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Robert Gregory Baker commented on Douglas Karr's group Recruit Training Command, RTC Great Lakes
"I think I found my Boot Camp CC BMC Arndt ! unfortunately I saw  tombstone with his name a fouled anchor and MCPO on it , he passed in 2011 , "
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USS Lexington CVT-16

USS Lexington (CV/CVA/CVS/CVT-16), known as "The Blue Ghost", was an Essex-class aircraft carrier, the fifth United States Naval ship named in honor of the Revolutionary War Battle of Lexington.
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"We had an issue for a while where shipmates couldn't update their profile picture. Sorry about that - appears to be fixed now!"
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Richard Oropeza commented on Douglas Karr's group RTC San Diego
"Entered RTC San Diego 2/28/73, formed into Co. 077, QM1 Gassman was our Company Commander. Had a great time while at recruit training!"
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USS Orion AS-18

USS ORION was the sixth FULTON - class submarine tender and the second ship in the Navy to bear the name. After almost exactly 50 years of service, the ORION was both decommissioned and stricken from the Navy list on September 3, 1993.
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Jason Weaver commented on Douglas Karr's group USS Dwight D. Eisenhower CVN-69
"She was my second carrier I had been assigned to. Stayed plenty busy as an LN. Tour of duty:  2003-2006."
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USS Dwight D. Eisenhower CVN-69

USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN-69) ("Ike") is an aircraft carrier currently in service with the United States Navy. Commissioned in 1977.
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Profile Information

Rank
Petty Officer Second Class
Enlisted Rating
Electrician's Mate
Where were you or your family stationed?
RTC Orlando, Electrian's Mate "A" School Orlando, Navy Nuclear Power School Orlando, USS Coontz DDG 40, USS Spartanburg County LST 1192, Naval Amphibious Base Little Creek, SIMA Norfolk
Veteran of Foreign War
Desert Storm, Desert Shield
Current Status with the US Navy
Honorably Discharged
Start date of your service
December 2, 1986
End date of your service
December 2, 1992

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Happy Independence Day!

Posted on July 4, 2015 at 2:21pm 2 Comments

Besides living in Canada for 6 years, I’ve had the privilege of traveling to Germany and France when I was young. With business, I traveled and worked with companies in Iceland, France, the UK, and Italy. In the Navy, I did humanitarian operations throughout the Bahamas and Puerto Rico. We also did joint training operations in Europe with the UK, France, and Israelis. I served in Desert Shield and Desert Storm, spending time in Egypt, Israel, United Arab Emirates…

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Avoid The Rush!

Posted on October 21, 2014 at 6:37pm 3 Comments

I always thought that meant the ‘rush’ of folks that were on their way to do the same thing you were doing. I was wrong as I found out when watching the History Channel on a history of the Icebreaker!

The U.S.R.C. Rush was a United States Coast Guard Cutter sent off the Alaskan coast to put a stop to the whaling and hunting of seals outside the federally allotted season. At the time, the Seal population was being…

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The Greatest Man I Know

Posted on February 24, 2013 at 6:30pm 5 Comments

I've never met another person in my entire life that has had as much integrity as my father. In his life, he was wronged by many people that he helped out - and never held a grudge. He never lied. He never cheated. He never tried to short anyone for his own gain.

My father found a relationship with God after he lost everything - and has gone to Church every Sunday for…

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Expectations of the United States vs. Islam

Posted on September 15, 2012 at 8:25pm 2 Comments

A friend and I were discussing the crisis the United States has in the Middle East and he brought up a great observation. When 9/11 occurred, the United States was rightly in an uproar.  No one rioted and we didn't storm embassies, but there was some anti-Islamic sentiment viewed throughout the country.  The Middle East countries and our own leaders urged us to be tolerant...…

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Keeping Your Email Address Safe

Posted on February 25, 2012 at 11:40am 5 Comments

We've had a few shipmates that have badmouthed us and said that we're selling email addresses and that they are getting 10 times more spam since joining the site.  I can't reiterate this strong enough:



WE DO NOT SHARE OR SELL EMAIL ADDRESSES TO ANYONE!

Here are some words of advice for keeping your email address safe.

  1. If you have any fear that your email address has been shared in the spam world, the…
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At 1:12pm on July 17, 2018, Emmet Molloy said…

He has been sending it to many members, including myself. I choose to not answer.

At 12:54pm on July 17, 2018, Philip Tucker said…

Got this from the site I have NO CLUE who this person is...thinkin someones tryin to scam or screw me up...

How is everything with you, I picked interest on you after going through your short profile and deemed it necessary to write you immediately. I have something very vital to disclose to you, but I found it difficult to express myself here, since it's a public site.Could you please get back to me on ( mrjamespollard6@gmail.com ) for the full details.
Have a nice day
Thanks God bless.

At 1:07pm on January 13, 2018, marty riggleman said…

   Thank you for your service and being where others would not !

At 9:09am on February 22, 2017, Frank J Cormier said…

Thanks Douglas,

Looking forward to sharing and chatting. I would like to add the USS Orleck to the Command page as we are currently making Her into a Naval Museum. I'll eventually get my "sea legs" and learn how to navigate through all this.

At 1:43am on October 31, 2016, Ryan Oakley said…
Thanks for the add in the group. Yes I am Daves friend. He told me about this tonight so I had to check it out.
At 7:06pm on December 23, 2015, David W Asche said…

Hey Doug! Trying to find a way to uploar a Power Point slide show on here. Can I do it?

At 9:01pm on July 27, 2015, Kelley Boyd said…

Hey, Thanks for setting up the web site. I just received a call from the former president of the National Assault Craft Veterans Association. He thinks that I am recruiting veterans away from the NACVA (of which I am a member). I don't think he understands that I was just connecting with other vets from Idaho. Anyway I guess because I blogged about one of my NACVA reunions when you do search for the NACVA up comes this web site and he thinks I am in competition with them. Hope to clear this up by sending out a few emails. Again, thanks for your website.

Kelley Boyd

At 12:40pm on July 16, 2014, william m pallister Jr said…

  Thanks....Bill Pallister

At 5:07pm on April 24, 2014, Courtney Leroy Akins said…

I was on the Cleveland (LPD-7) and a member of the Gulf of Tonkin Yacht Club just prior to and during Project Endsweep as an HT3.

At 8:19pm on February 18, 2014, David W Asche said…

Looks like NavyVets is doing real well for a bunch of swabbies...

 

 
 
 

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