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12-30 Bottle Cracks LCS Hull
12-28 Video: Life on an American Destroyer
12-26 4 Military Events That Happened on Christmas
12-24 Shipmate's Greeting
12-23 Twas the Night before Christmas... (Military version)
12-04 Did you get yours?
11-26 Vietnam Vets: The Time is Now
11-18 More Navy Lingo... mostly forgotten
11-15 The Indomitable American Spirit!
11-14 Victory at Sea - 26 Episodes (Free)
11-11 If you are able...
10-24 A Day at Work
10-22 Blue Angels Show Schedule
10-05 Now is the time, shipmates!
09-29 Hurricane Florence: Life in the Bullseye
09-26 SecVA Wilkie: Watch & Talk this Thursday
09-21 Veteran to Veteran
09-14 Douglas Fairbanks Jr and The Beach Jumpers
08-31 Interesting Vet Stats:Vietnam  Wall
08-29 Re-live BOOTCAMP!
08-26 Veteran Access to Navy Exchanges
08-04 We're on Facebook!
06-27 Take a Knee...
Veteran Information
from CVSO Chuck Weber
02-15 Blue Water Claims Update
01-30 Breaking [Good] News for Vietnam Vets
01-02 Vietnam Blue Water Vets Set Adrift
01-02 Robo Call - Do Not Call List
10-22 State Benefits for Veterans
10-16 TriCare Dental+Vision Insurance Coming
10-12 COLA 2019 Announced
10-05 Now is the time, shipmates!
09-26 SecVA Wilkie: Watch & Talk this Thursday
09-19 VA Supports Caregivers Too
09-11 Urge Senate to Approve Agent Orange Reform!
09-01 Terminology Origins
09-01 NDAA Benefits + VA Mission
08-31 Assisted Living/Home Health Care Options
07-28 Action on Fraudulent Veteran Charities
07-27 Notes: Tricare/Agent Orange /VA Secretary
07-26 Just a few clicks to VA Health Care
07-13 Agent Orange Vets: It's getting close!
07-01 Agent Orange Vets:  Contact your Senator!
06-14 Considering Burial in a VA Cemetery?
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Personnel Changes
02-19 Chobanian, Don   LTjg Passed Away
02-14 Gadman, John J   SN Passed Away
02-14 Yates, Clifton E   SN Passed Away
02-12 Briddick, Thomas  EM3 Passed Away
02-12 Walter, Dale E  FN Passed Away
02-12 Coggins, Charles   STG3 Reported Aboard
02-10  Campbell, Joseph  ADJ3 Reported Aboard
02-10 Radziewicz, William  BT2 Passed Away
02-09 Morris, Patrick  RM3 Passed Away
02-07 Faunce, George   SN Passed Away
02-03 Park, William R   YNC Passed Away
02-01 Ferrari, Richard F   EN3 Passed Away
02-01 Gray, Walter   SN Passed Away
01-31 Bell, John A  SN Passed Away
01-31 Faunce, Larry L   FN Passed Away
01-29 Grant, Brian   RM3 Reported Aboard
01-27 Willey, John C   MM3 Reported Aboard
01-27 Page, Thurman  CS2 Passed Away
01-27 Harris, Kenny G  RMSN Passed Away
01-25 Maynard, Larry  FN Passed Away
01-22 Fry, Edward    FN Passed Away
01-18 Knight, Ernest L   SN Reported Aboard
01-18 Bronga, Francis G Reported Aboard
01-16 Bonham, Mark   LTjg Passed Away
01-11 McReynolds, Lewis  MMC Passed Away
01-08 Rubino, Joseph  GM3 Passed Away
01-02 Burge, David   GMG3 Reported Aboard
01-02 Kadoch, Albert   SN Passed Away

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Receiving Treatment/On The Mend
(Thoughts and Prayers [TaP] Welcomed)
TaP for Sam Compher (PC3 67-68) on planned Bypass surgery on 23 Jan.   (01-17)  (Update 01/24) Triple Bypass surgery successful.  Sam will continue his recovery at home soon.  Thank you for prayers.
(Update 01/30) Sam is at home recovering well. He really loves his "Nite Nurse".

TaP for Johnnie Skillen for recovery of fractured back. (Not hospitalized)  (01-11)

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