The United States Navy Radioman Association Guestbook
|Message||Boot camp great lakes 1961. Radio A school in Norfolk 61-62. USS Mt. Mckinley, 62-65. Made some good friends, stationed on both east and west coasts. Med cruise 1963. Westpac 1965. Landing at Danang Vietnam in March 1965. |
Would do it again.
|Message||Hello Fellow Ditti-Boppers!|
Boot camp San Diego 1959
RM "A" school San Diego 3rd in class
Served 22 months on USS James E Kyes DD787 and Flagship Squadron 3 First ship off coast of Nam in 1960 when Laos broke out.
Stole Marine guidon flag in Subic Bay--3 days of fighting broke out and we ran them out of port!
Too many memories to recount them all--being on a destroyer was like McHale's navy!!! Loved it!!
Took a 69 deg roll during storms at sea!!
NAS Miramar 14 months--best chow in military!
Wished 10,000 times that I had stayed in....!
God bless you all!!!
|Message||RM "A" San Diego 1970 (RMSN)|
COMFAIRALSKA Det ADAK (ASWCOMM) 1-71/1-72 (RMSN/RM3)
BMU-1 Coronado 1-72/8-74 (RM3/RM2)
RM "C" San Diego 1974 (RM2)
COMSUBGRU7 Yokosuka 1-75/3-78 (RM1)
Would not trade my Navy years for anything!
Re-entered service (Army) for flight school.
Retired 7-93 as CWO4 (Aviator)
Private Message added 2010-09-01
|Message||Radioman "A" School 1980|
Served aboard the USS Hunley (AS-31) 1980 to 1983 took the Hunley from Guam to Charleston, SC and then from Charleston,SC to Holy Loch, Scotland. Had a great time and would do it all over again.
|Message||Radioman A school, San Diego, Ca - 1989|
USS Mount Whitney LCC-20 1989-1993
I served as a Radioman with pride. Enjoyed every minute of it. Would not change anything. God Bless all who serve, God Bless the United States Navy and most important...GOD BLESS AMERICA!!!
|Message||USS America CV-66 (1993-Decom'96) Fireman|
USS Thomas S. Gates CG-51 (1996-1998) DC3
Radioman 'A' School Great Lakes, IL (1998-99)
Cruise Missile Support Activity LANT (1999-2002)
COMDESRON 50 (2002-2003)
USS Nashville LPD-13 (2003-2005)
USS Ponce LPD-15 (2005-2006)
NAVNETWARCOM GNOC Det Norfolk (2006-2009)
Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa (2010)
Carrier Strike Group 2 (2010- )
Shipmates, feel free to contact me at:
|Message||I went to Radioman A school in Bainbridge Maryland|
in 1973. I met my husband there. After graduation, I was stationed in NavComSta at
Ft Allen in Ponce Puerto Rico. My husband went to the USS Forrest Sherman in Rhode Island. I was assigned to Tech Control. I was later TDI to Roosevelt Roads in Ceiba Puerto Rico. Our daughter
was born there. I have many fond memories of the friends I've made during my short Naval career.
|Message||Radioman A school - Oct 89 - Feb 90|
Station NCTS Japan - Apr 90 - Apr 92
USS Vicenness CG49 - May 92 - Apr 93
Would do it all again...if giving chance.
|Message||RM-A School, San Diego 1981|
NTCC Bangor, Wa. 1981-1982
NTCS Diego Garcia 1982-1984
USS Exploit 1984-1986
Chief of Naval Air Training, Corput Christi, Tx 1986-1988
NATO Roclant Portugal 1988-1990
NCTS Roosevel Roads, Puerto Rico 1990-1993
NCTD Bahrain 1993-1994
NCTS Cutler, Maine 1996-1998
US Forces Azores 1998-2000
Had a wonderful journey. I'd do it again given the chance.