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Gordon W. Martin
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  • Forest City, NC
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Petty Officer Second Class
Where were you or your family stationed?
USS Prairie AD15, 3.5 years; I published my Navy memoirs on Amazon-Kindle, called "Gone Asiatic." It is recieving good reviews, describing Cold War Navy, WesPac, liberty ports in Japan, Okinawa, Philippines, Hong Kong, Pearl.
Veteran of Foreign War
The Cold War
Current Status with the US Navy
Honorably Discharged
Start date of your service
October 20, 1957
End date of your service
May 5, 1962

Gordon W. Martin's Blog

Cold War Navy vets, 1950-1965

Posted on May 24, 2013 at 8:33pm 1 Comment

I wonder how many guys like me got out and forgot about the Navy, then started thinking more fondly those years.  I came to cherish the sea stories we threw back and forth whenever I'd run into ex-Navy guys.  Some thirst or yearning to bring those times back, and just to speak the lingo, those words nobody other than ex-sailors knew. 

I started writing about those times back in march 2012, and finished after 79,000 words, my Navy memoirs, entitled, "Gone Asiatic," and I published it…


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At 9:30pm on May 24, 2013, Lindsey E. Ford HMC (SW) said…

Welcome aboard! May you have Fair Winds and Following Seas.


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