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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
03-10 Soaring Valor
03-03 WWII USN pilot buried at sea in his aircraft
02-22 Charlie Wentway [FP2 54-57) and friends
02-08 Definitely Newsworthy but...
Newsletter Archive
20 Years Ago
May 1997

Veteran Information

from CVSO Chuck Weber
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
07-05 Poston, Gregory   EN3 Reported Aboard
07-05 Lima, Thomas   SN Reported Aboard
07-05 Perri, Richard   SA Reported Aboard
07-05 Chalmers, Ryan   DK2 Reported Aboard
07-05 Kenric, Gary   DCFA Passed Away
07-01 Wallin, Roy   FN Passed Away
06-17 Sheckells, Joe   RMSN Passed Away
06-17 Lester, Eldon J   MM1 Reported Aboard
06-17 Burgess, Michael E   RMSN Reported Aboard
06-17 Drum, Michael   BTFA Passed Away
06-17 Layman George  DC2 Passed Away
06-17 Rainnie, William  BM3 Passed Away
06-17 Farwell, Russell   RD3 Reported Aboard
06-17 Chase, Montgomery  SM3 Passed Away
06-17 Owens, David   ETR3 Passed Away
06-13 Spall, J A Passed Away
06-13 Cuatt, Gary  ETR2 Passed Away
06-13 Rupe, Richard  L  BMSN Passed Away
06-13 Soto, Higinio   MM3 Passed Away
06-13 Giambalvo, Santo Reported Aboard
06-13 Abbamonte, Alfred   RD3 Passed Away
06-13 Metcalf, Vern   STC Reported Aboard
06-13 Spence, Larry  TM3 Passed Away

More Changes..>

   (Indicates Plank Owner)  
Condolences to Delton Orthouse (GMM3 63-67) and family on the passing of his mother, Evangeline, on 24 May 2016.  Evangeline attended the 2006 Rich Reunion in 2006 in Nashville.

Condolences to the family of Joseph W Sheckells (RMSN 51-52) on his passing 22 Jun 2017.    06/23

Condolences to the family of Don & Karen Givens in the loss of her mother, Ruby.  06-06

Receiving Treatment/On The Mend
(Thoughts and Prayers [TaP] Welcomed)

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