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Feb 1975 Boot Camp Orlando Fl Co #441
1975 - 1976 Great lakes ET Class "A" & "C" school
1976 - 1978 NavCommSta Iceland Grindavik
1978 - 1980 NavCommSta Thurso Scotland
1980 - 1984 Instructor Great lakes ET Class "A" school
 

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Aug 2010 - Oct 2010 - Basic Training, Ft Jackson SC (A Co, 1/34th IN)
Oct 2010 - Nov 2010 - AIT Ft Sill, OK (D BTRY, 1/78th FA)
Dec 2010 - Jan 2011 - A BTRY, 5/25 FA, 4/10th Mountain Div (LI) Fort Polk, LA
Jan 2011 - Jul 2011 - COP McClain, Logar Province, Afghanistan
Jul 2011 - Jan 2012 - D Co, 1st Med BDE WTU Fort Hood, TX
Jan 2012 - Present - A BTRY, 5/25 FA, 4/10th Mountain Div (LI) Fort Polk, LA

My Afghanistan set on Flickr - Afghanistan 2011 - a set on Flickr







 

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May 1991 boot camp San Diego Ca.
Damage Control A school. Treasure island Ca.
USS Peterson DD969 Spruance class destroyer, Norfolk, Va.
Feb - Aug 1993 Operation Desert Storm. Launched 14 Tomohawk cruise missles into Baghdad.
 
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1983 to 2004.
San Diego, CA
Groton, CT
Bremerton, WA
Chinhae, Korea
Jacksonville, FL
Chicago, IL
Norfolk, VA

Two submarines, two targets (surface ships)various shore duty including two tours as an instructor.

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Enlisted in the USMC May of 1969.
MCRD San Deigo - Camp Pendleton
RVN 1969 ~70.
95% of my time was SW of Danang. Hills 10, 25, 52, 55, 65, Liberty Bridge and AnHoa.
Honorable discharge in 1975.
I've been to our 1st Marine Division Reunoin several times on Camp Pendleton... most of the time they even let us shoot weapons.
 

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Ft. Jackson, Ft. Devens, Nam, Thailand, Ethiopia, Germany, San Antone, Ft. Bragg, Columbia, Germany, El Salvador and a couple weeks in Grenada.
 

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US Army, 1967-1970
Training - Ft Gordon, Ga; Ft Lee, Va
Stateside duty - Ft Carson, Co
Vietnam - Quang Tri Province (the northernmost)
Honorably discharged an E-5, now I'm a PFC (Proud F'n Civilian)
 

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Ivan, I spent a month long tdy at 29 Palms back in 1983 or 84. Hope its a much nicer place now than it was back then.
 

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It might be a little better when i was there but i think it still sucked, there is nothing to do out there.
 

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Quoted Post:

"May 1991 boot camp San Diego Ca.
Damage Control A school. Treasure island Ca.
USS Peterson DD969 Spruance class destroyer, Norfolk, Va.
Feb - Aug 1993 Operation Desert Storm. Launched 14 Tomohawk cruise missles into Baghdad.
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Fast forward 9 years, same story:

2000:Boot camp, Great Lakes IL
2001:Fire Controlman A School, Great Lakes, IL
2002:Fire Controlman C School, Dahlgren, VA
2002-2006 USS Porter DDG-78 homeported Norfolk, VA, Operation Iraqi Freedom, Launched Tomahawk missiles into Iraq again.

Sometimes history seems to repeat itself.
 

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Quoted Post:

"May 1991 boot camp San Diego Ca.
Damage Control A school. Treasure island Ca.
USS Peterson DD969 Spruance class destroyer, Norfolk, Va.
Feb - Aug 1993 Operation Desert Storm. Launched 14 Tomohawk cruise missles into Baghdad.
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Fast forward 9 years, same story:

2000:Boot camp, Great Lakes IL
2001:Fire Controlman A School, Great Lakes, IL
2002:Fire Controlman C School, Dahlgren, VA
2002-2006 USS Porter DDG-78 homeported Norfolk, VA, Operation Iraqi Freedom, Launched Tomahawk missiles into Iraq again.

Sometimes history seems to repeat itself.
That's awesome. Thanks for you service brother. It's almost like you relieved me from my watch.
 

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Joined the Navy in June 2008.

Attatched to the USS Nimitz in 2009, been on one deployment to the persian gulf 2009-2010.

2011-2012 Djibouti, Africa.
 

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Stationed Virginia in Norfolk. Libya, Iraq, Afghanistan, Africa, Most of Europe (Booze Cruise haha) Fun times I am Civilian-ized now, but I do remember my roots! Gunner Pride.
 

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Entered active duty with US Army in February 2007

Basic Training at Fort Jackson, SC
AIT at Fort Gordon, GA
Assigned to 555th EN BDE at Fort Lewis, WA
Deployed to Iraq from September 2008 to September 2009
ETS'd this past December

Here's a photo of me and a buddy (I'm on the right) in Kuwait when we were en-route to Iraq.
kuwait-headedtoiraq.jpg
 

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1953 Navy boot Camp Great Lakes. 1953-1955 Bainbridge, Md
1956 Army Basic Training Camp Chaffee, Ark.
1956 Ft. Gordon, Ga.
1956 Ft Campbell, Ky
1956-1959 Germany
1959 Ft Bliss, tx
1959-1963 Nike Missile Site Cromwell Ct.
1963 Vietnam
1964-1965 Korea
1965-1966 Vietnam
1966 Ft Gordon, Ga.
1967 Vietnam
1968 Loran Station Aberdeen, Ms
1969-1970 Germany
1970-1971 Vietnam
1971-1974 Ft Benning, Ga
1974-1977 Korea
1977 Retirement Ft Bliss, tx.
 
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Joined November 1985 US Army Basic Training Ft. Bliss Tx AIT (91a) at Ft Sam Houston TX changed MOS to 95b (MP) Ft McClelland Alabama Stationed Ft Carson Co. (4th MP co) Till ETS Nov 1989
 

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Febuary 1981- Boot Camp , Great Lakes May-July 1982- Jobs electrical - San Diego July-September 1982-EMA School Great Lakes September 1982 -Febuary 1985 , USS Monticello , LSD 35 , EM2 LSD-35-USSMonticello.jpg
 
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