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Name: Perry W Pettus
City: Louisville
State/Province: Kentucky
Country: usa
Sent: 03/17/2018 07:20:29 am

Plank Owner 74-75 V-1
Name: John C. Windham
City: Lexington
State/Province: SC
Sent: 03/09/2018 07:53:48 pm

I was new construction until Aug. '74.Sorry I will not be attending the upcoming reunion.
Name: Douglas Lee Bachman
City: Richland
State/Province: PA.
Country: Lebanon
Sent: 01/24/2018 10:12:09 am

Was on her from 77-81 with VA-82
Name: Sean Gramz
City: Portersville
State/Province: Pa
Country: US
Sent: 01/24/2018 05:42:29 am

R-Div. HT2

Name: Anthony E. Oxenford
City: Tacoma
State/Province: Wa
Country: U.S.
Sent: 11/23/2017 12:05:51 am

served onboard 1984 to 1988,V-1, Crash&Salvage
Name: Melvin Jay Wainwright, Jr
City: St. Petersburg
State/Province: fl
Country: usa
Sent: 11/10/2017 11:51:32 am

ships company 1990 - 1994.
V-4 1990-1991
AIMD 1991-1993 IM1 DIV
Weapons G-1 DIV 1993-1994

Name: John T Hinckley
City: Idaho Falls
Country: USA
Sent: 11/05/2017 12:21:20 am

Served on the Nimitz during Desert Storm over in the Gulf
Name: Richard (Pete) Peterson
City: Camarillo
State/Province: CA
Country: USA
Sent: 09/23/2017 11:54:48 am

I was appointed to the second increment Pre-commissioning crew in 1972. When construction fell behind schedule, my orders were cancelled. A few months later I received orders to the South Carolina DLGN-37 (later as the CGN-37) pre-commissioning crew. As an IC-1 I served until my discharge in December 1974. I still have my Captain's letter announcing my selection for the Nimitz crew, and other memorabilia. Prior to this I had served aboard the USS Enterprise.
Name: Don Griggs
City: Dallas
State/Province: Oregon
Country: United States
Sent: 09/22/2017 11:06:18 pm

I am a plank owner serving on board from 1973 to
1877. She is a fine ship and I enjoyed the time I spent onboard. I was assigned to Repair Division.

Name: Lyle R Selle
City: Buckley
State/Province: WA
Country: USA
Sent: 09/22/2017 06:58:42 pm

Hello all shipmates and fellow plankholders
Try to make Philadelphia reunion.

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News at a Glance

  • Reunion 2018 will be hosted by Tim Gildea in Philadelphia, Pa.
  • Reunion 2019 will be in Biloxi, Miss. hosted by Bill Paschall.
  • Reunion 2020 will be hosted by John Wilder in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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