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An informal group where current and former members of the U.S, Navy can swap sea stories and now land stories and other tall tales.

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  • TOP
    TOP:
    Hi all: My last duty station ended in 69 on the Arlington AGMR-2. We had 300 CT'S on board. We took the Pueblos place until her sister ship arrived and were recovery team for the APOLLO 9,10 and 11. I was friends with a Chief who was on the Pueblo and li...  more
    • December 3
    • Curt & Isabel and 2 others like this.
    • TOP
      hoffygolf Welcome to the group
      • December 3
    • TOP
      C & C Bonelli Welcome Top... I met CTTC James Kell in Hawaii in 1973 (a Pueblo crew member), made quite the impression on a very young sailor on his 1st enlistment.
      • December 3
  • Clock
    Clock:
    Hi all, Christine here, did 6-1/2 years 1982-1989, got out as a CTM2. Did time in NAS Bermuda (my favorite), Pensacola, San Diego, and CINCLANT Fleet in Norfolk.
    • December 1
    • Robert Kraft and 1 other like this.
    • Clock
      WDK450 Welcome, Christine!!! Us CTM's are few and far between.  Actually, I did meet another CTM in person in California from this forum. I guess I was from another Secgru era, with the HFDF nets still operating, and just making the transition into other m...  more Hide 1 Reply
      • Clock
        WDK450 Forgot to mention that I served with 2 CT survivors off of the Pueblo, and lost a good friend, CTM Greg Zeller, in a MIA transport plane from the Philippines to Vietnam, presumably shot down by the North Vietnamese.
        • December 1
    • Clock
      C & C Bonelli Welcome Christine! CTM's are amongst my favorite of the TAMORI clan. They kept me out of trouble on DirSup installs and many, many mid watch shenanigans... well sometimes the put in there, but it was all fun! Chuck (T branch for 23 1/2 years, R branch for...  more
  • C & C Bonelli
    C & C Bonelli:
    Hi all. Chuck & Carolina - about to be 1st time'rs (Synergy JR24). 25 years Navy (71-95) spent time in Pensacola, Adak, Pearl Harbour, Ft. Meade, Adak, Misawa, Charleston, Edzell. Retired CTRC - DIRSUP time in SS & SSN, and excellent shore duty (yes, incl...  more
    • October 31
  • SGeering
    SGeering:
    Former Navy, 81-97
    • October 29
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    • Ted & Renee and 3 others like this.
    • SGeering
      Dreamers and Travelers / Tom & Tammy Hazy gray & underway 78-82 based in Whidbey Is. VAQ133. Cruised aboard Forrestal, America & Enterprise.
      • November 4
  • Ted & Renee
    Ted & Renee:
    Navy Submarine Service from 1979 to 1999,,Am looking to buy our first Class A motor home now,,ready to see some of the country,,state by state
    • October 14
    • Steve & Diane and 3 others like this.
    • Ted & Renee
      Irvin & Nancy just outside of normal From one tin can to another? Enjoy and wander slowly to get the most from it. Hide 1 Reply
      • Ted & Renee
        Ted & Renee Have to teach my wife how to take a Submarine shower!! Thanks and if you know of any good shopping places, please let us know..
        • October 14
    • Ted & Renee
      hoffygolf If your looking to buy a class A RV don't buy a Thor unit, trust a fellow retired Navy man. Good luck and enjoy the whole experience.
    • Ted & Renee
      Ted & Renee Thanks for the info and I really haven't found a Thor in my range anyway..I'll keep it in mind though..
      • October 17
    • Ted & Renee
      Ted & Renee Right now it is looking like I may be purchasing a 1996 Georgie Boy Swinger,,Has one super slide and many extra's,,Has been garage kept until the last few month..If things go well I'll be looking at it the weekend of the 28th,,Wish us luck!!

      :)
      • October 17
  • CallNaha
    CallNaha :
    Naval Air '72 to '93 mostly VF on carriers and/or shore duty. Retired totally now and ready to explore this country that I served for 21 yrs. to protect. My SO was in the Army so we both are ex-military and proud to have served.
    • August 10
    • Gail&Bill and 6 others like this.
    • CallNaha
      hoffygolf Welcome and Thank You both for your service
      • August 12
  • jctmeyer
    jctmeyer :
    Retired ETCM. Did 22+ years retired in 1980. Spent most of my time on the West coast and my last two duty stations on the East coast. Been married for 55 years as of the 4th of Aug and we have a 2010 Damon Challenger 348 motorhome.
    • July 31
    • Irvin & Nancy just outside of normal and 5 others like this.
    • jctmeyer
      hoffygolf Welcome and Thank You for your service and your wife also, retired Navy also HTC west coast 21 out of 22 years, retired 1995
      • July 31
  • Rich & Cathy
    Rich & Cathy:
    At Sea Mist Dam Neck Virginia till 7th then to Cherry Point (Cathy's old stompin' grounds).
    • July 3
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  • Corvallis Campers
    Corvallis Campers:
    Hello Shipmayes. I joined in '65 and held flight bullets until '86. 11.5 active and 10 in the reserves. Stationed mainly in SDO, Pensacola, NAS Beeville! and Alameda. Retired in '86 as a Captain. Flew helo, prop and some time in jets, but mainly helo...  more
    • May 26
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    • Elizabeth Wilkerson and 4 others like this.
    • Corvallis Campers
      hoffygolf Welcome to the group, 22+ years retired HTC, San Diego was home.
      • May 26
  • Bill & Cynthia
    Bill & Cynthia :
    Sent a few years on the USS Valley Forge LPH-8. MM-1 A Division. 1964-1968 Boot Camp San Diego.
    • May 26
    • Barry & Millie-Ambassadors and 1 other like this.
    • Bill & Cynthia
      Curt & Isabel I went through boot in SD also, May '64, company 293. Spent time on the U.S.S. Belknap (DLG26) and the U.S.S. Fiske (DD842). Both east coast.
      • May 27
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