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I was in the Blue Jacket Choir in August-September 1967 at San Diego. What a privilege this was! It was a fun adventure and, at times, a real challenge. I also was on the whale boat who delivered Coronado to the beach of San Diego so he could "discover" California. The press was waiting for him to be delivered to the shore so the could interview him.
I believe the chief who taught us how to…Continue
Added by Kevin M. McQuillen on June 28, 2016 at 6:31pm — No Comments
I would love to hear from members of the crew of the Pomfret or of Submarine School Class of June 1961.
Hope everyone from that crew is well. Thanks
Added by Patrick Powers on June 18, 2016 at 10:24pm — No Comments
Hello to all of my fellow shipmates! I am in need of information, FAST!!!! I am a veteran who served between 1988-1995 as well as a current college student. I am writing a paper on the history of enlisted uniforms and I have some gaps of information that I am having some difficulties in finding answers to. They all deal with the so-called 'Salt and Pepper' uniforms. I have seen pictures of some of those uniforms on Google and Bing but there are still questions left unanswered. The…Continue
If there is anyone who would know how to obtain a list of the personal of a particular unit that you last served-in I would be grateful if you would respond.
The Smoky Mountain USSVI Base in Knoxville, Tn. is currently trying to build a replica submarine to be used as a float in local parades and veteran events. We hope to have it built by May 1 to be used in the Dolly Parton Sevierville, Tn. parade (yes that Dolly). We have set up a gofundme.com/smokymntbasefloat account, please consider donating. Any amount large or small will help us perpetuate the submarine service.
Added by James Burkholder on March 6, 2016 at 6:56am — No Comments
Back in 1978, I received a Letter from, Pa. Senator Arlene Spector, to get a Agent Orange Physical, well I did, plus four more A/O Physical, did not here from the VA, until 1983, I put Claims in for five years, and every time I was denied, so I did not stop there because that is what the VA wants for you to do, so the VA would save money, but I did not stop there, my wife, and my military friends, kept pushing me, so I kept going, always getting denied, so I wrote a letter to my Congressman…Continue
Added by Robert Turley on February 27, 2016 at 10:10pm — No Comments
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Added by Bryan Keil on February 22, 2016 at 1:35pm — No Comments
I was with VA144 Roadrunners this deployment. We we involved in the Gulf of Tonkin Incident with the USS Maddox and USS Turner Joy. We lost a couple of pilots. One was LTjg Alvarez who was in our squadron. He was shot down and captured.
We sure spent a lot of time at GQ during this cruise and long times at sea. Our cruise lasted 9-10 months. Anyone else on board then?
Added by Tom Lewis on February 16, 2016 at 7:53pm — No Comments
Hunting for Mike Scott and Gary Sommers, thought to be in New England area. firstname.lastname@example.org
Added by Timothy W. larson on February 7, 2016 at 11:56pm — No Comments
,LOOKING FOR ANY ONE WHO WAS IN VIETNAM 1966 TO 1970 WHO CAN BE A EYE WITENES THAT THE C130 AND THE C123 AFTHER THAY SPRAY THE AGENT ORANG THAY WENT OUT TO SEA AND DUMP THE LEFT OVERS. SOME OF THE MEN WHO SAW THIS TOLD ME THIS. V.A.WANTS A EYE WITETENS. GO BLESS.
Added by benito garcia on January 31, 2016 at 6:00pm — No Comments
Any Veteran that Does not think that the Supreme Courts ruling that wearing of unearned medals is considered free speech is an insult to all of us does not value their service and must consider their time in the military a complete waste of tims, and I feel sorry for them!
1/`13/2016 THE Supreme Court ruled today that the wearing of unearned military medals is considered free speech! Could they think of some other way to insult our military! from a Retired Navy Officer
Added by Jan Sorel on December 30, 2015 at 6:13pm — No Comments
ATTN ALL CORPSMAN,PATIENTS ETC AT CHELSEA NAVAL HOSPITAL,1954 THRU 1056.REMEMBER NAMES SUCH AS LL HAYNES,CAPT ROGERS,DR JARVIS, REAR ADM GILMORE,PLEASE JOIN AND EMAIL ME OR LIST ON THIS SITE DON MAC MC CONKEY
Added by DONALD E MC CONKEY on December 24, 2015 at 3:15pm — No Comments
Looking for fellow shipmates from the USS Catamount LSD 17 all years and(1968 - 1970)
Added by Michael Munoz on November 29, 2015 at 3:36pm — No Comments
We will be shuffling off to Buffalo, NY in September 2016 for our next reunion. Watch our website for details as they become available. www.usslyspear.org
Hope to see you there.
Chairman USS L.Y. SPEAR ASSOC
Added by Leon Jessie on November 25, 2015 at 4:20pm — No Comments
Hello Chief Ragland, my name is Louis G. Cranford. I understand you"friended" me on Navy Vets and would like to make contact with you. A friend of mine, Ronald Brabbin (a Navy Vets member), tells me that you and he used to go out clubbing in Tokyo, back in the day. He says he cannot seem to contact you through the "friend" method. I told him I would try and reach you. If you would prefer you might reach Ron at email@example.com. Also, if you remember me, it would be great to talk about…Continue
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