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Re: R.I.P. shipmate (Ken Uhland)

Ken Uhland taught me the UYK-7 when I rotated back to Mare Island in 1976, then I turned around and co-instructed with him till he transferred to CIVPAC in 1977. He was certainly a strange bird, like ...
by Fburtxds1
on Wed Dec 07, 2016 12:03 pm
 
Forum: In memory of...
Topic: R.I.P. shipmate (Ken Uhland)
Replies: 5
Views: 784

Re: Former DS Kim Henneman Byerly Passes Away

That is not sufficient. Former DS3, amazing mother, best friend, mentor, supporter, sister, wife and person that I have ever met has passed. My heart is broken into so many pieces that I have not eve...
by Fburtxds1
on Tue Sep 29, 2015 6:28 pm
 
Forum: In memory of...
Topic: Former DS Kim Henneman Byerly Passes Away
Replies: 7
Views: 2002

Former DS Kim Henneman Byerly Passes Away

It is with deep regret that I must announce the passing of former DS Kim Henneman Byerly. I received word of her death today from breast cancer from our good friend Sue Fellows who is also struggling ...
by Fburtxds1
on Fri Sep 25, 2015 2:25 pm
 
Forum: In memory of...
Topic: Former DS Kim Henneman Byerly Passes Away
Replies: 7
Views: 2002

Re: Poems - Remembering Shipmates - updated burial at sea link

this is a great poem, i think i'll read it at our town's next memorial day service.

For any of you considering burial at sea by the Navy, you can find out more at the following link:
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The infor...
by Fburtxds1
on Sat Feb 21, 2015 7:07 pm
 
Forum: In memory of...
Topic: Poems - Remembering Shipmates
Replies: 7
Views: 4610

Re: DS2 Mike "Boats" Terry

It would have been nice to hear his sea stories.
He didn't have any - he never served aboard a ship. Unless you count a PBR or a Mike Boat on the Napa River and Suisun Bay as sea duty!
They also se...
by Fburtxds1
on Wed Oct 29, 2014 6:21 pm
 
Forum: In memory of...
Topic: DS2 Mike "Boats" Terry
Replies: 6
Views: 2364

Re: DS2 Mike "Boats" Terry

Damn!!! I remember Mike. He was living in Barracks 930 when I went through A1-Phase and was teaching the UDT, running the UDT Labs out behind the Barracks and serving as the in-residence Proctor. I re...
by Fburtxds1
on Wed Oct 29, 2014 3:41 pm
 
Forum: In memory of...
Topic: DS2 Mike "Boats" Terry
Replies: 6
Views: 2364

Re: DS1 Anthony J. Williams

Here is AJ's Obituary
I just posted the following onto the on-line guest book at the above link:

To the family of Tony Williams: I am a fellow Navy Veteran and was an Instructor back at Mare Island...
by Fburtxds1
on Wed Jun 11, 2014 3:59 pm
 
Forum: In memory of...
Topic: DS1 Anthony J. Williams
Replies: 9
Views: 4236

DS1 Anthony J. Williams

I am saddened to announce that Former DS1 Anthony J. Williams passed away of a massive heart attack the night of 9 - 10 June, 2014 at his home in Ellaville, Georgia. He apparently died in his sleep. H...
by Fburtxds1
on Tue Jun 10, 2014 11:12 pm
 
Forum: In memory of...
Topic: DS1 Anthony J. Williams
Replies: 9
Views: 4236

DS1 Raleigh H. Allen, III - 11AUG51 to 26JAN12

I just learned today of the passing almost exactly two years ago of one of my shipmates and good friends from the USS Richmond K. Turner CG-20. I don't know his class numbers from Mare Island:

Link t...
by Fburtxds1
on Sun Feb 02, 2014 5:23 pm
 
Forum: In memory of...
Topic: DS1 Raleigh H. Allen, III - 11AUG51 to 26JAN12
Replies: 0
Views: 1188

Re: DS1 Tom Green - RIP 12/31/2013

I just found out through a Sterett Association Facebook post that DS1 Tom Green passed away in AZ on December 31, 2013. He served aboard Sterett in the 86-89 time frame. His wife's name is Terry. Mor...
by Fburtxds1
on Thu Jan 02, 2014 9:34 pm
 
Forum: In memory of...
Topic: DS1 Tom Green - RIP 12/31/2013
Replies: 2
Views: 1480

Re: DSC Homer Rushing

Fair winds and following seas, Chief.
by Fburtxds1
on Fri Sep 13, 2013 12:02 pm
 
Forum: In memory of...
Topic: DSC Homer Rushing
Replies: 2
Views: 1812

Re: Revival of the Politics Forum

Fantastic!!! You guys are great, John!!

Uh, you will let us know if the NSA signs up as well, won't you? :shock:
by Fburtxds1
on Wed Aug 21, 2013 1:36 am
 
Forum: Front Page News
Topic: Revival of the Politics Forum
Replies: 4
Views: 4735

Re: Removal of the Politics Forum

Bring it back - I've changed my political affiliation to the Contrarian Party (Motto: If you're for it - we're against it)
Here's a few of our party's "planks":

Mandatory drug use for reci...
by Fburtxds1
on Tue Aug 20, 2013 5:05 am
 
Forum: Front Page News
Topic: Removal of the Politics Forum
Replies: 61
Views: 32444

Re: TAPS: DSCM Robert Barnes (Barney) (ret)

Rest in Peace, Master Chief. Fair winds and following seas.
by Fburtxds1
on Tue Mar 19, 2013 9:26 pm
 
Forum: In memory of...
Topic: TAPS: DSCM Robert Barnes (Barney) (ret)
Replies: 9
Views: 5575

Re: DS2 Curt Gran

Fair winds and following seas, Shipmate. May God grant your family comfort and Peace.

Thanks for letting us know, Ken. I didn't know Curt, but he was our brother nonetheless.
by Fburtxds1
on Tue Jul 03, 2012 8:41 am
 
Forum: In memory of...
Topic: DS2 Curt Gran
Replies: 2
Views: 2532
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