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Michael John Leonard
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  • Quincy, IL
  • United States
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Michael John Leonard commented on John M Andresen's group Yokosuka Sasebo
"Seeing that Sasebo has been added I visited Sasebo and Yoko in 1968 while onboard the USS Cabildo (LSD 16) and Sasebo once again in 1987 while aboard the USS Ranger (CV 61). A previous comment gives the commands and years in Yoko."
Dec 26, 2017
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"Oops added a couple of photos I previously uploaded."
Oct 15, 2014
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Oct 15, 2014
Michael John Leonard commented on Douglas Karr's group USS Pensacola LSD-38
"Ship's Office April 76 - Aug 77.  I left in the middle of the 77 Med cruise."
Oct 14, 2014
Michael John Leonard commented on Lawrence "Larry" Drury's group Long Beach Naval Station
"My first ship the USS Cabildo (LSD 16) was homeported in Long Beach and I was on board her Dec 67 - Mar 70. with a WestPac in '68.  We were usually moored at pier 7, out at pier E (with the New Jersey) or on occasion out on the mole.…"
Oct 14, 2014
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Long Beach Naval Station

Base was situated on Terminal Island. Existed mostly to serve the fleet. Closed several yrars ago. Part of the Long Beach Naval Complex.
Oct 14, 2014
Michael John Leonard commented on John M Andresen's group Yokosuka Sailor
"My first visit to Yoko was in 1968 and then stationed there in 1970 with BMU 1, WPD and 1971 while onboard the USS Tom Green County 1159. "
Dec 23, 2013
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Dec 23, 2013
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MINNESOTA VETERANS

MEN AND WOMEN WHO SERVED IN ANY ARMED FORCE, FROM MINNESOTA
Dec 23, 2013
Michael John Leonard joined Douglas Karr's group
Dec 11, 2013
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Jul 29, 2013
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USS Ranger CVA-61

Ranger was the first aircraft carrier in the world to be laid down as an angled-deck ship. She was laid down 2 August 1954 by Newport News Shipbuilding & Drydock Co., Newport News, Virginia, launched 29 September 1956See More
Jul 29, 2013
Michael John Leonard joined S D Martin's group
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US Navy Retired

Every Swab should be a member
Jul 29, 2013
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United States European Command

The United States European Command (EUCOM) is one of nine Unified Combatant Commands of the United States military, headquartered in Stuttgart, Germany. Its area of focus covers 51 countries and territories, including Europe, Russia, Iceland, Greenland, and Israel. Commanded by a U.S. four-star flag officer (CINCUSEUCOM) also known as U.S. Commander in Chief, Europe (CINCEUR) from headquarters at Patch Barracks in Stuttgart-Vaihingen, Germany. CINCUSEUCOM serves concurrently as Supreme Allied…See More
Jul 29, 2013
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Shellbacks

IMPERIVM NEPTVNI REGIS - To all Sailors wherever ye may be: and to all MERMAIDS, WHALES, SEA SERPENTS PORPOSIS, SHARKS, DOLPHINS, ELLS, SKATES, SUCKERS, CRABS, LOBSTERS AND ALL OTHER LIVING THINGS OF THE SEA. GREETING, Know ye.....See More
Jul 29, 2013
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LDO/CWO MUSTANG

"WE DID IT THE HARD WAY" "WE KNOW WHAT'S IN THE HEART AND SOUL OF THE ENLISTED MEN"LDOs perform similar tasks as those of the warrant officer (WO), but the formal definition differences are subtle and focus on the degree of authority and level of responsibility, as well as the breadth of required expertise. The term "limited duty" refers not to an LDO's authority, but rather the LDO's career progression and restrictions. Historically an LDO, prior to World War II, could only advance as far as…See More
Jul 29, 2013

Profile Information

Rank
Chief Warrant Officer 2
Enlisted Rating
Yeoman
Where were you or your family stationed?
USS Ranger (CV 61) -- San Diego, CA
NAVMILPERSCOM (SDC) -- San Diego, CA
Joint Chiefs of Staff -- Washington, DC
USCINCEUR -- Vaihingen, Germany
U.S. Navy Office, Singapore
USS Pensacola (LSD 38) -- Little Creek, VA
NAVEUR -- London, England
SHAPE -- Casteau, Belgium
USS Tom Green County (LST 1159) -- Yokosuka, Japan
BMU-1, WPD -- Yokosuka, Japan
USS Cabildo (LSD 16) -- Long Beach, CA
RTC, NTC -- San Diego, CA
Veteran of Foreign War
The Cold War, Vietnam
Current Status with the US Navy
Retired
Start date of your service
September 27, 1967
End date of your service
October 1, 1990

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At 9:21pm on July 28, 2013, Lindsey E. Ford HMC (SW) said…

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

 
 
 

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