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Help Harvey Victims
09-02 Project Harvey: Rich Sailors to help Texans
09-13 A Reminder of What We Have
08-10 Drone Wipes Out ISIS Convoy
08-03 Special Delivery for Veterans
07-31 Rich and NASA-- Mercury Project
07-25 Red Shirt Fridays
07-24 New Navy Weapon
07-10 Vietnam Wall Name Readers Sought
07-06 Pranks: Some Old, Some New
07-05 Sailors Prior to the 90's
06-19 Online Military Exchange Shopping Coming
06-09 US Navy Capstone Strategies & Concepts
05-27 Attaboy, Bob!
05-08 Ligonier Wow'd Us
05-08 Laffey Remodels Website
05-08 Lowe's expands its military discount
04-30 Ligonier... the day before
04-11 A Great Sea Story
03-27 Law Maker Pushes for Cold War Medal
03-21 Ship's Company Listing Updated
Newsletter Archive
20 Years Ago Aug 1997

Veteran Information

from CVSO Chuck Weber
09-03 Tricare Changes Update
08-15 Benefits Info on Facebook Session
06-21 VA Doctor Visits... Easier and Quicker
06-07 Service-connected disability compensation
05-11 Protect your family with VA Insurance
04-05 Determine Eligibility for VA Cemetery
01-06 Legislation to Benefit Blue Water Navy
      ...More Articles
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Personnel Changes
09-13 Stevens, Mark   STGSN Reported Aboard
09-13 Childress, Ronnie    SN Passed Away
09-13 Deremer, Ralph   BTFA Passed Away
09-13 Whiteman, Bruce   EM2 Reported Aboard
09-07 Dietz, Earl F   SK3 Passed Away
09-07 Bilelia, Richard J   CS2 Reported Aboard
09-07 Gumm, William SA Passed Away
09-07 Hughes, Scott Jr   RD3 Reported Aboard
09-07 McMullen, Januarius  DC2 Passed Away
09-07 Waglely, John T   DC2 Passed Away
09-07  Zuelch, Steven   FA Passed Away
08-29 Hogge, Lonnie  SM1 Reported Aboard
08-29 Greer, Gary S   GMSN Reported Aboard
08-29 Simmons, Rudolph Passed Away
08-29 Thornton, Walter F   SA Reported Aboard
08-29 Dillon, Marvin L   FA Passed Away
08-29 Fasick, James J   ETN2 Reported Aboard
08-29 Roof, Robert J   BT3 Passed Away
08-28 Brown, Wayne   WM2 Reported Aboard
08-28 Thomas, Earl S   FA Passed Away
08-28 Cash, Martin L   QM3 Reported Aboard
08-28 Stillman, Phillip   GM3 Reported Aboard
08-28 Schenck, Marshall  Passed Away
08-24 Thorton, Forest   CS3 Reported Aboard
08-24 Hird, Andrew   QM3 Reported Aboard
08-24 Robinson, Jay   RM3 Reported Aboard
08-24 Love, Ralph   QM3 Reported Aboard

More Changes..>

   (Indicates Plank Owner)  
(Thankfully, none to report)

Receiving Treatment/On The Mend
(Thoughts and Prayers [TaP] Welcomed)
TaP -  for the 31 USS RICH families who live in Texas and others in TS Harvey's path.

TaP -  for the 120 USS RICH families who live in Florida and others in Hurricane Irma's path.

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