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Petty Officer Third Class
Enlisted Rating
Boatswain's Mate
Where were you or your family stationed?
NAS North Island- USS Piedmont AD-17- USS Chicago CG-11
Veteran of Foreign War
Current Status with the US Navy
Honorably Discharged
Start date of your service
September 29, 1965
End date of your service
November 8, 1971

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At 4:24pm on July 24, 2014, David Dolan said…

Thank you for the greeting Tom.

Boot camp for me was the Great Lakes in February of 1967 with two foot of snow on the ground.

My first duty station was aboard the USS Raleigh LPD1 out of Norfolk until January of 1969.

Then I was attached to the VQ-4 squadron at Patuxent River Naval Station until my discharge in November of 1970 as an ABH3.

It would great to hear from a shipmate who served at either one of these commands.

USS Raleigh was a great ship with a great crew and also many great Marines aboard as well. The long nights and long days were made more comfortable by the friends you served with. And then there was mid rats. Special!

PAX river was also a great tour of duty with a lot of things to do there.

Also good friends and even good chow.

So I hope more Sailors and Marines come aboard to join this site.

At 3:35pm on November 13, 2012, Donna J. Schlosser said…
Thanks, I'll check it out.
At 8:07am on August 1, 2012, Kenneth C. Shee said…

Hi Tom,There were two vrf squadrons,31 and 32.They divided their areas at the Mississippi River and somewhere in the Pacific I believe.They each served half the globe,Transporting planes to and from various commands.Our pilots were qualified on five different aircraft.We lost one in the desert while flying a plane to the Navy junkyard at Beeville Texas.

At 12:05pm on June 21, 2012, Jim Cassidy said…

Hello Tom,

     Where in So. Plfd. did you work during those years?

                                                              Jim Cassidy

At 3:50pm on June 7, 2012, Thomas McFadzean said…

As a matter of fact, I lived there until I joined the Navy in 1966.  How the heck are ya cousin????

At 12:43pm on June 7, 2012, Thomas McFadzean said…

Hi Tom,

I do believe that you are my cousin.  If your dad was Tom and your mom was Millie, I'm  staking claim to you...................



At 10:54am on February 23, 2012, Ernest J. Dalton said…

Hi Tom

  When did you serve and where?


At 12:17pm on February 19, 2012, Ernest J. Dalton said…

Hi Tom

   I served on the Jersey 1954-56.  I was born there also (Matawan) 1935.  There a a bunch of guys who served and still live in NJ.  I cannot hold that against them.  I was a Teleman. Worked in Radio one "C" Div.  I have lived in San Antonio, Texas since January 1966.  I am currently the VP of the USS New Jersey Vets.  I joined from NY where I grew up. (Queens)   That's it for now

At 8:40pm on February 2, 2012, Franklin Thoma said…

Thanks for the welcome. Nice pictures.

At 8:27pm on January 6, 2012, Roger A. Welsh said…

Thomas what division was you in, I'll find you in the book and post some pics.


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