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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
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
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
01-01 White, Terrace   FN Reported Aboard
12-31 Borman, David   FN Passed Away
12-31 Dixon, Stephen   FN Passed Away
12-31 Pulvermacher, James  RM2 Reported Aboard
12-31 Tipsord, Gary   PC3 Passed Away
12-31 Chaney, Adam   CS3 Passed Away
12-31 Clark, Phillip   MM3 Passed Away
12-31 Schultz, Robt   SFP3 Passed Away
12-26 West, Stephen L   STG2 Reported Aboard
12-26 Napisa, Pedro C   SC3 Reported Aboard
12-26 Bleigh, Wilbert Jr   CS1 Passed Away
12-19 Adams, James F   FM1 Passed Away
12-19 Currin, James E Passed Away
12-19 Burton, Michael A Reported Aboard
12-11 Delapazo, Ernesto  SK2 Reported Aboard

More Changes..>

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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)

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

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