DECK LOGS ARCHIVE: 2016

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Posted: 2016-09-09 05:57:34

Posted By: Michaewl A. Bodin STGC(SW), USN, RET

Poster Email: mbodin@uwsuper.edu

Service & Rank: US Navy & STGC(SW)

Currently Located In: Superior, WI

Originally From: Bayfield, WI

What I've Been Up To: Just going over twenty years of LE service in November at University of Wisconsin-Superior - Department of Public Safety as a Security Officer-4. Holy cow, I'm 62 already! Time is fun when you are having flies!

Duty Stations: Great Lakes, IL Boot Camp & BEE Fleet Sonar School Key West, FL SONAR/ASW Suite Operator USS Sampson (DDG-10) Elefsina, Greece FLTASWTRACENPAC San Diego, CA Advanced Electronics & MK-111UBFCS Maintenance and Operation USS Towers (DDG-9) San Diego, CA Broken Service FLTASWTRACENPAC San Diego, CA MK-111UBFCS Maintenance & Operation Instructor / AN/SQS-23 PAIR Maintenance School USS Luce (DDG-38) Mayport, FL Recruiting Station Iron Mountain, MI SIMA Mayport, FL Controlled Work Package Writer (NAM) FLTASWTRACENLANT Norfolk, VA Newer SONAR System Operator & Gram Analysis USS Carr (FFG-52) Norfolk, VA Retired

Posted: 2016-07-09 22:16:53

Posted By: Hary M Leippe

Poster Email: hleippe72@hotmail.com

Service & Rank: USNR & SoM 2/c

Currently Located In:

Originally From: Born in Gilroy, CA. 02/23/1926

What I've Been Up To: Retired from teaching at New Mexico Highlands University in 1990. Still making cast bronze sculpture using the lost wax method. Still fixing fences and trellises, etc., for my wife's vast garden and remodelling dog houses and struggling with art commissions.

Duty Stations: Basic traini9ng in Farragut, ID. West Coast Sound School 1944. Quonset Point, Boston, Guantanamo Bay Pacific on the DE 450, 300 miles from Tokyo when the first bomb exploded, Halsey's Third Fleet during the final months. Discharged June 46 in Jacksonville, Florida. Graduated from highschool June 1947.

Posted: 2016-07-07 12:39:18

Posted By: Dewey Reed

Poster Email: dewey.reed@gmail.com

Service & Rank: USN Submarine service & STCSS

Currently Located In: Anthem AZ, winter - Streetsboro,OH today

Originally From: Campbell, CA

What I've Been Up To: Just mailed our reunion check. We'll be at the Sunland RV Resort in La Mesa for 6 days. Hope to see many members here!

Duty Stations: USS Blenny, USS Picuda, USS Sea Poacher, USS Grenadier, USS Tench - all diesel boats on the East Coast. Sonar Schools in Key West & San Diego.

Posted: 2016-06-12 10:23:44

Posted By: John J Russo

Poster Email: aswshockman1@aol.com

Service & Rank: US NAVY & STGCS

Currently Located In: Plantation, FL

Originally From: Hatfield, PA

What I've Been Up To: Well I'm all set to attend the NSA/BROOKE reunion in San Diego, CA from 21-25 September 2016. I received all the information from Steve Hunt the USS BROOKE Association, Secretary/Treasurer. Steve the check is in the mail! LOL Don't miss this reunion we need all the STs support to keep our organization going. With more 400 members in our association, we need more than a handful of STs attending our reunion to keep our organization in tact.

Duty Stations: See my deck log entry for year 2015.

Posted: 2016-05-24 15:01:36

Posted By: Robert H. Devon

Poster Email: Rhdevon37@verizon.net

Service & Rank: U. S. Navy & STG1

Currently Located In: Lake Elsinore, CA 92532

Originally From: Denver, CO

What I've Been Up To: Retired from federal service for sonar support of USN at Fleet Technical Support Center, Pacific (formerly Naval Sea Support Center, Pacific - NAVSEACENPAC) February, 2004. Worked as a Tasting Room Manager at Falkner Winery in Temecula, CA. Retired again. Wrote and published "The Complete Wood Pellet Barbeque Cookbook" in Mar, 2012. Currently a "Santa Claus".

Duty Stations: Fleet ASW Training Center, Pacific - AN/SQS-23G. Training (May 1967 - June 1968) USS BROWNSON (DD-868) Newport RI (July 1968 - July 1973) Fleet ASW Training Center, Pacific (July 1973 - Aug 1976) AN/SQQ-23 PAIR Maintenance Instructor, Curriculum Development for AN/SQQ-23 Maintenance Course.

Posted: 2016-04-30 12:45:46

Posted By: Dan Wootan

Poster Email: dlmw14daniel@netscape.net

Service & Rank: Navy & STGCS(SW) Ret

Currently Located In: Brandon Fl

Originally From: Clinton Iowa

What I've Been Up To: Retired in 1990 just prior to Desert Storm. Went to work for ISA/ISS doing Insurv/CSRR inspections and various shipalts/ordalts till 93 when I was moved to computer systems support in Tampa Fl. After several company changes as the contracts were changed,retired in 2012. Have been living a retired life in Fl since.

Duty Stations: A1and A2 in Key West 23 Tram maint San Diego USS Epperson (DD-719) pearl Harbor and Seattle Wash 23 PAIR Maint San Diego USS Conyngham (DDG-17) Norfolk USS Barney (DDG-6) Norfolk Instructor FLEASWTRACENPAC Exchange program West Germany Instructor/Curriculum Editor FLEASWTRACENPAC USS Horne (CG-30)

Posted: 2016-04-04 05:33:23

Posted By: Timothy M. Callahan

Poster Email: usn.callahan@gmail.com

Service & Rank: Submarines & STS2

Currently Located In: Kings Bay, GA

Originally From: Ballston Spa, NY

What I've Been Up To:

Duty Stations:

Posted: 2016-03-25 20:36:02

Posted By: Robert W. 'Bob' Cauble

Poster Email: bandrent@att.net

Service & Rank: Jan 1944 - May 1946 & SoM2c

Currently Located In: Charlotte, NC

Originally From: Louisville, KY

What I've Been Up To: Forty years with Eastern Air Lines when I retired in 1983. Owned and operated a small engraving/watch repair nosiness which I started, on the side, in 1975. Sols the business in Dec of 2015, just before my 90th birthday in Feb 2016.

Duty Stations: Boots - Great Lakes, Feb & Mar 1944. WCSS - Operators School 1944 WCSS - Maintenance School 1944 PCS 1401 (later McMinnville) 1944 pre-commissioning crew till discharge