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peter joseph bono
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  • San Diego, CA
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peter joseph bono commented on Roy Allen Keeney's group USS Butte AE-27
"were you a ammo loader during gq or did you ev3er work around the 3"gunmounts pete"
Jan 30
peter joseph bono and Larry Sirmans are now friends
Jan 30
Larry Sirmans left a comment for peter joseph bono
"Hi Pete, Yes it's me. Check your email. Larry Sirmans"
Jan 26
David De Rooy commented on peter joseph bono's blog post my navy career 34 years 11 months 10 days, retired as a GM1, not possible you say, well it happened to me
"Thanks for sharing this memory, I hope you have more good ones."
Jan 25
Lee Damicone commented on peter joseph bono's blog post my navy career 34 years 11 months 10 days, retired as a GM1, not possible you say, well it happened to me
"GUNS, Great Story...enjoyed reading it."
Jan 25
peter joseph bono left a comment for Larry Sirmans
"hi larry if you are the larry sirmans that was on the uss blue ridge 1985-88 with me pete bono please email me its very important my email is peterbono13@yahoo.com  i was a gm worked in the armory remember mar babutzke what ever happened to him…"
Jan 25
peter joseph bono commented on Michael Gray HTC USN Ret.'s group SIMA San Diego
"i was with sima 819 reserve outfit until its decommissioning in july 1997 i was there in jan 1996. it was a reserve unit we went to ships and repaired things while ship was in the yeards in san diego, good time made PO1 again there this itme i hung…"
Jan 25
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SIMA San Diego

Shore Intermediate Maintenance Activity, San Diego California
Jan 25
peter joseph bono commented on Douglas Karr's group RTC Orlando
"when i re-enlisted in 1985 the navy sent me to orlando bootcamp for six weeks of navet trainig had alot of fun at disneyland brought my wife and daughter there spent three months there."
Jan 25
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RTC Orlando

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Jan 25
peter joseph bono commented on Douglas Karr's group Recruit Training Command, RTC Great Lakes
"i went to bootcamp at greatlakes on 07 jan 1970 till april 5 1970 i failed my swimming test i was asmoews and i spent three days in the mickey house club learning to sew buttons on my pants and shirts, great time i had working with real a*******.…"
Jan 25
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Recruit Training Command, RTC Great Lakes

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Jan 25
peter joseph bono commented on Daphney Thomas's group Yokosuka Naval Base, Japan
"before the midway pulled into port in yokosuka i was assigned to military polce duties for two months in 1981 i thionk, i remember getting beat up while on duty we were getting some drunks out of the popeye club and i was mugged by two marines and a…"
Jan 25
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Yokosuka Naval Base, Japan

American occupation forces landed at Yokosuka on August 30, 1945 after the surrender of Japan, and the naval base has been used by the US Navy since that time.See More
Jan 25
peter joseph bono commented on Donald Smith's group Special Boat Unit Twelve SBU-12
"i was assigned here for two months then transferre to sbu 22, i was actually in sbu 11 but they didnt have a boat of there own so it was only for two months 1981 i think"
Jan 25
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Special Boat Unit Twelve SBU-12

Combat craft unit specializing in SEAL insertion/extraction support, inter-coastal patrols. Traces its lineage back to the brown water navy of Vietnam and the PT boats of WWII.See More
Jan 25

Profile Information

Rank
Petty Officer Second Class
Enlisted Rating
Gunner's Mate
Where were you or your family stationed?
yokosuka japan nov 1985-may 1988
Veteran of Foreign War
The Cold War, Vietnam, Lebanon, Grenada, Desert Storm, Desert Shield, Somalia
Current Status with the US Navy
Retired
Start date of your service
January 7, 1969
End date of your service
March 1, 2011

blue ridge shipmate from Nov 1985-may1988, LAWSUIT PENDING!!!!

i was on blue ridge from nov 1985-may 1988 i was the POIC of the gunmounts and ships armory im looking for any gm's, fcs, bms, or anyone that was involved in any gun shoots or maintenance on the gun mounts, i'm involved with a major lawsuit for radiation exposure because of the radar antennas being situated inside the gun tubs of both gun mounts, causing radiation poisoning to crew members causing them not to bear any children after they left the ship., please contact me at peterbono13@yahoo.com to add your name to the class action lawsuit, once you contact me i'll send you more details about the lawsuit.

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At 4:56pm on January 26, 2019, Larry Sirmans said…
Hi Pete,
Yes it's me. Check your email.
Larry Sirmans
At 2:31pm on January 18, 2019, David De Rooy said…

Welcome aboard Pete. Glad to have you join us. Share some stories or pics from your Navy days

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my navy career 34 years 11 months 10 days, retired as a GM1, not possible you say, well it happened to me

Posted on January 25, 2019 at 2:00pm 2 Comments

I entered bootcamp on 07 jan 1970 in great lakes illinois after failing my initial swim test i was asmowed to another division i started in 19th division and ended up graduating in 43 division. I did learn to swim, after boot camp i was sent to the USS Butte AE 27 stationed in nofuck va i did 4 carribbean and two meds and then in 1972 the boat did a west pac where i ended up in vietnam for a longer period that i thought i would be, i was taken off  the boat, and TAD they said and i was put…

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