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Community Builder Avatar Steve Snyder
1 month 23 days

Just a thought as we all muddle through the pandemic, and probably have about as many thoughts on how to proceed as there are ...

Community Builder Avatar Ray Haines
2 months 16 days

Gary was kind to me when I came aboard. As a mess crank Gary helped me qual aft and always was a really nice guy. In those da ...

Community Builder Avatar Dennis Carroll
3 months 14 days

Just reserved our room!

Community Builder Avatar Jeff Simpson
3 months 20 days

I am heartbroken to hear this, albeit a few months late. Hobb was a guy of the way-up-there highest caliber. He and I visit ...

Community Builder Avatar Dave Gordon
3 months 24 days

I'll scrape up as much 1978-1981 info I have left around the house.

Community Builder Avatar Jamie Hogan
4 months 10 days

I booked Monday to Thursday morning at the hotel; looking foward to seeing all of you...my wife Cindy will be with me.

Community Builder Avatar Richard (Chop) Hausvik
4 months 11 days

Brad, Not many people signed up to attend, how can I help? Will be in CA until April & then SD until the reunion.

Community Builder Avatar Glen Watson
4 months 27 days

As a chief on Pintado, I can't say enough good things about Jack McDonald. When I was going to shore duty, he brought into hi ...

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