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Gary Lennert
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  • Columbia, SC
  • United States
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Rank
Petty Officer Third Class
Where were you or your family stationed?
Guantanamo Bay, Cuba
Veteran of Foreign War
The Cold War
Current Status with the US Navy
Honorably Discharged
Start date of your service
November 30, 1961
End date of your service
September 30, 1968

This was taken at the main gate about 3 days after the pipe was cut.

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At 9:09pm on March 4, 2013, William F. Norris said…

Hello Old Friend, I am so happy to find you here. It seems like such a short time ago that we were young and in the prime of our lives,  in Gitmo. The years have flown by for me, and the last 10 seem like 2 years. What are you doing now, and how is that sweet lady, Aili (hope I spelled her name correctly) doing? Nancy and I thought she is such a good person. As you know, I retired a few years ago, but I hated the first year so much, I considered going back and asking for my old job back. I had worked 7 days a week, and mostly 12 hour days for so long, it must have been addictive. The last 11 years that I worked was after going thru a downsizing at Kelloggs, after working for them 12.5 years. I was 54 years old at the time, wondering if at that age, just how employable was I?. Ralston foods was growing after a huge downsizing and a horrible strike. They wanted a maintenance/repair/construction supervisor with a lot of experience. I was hired, worked hard, to show them that an old guy could keep up. I went in early and stayed later then required every day. I got to the point where I really liked the job, and it became enjoyable. I did not mind at all, spending large amounts of time there. Long story short, I had some bad breaks due to plant closings. and downsizing, but I always landed on my feet. I have been fortunate, and am very thankful for the outcome. This year we will have 47 years married, 4 daughters, 3 son's-in-law, that are more like sons,  9 grandchildren, and we are very happy. I am so happy to re-connect. Bill, norriswf@aol.com,

At 5:43pm on March 4, 2013, Lindsey E. Ford HMC (SW) said…

Welcome aboard!

 
 
 

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