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Thomas M. Sorenson
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Yeoman

Yeoman is a rating in the United States Navy where the primary duties of the enlisted sailor are clerical or administrative in nature.
Aug 19, 2017
Dennis Kirchner commented on Thomas M. Sorenson's group Yeoman
"Attended Yeoman A in Bainbridge as a YN3 then shipped out to Viet Nam, independent duty with NAVADV TM42.  Learned quickly"
Nov 9, 2016
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Yeoman

Yeoman is a rating in the United States Navy where the primary duties of the enlisted sailor are clerical or administrative in nature.
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Yeoman

Yeoman is a rating in the United States Navy where the primary duties of the enlisted sailor are clerical or administrative in nature.
Jul 1, 2015
Richard F Ritrievi commented on Thomas M. Sorenson's group Yeoman
"Made Yeoman 2nd Class in 1959 while serving at COMFAIRELM, Navy 510, Naples, Italy.  Anyone out there that served in Navy Naples?  CSCN/CHSA  from Aug 57 to summer 58 transferred to Comfairelm in 58 to Oct 59"
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Yeoman

Yeoman is a rating in the United States Navy where the primary duties of the enlisted sailor are clerical or administrative in nature.
Nov 22, 2014
donald h. hutchinson commented on Thomas M. Sorenson's group Yeoman
"Loved the YN rating.  Retired as YNC(SW) in 1991 with 22 yrs.  Took me 26 to get 22 due to 4 year break."
Oct 8, 2014
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Yeoman

Yeoman is a rating in the United States Navy where the primary duties of the enlisted sailor are clerical or administrative in nature.
Oct 8, 2014
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Yeoman

Yeoman is a rating in the United States Navy where the primary duties of the enlisted sailor are clerical or administrative in nature.
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Yeoman

Yeoman is a rating in the United States Navy where the primary duties of the enlisted sailor are clerical or administrative in nature.
Dec 4, 2013
Frank L. Arcieri, Jr. commented on Thomas M. Sorenson's group Yeoman
"Three months into onboard USS BOSTON,CAG-1, I was swabbing missile decks when I saw a 3x5 card tape'd to the bulkhead on the mess-deck, "Interested in being a Log Room Yeoman, see Lt.Francis Clements, in Engineers Office.  Best move I…"
May 2, 2013
Frank L. Arcieri, Jr. joined Thomas M. Sorenson's group
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Yeoman

Yeoman is a rating in the United States Navy where the primary duties of the enlisted sailor are clerical or administrative in nature.
May 2, 2013
John W. Berry commented on Thomas M. Sorenson's group Yeoman
"When I was a YN2 at ISB, Cat Lai, Vietnam I even had to pull advisor duty on a pbr with the vietnamese crew on harbor patrol. This was late 71 and early 72. All rates pulled advisor duty on harbor patrol."
Jan 23, 2013
Michael L McShane joined Thomas M. Sorenson's group
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Yeoman

Yeoman is a rating in the United States Navy where the primary duties of the enlisted sailor are clerical or administrative in nature.
Jan 22, 2013
Maryellen White joined Thomas M. Sorenson's group
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Yeoman

Yeoman is a rating in the United States Navy where the primary duties of the enlisted sailor are clerical or administrative in nature.
Jan 20, 2013
John W. Berry joined Thomas M. Sorenson's group
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Yeoman

Yeoman is a rating in the United States Navy where the primary duties of the enlisted sailor are clerical or administrative in nature.
Dec 24, 2012

Profile Information

Rank
Petty Officer First Class
Where were you or your family stationed?
USS REUBEN JAMES (FFG 57), homported out of Pearl Harbor, HI
Veteran of Foreign War
Kosovo
Current Status with the US Navy
Active Duty
Start date of your service
August 5, 1998
End date of your service
August 31, 2018

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At 10:53pm on June 29, 2012, Frank L. Arcieri, Jr. said…

Was onboard USS BOSTON CAG-1, in 1957.  After NATO cruise in the North Atlantic as a Seaman, I was told that I could not attend Guided Missile school because one you left the ship to class A, they would never get you back.  Being stuck in the deck crew I applied for Log Room Yeoman, with success.  Advanced to 3rd.Class YN.  Later took test for 2nd.Class and was told if I "Shipped Over" I would be promoted....if not, I was stuck at YN3.   Left Navy, joined Ready Reserves in Galveston,Texas.  Served onboard USS WREN,DD568.  Was only yeoman in Log Room and was also in ships office with two other guys when we were recalled to active duty during Cuban/Berlin Crisis in 1961.

Can't complain at all.  On both ships I worked my job all day as well as either in engine room or on bridge, during getting underway, coming into port as well as refueling and high line details.  Sure beat being stuck chipping paint, painting, swabbing decks with little or no advancement to anything.  Ships in the 1950-s and 1960-s sure didn't like to send guys off to Class A school. 

Frank - USS BOSTON CAG1, USS WREN DD568

At 4:25pm on March 17, 2010, William (Bill) Karr ETC(SS) said…
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