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if ' I I i N ARRIVES II MEDITERRANEAN CRUISE 1982-1983 ARKANSAS providing Naval Gunfire Support off the coast of Beirut, Lebanon, 7 December 1982. USS ARKANSAS (CGN-41) m ■WALS VORTH PUBLISHING COMPANY MAR(-FI.INE MIRROl Rl I HA Captain DENNIS S. READ United States Navy Captain Dennis S. Read graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1959. From 1959 to 1963 he served on the USS PICKING (DD-685) as a deck division officer, then as Damage Con- trol Assistant and Engineer Officer. Captain Read was selected for the Surface Nuclear Power Program in October 1963. Following one year of training — six months in Bainbridge, Maryland, and six months in Idaho Falls, Idaho — he reported to the USS ENTERPRISE (CVN-65) in November, 1964. While serving in the Engineer- ing and Reactor Departments on the USS ENTERPRISE, he made two deployments off the coast of Viet Nam and participated in reactor plant refueling. In August, 1967, Captain Read began a two year program at the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California, and received his Master of Science degree in Operations Research in October, 1969. After serving as Engineer Officer aboard USS STERRETT (DLG-31) from December, 1969, to May, 1971, he reported as the commissioning Executive Officer of USS COOK (FF-1083) in May, 1971. From August, 1973, to January, 1977, Captain Read served as Reactor Officer on the USS ENTERPRISE. Prior to reporting to the ARKANSAS (CGN-41) PRECOMUNIT in May, 1979, he served as Commanding Officer of the USS OUELLET (FF-1977) from July, 1977, to December, 1978. Captain Read was born in Everett, Wash- ington, and is a 1955 graduate of Hilo High School, Hawaii. He and his wife, the former Donna Josephine Blair, of Elmhurst, Illinois, reside in Newport News, Virginia, with their daughter. Holly, and their son. Drew. Change of Command, December 10, 1982 COMMANDING j C Commanding Officer, 1980-1982 « OFFICERS Commanding Officer, 1982 Captain MALCOLM W. CHASE United States Navy Captain Malcolm W. Chase, USN, was born in Rutland, Vermont, February 23, 1939. Upon graduation from Rutland High School, he entered the U. S. Naval Academy and was graduated with the class of 1961. Upon receiving his commis- sion as an Ensign, he reported to the destroyer USS DAVIS (DD-937) for an 18 month tour in the Gunnery Department; then to Destroyer School and to duty as Engineer Officer of USS MITSCHER (DL-2). In 1964, CAPT Chase entered the Surface Nuclear Power Program with training in Bain- bridge, MD, and West Milton, NY, followed by duty on the pre-commissioning crew of USS SCHOFIELD (DEG-3) as Engineer Officer, and Operations Officer of USS LYNDE McCORMICK (DDG-8). In 1968, he reported to USS BAIN- BRIDGE (DLGN ' 25) for duty as Main Propulsion Assistant. Following a two year tour at the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, where he earned a Master of Science degree in Operations Research, Captain Chase served in USS KING (DLG-10) as Executive Officer, until her decommissioning for modernization. A short tour on the staff of Commander Naval Air Force, U. S. Pacific Fleet, was followed by duty as Executive Officer of USS CALIFORNIA (CGN-36) from February, 1976, until July, 1978. He then served as the Senior Member, COMNAVAIR- PAC COMNAVSURFPAC Nuclear Propulsion Mobile Training Team from August, 1978 to May, 1980. Prior to taking command of USS ARKANSAS in December, 1982, Captain Chase commanded USS BARRY (DD-933) from July, 1980, to April, 1982. Captain Chase has been awarded two Navy Commendation Medals and is entitled to wear several campaign and expeditionary medals. Captain Chase is married to the former Lorna L. Brown of Rutland, Vermont. They have a daughter, Catherine, and a son, Brian. COMDESRON 20 CAPTAIN JOHN P. BURKE UNITED STATES NAVY Captain John P. Burke, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Hubert D. Burke of Fort CoUins, Colorado, was born 16 September 1936. After graduation from high school in Kyoto, Japan, Captain Burke enlisted in the Naval Reserve. Upon graduation from the University of Colorado in 1958, he was commissioned and reported to USS PEREGRINE (EMSF-J73) at Key West, Florida. He graduated from Submarine School in 1961. Following several submarine tours, he was assigned as Commanding Officer of USS MARLIN (SST-2) from 1967 to 1969. Following a tour on the Staff of Submarine Development Group TWO, Captain Burke reported to USS WAINWRICHT (CC-28) as Executive Officer in 1971. In January, 1974, Captain Burke assumed command of USS BOWEN (FF-1079). Upon being relieved as Commanding Officer BOWEN in January, 1976, he attended and graduated with distinction from the National War College in Washington, D. C. In June, 1977, Captain Burke reported to the staff of the Chief of Naval Oper- ations (OP-353L). In October 1979 he was assigned as Executive Assistant to the Director, Naval Warfare (OP-095), where he served until October, 1981. In May, 1982, Captain Burke assumed command of Destroyer Squadron TWENTY. Captain Burke is married to the former Diane L. Dvorak of Sioux City, Iowa. They have a daughter, Amy, and a son, Second Lieutenant David M. Burke, currently on duty in Bamberg, Germany. EXECUTIVE OFFICER COMMANDER WILLIAM R. BURNS UNITED STATES NAVY CDR William R. Burns, Jr., is a native of Des Moines, Iowa. He graduated from the Naval Academy in 1967. Commander Burns was initially assigned as Weapons Officer in USS GALLUP (PC-85), a unit of the Market Time forces in South Viet Nam. He subsequently obtained a Master of Public Administration degree from the John F. Kennedy School at Harvard University and then completed department head training at the Naval Destroyer School. CDR Burns returned to sea as operations Officer in USS MEYERKORD (DE-1058) and then as Commanding Officer ot the USS UTE (ATF ' 76). After a brief tour as a junior officer detailer, he was ordered to training in the Nuclear Power Program. Following qualification, CDR Burns was assigned as Main Propulsion Assistant in USS LONG BEACH (CGM ' 9j and subsequently as Nuclear Type Desk Officer on the staff of Commander Naval Surface Force Pacific. CDR Burns relieved as Executive Officer of USS ARKANSAS (CGN-41) in October, 1981. He wears the Navy Commendation Medal with Gold Star as well as various unit and service awards. CDR Burns is married to the former Barbara Newman. They have a daughter, Bobbi, and a son, Billy. SIGNIFICANT DATES 1. Congressional Funding Authorized 2. Construction Authorized 3. Keel Laying 4. Launching 5. Sea Trials 6. Commissioned 7. First Nuclear Powered Surface Ship Shock Tested 1969 1971 17 January 1977 21 October 1978 24 August 1980 18 October 1980 January-February 1982 OPERATIONS Above right: LCDR Thomas A. Fulham, USN Right: LCDR John J. Parus, USN : Front row, left to right: SA K. W. Garrison. SR R. J. Bobmbach, SN N. Rosado, BM3 C. D. Jenkins, BM3 R. A. Sbarpeta, BMl ). A. Stout, BM3 B. F. Smitb. BM3 M. P. Sciacca, BMSN C. C. Loftus, SN J. L. Binkley, SN J. S Roherson, SR S L. Barber. Second row, left to right: SA H. E. Lester, SR D. A. Bigeau, SN D. R. Joyce, SN M. A. Boice, SR M. S Hemenwav, SR G. E. Heng, SA D. A. Murpby. LT A. Cunningbam, BMCS (SW) ]. R. Morsberger, SN M. K. Williamson, SA D.J. Morev, SN K. T. Ricbardson. SAD Front row, left to right: 5.V H. A. Franklin, BM3 D. IV. Morrison, SN D. L. Swanigan, Jr. Second row, SR K. P. Woltc, SN R. O. Sewell. SR R. L. Durkic. Jr 8 Above: Away UBl! Right: Coffee break for B 12 Dugan. : L Barter. SA J. Brembeck, SN L. Cordero, SR R. J. Linlcfield. Third row, left to right: SR E. ]. Flynn. 5.V M A. Smith. SR S. K. Vence, SA D. R. Rosbury, SA R. R. Bremerman, MRFN D. A. Hlvely, BMSN R. J. Etter, SS J. A. VC ' alker, SR M. Pearver, SR T. D. Collins. SR R. R. Miller. Counterclockwise from upper left: BM3 Jenkins pipes, " Sweepers! " SN Garrison finds the right paint for the job. 5.V Moran gets instruction from the First Lieutenant. BM3 Etter and SA Durkit enjoy their work. SN Franklin has a couple ot gripes. SA Lester takes on the networks. OI Front row, left to right: OS3 J. W. Watkins III. OS3 D. M. Sabo, OSSN R. S. MacLaren, OSSN W. G. Williams, CW02 R. F. Cooney, OS2 B. A. Mayes, OSSN J. A. Rings, OS2 G. H. Thompson, OSSN S D. Frazier, OSSN A. E. Cripps. Second row, OS2 C. S McChesney, OSl C. J. Heche. OSSA D. C. Schneeman, OS3 H. W. Herman, OSC R. L. Chasse, OS3 D. N. Kacona, OSSN T. A. Sanson, OS2 P. J. Halvorson, OSSA P. G. Roberts I fCoc OS.V 10 Above: OSl Shepard calls che President. Above right: OS2 Thompson switches channels. Right: OSSN Rings supplements his diet. Far right: OSl Hccht mans his console. .«• OI wo. Front row, left to right: OS3 D. K. Nicholas, OS3 S. Maren, OS2 A. L. Van Warmer, CW02 R. F. Cooney, OS2 J. C. Hooks, OS2 D. W. Devore, OS3 R. Tapia. Second row, OSSA K. G. DAuteuil, OSSN T. W. Roucson, OSl D. F. Shepard, OSSN G. E. Spangkr, OS3 R. L. Whghc, OS3 L. G. Will, OS2 M. W. Fisher, OS3 H. W. Nichols, OSSN P. A. Kicklighter. Above left: OSSN Williams coordinates combat information on the bridge. Above: OSSN Frazier watches to see that the five inch shells hit their mark. Left: OS2 Fisher watches the aircraft that watch below the surface. 11 ON Left to right: QM3 R. W. Weyant, QMSA S. T. Wessman, LT A. W. Tournas, YNl J. H. Jackson, QM3 K. L. Alloway. Clockwise from top left: QMSN Sidcrs consulcs [he log, QM3 Alloway charts the course, QMSA Wessman gets his bearings, and QMSA Robinson talks to a satellite. 12 Top left: Chief Douglas scans a tech manual. Top right: EWSN Schwerman puts plug A in socket B ... or is it plug B in socket A. ' Left: EW3 Sanders at his console. Lower left: Ensign Flynn scans the horizon. u oc Front row, left to right: SMSA K. R. Woodman, R f3 F. D. Smith, RMC D. P. Fay, RM3 M. D. Almond, RMSN G. L Fraven. Second row, RM3 J. W. Huddlescon, RM2 J. R. Wine, SM3 T. J. Brown, RM3 M. E. Szymanski, SMSN R. Royscer. t Front row, left to right: RMSN S. M. Leonard, Jr., RM2 D. E. Carr, LT W. C. Moore, RM3J. W. Huddlescon, RMSN E Spence, Jr. Second row, left to right: RM2 Williamson, SM2 J. R. Lowry, RM3 D. P. Clark, RMSA E T. Hardison. Clockwise from upper left: RMSN Fraven at the radio window. SMSA Woodman cleans the big eyes for a better look at Beirut. SM2 Lowry sends the CAPO- DANNO a message by Brembeck, " Is that signal light. SMSN Royster asks SA an ' A " or an " E. T.. ' " Chief Wilson does a " Y " in semaphore. 14 f? COMBAT SYSTEMS LCDR Arthur J. O ' Grady, USN 15 CA « B« I I Front row, left to right: STG3 G. A. Longo STG2 E. A.Pagnoz7i STG2 C R Robinson III STG 2 R F Schaeczl LTIG I W Howard, Jr., TM3 D. R. Turner, TM3 D. . Moore, TM2 O. L. Hale STCSN C D Geus Second row, TM2 W. J Flaky, STG2 J. R. Kwaak, STG2 M. L Murray, STGSN A. E. Flemmmg, JrSTGSNTE Anderson, STCSN HE Larrlh II, STGSN R J. Houl.han, STG2 J. R Rowe. from km to if.i Above left: STC2 Rowe and STGSN Geus keep an eye out for FOXTROT Submarines. Above right: STG3 Longo and STCSN Anderson repair a circuit. Right: STG2 Schaeczl and STG2 Pagnozzi cry out the latest in video games. Far right: TM3 Turner growls on Gertrude. 16 Front row, left to right; DS2 R. M. Sowada, DS2 R. O. Mesagna, DSCS (SW) M. L. Uehling, DS2 T. W. Lee, DS3 C. W. Scarborough. Second row, left to right: YN3 K. C. Mourland, DS2 J. C. Pires, DS2 S. P. Dunn, DSl R. E. Evans. Clockwise from top left: DSl Evans, DS2 Sowada, DS2 Slocum, and DS3 Scarborough manage the data system which set an operational record in January of 147 hours on one program without reloading. 4 4 4 CO Front row, left to right: GMGl R. P. Ubenaccio, GMM2 M K. Murphy, GMM2 D. A. Knox, GMMl M. L. Pryor, GMG2 ]. M. Snedeker, GMG2 W. C. Pursell. Second row, GMGC (SW) G. M. Bailey, GMM3 C. D. Whke, GMM2 S. M. Archer, LT C. R. Wilder, GMM2 K. W. Dakon, GMG2 }. W. Slaughter, GMM3 R. S. Doles, GMMC (SW) A. R. Ferraioli. h Mts, I liFl. Upper left and lower right: GMGSN Boxley and GMGl Ubercaccio stand by to repel any would-be boarders. Center photos: GMG2 Pursell and GMMSN Liner come out of the depths. 18 1 1 sKim.lK. -hmic Front row, left to right: ENS V. E. Molesch, FTMl R. S. Kobur, FTG3 G. J. Spelman III. FTGSN D. J. Scbaefer. FTG2 R. W. Stiles FTM3 S A. Feldhacker, FTM2 R. W. Burkholder, FTMC W. G. Hampton. Second row: FTMl M. Edwards. FTM2 E C. Peirick, Jr. FTMl W. G. Flynn. FTM3 J. ]. Hoffman, FTM3 B. D. Monroe. FTM3 A. W. Van Nana. FTM3 R. W. Gianecta. (I •That shoe was a little shore. " Clockwise from upper left: FTM3 Monroe controls the fire control radar. FTG2 Stiles checks the voltage on the gun fire control switchboard. FTMl Peirick plays ivith the spaghetti factory. FTM2 Burkholder checks out the 48 radar. 19 CE Front row, left to right: ET2 B. R. Eaton, ETSN C. P. Pernick, ET3 D. A. Kallmever, ETl A. G. Celineau, LT W. A. Lydick, ETl J. A. Lichtenberg, ET2 D. L. Hosier, ET3 j. T. Richards, ET2 T. L Odum. Second row, ET3 R. J. Scaffieh, ET2 D. R. Olson, ET3 R. T. Siley, ET3 j. W. Anderson, ET3 J. J. Dwyer, ET3 A. G. Moore. J Clockwise from above: ET3 Siley, ET2 Anderson, ETl Lichcenberg, and ET2 Odum work on micro-miniature electronics as the E. T. ' s try to find another way to call home. ET3 Richards works on a faulty circuit card. ET2 Eaton tests the ship ' s IFF (Identification Friend or Foe) system. II 10 f ENGINEERING i,ti i ffl Front row, left to right: EM2 B. A. King, EM2 D. R. McRobbie. Second row, EMI D. L Hucson, EM2 D. Blascovicb. Front row, left to right: EM2 G. L. Mayes, EMI L. R. Goerke, Jr., ICFA E. C. Stamon, FA D. C. Clark, Jr., EM3 R. E. Smith, FS D. R. Thompson, EMFN M. B. Apley. Second row, EM] J. A. Zera, EM2 B. R Baxter, Jr., IC2 G. A. Brackin. EM2 L. J VC ' hite 11, FN A. iV. Brown, EM3 R. P. Rose, EMCD. A. Stodola, IT M. D. Davis, IC2 D. P. Bruning, EM2 K. R. Deaton, FA D. E Ross, EM3 D. B. Butler. EM2 M. E. Manis, EM2 S. J. Ronan. rsii r im. n Clockwise from above: EM3 Lent, EM2 Woods, and F ' Thompson in the workshop. IC2 Goodo, IC3 Haney operate the gyros while EM3 Harper mans the phones. EM3 Thompson gets set to tag out some equipment. EM2 Lyons gets all wound up in his work as he runs the motor rewind. 22 Front row, left to right: EM3 J. A. LaSalle. EM3 M. A. Maxwell, EMI D. Blascovich, IC3 J. K. Bauer. Second row, EMI J. E Rose, FA C. A. Rodman, EMI C. A. Lyons. a 23 ' • • t i 1 « ir (( Front row, left to right, MM2 C L. Patterson, MM2 B. D. Guisewite, MM2 K. R. Benner, LT E. S. Henkler, LT T. K. Conlan, MM3 R. A. Medford. MM2 D. W. Stumpe, MM2 G. O. Herndon. Second row, MM3 E. J. Ghndahl, MMl D. P. Light, MM2 K. E. Skotnicki, MM2 T. W. O ' Neal, MM3 M. P Quinn, MMl M. S. Safrit, MMl K. L. Nosbisch, MMC (SS) M. C. Dunbar, MMl J. F. Duck, MM2 W. J. WoUscheid, MM2 O. B. Cooke, MM2 M. J. Valco, MMl D. W. Dickens. 24 Front row, left to right: MM2 T. L Burford, MM3 M. H. Wall, MM3 J. A. Treece, MM2 ]. B. Herman, MM2 S. J. Homoki, MM2 C. E. Rochwell, Jr. Second row, MM2 J. B. Luebke, MM2 W. R. Kitchen, MMl M. T. Buenaflor, MM! M. A. Reece. MM2 T. G. Larson, MM2 P. L. Marin. MMl T. L. Kitchen. Third row, MMl }. R. McKinley, MM2 S. D. Quigley, MMl A. L. Robertshaw, MM2 M. T. Sims, MM2 T. E. Lucas, MMl R. M. Kemp. Opposite page, far left: MMl Miller adjusts the Prairie air compressor controls. Opposite page, right: MM2 Kretschmer in the shaft alley. This page, upper left: MM2 Lucas studies science. This page, upper right: In the log room with MMC Phillips, MMl Kemp, and LTJG Wilson. This page, lower left: MM2 Kitchen gets down to nuts and bolts on the CHT pumps. This page, ' ower right: MM2 Larson visits an escape trunk. 25 T Photo above, left to right: ET3 D. P. Levasseur, Jr., MMCS J. W. Henson, EM2 R. H. Schwallich. Photo right, front row, left to right: YNl J. A. Mercer, Jr., ICl P. N. Rogacki, MM2 P. E. Snell- ings, ETIJ. C. Carnegie, LT G. E. Allen, LTJC T. L Snider, ET3 M. S. Rupe, EM3 J. F. Robinson, EM3 M. A. Reucer, MMl J L Hurst, YNSR F. A. Hall, EM2 M D. Matey. Second row, MMC J R. Thomp- son, EMC R.L. Cay. Thnd row, ET2 J. M. Knight, MM3 E. Matejceck, EM2 A. O. Shepard, MM2 R. A. Cunningham, MM2 R. L. Smith, EM3 J. C. Brantly, ETl C. R. Harms, ET2 M. A. Wedeman, MM2 R. V. Crockett, MM3 F. L. Smith. 26 ff 4 Clockwise from upper left: MM2 Valco updates a file. ETl Harms keeps going with a cup of coffee. Senior Chief Henson types up a training schedule. IC2 Noice, MM3 Matejceck, and MM2 Smith are hard at their training. Below right: ICl Rogacki consults a training manual L k Front row, left to right: MM2 M. E. Zawadski, MM2 S. T. Norris, LTJG R. E. Oldani, MM3 V. J. Pancess, Jr., MM2 ]. D. Edler. Second row, MMl P. R. McPherson, MM2 M. B. Jordan, Jr., MM2 M. A. Scon, MM2 J. L. Janes, MMl A. T. Stevens. Above left: A A 2 Jordan and MM2 Morey check the TLD ' s worn by the ship ' s plant personnel. Above right: MM2 Norris demonstrates how to do a little field day wipe down. Right: MM2 Edler takes a breather in the lounge. 28 R Front row, left to right: HTC L P. Ballard, Jr., MRl T. L. Kidd, HT3 M. E. Saxcon, FN J. S. Lawson, HT2 J. L. Winegeart, FA D. A. Brown, HTC R. J. Williams. Second row: LT J. T. -Veumasrer. Third row, FA H. K. Miller, HT3 R. A. Anderson, SR D. A. Jensen, HTFA K. P. Wilson, HT2 D. M. Colbert, HTl R. N. Merrier. I 1 " ' " WE id 4 Clockwise from lower left: MR3 Hively scows a hurt. HT3 Briggs catches up on some office work. An R Division craftsman at work on a welding job. MRl Kidd supervises FA Pilanen working at the lathe. 29 RC - Front row, left to right: LTJG R. J. Blunt, ET2 R. L. Fortier, ET3 J. S. Plan. ETC R. A. LeBeau. Second row, ET2 B. L. Tracy, ET2 M. J. Doughty, ET2 R. E. Stephens. Upper left: ETl Nowak checks a manual for procedures. Left: ETl Turner adjusts the bench tester. Front row, left to right: ETl D. R. Turner, ET2 (J. D. Ensminger, ETC G. B. Porter, ET2 N. V. Beauvier, ET2 G. A. Granata, ET2 R. E. Davis. Second row, ET2 . M Radford ET3 M K. Schallberg, ET2 J. N. Perry, ET2 S. B. McRohbie, ET2 J. L Casey. ETl S. T. Nowak. ET2 D. S. Schap. ET3 W. A. Brock. Below, left: MM3 Barnhill and EN3 Hunsberger pass their time in the A l R Lounge with a ruthless game of cutthroat fish. Below, right: MMFN Milan vents his frustrations. A Front row, left to right: LT W. H. Felker III, MMl E. M. Turtle, LT K. W. Raup. Second row, MM3 J. R. Tesauro, MM3 C. J. Kuehne. Front row, left to right: MMFN D. E. Bawidimann, MMFN S. A. Milroy, MMFN B. L Grant, MMFA S. E Baker, MM3 S. M. Foppe, ENl J. E. Davis II, MMC P. A. Cherry, MMl (SW) R. E. Strait, Jr., EN3 W. I Hunsberger, FA D. P. Milan, MM2 B. W. Lynch, EN 3 M. T. Centner, MM3 P M. Ballard. Second row, MMFN R. L. Bowling, FR J. Arnone, MM3 R. I BarnhiU, MMFA H. E. Tyre, Jr., MMFR D. J. Sampson, MMFN C. L. Combs, MM2 T. D. Kauffman, MM3 C. A. Duvall, MM3 R. A. Lahew. " 4 ' -5 ■ ' ■flf mM S 4 .. I m- MEDICAL H Clockwise from top: HN Walden is ready during helo ops co provide medical assistance should the need arise. HN Mayberry carefully counts out some pills. HN Walden and Dr. Potter check a medical record. HMl Zeshonski finds a spot to keep a manual on hypertension handy. HN Walden examines a blood sample. Cencer: HMC Hitchcock signs on for another stitch . . . that is, hitch . . . oh well, he reenlists. r- C -9 1 ' - ' y.A 1 ii W ' — 1 m h EXECUTIVE W. E. Front row, left to right: YNSA R. W. Gibson, YN3 C. C. Mnchell, 5 4 D. « ' ? ' ' " ' - ' „ ' ' ■ " It . -y l Robinson. Second row, YNC D. J. Sprull. Jr.. PNC (SW) T. J. Rigg, Sr., RFC P. J. McLaughlin, NCC R. L X h,pple,l LT L B. Madinger, CMC, USNR, EMCS (SW) G. P Frazier. " % 8 r ( n Uy J J Upper left: Chaplain Madinger celebrates Holy Communion in the Library. Upper right: Chief McLaughlin prepares co extinguish the candles after the service. Left center: Master Chief Martin chats with the crew in the E. D. F. Center: Chief Smith patrols the deck. Right center: Senior Chief Frazier does a 3-M inspection. Opposite page, far left: YN2 Rossi finds someone ' s personnel file. Opposite page, center: Chief Sprull and Chief Rigg work under the watchful eye of the barefoot executive. This page, lower left: PN2 Robinson is X Division s L. P. O. This page, lower center: Commander Burns, the Executive Officer. This page, lower right: Chief Whipple, the Command Career Counsellor. SUPPLY LCDR Dennis F. Mitchell, SC. USN S ' l fy - 3iA I ttJrtv ' ' r 1 " — !■ k L_i ' " BH • ' _ . j. - ■■ , bM|fl H Front row, left to right: SKSA A. S. Johnson, SKSNJ. R. Burnene, SKC O. F. Cancada, SKI R. A. Rice. SKI E. L Pads. Second row, SK2 R. G. Mulhns, SK3 G. L. Greer, SK3 W. L. Egenon, Jr., SN M. C. Steuerwald. Counter-clockwise from above left: SKI Rice, SKI Sanders, and SKI Mullms cype, file, and bend their backs as chey mind the stores. 37 S ' 2 . ' X Front row, left to right: MS3 P. R. Petersen, MS3 R. F. Lannen, MSI R. A. Golden, MSI M. K. Evernham, MSI N. E. Pico, MS2 R. C. Drury, MSI P J. Walseth. Second row, SN M. D. Shaw, MSSN R. C. Jabrocki, OSSA J. V. O ' Donovan, MS3 D. Patnck, ENS C. B. Carruchers, SQ USNR, SN R. K. Chambers, OMSA R. R. Robinson, MSSN L A. Segura. Third row, OSSA J. D. Shumaker, OSSA R. F. AbdiU, Jr.. OSSN D. C. Powell, MS3 M. D. Brinson, MSCS T. C. Inskeep, SR R. J. McCuire, MSSA J. L. Render, MSI R. P Untalan, MSI L. A. Rodriguez, MSI L. H. Villacarillo. Front row, left to right: ENS C. B. Carruchers, SQ USNR, MS3 G. I. Bowers, SS ' J. J. Moran, Jr., MSI G. R. Knisely, GMMSN J. 5. Liner, SR W. Green, MS3 R. J. Shukz, MS3 F. L. White, STC3 D. G. Samples. Second row, FA J. P. Pilanan, SA R. A. Riscol, Jr., SA W. L. Cottrell, MSSN R. K. Deveny III, MS3 A. R. Stuczynski, MSSN R. B. Deberry, MS2 I. Hardy S ' 2 Top center: MS2 Hardy Jays down the law on a light field day. Far left: MS2 Knisely carefully selects his spices. Clockwise from lower right: MSI Aguinaldo and MSSA Cottrell slave over a hot stove; ENS Carruthers checks the portion control; MSSN Deberry dices some veg — oops! There goes a finger; MSI Untalan counts his chickens; and MSI Aguinaldo poses with his beans. ' CZ? 39 S ' 3 MexV IBA ' fet l Front row, left to right: DK2 P. H. Sapero, SHI D. J. Johnson. ENS D. W. Olson, DK3 A. G. Ion, SH3 M G. Hupfer. Second row, SH3 B. ]. Weigelr, SHSN S J. Cross, SHI A. Perrin, SH3 D. C. Haganv. SHSA P E. Pettijohn. Clockwise, from above: SH3 Cross lowers ET2 Casey ' s ears as RM2 Smith waits his turn; SH3 Hupfer says, " You snooze, you lose! " ; SHI Perrin checks his inventory; and SHSA Pettijohn operates the gedunk. DESRON 20 ] m I ' Left: CDR Jack E. Martin, Chief Staff Officer Below, first row, left to right: RMC L. D. Wade, L D. Kniffen, LCDR H. J. Rood Second row, left to F. J. Lamb, MSI R. S Calica, LT S D. Kelly. OSC (SW) right: YNl 41 THE CRUISE " " ' SBe-AN SWA , 42 READEX For twenty-three days in September and October 1982, the USS ARKANSAS took part in its first major fleet exercise. The READEX (Readiness Exercise) took place in the Caribbean, with ARKANSAS joining the NIMITZ and other units of the Second Fleet, in preparation for the deployment ahead. During the exercises, ARKANSAS ' gunnery earned an outstanding score of 93.7 per cent in qualifications for Naval Gun Fire Support. Number 41 also flexed its combat System muscles in the firing of three live missiles. The sonarmen and operations specialists gained many hours experience tracking live submarines which stood them in good stead during the deployment. ARKANSAS also assisted the Navy in developing much useful tactical information during a simulated war-at-sea, in which ARKANSAS played the role of our potential enemy against the NIMITZ ' S carrier battle group. ¥¥¥ 44 45 10 NOVEMBER 1982: UNDER WAY I r 46 I Prior to departure, the ship was loaded with 48 tons of general consumables and repair parts; 54 tons of fresh, frozen, and dry foodstuffs; and 45 tons of ship ' s store, ice cream bar, and vending machine stock. There was only one major casualty; the number one emergency diesel generator had bearing problems; but this was solved in time for ARKANSAS to deploy on schedule. Only the repair of the two gyrocompasses was needed for the ship to get under way. The good-byes were all said; the final muster was taken. But still the interior communications men and Electrical Division personnel were busy tackling the gyros. The crew waited throughout the day. Then, ten hours late, as night approached, the repairs were done, and ARKANSAS slowly pulled away from the pier. With an orange sky to port and Norfolk ' s lights to starboard, the ARKANSAS was under way. 47 SHOWING THE FLAG ARKAN SAS and her crew departed Norfolk and headed south. The first leg of the cruise was in the Caribbean, where the Navy ' s newest nuclear powered cruiser took part in an impressive display of air and sea power for the benefit of the friendly governments of Honduras, Colombia, and Venezuela. Aircraft from the USS NIMITZ carried out bombing and flight demonstrations followed by a high speed run, and the ARKANSAS demonstrated its prowess by firing its guns (as in the picture above) and cycling its missiles up on the launchers. It was an impressive display of what U. S. naval might can do, and was one of ARKANSAS ' finest opportunities to show the flag. 48 SocfoM ( m in the n di air anJ Aiitnftf " " " 11(11X1 (III !n finng « .. ■• fflisiles 49 HAPPY HOLIDAYS Following the Showing the Flag Exercise, ARKANSAS turned north eastward toward the Mediterranean. After an unusually calm crossing of the Atlantic, ARKANSAS reached the Med on 30 November, and headed eastward toward Beirut where ARKANSAS became the first nuclear powered cruiser to take up position as a Naval Gun Fire Support ship, on 6 December. ARKANSAS paused on pages 2 and 3). Operational commitments forced ARKANSAS to spend its first major holidays at sea. Thanksgiving was celebrated in the mid-Atlantic, and Christmas and Hanukkah were observed while ARKANSAS was off the coast of Lebanon. EM2 Howard Geisler conducted services for Hanukkah; and in celebration of Christmas the crew gathered on . tra . p ?.TV the mess decks to sing Christmas carols led by EMI Rudolph, who had to put up with remarks about how his name suited the holiday. The ARKANSAS ' wives club sent a video tape of their Christmas party at home, and ARKANSAS sent them back a tape of the men singing carols. Santa arrived by helicopter, the climate not being conducive to reindeer. ' yi % only briefly in its transit of the Mediterranean to take part in operations off the coast of Libya. Libya claims much of the Gulf of Sidra as territorial waters, which the United States recognizes to be international waters. ARKANSAS assisted in demonstrating America ' s resolve to keep these waters open to freedom of navigation. On 10 December, ARKANSAS was about fifty miles from Beirut, when it held its first Change of Command Ceremony, and Captain Dennis S. Read was succeeded in command by Captain Malcolm W. Chase (see photographs " iS B " I «, H ' gj Vfc 0 ' c 4S : n NAPLES, ITALY 52 After 54 continuous days at sea, on 4 January 1983, ARKANSAS made its first port of call. Naples, Italy ' s third largest city and busiest port, gave many sailors their first glimpse of Europe, and a umping oft place to visit several notable areas in Italy. UNDER WAY REPLENISHMENT 54 I ARKANSAS could not go much longer than a month without replenishment of supplies, so during the deployment, there had to be several UNREPS (under way replenishments) scheduled. The first UNREP was held in the second week in December. The entire crew- pulled together impressively well to load the tremendous quantities of fresh, frozen, and dry provisions totalling more than sixty-eight tons (including one whole ton of coffee). The entire operation took only one morning, with the lines of men forming down the sides of the ship to pass the supplies from the fantail to the elevators that struck them below. 55 POMPEII The ancient city of Pompeii is only a half hour train ride from Naples, and many of the ARKAXSAS ' crew- had a chance to pay it a visit. Located at the base of Mount Vesuvius, the city was covered with volcanic ash when the volcano erupted on 24 August 79 A. D. Pompeii offered the men of ARKANSAS unparalleled insights into the daily lives of the ancient Roman civilization. Pompeii ' s excavations include many examples of the domus or one family house as it was between the 4th century B. C. and the 1st century A. D. Also preserved are many interesting wall paintings, some of the best existing examples of the art of this period. The city also contained public baths, an amphitheater (shown here nich Vesuvius vtsihlc m che hiickground), and public monuments. Several gruesome figures o( Pompciians in their death throes were to be seen, which had been preserved when cavities in the ash were filled with plaster, capturing for posterity the unfortunate ancient Pompciians in their mortal agony. N 56 I -t : 58 ARKANSAS ARRIVING On 18 February 1983, despite high winds and heavy seas, not to mention snow, the ARKANSAS flight deck crew managed to retrieve Commodore Burke and Captain Chase. The Commodore and Captain were returning from a briefing on the NIMITZ. During the deployment, ARKANSAS handled over three hundred helicopters. a - 1 59 ROME 1 Busses to the Eternal City took many of the ARKANSAS ' crew on another jaunt away from Naples. Some of the many sights available to the crew were the Vatican and St. Peter ' s Basilica, the Sistine Chapel, with its magnificent scene of the Last Judgment painted by Michaelangelo, the Church of St. Peter and St. Paul Without the Walls, the Pantheon, Michaelangelo ' s Moses, and, of course, the Colosseum. llltIM tROMAtI 61 PULLING TOGETHER The ARKANSAS ' crew pulled together throughout the cruise making its first deployment a record setting one. The command and control program was run for over 146 hours without reloading, an unprecedented record for the computer personnel, and following the eight consecutive day tracking of a Russian " Foxtrot " submarine, the longest tracking by any ship, much less a cruiser. Commodore Burke commended the crew for its " tenacity and bull dog fervor " . During the cruise, the ARKANSAS recorded the following statistics: Days spent at sea 151 Days spent in port 40 Gallons of fresh water made 5,283,782 Statute miles steamed 52,000 Kilowatt Hours of electricity produced 105,000 Grams of chemicals added to maintain steam generator chemistry 313,886 Average hours per day reactors critical 23.6 Messages received 44,590 Messages sent 5,782 Boat runs 800 Missiles fired 3 Postage stamps sold $31,946.39 Money orders sold $474,162.74 Mail sent 12,457 lbs. Mail received 36,353 lbs. Number helicopters fueled 89 Helicopters fueled in flight (HIFR ' ed) 41 JP5 fuel pumped to helicopters 27,400 gallons Heios landed on ARKANSAS 344 Most helicopters in one day 18 Number of different commands helos attached to 7 Helicopters over ARKANSAS ' deck for VERTREPS 226 Tons of general cargo delivered in 4 UNREPS 40 Air intercepts 1186 Hours ASAC control 164.5 Hours of two-day data link (DOLLY) 623 Hours contact on submerged subs 160 Pints of blood donated by crew 42 Haircuts given 3200 Pounds of laundry washed 29,700 , Total sales in ship ' s store $224,320.65 | Number of checks issued by disbursing officer 6870 Value of checks issued $2,174,906.01 Paychecks issued to crew $1,590,091.20 Supply requisitions handled $1,742,000.00 Loaves of bread baked 22,4 1 Cans soda consumed 89,000 Coffee consumed 3120 lbs. Hamburger consumed 12,957 lbs. Dozens of eggs consumed 11,113 Prime rib consumed 2284 lbs. Lobster consumed 1160 lbs. !5J« m 11,1 ' 63 PALMA DE MALLORCA, SPAIN On Monday, 10 January, ARKANSAS left its mooring in Naples Harbor to head further west, and on the twelfth, arrived in Palma de Mallorca, the capital city of the Balearic Islands. From the early tenth through thirteenth centuries, the city of Palma was occupied by the Moors, and traces of Moslem influence are still to be found in the city ' s palaces and castles. Towering over the city is one of the world ' s lovliest 64 cathedrals, whose design was copied in the building of St. Patrick ' s n New York. Work on the Cathedral began in 1230, and is still going on. The nave was completed in 1587, and the main entrance in 1601. An earthquake in 1851 caused the fall of one of the spires, and restoration of it and the facade was completed in 1901. ARKANSAS stayed in this lovely port until the 17th, and then went back to sea for another month and a half. 65 ' I. HUMP DAY 14 February 1983 was not only Valentine ' s Day, but the ship ' s Over-the-Hump Day as well — the half-way point with only 96 more days to go. FTCM(SW) Martin and Captain Chase cut the cake marking the important event. ATHENS, GREECE On Wednesday, 2 March, USS ARKANSAS pulled into the harbor off Phaleron Landing near Athens. Staying until Monday, 14 March, the ARKANSAS ' men had almost two weeks to see the many beautiful cultural and historic sites of Greece. Most of the men managed a trip to the Acropolis and a visit to the Parthenon; many had time to shop in the Plaka near Monasteraki Square; and several ventured to the top of the pyramid shaped mountain of Likavitos, where there is a monastery and restaurant, and from whence one could view the ARKANSAS in the distant harbor sitting on a shimmering sea. No matter where one went in Athens, ancient ruins abounded. Several crew members made side trips to other parts of Greece. Dr. Potter and Ensign Molesch are 68 I)d !WP " (ftnt een on this page discovering an ancient privvy in Corinth. Those who took tours to Delphi, the site of the ancient Oracle, were treated to a truly spectacular view, for the ruins sit perched on a magnificent mountainside. When asked ARKANSAS ' future, the Oracle predicted, " Fair winds and following seas. " 69 COMMANDER SIXTH FLEET Vice Admiral Rowden paid ARKANSAS a visit during the Athens port call. Here, he is seen conferring with Captain Chase on the bridge. 70 I GAVE AT THE OFFICE Z8S8-66Z00-5IS9 NSN agESe535S5S5E55SE 52525252535 5353535552535552 Hi to -«■ j Me P ' - ' )f f (Sl O ' WOOD TOW D ' TMI muf O TMOH fU nftiNC .. !■ Responding to persons in need is part of the ARKANSAS ' way of life. While in Athens, the ship hosted aboard eight members of the Greek Chapter of the International Red Cross, and ARKANSAS ' men willingly gave 42 pints of blood in a gesture of international good will. The blood drive was made somewhat more enjoyable by the smiling faces of the Red Cross workers who came to collect. 71 LIVORNO, ITALY On Saturday, 26 March, ARKANSAS pulled into the Northern Italian port of Livorno. Home of the Italian Naval Academy, it was only a short railway ride away from many beautiful and worthwhile tourist attractions. Twenty kilometers from Livorno is Pisa, where stands the legendary Leaning Tower. Despite SN Boxley ' s best efforts, the tower still leans. Eighty kilometers away is Firenze (Florence), which has one of Europe ' s most elaborate cathedrals, and a bell tower designed by Giotto. Several palaces, such as the Vecchio Palace, provided a different 1 i, ' ¥ ' } Ll KTrrrv m Ki ' m r ii Eu .. 1 1 «5 " «- l fli uA l Ik F- •■■ ' atmosphere from shipboard life. In the Uffiri Gallery, which houses Italy ' s most important art collection, culture-minded sailors could get a view of Botticelli ' s Binh of Venus (the picture of Venus on the half shell), and many other notable art works. Bad weather hampered the ARKANSAS ' stay in Livorno, and many sailors spent several days stranded ashore, while others were unable to leave the ship because boating was secured. Finally, about one hundred-fifty crew members had to be returned to the ship by helicopter so that the ship could pull out on 4 April. 1 73 NAPLES, AGAIN After leaving Livorno, ARKANSAS took part in a fleet-wide exercise known as National Week, in which a very plausible scenario of hostilities leading to warfare was enacted. Designed to show how well the United States would do if left on its own in a showdown with the enemy, it gave the ARKANSAS op portunity to demonstrate her superior battle readiness. ARKANSAS and the NIMITZ battle group were highly successful in countering air attacks by aircraft launched from the USS VINSON and from Sicily, and in defending against submarines and ships attempting to target the battle group. ARKANSAS served as the Anti-Air Warfare Commander, and carried out that assignment better than any other ship throughout the deployment. On Wednesday, 13 April, ARKANSAS coordinated a missile firing exercise for seven ships and the Carrier Air Wing. ARKANSAS shot down the drone target with its first missile. In this same week, ARKANSAS came to the rescue of a Spanish merchant seaman who was injured falling from a mast. ARKANSAS detached from the NIMITZ battle group and found the Spanish ship Frigo las Palmas off the coast of North Africa. LCDR Henry G. Potter, the ship ' s doctor, was sent to treat the injured man, brought him aboard ARKANSAS, and treated his very severe puncture wound. He was able to return to his own ship. Several days later, on Monday, 18 April, ARKANSAS returned to the city whose slogan is, " 5ee Naples and Die. " Despite Bella Napoli ' s less than honest taxi drivers and pushy " Hey Joes " , most of the ARKANSAS ' men had a good time in port. 74 -Wl -p . ' Kf • Bi L ' ' HBI » - m The officers made a nightly pilgrimage to A ' Caccavella Taverna, to partake of some food, wine, and song, while other crew members took in the local sights and shopped at the Naval Supply Activity and the Nato Base. By the time the visit to Naples was over, the crew realized how soon homecoming would be — it was less than a month away. On Sunday, 24 April, ARKANSAS set oft for one last tour on the Naval Gun Fire Support Line off Beirut. 75 CRUISING IN THE MED " : 77 PEACE THROUGH FIRE SUPERIORITY 78 f BIRD ' S AWAY 4 " " ■ " " M VMMrtiMI f J? r e ' y .■ 9! i- ' - ' f;tf1 BLUE SKIES 81 AUGUSTA BAY, SICILY " t i - ' sa -i On Sunday, 27 February, in the midst of a long period at sea, ARKANSAS did make one short eight hour port visit of sorts. It was a stop in Augusta Bay, Sicily, to exchange weapons with the 1755 SURIBACHI (AE 21). But the stop was long enough for the ARKANSAS to host the First (and Last) Annual USS ARKANSAS Augusta Bay 4. 1 Mile Run (which was closer to six miles). Crew members from the ARKANSAS and SURIBACHI, as well as some of the staff from DESRON 20, participated. While SURIBACHI took the team title, EM2 Rick Smith, shown far left, was the top Razorback finisher. Seen in the photograph to the far right, OS2 Alex van Wormer and Commander William R. Burns sprint for the finish. At the wire, it looks like the XO by a chit. Bravo Zulu was often hoard as crew members strove to keep ARKANSAS a " 4.1 " ship. Whether it was a Captain ' s inspection, a recnlistment, or an awards ceremony, the crew ' s pride and professionalism were evident. )%- ' ' .«« . -jl " BRAVO ZULU PUMPING IRON H i SSB. JUMPING IN THE SUN ■ As homecoming approached for the ARKANSAS, the crew began to take seriously getting back into shape, in preparation for the time when picnics would not be held on a steel beach. In the weight room the clanging of the men pumping iron provided a cadence for those who were working out. On the deck on Sunday, 1 May, the ship ' s band provided a cadence of a different sort, to accompany a day of summer weather, volleyball, and barbecued chicken. 87 u 1 w X ' HOW ABOUT THEM HOGS? N i • :.1V.- ■ .• TCTB- , i U f ' J While in Athens, ARKANSAS fielded a basketball team which scored a come-from-behind victory over its arch-rival MISSISSIPPI (known locally as BRAND X) 61 to 60. In the Razorbacks ' first tournament, ARKANSAS compiled a 3-3 win loss record, including two wins over USS CLIFTON SPRAGUE. EWSN Nelson scored with this jumper (top left) against the Mediterranean Champions from the USS PUCET SOUND, but the Razorbacks fell short against the undefeated tender 53 to 45. SUR LA PLAGE With the arrival of spring in the Mediterranean, the crew of the ARKANSAS took advantage of warm days and sunny rays to sit on the steel beach, hoping to have a healthy tan by the time they reached Norfolk. MESSING AROUND Relaxation came in a variety of ways to the men aboard ARKANSAS on their off hours. Some engaged in ferocious role playing in Dungeons and Dragons. YNSN Gibson preferred throwing a few darts in the Chief Petty Officers ' Mess. The Executive Officer and Lieutenant Commanders Rood and Parus watched Navy sink Army 24 to 7. The mess decks after hours also were the perfect location for letter writing, reading, and studying. J-i ' SMILES m r M i - -fi -rms ' ■ •■J r- " . .• » r . fr m; ' Ai--- ' ■• v j. CHk: i ' " ' ? ' - The simple ways in which joy was evident on the ARKANSAS, despite the long separations from the friends and loved ones at home, contributed to the blue skies of ARKANSAS ' maiden deployment. - ■- - 1 . " »£ -y ' ' W i li 4 WELCOME ABOARD First row, left to right: MM3 R. E. Asher, SKI A. L. Taylor, EMI D. Bkscovich, ET3 ]. S. Plan, ET3 J. L Ethridge, EW3 S. E Pettit, MM3 G. E Desrochers, EWSN M. W. Nelson. Second row, left to right: MMI D. A. Woncb, MMI S. J. Benbrook, ET3 T. M. Flynn, ICI R. S. Noice, MM2 R. S. McGaffey, ET3 ]. V. Bischel. First row, left to right: MMI J. S. Shilling, LTJG D. A. Leininger. Second row, left to right: LT T. V. Flynn, OSC (SW) P. A. Howe, MMC J. C. Hensley, MMI C. N. Richards. MM3 R. J. Martinez, MM 3 T. L. Christensen. Third row, left to right: MMCS W. L. Carbo, Jr., MM3 M. J. Spider. 97 GIBRALTAR S ? : i 1 1 « I , , JOHN MACKINTOtH] Lfi SQUARE H.D.MAHTANIECn ' 98 ii On Tuesday, 3 May, ARKANSAS left behind the city of Beirut and the frequent sound of shells exploding, with the hope that peace would soon come to that troubled place. As Lebanon receded into the distance, most crew members ' thoughts turned toward the homes to which they were now voyaging. Before leaving the Mediterranean, however, there was just enough time for one last port visit. On 8 May, ARKANSAS pulled into the harbor of the British Crown Colony of Gibraltar. For a day and a half the crew enjoyed visiting the rock, playing with the Barbary apes, joining the British for a picnic, and challenging the Royal Navy in soccer, volleyball, and softball. ARKANSAS did better in the latter two. Beating the British in their own sport of soccer would not have been very gentlemanly, so ARKANSAS sportingly held them to a respectable 7 to victory. On the morning of 10 May, ARKANSAS set its course toward Norfolk, and said good-bye to Europe. 99 HOMECOMING: 20 MAY 1983 100 ' anoi It was a damp, rainy day when ARKANSAS pulled into its berth at Pier 25 at the Norfolk Naval Base. But the weather couldn ' t dampen the spirits of the crowd waiting on the pier or the men on the ship. Some even said it was a beautiful day, and for those reunited with loved ones it surely was. ARKANSAS would only be in port here for another seven weeks, but even for a short time, it was good to be home. 102 i CALIFORNIA, HERE WE COME! On 8 July 1983, ARKANSAS bid farewell to its home port of Norfolk, Virginia, and began its transit to the West Coast through the Panama Canal. ARKANSAS ' next deployment will be with the Pacific Fleet, and ARKANSAS ' new home port will be Alameda, California. Come 103 i I i LT Lee B. Madinger, CHC, USNR Officer-in-Charge J03 Gus Paul Editor IC2 Steve Dunn Photography Gabe Potter Artwork PHOTO CREDITS All photographs were taken by IC2 Steve Dunn and J03 Gus Paul, with the following exceptions: WALS WORTH " PUBLISHING COMPANY. Miicalina Mo U S ' UI CRUISE BOOK OFFICE ' 203 West Liiiia Creek Road Norfolk. Virginia 23SOS 104 Page Number Sub;«rr Photographer Endsheets Missle Shot LT L. B, Madinger 1 Beirut EM2 Lloyd W ' hire 3 Cake LT L B, Madinger 8 Boai LT L. B. Madinger 18 Missile Magazine SN James Boxley 22-23 Candid Photos of E Division HTl R, W Merritt 35 FTCM Martin SN James Boxley 45 Builnose LT L. B, Madinger 4M7 Departure LT L. B. Madinger 49 Exploding Bombs LT L. B, Madinger 50 Christmas tree BM3 Michael Sciacca 51 Chef SN James Boxley 51 Party MRI T. L. Kidd 51 Banner LT L. B. Madinger 52 Vesuvius LT L. B. Madinger 52 Fountain LT L. B. Madinger 53 Naples from Sea LT L. B. Madinger 56-57 Pompeii LT L. B. Madinger 60 Colosseum LT Gene Allen 60-61 Rome except Colosseum LT L. B. Madinger 62 Commodore LT L. B. Madinger 62 Foxtrot LT L, B Madinger 64 Palma except Cathedral LT L. B. Madinger 65 Palma Except Fountain LT L, B. Madinger 68-69 Athens LT L. B. Madinger 72 ARKANSAS LT L, B. Madinger 72 Venus LT L. B. Madinger 72 Livorno LT L. B. Madinger 72 Chief Dunbar LTJG R. E Oldani 72 Florence Cathedral LT L, B, Madinger 73 Florence Carhedral SN James Boxley 73 YNSN Rodngue: YNSA Frederick Hall 73 Vecchio Palace LT L B Madinget 73 Tower SN James Boxley 73 SN Boxley SN James Boxley 74 A ' Caccavella Taverna LTJG R. E, Oldani 76 Above LTJG R. E Oldan. 76 Center Left BM3 Michael Sciacta 76 Center Right HTl R W Merntt 76 Lower Left SN James Boxley 76 Lower Right HTl R. W. Merritt 77 Upper Right GMM3 Robert Dolej 77 Center Left OS3 (SVl ' ) Henry Nichols 77 Center Right LT L B Madinger 77 Lower Left SN James Boxley 77 Lower Right LT L B Madinger 78 Captain SN James Boxley 78 Missile LT L B Madinger 78 Mount 51 LT L B Madinger 81 Sun Rayi GMM3 Robert Doles 92 SN Cibun OSSN James OTJonovan 94 YNSN Rodngue: SN James Boxley 94 MRI Kidd in Manhole HTl R W Merntt 94 MSI Villacanllo SN James Boxley 95 Group MRI T L Kidd •1 Cibe PottK Amoil IT ■ 1 1 ( 1 1 I 1 ' ■ ' I ' «r?!» ' yv3Li vi . _ .■4fc ' . " - I ,.r ' .ia


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