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Posted: 2017-09-06 11:14:05

Posted By: Alex Heflin STG1(SW)

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Service & Rank: USN & STG1

Currently Located In: San Diego, CA

Originally From: Maryville, MO

What I've Been Up To: Just jointed to group and I am excited to become more involved in it. I joined the Navy in Nov. 2011 and have been in SD ever since.

Duty Stations: A-School NMAWC Point Loma, CA NCM DET NI Coronado, CA USS Bunker Hill CG-52 NBSD, CA SWRMC SVTT Shop Bldg 37 NBSD, CA

Posted: 2017-08-04 10:19:51

Posted By: H. George Polinkas

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Service & Rank: 2/46-6/65 & STCM

Currently Located In: Vero Beach, Florida

Originally From: Chester, N.J., Neptune Beach,FL., Melbourne, FL

What I've Been Up To: Now living in a retirement home where all is taken care of . Other residents are amazed at what I know about sound, including entertainment sound. Having a great time!!!

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Posted: 2017-05-03 06:13:11

Posted By: Anthony Howard

Poster Email: sdsualum81@gmail,com

Service & Rank: USN & ST 1

Currently Located In: Port Orange Florida

Originally From: San Diego Ca

What I've Been Up To: Retired after 30 years of combined Federal service at active duty USN, Department of Defense, Naval Air Systems Command HQ (NAVAIR)., Space and Naval Warfare Command HQ. (SPAWAR) and The Department of The Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Washington DC. Currently enjoying retirement near the beach in sum Florida.

Duty Stations: SONAR A school San Diego, USS Waller DDE-466, SONAR B school San Diego, Mk -114 ASROC "C" school and SQS-23B "C" school Key West, USS Charles F. Adams DDG-2 (plank owner), USS Richard E. Byrd DDG-23 (plank owner) and Navy Instructor Fleet ASW school, San Diego, Ca.

Posted: 2017-04-29 08:03:44

Posted By: Don Snider

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Service & Rank: USN (Ret) & STCM

Currently Located In: Portland, TN

Originally From: Morrow, Ohio

What I've Been Up To: Enjoying retirement in Tennessee. I will attend the Frank Knox (DDR-742) reunion this Sep in Chicago and will tour the German submarine (U-505) that was forced to surface during WWII off the East Coast and the Enigma was captured. A destroyer with a 19 year old Soundman (Sonarman) was on the stack tracking this sub for many hours which led to the sub surfacing. The 19 year old was promoted to Chief as a reward. Does anyone know about this story and the name of the Sonarman? Please send info to me at or call me at 615-339-8361.

Duty Stations: USS Haverfield (DER-393) USS George K Mackenzie (DD-836) USS Frank Knox (DDR-742) USS Lyman K Swenson (DD-729) USS Knox (DE-1051)

Posted: 2017-04-28 21:54:46

Posted By: Dexter Saito

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Service & Rank: USN & E6

Currently Located In: Corona, CA

Originally From: Seattle, WA

What I've Been Up To: Work, Work, and more Work! I work for General Dynamics Mission Systems and work on the Littoral Combat Ship program. I have worked as a Quality Engineer, Field Engineer, and am now a Corrective Maintenance Planner for the program. My work also has me travelling to exotic Mobile, AL and Jacksonville, FL about 500 days for the past 2 years.

Duty Stations: NAVSUBSCOL Groton, CT; ASWTRACENPAC, San Diego, CA; USS Downes (FF-1070); ASWTRACENLANT, Norfolk, VA; SSAAC Yokosuka JA; SUBTRALANT Norfolk, VA; JMF St. Mawgan UK; NOPF Whidbey Island WA

Posted: 2017-04-13 09:30:51

Posted By: John Bedford

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Service & Rank: USN & ST!

Currently Located In: Shingle Springs in California's Sierra Foothills

Originally From: Pomona Valley CA

What I've Been Up To: Living the life of Leisure away from the hustle and bustle of the SF Bay area with my lovely bride, Sheila Sampson Bedford

Duty Stations: RTC San Diego 1957 Brown Field Chula Vista 1958 Sonar A school San Diego USS Blue (DD-744) Long Beach 1958-59 USS Edson (DD-946) Long Beach 1960-61 B School FASWTRACEN San Diego 1961-62 MK 111 FCS at FASW 1962 USS Richard B. Anderson (DD-786) San Diego 1962-63 NTC San Diego Instructor School 1963 Instructor - FSS Key West - B school Digital Section 1964-66 Left the Navy after 9 years.