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John Houghtaling
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  • Apache Junction, AZ
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John Houghtaling commented on Douglas Karr's group Recruit Training Command, RTC Great Lakes
"Philip, I note that your first duty after boot camp was with security Great Lakes while my first duty station was with the police depart (security) Sub Base Pearl Harbor ........ sorry Philip but I think I won ......…"
Jun 8
John Houghtaling commented on Douglas Karr's group Recruit Training Command, RTC Great Lakes
"Hello Philip,  you reminded me that I was clothesline petty officer,  my job was to make sure that each piece of clothing hung out to dry was inside out, in their proper section, facing the right direction,   the clothes…"
Jun 7
John Houghtaling commented on Douglas Karr's group Recruit Training Command, RTC Great Lakes
"Hey Emmet we were shipmates at RTC Great Lakes, I believe  I was in company 246 and I remember having happy birthday sung to me while I was scrubbing my uniform, scrub brush in hand dipping into the bucket of soapy water.  August 22, 1965,…"
Apr 22
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Apr 22
John Houghtaling commented on Tommy G Wallin's group US Sub Base Pearl Harbor Hi
"Thanks for the correction Jim, I only know what I was told at the time. If you talk to your friend again ask him how tight it was climbing through the water tight gangways, I was thin back then and been in our WW2 subs but theirs…"
Apr 15
John Houghtaling and Emmet Molloy are now friends
Apr 15
Al left a comment for John Houghtaling
"Hi John, glad to see another YN joining.  Welcome Aboard. Sounds like you YN time was more varied than my own.  Though I did once get to show my CO he made a mistake during a Capt's Mast - didn't impress him doing that but it…"
Apr 14
John Houghtaling commented on Thomas M. Sorenson's group Yeoman
"I attended YN A School San Diego, Ca 1966. duty stationed Subase Pearl Harbor Police Department and USS Bainbridge DLG (n) 25 Engineering Department."
Apr 14
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Apr 14
John Houghtaling commented on Tommy G Wallin's group US Sub Base Pearl Harbor Hi
"I was the indoctrination school yeoman then I was assigned as the subase police Department yeoman 1965 thru 1967. In 1967 I was TAD as the driver to captain of a Japanese submarine, the first Japanese warship to return to Pearl Harbor…"
Apr 14
John Houghtaling commented on Thomas McFadzean Jr.'s group New Jersey Navy Veterans
"I was born in Jersey City 1944 but spent most of my early years in Union City, attended Emerson High school. Rode professionally on the Jersey City medical Center Ambulance. Served with the U.S. Navy 1965 thru 1968. I welcome talking to…"
Apr 14
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John Houghtaling left a comment for David P. Devan
"Hello David,  My name is John Houghtaling and I was on the DLG(n)25 Bainbridge In 1967 and I just wanted to clarify that the  DDG-96 Bainbridge is a different ship. The DDG-96 is nonnuclear,  it is conventionally fueled and came…"
Apr 14
John Houghtaling commented on Roland Cardin's group USS Frontier AD-25
"I was in the deck division in 1968 helping to decommission the ship and would like to chat with others that shared my experience, thanks "
Apr 1
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Apr 1
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subase Pearl Harbor

I was stationed at the subase 1965 thru 1967 first as the indoctrination school yeoman then as the subase police department yeoman.In 1967 a Japanese submarine visited Pearl Harbor, I was TAD as the driver for the captain, anytime he needed to be transported I was at his peck and call, including a ride to a formal dinner at CINPACTFLT .There were many interesting stories that I experianced with my time on subase.If there were any other members of the police department or the subase that knew me…See More
Apr 1

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Rank
Seaman
Enlisted Rating
Yeoman
Where were you or your family stationed?
submarine base pearl harbor
USS Bainbridge DLG(N)25
USS Frontier
Veteran of Foreign War
Vietnam
Current Status with the US Navy
Honorably Discharged
Start date of your service
July 1, 1965
End date of your service
August 24, 1968

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subase Pearl Harbor

Posted on April 1, 2018 at 1:00am 0 Comments

I was stationed at the subase 1965 thru 1967 first as the indoctrination school yeoman then as the subase police department yeoman.

In 1967 a Japanese submarine visited Pearl Harbor, I was TAD as the driver for the captain, anytime he needed to be transported I was at his peck and call, including a ride to a formal dinner at CINPACTFLT .

There were many interesting stories that I experianced with my time on subase.

If there were any other members of the police…

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At 3:13pm on April 14, 2018, Al said…

Hi John, glad to see another YN joining.  Welcome Aboard.

Sounds like you YN time was more varied than my own.  Though I did once get to show my CO he made a mistake during a Capt's Mast - didn't impress him doing that but it needed to done. ;)

Al Pierson

At 6:26pm on March 31, 2018, David De Rooy said…

Welcome John glad to have you along old timer

 
 
 

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