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bert shaffner commented on Edward Sanderson's group Naval Air Station Guantanamo Bay
"I was at leeward point from 59 to 61 last duty was the crash crew, before that the fuel crew. I remember first day in crash crew plan hit the arresting gear so hard it whiplashed it sent chain links out of 3/4 of a mile, one went through a fuel…"
Feb 3, 2018
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Naval Air Station Guantanamo Bay

Guantanamo Bay Naval Base (also called Gitmo or GTMO) is located on 45 square miles (120 km2) of land and water at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba which the United States leased for use as a coaling (fueling) station following the Cuban-American Treaty of 1903. The base is located on the shore of Guantánamo Bay at the southeastern end of Cuba. It is the oldest overseas U.S. Navy Base, and the only one in a country with which the United States does not have diplomatic relations. The Cuban government…See More
Feb 3, 2018
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Feb 1, 2018

Profile Information

Petty Officer Third Class
Enlisted Rating
Aviation Machinist's Mate
Where were you or your family stationed?
gitmo bay
Veteran of Foreign War
Current Status with the US Navy
Honorably Discharged
Start date of your service
January 2, 1959
End date of your service
February 1, 1962

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