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Added: October 25, 2009
Submitted by Name: Duane E. Nichols MCB-133 68/69 From: Cheboygan, MI / Orlando, FL E-mail: email@example.com
Comments: To Sergeant Roger Blombardier Jr. Very sorry to hear about the loss of your uncle Mr. Steven MacCaffrie. My prayers this evening will be dedicated to him and his family. His postings indicated a carring and helpful individual offering support to all who served proudly including myself.
Comments: I JOINED THE NAVY SEPT 1964 AND RETIRED JAN.1986.AFTER BOOT CAMP I GOT ORDERS FOR 1 YEAR AT NTC GREAT LAKES WORKING IN THE GALLEY.AFTER THE YEAR TOUR I GOT ORDERS TO NCS ASMARA ETHIOPIA.AFTER THAT TOUR I WENT TO CMA SCHOOL IN DAVISVILLE R.I.FROM THERE I WENT TO PORT HUENEME CA TO NMCB-10 AND STRAIGHT TO VIET-NAM FOR 2 TOURS.FIRST TOUR I WENT FROM THE MAIN BODY TO LANDING ZONE SALLY SUPPORTING THE 101ST AIRBORNE.2ND I WAS AT CAMP HAINES SUPPORTING THE 101ST AIR BORNE AGAIN.AFTER THAT I WENT TO NAS ATSUGI JAPAN FOR 3 YRS.THEN BEACHMASTER UNIT 1 IN CORONADO.AFTER THAT BACK TO NMCB-10 AND DIEGO GARCIA FOR 9 MONTHS.THEN I WENT TO NMCB-40 THEN NAS MIRAMAR SELF HELP.THEN BACK TO DIEGO GARCIA FOR 1 YEAR WITH NSF.THEN TO NCMB-3 GOLD TEAM TO OKINAWA JAPAN.THEN MCB-3 DEPLOYED TO ROTA SPAIN .I WAS IN A DETACHMENT TO NCS NEA MAKRI GREECE.AFTER THAT BACK TO NAS MIRAMAR WHERE I RETIRED A CM-1 WITH 22 YRS OF SERVICE
Comments: Original and oldest living Seabee has died.Carl Architect Schmuelling , age 103 years old past away in Cincinnati,Ohio on Oct.15,2009.He served in the Guadalcanal and the Aleutian Islands in World War Two.
Comments: Served NMCB-7 89-95 , NSWG-2 , FIWC . NSWG-2 AP HILL , NMCB-1 , EODTEUTWO . Been there done that. we had a saying on adak "it's not the end of the world but you can see it from here". Seabees Can DO !
Comments: Oct 18 2009 Hi to all our seabees im neededing all the help you seabees can get to me. im looking for seabees were on OKINAWA in 1945, i know im not the one sill lift, i was in th 146 batt. on white beach ill be waiting to hear from you. im at r.i. home of the seabees