD-8) (Independent Duty Intelligence Specialist), Sasebo, JA (Sep 90-Jun 93) ISC
Veteran of Foreign War
The Cold War, Vietnam, Desert Storm
Current Status with the US Navy
Start date of your service
November 21, 1964
End date of your service
June 30, 1993

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At 4:06pm on June 15, 2016, John M Andresen said…

Sorry for delay. I haven't ben monitoring this site much for awhile. Usually on Facebook. 

At 6:47pm on October 30, 2014, William craven said…

 I was up in the com center the "Z" man relieved Adm. Veth. , they sent me tad to the drafting/graphics shop to do the briefing for communications for the change of command.

I have always been an illustrator/engineer, Commander Heenan asked me to stay in graphics, because their only illustrator's tour and enlistment was up. So, I yes, and my mos changed from RM to RM-DM. Captain Fink headed up the com center at the time and he wasn't to happy. It was good though. I did get to travel in country a little bit,

I helped one of the communications Chiefs set up the MARS station in Saigon, Cam-Ran bay a a few other places.  .

At 4:43pm on October 30, 2014, William craven said…

We may well have, I worked in the  converted horse stable right next to the post office.

I have recently spoke with the Lt. that was basically our immediate supervisor. Funny

things was, he came from a town 10 miles away from where I lived in upstate New York.

I have trying to find some kind of patch from the command. Only one I have seen was the

COMNAVFORV communications patch. I don't know if you were there at the time, but as you entered our shop there was a plaque on he wall of "Saigon Warrior Ribbons", that I

made up as a joke. I spent my year at the Dai-Nam hotel just a block down from the Plaza hotel on Tra-Houng-Doa.

made up a

At 5:02am on October 3, 2013, Thomas McFadzean Jr. said…

Welcome to NJ vets page, just got back to this site recently been visiting grandkids in Fla

At 8:48pm on September 2, 2013, John M Andresen said…

We were on the same ships but at different times........CV-41, LCC-19 & LPD-8

At 11:25am on August 28, 2013, Glenn Lepien said…

I'm Glad you posted your picture .. had to be on the Blueridge .. times match ... I was ship's company '79-'86. 

R/  Glenn

At 5:00pm on August 27, 2013, Lindsey E. Ford HMC (SW) said…

Welcome aboard shipmate, May you have Fair Winds and Following Seas!


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