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MEDITERRANEAN INDIAN OCEAN 1983 C?1iif- ' - ' ' - ' ' " f]j .. 4 USS MOUNT BAKER 1983 MED IO CRUISE USS Mount Baker (AE-34) Table of Contents Title Page Opening 3 Captain 4 Executive Officer 6 Master Chief 7 UNREP 8 VERTREP 16 Shellback Initiation 20 Around The Ship 26 The Ports 39 The Crew 49 Odds and Ends 105 PIER BRAVO STOOD EMPTY AT THE NAVAL WEAPONS STATION AS THE SUN BURNED THROUGH THE MORNING HAZE ON A TUESDAY. 17 MAY. FURTHER DOWN THE COOPER RIVER STEAMED THE USS MOUNT BAKER (AE-34) SILHOUETTED AGAINST THE RISING SUN, AS SHE HEADED FOR THE MEDITERRANEAN SEA. IT WAS AGAIN TIME FOR THE " LOW COUNTRY EXPRESS " TO LEAVE CHARLESTON FOR FOREIGN LANDS HALFWAY AROUND THE WORLD. IN HER WAKE THE MOUNT BAKER LEFT LOVED ONES STANDING ON CHARLESTON ' S SUNNY BEACHES, BUT IN HER PATH AWAITED COUNTRIES AND EXPERIENCES UNIQUE TO A SAILORS LIFE. THE CRUISE WOULD BE ONE FILLED WITH NEW OPPORTUNITIES FOR EVEN THE OLDEST OF " SALTS. " AS FOR THE NEW CREW MEMBERS, EVERY MILE WOULD PRESENT A LEARNING EXPERIENCE TO ENSURE THAT THEY RETURN WITH TALES AND MEMORIES OF THE 1983 MEDITERRANEAN INDIAN OCEAN DEPLOYMENT. DURING THE NEXT SIX MONTHS, THE CREW WOULD ENCOUNTER MANY EVENTS THAT WOULD MAKE THIS CRUISE MEMORABLE. AS AN EAST COAST SHIP, THE MOUNT BAKER LEFT AS A MEMBER OF THE SECOND FLEET. UPON ENTERING THE MEDITERRANEAN, THE CREW WILL COMPLETE ITS MISSION AS A SIXTH FLEET SHIP. AFTER COMPLETING AN EXHAUSTING SUEZ CANAL TRANSIT, WE WOULD BECOME A MEMBER OF THE SEVENTH FLEET, WHICH IS NORMALLY COMPRISED OF WEST COAST SHIPS. IT WOULD GIVE THE FINEST AE IN THE NAVY A CHANCE TO SHOW ALL THREE FLEETS HOW TO " DELIVER WITH CLASS. " THE " OLD SALTS " OF THE CREW WOULD BE ABLE TO LOOK FORWARD TO " CROSSING THE LINE " (EQUATOR). THIS EVENT WOULD GIVE THEM THE OPPORTUNITY TO CLEANSE THE SHIP OF ALL POLLYWOG " SLIME " IN THE TRADITIONAL " SHELLBACK " INITIATION. AS THE SITUATION INTENSIFIED IN BEIRUT, THE MOUNT BAKER CREW WORKED LONG HOURS AND ENDURED AN EVER-CHANGING SCHEDULE IN ORDER TO PROVIDE THE MARINES AND MULTI-NATIONAL FORCE WITH THE AMMUNITION AND SUPPLIES THEY NEEDED. IN THESE PAGES WE HAVE ATTEMPTED THE IMPOSSIBLE AND HAVE TRIED TO CAPTURE THE CREW ' S VOYAGE THROUGH HOSTILE AND FRIENDLY LANDS ALIKE. PICTURES ARE SUPPOSED TO BE WORTH A THOUSAND WORDS, BUT NO BOOK WILL EVER DO JUSTICE TO THE WORK AND EXPERIENCES THE CREW WENT THROUGH. THIS BOOK IS DEDICATED TO ALL THE CREW MEMBERS ON THIS, THE FINEST f IN THE NAVY, FOR THEIR WORK AND ENDLESS EFFORT HAVE EARNED THE " LOW COUNTRY EXPRESS " A MOST DESERVED MOTTO — " WE DELIVER WITH CLASS. " CAPTAIN D. L. HETHERINGTON This cruise book represents a snapshot of a portion of the life of a MOUNT BAKER sailor. Although the snapshot only represents the period from 17 May to 21 November 1983, it is a period of hard work and memories of a ship ' s deployment. This cruise book is dedicated to what makes a ship the best, the crew. The accomplishments of each and every crewmember during this deployment towards our mission have been nothing less than superb. Although our tasks were varied, each was completed with " class. " I also praise the wives and families of MOUNT BAKER for keeping the home fires burning and supporting us during this deployment. Your support was noticed and appreciated. Thank You! I, as Captain, have never sailed with a finer group of men and I am proud to be their Captain. I thank each member of MOUNT BAKER for their dogged determination and professionalism. Always " give it your best shot. " D. L. Hetherington CAPT USNR COMMANDING OFFICER USS MOUNT BAKER (AE-34) Donald L. Hetherington born and raised in Anaconda, Montana, is the son of Orin and Bernice Hetherington. He graduated from Montana State University in 1962 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Speech. He also holds a Master ' s Degree in Operations Research Management from the University of Arkansas. He entered Officer Candidate School, Newport, Rhode Island with class 53 in October 1962. Upon commissioning in March 1963 he reported to Staff COMCARDIV 17 and deployed to the Western Pacific on board the USS HORNET {CVS-12). Commander Hetherington has served as Executive Officer on board the USS RALEIGH (LPD-1) and other commands which include the Naval Reserve Readiness Command Region NINE, Millington, Tennessee; USS FORT FISHER (LSD-40); commanded the Naval Reserve Center, Colorado Springs, Colorado, and in addition was assigned to USS OKINAWA (LPH-3); Military Sealift Command, Pacific; CINC South, Naples, Italy; and ASW Group 3. Commander Hetherington reported to the USS MOUNT BAKER (AE-34) after a tour as Chief Staff Officer at Naval Reserve Readiness Command Region EIGHT, Jacksonville, Florida. Commander Hetherington wears the following personal and unit awards: Navy Commendation Medal, Navy Achievement Medal, " E " Ribbon and Philippine Presidential Unit Citation. Commander Hetherington is married to the former Alice Hilgers of Anaconda, Montana. They have four children: daughters Michelle, Patricia, Natalie, and son Kevin. The MOUNT BAKER would be only an empty hulk if it were not for the officers and crew who live, work, and relax on board. It is people who make a ship — not supplies, electronic gear, weapons systems, propulsion plant equipment, aircraft, or replenishment rigs. A ship has a personality and a discernable feeling which transcends installed equipment. This is what makes MOUNT BAKER a truly exceptional vessel. Throughout the deployment depicted in the following pages, you will see people — your husbands, sons, uncles, nephews, boyfriends, and fiances. They are the living, responsive, loving, dedicated, professional, hard-working men of MOUNT BAKER who comprise the ship ' s heart and soul. It is also important to realize that all of you reading this cruise book likewise are part of the pulse of this ship. The men on board cannot function by themselves. Only with your support, words of encouragement, and dedication to keepi ng the homefront squared-away while MOUNT BAKER is deployed can the men work at their fullest capacity. So you are a part of this ship, too. This deployment has taken us half-way around the world and half-way through a year in service to our country. We were " delivering with class " in the Indian Ocean, off the coast of Lebanon, throughout the Mediterranean Sea, and in the Atlantic Ocean. In the course of the deployment MOUNT BAKER steamed over 35,000 miles, delivered over 2,500 tons of ammunition and 50 tons of cargo, pumped 300,000 gallons of fuel to " customer " ships, and carried over 100 transient personnel. Our expertise has received wide acclaim and earned the ship numerous " atta-boys " and " kudos. " As Executive Officer, I am indeed fortunate to have such a fine group of men to supervise. I marvel daily at their abilities and undying spirit. The " Low Country Express " will pull into our home station with evident pride for a job most professionally done. The deployment has been a memorable one with success achieved at every assignment. As you page through this book, it is my hope that you will get a glimpse of our life " from reveille to taps " and get a feel for the MOUNT BAKER at work and play. I am proud of this ship and you can certainly share in that pride. M W. G. WRIGHT LCDR USN Executive Officer USS MOUNT BAKER (AE-34) BIOGRAPHY OF LIEUTENANT COMMANDER W. GRANT WRIGHT. USN W. Grant WRIGHT was born and raised in Albuquerque, New Mexico, and is the son of Simeon and Esther WRIGHT. He graduated from the NROTC program at the University of New Mexico in 1971 with a Bachelor of Science Degree and he holds a Master ' s Degree in National Security Affairs from the Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, California. Upon commissioning in June 1971, he report ed to Pensacola, Florida for pilot training. He transferred to the surface force in August 1972 and was assigned initially as Sonar Maintenance Officer and later as Auxiliaries Electrical Officer on board USS LOCKWOOD (FF-1064), homeported in San Diego, California. This tour was followed by assignment as Combat Information Center (CIC) Officer on board USS OKLAHOMA CITY (CG-5), flagship of Commander Seventh Fleet, homeported in Yokosuka, Japan He then cross decked to the USS FRANCIS HAMMOND (FF-1067), also homeported in Japan, as Chief Engineer. Following this tour, he attended the Surface Warfare Officer Department Head Course in Newport, Rhode Island. Upon graduation, he was assigned as Chief Engineer of the USS MOINESTER (FF-1097), homeported in Norfolk, Virginia. Lieutenant Commander WRIGHT reported to USS MOUNT BAKER (AE-34) as Executive Officer following graduation from the Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, California. He wears the following personal and unit awards: Navy Commendation Medal, " E " Ribbon, Meritorious Unit Commendation, Navy Unit Commendation, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Navy Expeditionary Medal, Humanitarian Service Medal, and Republic of Vietnam Cross of Galantry with Palm. Lieutenant Commander WRIGHT is married to the former Tonilee Moore of Millbrook, Alabama. They have two children: a son, Brandon, and a daughter, Maela. Our 1983 Mediterranean Indian Ocean cruise has shown what a fine dedicated crew can do to make our Navy the best in the world. We were called upon to do a wide variety of things, all of which were accomplished " with class " . Our cruise book attempts to show, through pictures and words, what our cruise meant to the members of the MOUNT BAKER. As for myself, it has been one of the great satisfactions, being allowed to serve on the best AE in the fleet. As the Command Master Chief, I have never served with a crew who was more dedicated to their ship than the crew of the MOUNT BAKER and I am extremely proud to say that I am part of that crew. K. R. Suiter YNCM(SW) USN Command Master Chief r A native of South Dakota, Master Chief Suiter joined the Navy on 1 February 1951. Upon graduation from boot camp, he was assigned to Naval Air Station, Whidbey Island, Washington. He served successively on board USS FIREDRAKE (AE-14), USS LEXINGTON (CV-16), and USS KENNETH WHITING (AV-16). Shore assignments have included Mine Warfare School, Yorktown, Virginia; Mine Warfare School, Charleston, South Carolina; HS-9, Quonset Point, Rhode Island; Washington, D. C; Joint U. S. Military Assistance Advisory Group, Bangkok, Thailand; Staff, Commander Cruiser Destroyer Group Six, Charleston, South Carolina; and Polaris Material Office Atlantic (PMOLANT), Charleston, South Carolina. Following his tour at PMOLANT, he served on board USS WAINWRIGHT (CG-14). In September 1978, Master Chief Suiter reported to Navy Fleet Ballistic Missile Submarine Training Center where he held the position of Personnel Officer and Assistant Administrative Officer. Upon detachment from there he was assigned as Command Master Chief of USS MOUNT BAKER (AE-34). His decorations include the Navy Achievement Medal, Battle Efficiency " E " , Good Conduct Awards, Navy Expeditionary Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Korean Service Medal, Korean Presidential Unit Citation, United Nations Medal, and Navy Commendation Medal. • • ,n :pf- fi K TOP ■ The USS SANTA BARBARA (AE-28) sends ammunition to USS MOUNT BAKER during the " Blue Water Turnover " which took six hours and 45 minutes to complete on June 1. RIGHT ■ A cargo net comes across to MOUNT BAKER during the " Blue Water Turnover. " It was the first of many CONREPS for the ship. BOTTOM ■ Ammo handling is done with great care and concentration as shown in the faces of SN Gallagher and SN Carter. TRANSFER FIGURES CARGO 150 fons FUEL 300,000 gallons PERSONNEL 109 AMMO 2500 tons U j -r- TOP LEFT ■ Riggers prepare a cargo net for trar)sfer at Station Five. TOP RIGHT - The USS CONCORD (AFS-5) sends cargo to MOUNT BAKER on her Starboard side and to the USS VIRGINIA (CG-38) on her port side. Right ■ No, it ' s not Tarzan, it ' s SA Denny at Station Eight preparing to send Cargo Drop Reel back to the transfering ship. BOTTOM - FN Collier operates the forklift that is used to handle heavy ammo. TOP LEFT - The Executive Officer, LCDR Wright, watches over Station Eight UNREP procedures with the USS CONCORD from the port bridge wing or perhaps he is letting his mind slip towards the west and home. TOP RIGHT ■ HMl Kneeland, with first aid bag in hand, stands outside the EOD shack during the UNREP evolutions on Station Six. The hope is he won ' t be needed but the HM ' s are there just in case. MIDDLE LEFT - Future rig captains; SA Kimbrough, SN Garner, and SA Vargus ham it up for the camera by mocking an UNREP on-station scene. RIGHT ■ SN Deveneau makes his way through the stacked ammo that sat on our decks during the Lebanon Operations. mmi Op TOP LEFT - CMG3 Cox concen- trates on his approach to a pallet of ammo that will be given to the Marines. TOP RIGHT ■ GMC2 Bryant instructs FN Collier on which ammo needs to be moved. An outstanding effort was made by all hands in the critical Lebanon offloads. -RIGHT - A gang of MOUNT BAKER riggers guide a pallet of ammo over the ship. Countless lifts were made and the working hours seemed endless, but Deck Department left no doubt that " We deliver with class. " erotions Work LEFT ■ LTJG Horn. BMl Spiker. SN Hodgson and BMC(SW) Mutta keep watch over the ammo as it ' s lowered into an awaiting LCU. BOTTOM LEFT ■ A LCU departs with a load of ammo to take to the Lebanon coast and a Beirut detached SEAL team tiger boat was used for security of the off-loading area. BOTTOM RIGHT Two USS PORTLAND (LSD-37) crew members position the ammo on this LCU to make room for more while overhead another tends the bowhook. Work o o o TOP LEFT ■ RM2 Pope keeps a watchful eye on handling ammo. As part of the Explosive Ordnance Detachment he must be ready to react quickly to an accident. TOP RIGHT - BM ' s operate the booms on Station Eight from the 02 level. MIDDLE RIGHT - SN Shea (left). FN Collier (fork truck). SN Wilson (close right), and SN Fears, team up to get a pallet of ammo loaded and rigged before booming it over to a waiting LCU. LEFT - SN Hodgson, dirty and tired, continues rigging. Here he readies yet another pallet for the U.S. Marines. LEFT - The craft masters of this LCU relax while ammo is being loaded aboard. The Chief, with his McDonald ' s coffee at his side, seems somewhat disgusted with the problem of getting his Big Mac. MIDDLE RIGHT ■ LCU-1644 pulls alongside to refill her em pty deck. BOTTOM LEFT ■ BM3 Holton looks to be explaining to LTJG Vincent and BMl Grams that there isn ' t any way all this ammo can be unloaded, but they don ' t seem to be convinced. The MOUNT BAKER proved it wasn ' t impossible by unloading the ammo in record speed. BOTTOM RIGHT - LT Grout (with coffee), watches over his men BMSN NeSmith (front), BMl Spiker (raised arm) and SA Allison, while ENS Becknell and BMC Mutta discuss plans in the background. o o o An Q)re QjEI ILEdJlJBqjDiJECJU LEFT ■ VERTREP played an extensive role in transferring ammunition and cargo during underway replenishment opera- tions. Here a member of the flight quarter ' s crew reaches to hook another pallet of ammo to the helo. BOTTOM LEFT - As SN Clayton mans the phones on the bridge during VERTREP, thoughts of home fill his mind BOTTOM LEFT ■ Helo 20 inbound with a pallet of cargo. ABOVE ■ Helo 21 takes a load of ammo to the USS IWO JIMA (LPH-1). Hours and hours were spent at flight quarters without an accident. Bravo Zulu! RIGHT ■ SN Porter and SN Clark assemble retrograde for return to the delivery ship in the hanger bay as the daylight begins to give way to darkness. BOTTOM - ATAN Medford communicates with the helo pilots during lift off, once airborne his work really begins. RIGHT ■ Helo 14 lifts cargo off deck, while our helo 20 waits to follow suit. MIDDLE LEFT ■ The USS CONCORD ' S helo 04 helps out and prepares to fly some food supplies over. MIDDLE RIGHT ■ Helo 21 sits on deck for MM3 West to refuel BOTTOM LEFT ■ Both MOUNT BAKER helos await signals from the LSE to pick up another lift off the flight deck. BOTTOM RIGHT ■ NC2(SW) Skogen stands his phone-talker station on the bridge during VERTREP operations. h i mwmu}{ii On my hands and knees I ' ve crawled the steel decks and partook of the feast on the mess decks. I ' ve heard the words of " Davey Jones " and knelt in fear of the Shillelaghs tones. The royal judge found me guilty of all counts and I felt the pain as sentence was carried out, I ' ve tasted the stinging spray of salt and tried to run. until the royal sheriff yelled, " Halt! " r v V I ' ve crawled through the royal chute of slime and found the cherry of the royal baby covered with grime, I have kissed the foot of old King Neptune and heard his royal trumpets tune. I ' ve rolled and wallowed in the royal bin and was cleansed of all my " woggy " sins, I drank from a royal bed pan and found no mercy at the royal barber ' s hand. I was bathed in a royal bath that washed away my slimy " wog " trash. Now in History and documented fact I stand proud, a trusty " SHELLBACK. " LEFT ■ QMC Shearn (left) left his charts to take the role of King Neptune during this special day. Chief Shearn, who received the part for being the oldest shellback on board, is seen here accepting the challenge of cleaning Captain Hetherington ' s ship of all polywogs. BOTTOM LEFT - OS3 Jarret illustrates how to make a slimy wog even more slimy. Here the week-old shellback gets revenge on SM2 Pipkin during the return trip across the Equator. BOTTOM RIGHT - Angered by the polywog ' s chant of " Wogs! Wogs! Wogs!, " the Executive Officer, LCDR Wright, raises his shillelagh ready to come down on the bullseye backside of the lowly polywogs. TOP LEFT ■ A never ending line of polywogs wait their turn to era wl to the royal baby, GMG3 Moore, and find the cherry buried in his greased stomach. CW03 Hale (left) is seen taunting the wogs or perhaps hunting out the alias " Billy Budd. ' ' TOP RIGHT ■ SN Porter raises his leg to fend off the swatting shellbacks to no avail. RIGHT ■ Although SN Seraile looks to be stuck to the flight deck, he ' s just carrying out an assigned task of blowing the water out of a tie-down padeye. TOP LEFT ■ " Here Woggy. Here, " SM2 Pipkin is led by his master SHSN Cook on Wog Day 11. TOP MIDDLE ■ The Royal Baby (GMG3 Moore) appears to be saying " come and get it. " to the next unfortunate wog in line. TOP RIGHT ■ SN Juszczak comes out of the shellback baptism pool yelling " I ' m a shellback! " LEFT ■ CDR Bohman takes a breather and squints from under the slime covering his face. RIGHT ■ SA Allison reluctantly stoops to a degrading position as he kisses King Neptune ' s toe. TAPS, TAPS. Go to bed. Lay upon your pillow, your woggy little head. Smoking lamp is out, be quiet in the spaces. Let the shellbacks close their eyes upon their crusty faces. NOW TAPS. TOP - " Donna Cox and The Chosen Few " perform on board in the Indian Ocean to provide the crew with a ho down, foot stomping, country music concert. RIGHT ■ FOR SAFE KEEPING ■ DKCS(SW) Abad looks like he ' s ready to lock up this prize fish he caught while anchored off Masirah Island in the Indian Ocean. BOTTOM ■ LT Schafer appears to be comparing his camera with the ship s binoculars on the signal bridge. Camera bugs feel discouraged when desired scenery is out of range. TOP LEFT ■ SA Henderson blasts enemy tanks in the crews lounge. Four video games are located there. TOP RIGHT - From left to right; YNSN Williams, YN2 Johnson, PNSN Monteer and SN Clayton receive awards for the work they did on the ' shellback ' and Suez Canal certificates during one of several awards ceremonies. RIGHT ■ A Steel Beach Picnic on July 4th provided the crew some relief from the monotony of the Indian Ocean operations. Here the Captain and Master Chief cut into the cake while a hungry pack watches anxiously. BOTTOM ■ LT Dove (left), CW04 Mclaughlan (middle), and CW03 Hale put an end to the nasty rumors about officers. Here they are seen " working " on relaxing in the wardroom. RIGHT ■ From left to right, SA Phillips. CMCSN Reynolds, SH3 Thomas, and BM2(SW) Murphy, performed as the " Gospel Deliverers " at the MOUNT BAKER Revival. MIDDLE ■ All join in prayer. BOTTOM - From left to right; MS3 Hess, MM2 Wheeler, RPSN Hudnall, HT2 Tersch- luse, BT3(SW) Kirk, and SH2(SW) Landess sing in harmony. TOP LEFT ■ BMSN Kmiecik anxiously awaits his next change of speed on lee helm. (Isn ' t he supposed to be facing the other direction?) TOP RIGHT ■ DK3 Naval mans his phones on the port bridge wing. It is the lookout ' s eyes which protect the ship from harm. RIGHT - Looking like a character from a " Dirty Harry " movie, ENS Butler stands his JOOD watch on the bridge. LEFT ■ SN Carter relaxes while standing watch on the skunk board. Boredom had set in due to the lack of contacts. BOTTOM LEFT - FN Ellis calls main to order a change of speed. BOTTOM RfGHT - LT Dove checks the bearing drift of a contact. Bearings and ranges must be constantly monitored by the JOOD to ensure the MOUNT BAKER passes well clear of other ships. Bridge of the Ship ABOVE ■ SH3 Henry presses a uniform with perfect creases. RIGHT - SHSN Cook keeps a happy smile on his face and his customers by ensuring there is plenty of " Geedunk " to go around. BOTTOM LEFT ■ MS2 Prophet checks his newest recipe for flaws before serving the Captain. BOTTOM RIGHT ■ IC2(SW) Yoder begins another production day in CCTV with the mess deck music in the morning. Servicing The Crew TOP LEFT ■ SH3 Belcher (left), and SH3 Thomas wait on the ship ' s store ' s customers to ensure their satisfaction. They sure don ' t want to lose any business to the local KMART. TOP RIGHT ■ Why does PCC Palinkas have such a tired look? He just finished zipping, stamping, and mailing 600 family- grams, 400 letters, and 35 parcels, but it will turn into a smile when he gets to pass those much awaited for words. " MAIL CALL! " FAR LEFT ■ SHSN Kleckly trims SN Anderson ' s sides to keep that good military haircut nice and short. LEFT ■ HMl Kneeland administers a shot to the grimacing MMC(SW) Bischoff who had just reported on board. Level TOP LEFT - ET3 Mure gives the " Ed Mure look " to ET2(SW) Kaon while they PMS the radar equipment on the signal bridge. TOP RIGHT ■ The " masked man " is SA Hall who wears the equipment to protect against dust while cleaning the overhead in the 04 passageway. RIGHT - SN Armentrout (left) and SA Davis repair the 03 winches. Constant cleaning and upkeep of this equipment is mandatory. TOP LEFT ■ Although crew members may claim it ' s tomorrow ' s breakfast, SA Spruill is just pouring paint. TOP RIGHT ■ EM3 Daignault works on one of the many fork trucks. RIGHT ■ ASAN Konschak and AD2 Fisher operate equipment in the General Workshop. Second Deck , gp J Kl »tl» III i.l. CHANNEL FEVER TOP LEFT ■ QMSN Poole battles " channel fever " by day dreaming about Charleston on the signal bridge during sea and anchor detail. TOP RIGHT - It seems too late to save PNSN Monteer from the lever. The six month deploy- ment has already affected his mind. RIGHT - SMI Neal and SN Handler stand the " Charleston " watch. The watch started upon leaving the Mediterranean Sea. Israel Spain 1 H 1 i f iirr i Golcuk Turkey Athens Greece Rota J tmm- ? •i 1 i . V . 1 t t ' i i ..A wS 1 1 lU ■ .-; ! P A ' ] 9 ' ?; H|. i Kc k!L Miiii M Spain 1 i l.u« vt fiifiiini AUGUSTA BAY, SICILY Homes Away From Home USS NEW JERSEY OFF BEIRUT, LEBANON .j1 - UQJE BQjELi DECK DEPARTMENT LTJG Peter C. Vincent First Division Officer k LT James C. Crout First Lieutenant LTJG Richard S. Carlquist Assistant First Lieutenant CW04 George C. McLauchlan Stream Division Officer ENS Peter B. Butler Assistant Second Division Offic CW02 Robert W. Jewell Third Division Officer FIRST DIVISION At reveille, First Division, supervised by LTJG Vincent, is on deck and ready to work. First Division is manned by Boatswain ' s Mates and deck personnel who are trained in UNREP and refueling details, along with the painting and preservation of the ship. " UNREP " , underway replen- ishment, is a detail with two ships steaming beside one another to send or receive a rig. UNREP details consist of 14 people with a rig captain, the man in charge of the rig section. Riggers work directly with the cargo itself, putting on and taking off the slings that hold the cargo adjacent to the highline. Although UNREP is a major task of first division ' s duties, painting and preservation takes up a great deal of the division ' s work time. First Division ' s job also consists of manning the forecastle during the mooring of the ship or anchorage. The purpose of man- ning the forecastle is to tend the mooring lines. After the mooring lines are secured, it ' s liberty call. As First Division would say, " First in work and first in fun. First Division steps aside for no one. " At taps. First Division person- nel are anxious to get some rest from a hard working day aboard USS MOUNT BAKER (AE-34). BMl Ronald D, Andres Leading Petty Officer BMl Ronald B. Grams Leading Petty Officer SA Carroll A. Carte BMl Roy A, Fowler SN Jeffrey S, Gardner SN William R Grace SR Philip N. Hathaway SA Quinton T. Home ' y. BM2 William F. Massloni SA Calvin J, McGee SA Manny E. Rodriguez SA Robert A. Spong SA Kenneth W, Weinaug ! i p SA Mickey L, Wilson SA Kipp C. Yoder SECOND DIVISION As part of MOUNT BAKER. Second Division ' s responsibilities begin well before reveille and end well after taps. There are 42 men which make up Second Division. The 42 are split into two categor- ies: Boatswain ' s Mates and non- rated Seaman. Second Division can be looked upon as a stepping stone for the non-rated Seamen. It gives one time to look around before deciding on what career direction to take. For those who choose the Boatswain Mate rating, Second Division provides the best and most diverse training available in Deck Department. As members of Second Divi- sion, we are responsible for many areas. These include taking on and delivering supplies and ordnance, ship ' s exterior and " interior maintenance; and the operation and care of the small boats. We provide liberty boats when in port, underway watches, helo crash crew, life boat, and flight quarters. To say that our day only spans the period from reveille to taps would be an understatement. The job of Second Division is never done. We are always ready to act on a moment ' s notice when called upon to perform. BMC (SW) Steve W. Mutta Leading Chief Petty Officer BMl (SW) Frank A. Washburn Leading Petty Officer 7 SA Blaine T Allis SA William J Bistritz SA Stewart D, Co SA Mitchell F Anderson BM3 Mcdhat S. Bassioni SN Charles D. Beasley SA Clint A. Denny BM3 Brian S. Edwards SA Charlie Espir SA Dewayne A Fe itHh BMl Peter W. Graham BM2 Clarence J, Ja BMSN Daniel R. Kmiecik SA Timothy R Ha SA Keith Hernandez SA Glen A Hod SA Delbert P Jones a, T SN David A. Langford BM2 Mauricio B Ma SN Jeffrey S McConchit SA Anthony J IHu SN Charles D, On SA William D Robir BM2 Emitt Robir BM2 Stanley V. Sawicki BMSN Scott A. Smith BMl Michael S. Spike SN Earl T Stamatkir SA John F Thomson SN Neal R, Tomaszewski THIRD DIVISION Third Division, the Ordnance Cargo Division, is responsible for maintaining the ship ' s fourteen ammunition cargo holds, its two twin 3 " 50 gun mounts, four ready service magazines, the armory, and small arms magazine. We are also responsible for the entire cargo handling area on the main deck. A typical day starts at reveille with all hands on main deck. We then hold morning sweepers (our goal is to sweep the deck to bare metal), and then on to breakfast and morning coffee. After assem- bling for quarters, work assignments are given out, and we attempt to get our daily routine started. This involves maintenance on the gear we use, cleaning our spaces, and moving things around to confuse the joggers later in the day. When UNREPS are scheduled, however, then the whole division turns-to to break out the required items, and get them ready for transfer, either by helicopter vertical replenishment, or by rigs connected for replenish- ment with other ships. The ammunition, or general cargo, is then brought to the station where it is to be transferred. When we receive things, then the reverse is the pattern. We receive the ammo from the stations, unsling it, and stow it around the decks until we have time to put it away in the holds. When the UNREPS are done, then Third Division continues stowing the ammo, on into the evening, running joggers off the deck, and making sure that the stuff is safely stowed in the proper places. Then, we hold sweepers again, and try to relax, until one of the bosses finds something wrong with what we did, and then it comes out again to fix the problem. Then the message traffic comes in with a change to the ammo we fixed for the ship the next day, and out we go again, to get that ready. Often, when taps sounds, we pause for a moment, and go on with the job. The Mission Impossible Team is always there, and we love it. GMGC Marvin W. Chandler Leading Chief Petty Officer GMG2 Michael R. Bryant Leading Petty Officer GMGSN Gilbert L. Bowie SN Tyrone H. Clark SA Percy E. Dickens SN Michael A. Brecher SA Raymond A. Camp FN Stanley A. Collier GMG3 Michael H. Cox SN Carl L. Caudle SN Donald S. De ' SN Terrance D. Elliot GMG3 Stephen D, Fisher GMG3 John D Gallaghe SA Mark H. Hodgson GMG2 Marvin L. Johnson GMG3 Thomas R Wil SN Bruce A. Lewey SR Michael R. Logan GMG3 John K. Moon SA Jacob D. McDonald SR Aaron E Porte GMG3 Jerral W. Reddic SN Kenneth A. Reynolds i Ml " GMGSN Mark C. Thompson GMG3 Peter L. Spaulding GMG2 William D, Swope SA William W. Wade GMGSN Charles M. Winstead STREAM DIVISION Standard Tension ?£plenish- ment Alongside Method. We are Stream, thirty bodies strong, and ready to CONREP at any time. We consist of two shops, and are composed of the best in the Navy: Boatswain ' s Mates, Enginemen, Electricians, and Machinist ' s Mates. We are a group of individuals who combine to form a highly-skilled team of professionals who keep this ship ' s UNREP gear ready to go. Our work includes hydraulic winches, tensioners, cargo weapons elevators, topping lifts, fork trucks, and hydraulic doors. When it is time for the crew to go on liberty, they leave the ship on Stream ' s accommodation ladders. When reveille comes around in the morning. Stream is the first division in Deck Department to roll out of their racks. They do this with the assistance of a fine reveille Petty Officer. After an outstanding meal in the EDF, our sailors muster up ready for a hard day ' s work. Work consists of preventive and corrective maintenance on our gear. SOT tests or just greasing elevator platforms, we get the job done. After knock off, our Stream team plays hard. They work hard and play hard. When taps comes around at sea, we are fast asleep anticipating another fine day of hard work, with the personal rewards of knowing that we are always ready to go! BMCS Robin E. Farthing Leading Chief Petty Officer BMl Luther Williams Leading Petty Officer SA Karl N. Can SA Melvin C. Ellis SN Gary M. Armentrout MMl Dauid M. Behringcr MM2 William G. Cox EM3 John D. Gore EM3 Fred Daignault EM2 Cheston L. Hall SN Teddy J. Hall SN Peter C. Cady MM3 Jack E Carpente: SN Jeffery A. Davis SA Ivory T Hall V I r EN3 Paul J. Himmler FN Glenn M. Hodge SA David W Kohli SN Thomas Outing MM3 Kevin P. Richmond EN2 Clinton J. Shanks SA Richard E. Spears SA Micheal C Stevens SN Robert A, Townzen SN Tod R Ward SA Jerome Ware MM2 Gregory S Whe ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT warn LT Wayne C. Mohs Engineering Officer - LTJG Joseph Guerrero Main Propulsion Assistant LTJG James H. Morrison Damage Control Assistant CW03 William A. Hale Electrical Officer ' O ' A A 9 A DIVISION A Division is primarily a support division and as such, the daily routine is very difficult to figure out, especially for the men in the division. Basically, our daily routine consists of getting up for quarters or mustering in the shop, as required, and then attending to whatever needs attention. One day we may have problems in the Galley and the next day problems in the laundry, scullery, main reefers, or just about anywhere on the ship. We never know what to expect in the morning. We are also required too man-up certain stations during UNREP and Flight Quarters, or during Boat Operations, as well as normal Steaming Watches in the Main Engineering Space and as Sounding and Security Patrol. When we are not on watch, or at Flight Quarters or UNREP Stations, we try and accomplish all of our Preventive Maintenance (PMS) on equipment throughout the ship as well as maintaining our assigned spaces. The daily routine in A Division consists of getting up and being flexible. MMC (SW) Arthur W. Bischoff Leading Chief Petty Officer MMl Randall F. Adams Leading Petty Officer SN Michael W. Andrews i V MM3 David J. Christy MM3 Raymond A. Dav EN2 Bradley L, Hill MM3 Michael E. Kraynak MM2 John L. Romans EN2 James L, Tu MM3 Ellis West SN Kenneth C. Young B DIVISION As reveille sounds throughout the ship at 0600 it ' s time to roll them tired bones out and get moving. The boiler technicians have no problem going to chow and putting a sizeable dent in the amount of food prepared. At 0730 we all fall in for quarters and inspections. Ship ' s evolutions and schedule of planned events are put out at that time. The day ' s work is assigned at this time. It could be anything from cleaning a deck to refueling another ship as long as it involves keeping the screw turning. After a hard morning of work, it ' s soon time for chow again and that time honored tradition of the nooner. At 1300 it ' s time to go again and complete our assigned work. Everybody stays as busy as possible to help time pass faster. Soon enough 1630 comes and now it ' s time to knock off and get some rest. Our day doesn ' t end here. Watches must be stood around the clock maintaining our plant. Our machinery must always be ready to deliver with class. At 2200 those not still working or still on watch hits their racks for a well deserved rest, until they are called on again to accomplish the impossible and await their turn on watch to help the machinist ' s mates " Keep the screw turning and the lights burning. " In the Oil Lab, the duty oil kings are already hours underway as reveille sounds. Daily reports that were started at midnight are receiving their final touches. A composite of all fuel and water, distilled, received, transferred, expended, or altered in any aspect is documented. Percentages, dis- tances, hours, gallons, and overall plant status is recorded in the oil lab. Through the course of the day the fuel is to be tested and moved, water chemistry in the boilers to be maintained, feedwater to be kept pure and always more logs. At 2200 taps goes, and it comes none too soon, as midnight is not far away. BTC (SW) Louis D. Russell Leading Chief Petty Officer BTl James L. Garner Leading Petty Officer BTl George D. Robertson BT3 Lewis E. Anderson BT2 John C. Bryant BT3 Richard W. Butler BTFA Stanley J. Chmielewski FA Arthur J. Conquest BT3 Scott K Endicott FA Donnie L. Gibbs BT2 Thomas J Jenkir f Y FA Samuel L. Lee s BTl Bert A. McKown FA Camado D. Mister BTFA Paul A. Mado BT3 Kelly W Shepard FA Scott H. Marloui fffj Y BT3 James M. Sims E DIVISION On board the MOUNT BAKER, E division is separated into two work centers, EEOl and EE03. EEOl is composed of electrician ' s mates, who are responsible for the upkeep and maintenance of mo- tors, generators, power and lighting distribution systems, and a wide variety of test equipment. EE03 is composed of Interior Communica- tions Electricians, who are responsi- ble for the upkeep and mainten- ance of telephone systems, sound powered and dial, various types of navigational equipment, such as the gyrocompasses, dead reckon- ing tracer, and dead reckoning analyzer indicator. EM ' s and IC men also stand watches in the IC and Gyro room in order to monitor critical equip- ment such as the telephone system, gyrocompasses, and IMC central amplifier system. Daily routine for -E division starts at 0600 with reveille. At 0730, all hands muster in their respective shops to discuss work to be accomplished for the day with their division officer and respective LPO ' s. At 0800, E division turns to. EM ' s and IC men carry out corrective maintenance, PMS, supply work, and all trouble calls that fall under their jurisdiction. The EM ' s also issue and check out portable electric tools on a daily basis, and are responsible for the allocation of movies, both on board and to other ships. Twice a week, " on-the-job " training is held, with a specified piece of gear or system for each rate as the object of study. This training enhances the knowledge and skill of all personnel in the division, and allows them to better fulfill their roles as EM ' s and IC men. Continuing with the daily rou- tine, sweepers are held at 1115, and all hands again turn to, carrying on the routine in the same manner as in the morning. Sweepers are again held at 1615, and all hands with the exception of the watches, knock off at 1630. Between 1630 and taps, E division can be found carrying out different pursuits, such as reading, writing letters, carving, weight-lifting, watching TV, or playing cards. At 2200 all hands turn in, in preparation for another day of work and accomplishment of assigned tasks. mffltui EMCS Edward W. Bragg Leading Chief Petty Officer EMI Rustico C. Fullante Leading Petty Officer Bml 1 1 € d XJ S H ICl Matthew M. Brady EMS Dean F. Dupont FN Michael R Fannon IC2 Ned F Grooms EM3 Edward A G EMFN George J, H. ICFN Timothy C Houston EMFN Paul A. Kn EM3 Jerry D. May EMFA Timothy M. McCullough FN Thomas R. Smith EM3 Scott G. Thompson EMFN Andre Williams M DIVISION By 0600 all of M Division is up and eating breakfast preparing for another hard day at work. After breakfast, everyone who doesn ' t have the watch musters on the 01 Deck for Quarters (by Station 4). Here we are mustered, inspected, and given instructions for the day. After Quarters, we go down in the hole where it is approximately 100 to 110 degrees. In the hole we do PMS on greasing the pump couplings, cleaning the coolers, and inspecting internal parts on various equip- ment. We also measure main shaft alignment and many other tedious jobs. Sometimes machinery breaks down and we have to repair or rebuild it. It takes a lot of work tearing down this machinery, locating new parts, and then putting it back together. Afterwards there is the paperwork which is no easy task. When noon time rolls around everyone who isn ' t on watch heads for the berthing area where they relax and enjoy the air condition- ing. At 1300, it ' s back in the hole in the boiling heat to finish up the work. Then everyone sweeps up the dirt, picks up the tools, carries out the trash, and scrubs down the decks. At 1630, it ' s knock off ship ' s work and everyone relaxes by playing cards until supper. They may also be found writing letters, watching TV, or just sitting around shooting the breeze. After supper as long as we do not have a hot job going on, those not on watch do their own thing. At 2200 everyone turns into their racks for a good nights sleep if they don ' t have watch. Watch is maintained 24 hours to keep the propeller turning and the lights burning. MMC(SW) Michael R. Perman Leading Chief Petty Officer MMC Ramon W. Slol es M Division Chief Petty Officer MMl(SW) Perry J. Savage Leading Petty Officer FN Michael G. Barnhart MMl Kermit G. Bowles MM3 William R. Broering i V MM3 Lloyd G, Burkett li FA Ricky L, Geis FA Marty O. Goodn MM3 Bruce C Bryso MM3 Jackie R Hervey MM2 Michael A McCarley FA Kris M. Mullis MR2 Franklin E, N FA John J. Rehanek MM2 Walter J, Rheaume FA James C Prcscott P FA Billy J Ro mKSt kA k p;j 1 i Haiir FA Jerrell N Pri MM2 David A Shultz MMFN Dallas A Verbic MM3 Theodore E, Wil: R DIVISION From reveille until taps and beyond, the day of an HT is demanding and varied. The prob- lems found in the heads of the berthing compartments are first items on the agenda. Safety and habitability are always the top priorities. So the DCA relays the problems to the division chief who takes them for action. The DCA has also put out the word that Flight Quarters will be going down at 1300. With that in mind, the division takes the remainder of the morning to tackle the preventive maintenance scheduled to be accomplished during the week. The ship ' s damage control systems require constant attention in order for the MOUNT BAKER to maintain its readiness posture at a high state. So we try to keep them finely tuned. There is also some COMM gear that needs to be mounted; we will get that done also. We are also rotating with Auxiliary Division on the Sounding and Security watch and D.C. Central Petty Officer of the Watch. Considering the amount of machinery that " A Gang " and R Division are responsible for, the Sounding and Security Watch must be alert and diligent. If there is a malfunction to any of this equipment, he had better pick it up fast and notify the D.C. Central Watch so that the proper personnel can be notified. The aircraft carrier appears on the horizon and flight quarters is called away. The designated HTs man their position on the flight quarters team. Later that afternoon, the Engi- neer Officer discovers a salt water leak on number one evaporator. This could be trouble if not attended to, so the HTs get on it right away. Well, this day is coming to a close, but before we can knock off the lecture on the ship ' s firemain system is given in the General Workshop. Now it ' s time to clean up and relax before hitting the rack. It has been a busy day and tomorrow will prove the same. But boredom and monotony is not in the HT dictionary. The challenge on the MOUNT BAKER is for the HT to always be there, whether it is damage control or shopfitting. HTC Harry M. McFarland Leading Chief Petty Officer HTl Walter L. Randall Leading Petty Officer HT2 Timothy P. Alle HT2 Jonathan R. Brunson HTFN Edmund P. Debien HT3 Kevin E. Mapp HT3 Allen B, McCIa W DIV HT3 Jerry L, Sheeley HT2 Jeffrey R Terschluse SUPPLY DEPARTMENT LT John P. Fagan Supply Officer X ENS Robert I. Peele Disbursing Officer fITQ S-1 DIVISION The storekeepers daily rou- tine consists of processing all material requirements. This in- cludes maintaining on-hand quanti- ties of allowance items, issuing material from stock, and ordering those items not carried on board. A stock record battery containing approximately 18,000 different line items is maintained to provide material support functions related to operational and maintenance requirements for the ship. The OPTAR storekeeper is responsible for tracking annual funds (in excess of one million dollars), and the handling of urgent material requirements, ensuring receipt of critical supplies and minimizing down-time to CASREPT equipment. Other functions per- formed by the SK ' s include maintaining an outstanding file with applicable status, packaging and mailing mandatory turn-in items, maintaining the aviation pack-up while deployed, and the cleanliness and upkeep of assigned storerooms and spaces. A function unique to store- keepers on AE class ships is ammunition administration, which includes the requistioning, receipt, and transfer of all conventional ammunition. Ammunition transac- tion reports are prepared to reflect any change in onboard quantities. i SKC Wayne P Hall Leading Chief Petty Offic SKI Willard V. Burton Leading Petty Officer SA Clifton R. Bottoms SK2 Ramon Castro SK2 Robert C, Eckelbecker S-2 5 DIVISION At 0400, when the typical MOUNT BAKER Sailor is still asleep and dreaming of their wives and lovers, the MS ' s are up and getting ready for another day ' s meals. At 0500, the galley watch is already preparing the breakfast meal, with an eye on advance preparations for lunch and dinner. At 0630 breakf ast begins and our night baker ' s day ends after all the pastries are out. 1130 comes before anyone realizes it and it ' s lunch for the crew. At 1230 lunch is over, but for the MS ' s it ' s hard to see if the day is half over or just beginning. On any one day a multitude of things could happen: box lunches, late lunches, early lunches, lunches that stretch into dinner that stretch into nights. At 1630 when most of the crew settles down in front of the T. V. or just relaxes, the MS ' s are still hard at work. From the Senior Chief to the MSSN ' s, doing paperwork for meals, moving stores for cleaning, perfection never comes easy. Most days are completed by 2000. except for the serving of MIDRATS and the night baking, only to have it start oveY again much too soon. MSCS(SW) Florencio V. Calip Leading Chief Petty Officer MSKSW) Andres B. Caldejon Leading Petty Officer MS3 Tyrone J. Davis MS2 Billy D Day MSSN Carl A. Deflorentis MSKSW) Unnie R. Hargis MS3 Wayne N. Hesi MS3 David C. Hesler MSSN Aaron D Mile MS3 Kevin M. Mindas MS3 Carl D, Mobley MMl James F. Webb MS2 George A. Young S-3 4 DIVISION As SH ' s and DK ' s, each day we work hard to ensure the crew of MOUNT BAKER is provided the best service possible. Immedia- tely preceding quarters each morning, either the SH ' s or DK ' s hold training lectures to help us further our knowledge of our rates. Upon completion of training our Disbursing Clerks offer the crew a time to discuss pay matters and to increase or decrease an allotment. Consistently throughout the day our DK ' s work tediously preparing the LES ' s and payroll for the upcoming payday. Our ship ' s servicemen are busy at this time operating the ship ' s store retail outlet and ship ' s soda fountain. Our Records Keeper and Bulk Custodian combine skills to ensure the stores are kept well-stocked and the accounting of the stores is accurate. Meanwhile, our Laundry Supervisor and crew are busy washing, processing, and returning the crew ' s press work and bulk work on a routine around the clock basis. The ship ' s Barber is utilizing his skill in keeping everyone groomed with a nice military haircut. Last, but not least is our vending machine operator, who keeps the machines filled with cold sodas. DKCSISW) Artemio N. Abad Leading Chief Petty Officer SK2 Ernest R. Dilworth Leading Petty Officer SH3 Fred L. Belche SHSN Michael H, Cook SHSN Brian D. Frceland SH3 Floyd E, Henry SH3 Lee A Kleckley SH2(SW| Gary J, Landcss DK3 William M Malit DK3 Arnold S, Na SH3 Willie B Smith SH3 Anthony M. Tu SH3 Aaron T, Warnock DK3 Mark E. Waters OPERATIONS DEPARTMENT LCDR James N. Andrews Operations Officer LTJG Jeremiah P. Collins CIC Officer Electronic ENS Stephen D. Becknell Communications Officer .- ENS Rodney K. Fann Assistant Communications Officer OC DIVISION Radiomen are responsible for all of the ship ' s external communications. They keep the ship abreast of what is going on throughout the world. The ship ' s schedule, assignments, commit- ments, and intentions are all received and sent by the radiomen. Radiomen use highly-sophisticated equipment to send and receive the huge volume of messages at high speeds. Many long hours are spent learning how to operate the many different pieces of equipment because they must be able to communicate via regular voice, covered voice, teletype, computer data, and facsimile utilizing conventional means as well as satellite. Many messages handled by the radiomen must be carefully screened for reliability and trustworthiness. Due to the quantity of messages handled and the requirement for a 24 hour watch, the radiomen usually stand a two section rotation, averaging about 84 hours a week. In addition to standing watches, they must keep their spaces clean and their antennas and equip- ment operational. This rigorous schedule leaves little time for " movie call " or letter writing, but they manage to squeeze in the latter. It is a highly complex job and very taxing both mentally and physically. Therefore it is a rate for only a special type of person. To be a radiomen, one must be willing to accept the challenge of keeping up with computers and machines, while responding to calls for more circuits, and accepting the fact that he will never get caught up. Signalmen stand a normal work- day from 0800 till 1630 with a watch rotation to fill in the remainder of the day. When steaming with a battle group, they are involved in various multiship drills involving flashing light, flaghoist, and semaphore. When MOUNT BAKER is steaming indepen- dently, they hold various training drills and keep their spaces clean and bright work shining. Signalmen are known by the pride they take in their profession. This is evident by the enthusiasm they display when sending and receiving messages during an underway replenishment evolution or battle group steaming. During conditions of " EMCON " or radio silence, visual signaling is utilized because it is more secure, and therefore, more difficult for the enemy to intercept. RMCS(SW) John E. Mye: Leading Chief Petty Offic SMI Stacy B. Neal Leading Petty Officer RMl William N. New Leading Petty Offic SA Elton B. Ande SMSA David T Ha SMI David A. Higgins RMSN Theodore Blackman V -) SN Paul J. Handler RM2 Billy J. Jolly SA Archie Campbell SM3 Calvin E Couch SN Christopher S, McGlo RM3 Eddie Me RMS Aaron D Mil SM2 James A. Ne SMS Randall S. Parrish SM3 Robert J. Peek RMSN William Straight RMl Virgil A. Taylo RMSN Monty D. Todd RM3 James Willie OE OI DIVISION 0600 - " Reveille, all hands heave out and trice up " ET ' s are sound asleep oblivious to anything going on, with every intention of staying in the rack until 0715. OS ' s are being reminded by one of the midwatch members that they are on stage in 45 minutes. 0615 • " Sweepers, Early breakfast " ET2 Koon is trying to direct sweepers from his rack, the rest of the ET ' s are trying to decide if this is a work day or holiday routine. The OS ' s going on watch are gorging themselves with chow. 0700 - " Up all late bunks, " It ' s a workday! The ET ' s start to stir. The chief wants to know who turned on the lights! 0730 - " Quarters for muster. Instruction, and division officer ' s inspection. " All the OS ' s are either on watch or in their racks. Alright there is Koon, Best, McBride, Lynn, Mure, Price. Chief Water- man. Chief Reed, and . . . Hey. does Mr. Collins have watch? 0740 ■ " Officer ' s Call " LTJG Collins. OSC Reed, and ETC Waterman receive the daily in- structions from the XO and LCDR Andrews. Any of your plans made previously are now modified or null. 0800 • " Sick Call " Commence ship ' s work. Chief Waterman has his first cup of coffee. Chief Reed has his first Pepsi to begin the day. ETl Price and OSl Carr get their work centers working. LTJG Collins and the chiefs read through the daily message traffic, and then each goes on the prowl and ensures that the daily routine is carried out. Everyone is busy doing something so Chief Reed heads to the OPS office for his second Pepsi, and to work on school assignments, while Chief Waterman heads to the 3-M office to plot the uncovering of another PMS gundeck during the next division in the spotlight. 1130 - " Knock off ships work, dinner for the crew. " The on- coming OS ' s are just finishing their meal before the afternoon watch. All they seem to do is eat. drink and stand watch. For the ET ' s. it ' s another quick bite to eat and off to their racks for a " Navy Nooner. " 1300 - " Sick Call. Commence Ship ' s work. " You may have noticed that sick call always happens about one hour after chow; only concidence we ' re told. Chief Waterman finds the shop empty, the ET ' s can ' t be found. The OS ' s on watch are discussing the latest gossip with Bosun, while the other OS ' s sleep peacefully and dream. ETl Price has received his afternoon tea and rolled all the ET ' s out of their racks and put them back to work on the PMS and troubleshooting. 1630 - " Knock off ship ' s work. " Those words don ' t have much effect on the OS ' s at sea, in port it ' s another story. The ET ' s spread out quickly, some study, some head for the TV, while ETl Price and ET3 McBride gather the ever enlarging hordes of people, both real and imaginary, who are willing to brave the quest into a world of dungeons and dragons. Hopefully the evening will pass uneventfully, no trouble calls and few contacts. 1715 - " Dinner for the crew. " OS ' s are gorging themselves prior to relieving the watch. OS3 Kirkpatrick ' s on a diet, only twice through the chow line. OS3 Jarret ' s searching the mess decks for some good rumors. OS3 Cwiertnia is dreaming of his rack, while OSSN Thorton talks about surfing, thank God the watch is almost over! 2155 - " Standby for evening prayer " " Father. Thank you and bless all our loved ones at home whom we miss so dearly. " 2200 - " Taps, Taps. Lights out. " Heck, they ' re never on in combat. 2330 - Hey Howell, go down and wake up reliefs. On your way stop by the mess decks and see what feast we ' re having for MIDRATS. " Price. Koon. Lynn . . . Radar ' s down. TACAN has an alarm. Crypto gear won ' t sync, Campbell split his soda on a radar repeater, all UHF transmitters are down. Get everyone up and let ' s go to work. Did anyone tell Chief Waterman and Mr. Collins? Hey Butler, it ' s Ravioli and hot dogs again. " OSC(SW) Billy W Reed Leading Chief Petty Officei ETC(SW) James A. Waterman Leading Chief Petty Officer OSl(SW) John Carr Leading Petty Officer ETl Charles M Price Leading Petty Officer OSSN Keith J, Arivett 0S2 James M Butic I OSSN lain M Campbell OSS Roger D- Cwicrtnia OS3 David Howell 053 Kevin A. Jarrett ET2(SW) David L, Koon ET3 Raymond J Lynn ET3 Patrick A. McBride ET3 Edward J. Mu OSSN Timmie W. Presley 0S2 Charles R Tri OSSN Greg A. Thorton OSSN Rick Vlsocky ADMIN NAV DEPARTMENT LTJG Carl A. Carpenter Assistant Navigator Administrative Officer T y X NAV DIVISION Better known as the Executive staff, we are a team made up of six work centers, with the head coach position being filled by the Executive Officer. Within the team two divisions have formed into one to battle the day-to-day duties of navigation and administration. The navigation part of the team consists of our quartermas- ters (QM ' s) who navigate the ship safely through the many miles of oceans and seas. They can be found amidst the piles of charts, publications, navigational instru- ments, and oceanographic equip- ment, plotting the ship ' s every move. The administrative part of the team consists of eight different ratings in five different work centers. We have the ship ' s office (YN ' s and PN ' s) with their type- writers to keep service records in order and all the paper work flowing. The Career Counselor (NC) has all the answers to questions about a naval career. The sheriff (MA) is our keeper of good order and discipline. The medical staff (HM ' s) keep us healthy and fills our needed prescriptions. A Public Affairs team (JO and IC) entertain the crew through television programs and radio music. Our spiritual needs are provided for by our Religious Programmer Specialist (RP) who is charged with schedul- ing, setting up, and providing church activities. Then there are the Postal Clerks (PC ' s) who are always busy sorting and distribut- ing those long-awaited letters from home. We are six work centers carrying out several different daily routines for one common goal that can be described in one short phrase, " Service To The Crew. " MAC(SW) Gerald W. Mosser Chief Master-At-Arms PNC Jotin R, Hancocif Personnel Officer YNl Robert Beinlich Ship ' s Secretary HMl John W. Kneeland Senior Medical Representative PCKSW) Ronald M. Palin Ship ' s Postal Clerk QMl William K. Shearn NAV Leading Petty Officer QMl Lewis R. Brackrt QMSN Robert J. Ellis HN David S. Clancy YN2 Michael A. John r V «4 PNSN Harvey R. Clayton RPSN Scott H. Hudnall QM3 Henry Davis HM2 Sammie M. Kimrey QMSN Stephen M, Masterson QMS Patrick A. Mitchell PNSN Leo D. Monteer PCS Robert E. Morton NC2(SW) Michael G. Skogen YN2 Richard E, Smith JOSA Jeffery A. Staser PNSN Randy D. Strickland YNSN Michael J. Willie 1C2(SW) William G. Yodcr EXPLOSIVE ORDNANCE DETACHMENT The EOD mission on board the MOUNT BAKER involves handling any emergency involving ordnance. Due to the quality of work the MOUNT BAKER does, the EOD team has not been called into action. So our normal day involves training for emergencies that may happen. After officer ' s call, the team musters in the EOD shop to discuss the day ' s schedule. The team then will go PT for approximately one hour. This is to maintain ourselves in the best possible shape for diving. The team then musters back in the shop for training. The training is conducted on EOD tools, pubs, emergency actions, and diving. This is to ensure the team is ready for any accident incident on board the ship or any U. S. Naval Ship in the area. During the noon meal hour, the team can usually be found exercising again. This normally a individual effort with team members doing their own thing: jump rope, running, weight lifting. The afternoon hours are devoted to maintenance of equip- ment and individual professional development. After PMS is com- pleted, the team members work on correspondence courses for rate training. Also several members are working on the Enlisted Surface Warfare Specialty qualifications so time is made for this. When knock off ship ' s work goes, again team members can usually be found exercising some- where on the ship. Also team members use this time to listen to music, catch up on reading, or writing letters to loved ones until Taps. Although it appears all the team does is exercise or train, the detachment has to be ready at any time to go in and work with ordnance involved in an accident. The only way to do this safely is through training for any emer- gency. If the team is ready, we have done our job. If we are not utilized, the MOUNT BAKER has done her job. LT Larry E. Dove Officer In Charge OWiMHty OSl James B. Drake RM2 Craig E. Pope HT3 Michael R, Richardson AIR DETACHMENT LT Richard K. Braunig Operations Officer CDR Richard B. Bohman Officer In Charge LT Peter Kurzenhauser Admin Safety Officer LT James W. Taylor Maintenance Officer LTJG Kurt D. Hellweg Assistant Operations Office LTJG Howard D. Schafer Training Weapons Officer CW03 Mack L. Anderson Maintenance Material Control HC-6 DET 8 Since the Air Department ' s daily routine revolves around the flight schedule and since the flight schedule is subject to change unexpectedly, or at least on an hourly basis, there is no such thing as a standard or normal daily routine. However, using " routine " loosely, our typical daily routine goes something like this: The day begins at 0600 with reveille, although frequently it can start as early as 0300 if we have early commitments. About 0700 the air crews " preflight " the aircraft, which is a half-hour inspection to ensure that the bird is ready for flight. The flight crew briefs for the mission at 0745 and the ground crew rolls the duty helo on our deck. Flight Quarters stations are set at 0800 with most of the maintenance personnel manning them. If all goes well, and plans don ' t change we launch about 0820 and begin our mission of distributing passengers, mail, and assorted cargo, or of VERTREP-ing ordnance and fleet freight. We wrap up operations and secure about 1130, in time to grab some lunch. At 1300 the detachment returns to the never-ending maintenance effort, which uses 20-25 man hours for every flight hour. Almost half of that is spent on corrosion control (cleaning, priming, sealing, and painting areas where metal has been exposed) as the marine environment and salt spray are very harsh on anything made of metal. Sometimes in the afternoon we may take a time-out for mail call. General Quarters, payday or professional training, but mainte- nance never sleeps and the compo- nent changes, systems inspections, quality assurance, and corrosion control continue until supper at 1730. After supper, the night check crew comes on and works with the day check crew until about 2000, when day check secures for a couple hours of recreation and letter-writing before taps at 2200. The night check works on through all hours of the morning until the following day when we do it all over again. ADC Michael W, Kohler Leading Chief Petty Officei AZl James C. Sundberc Leading Petty Officer AE2 Robert D. Acke AK2 Jose P. Blanco y AMS2 Charles A Elliot AE2 Dean J Gillingha AMH3 Martin J. H.cks ff AD2 John Jasinski ADAN Mark D. Kanschak PR3 Edward Lipski ATAN Harlan T. Mcdford AD3 Edward A, Nelson AMH2 Hank A. Phillips AD3 Collin S. Swasey Born 4 May 1983 Daughter of SM2 and Mrs. James A, Newell Stacy Darlene Newell 7 lbs. 13 ozs. Born 29 June 1983 Daughter of AMS2 and Mrs. Charles Elliot Casey Starr Elliot 5 lbs. 11 oz. Born 5 July 1983 Son of LT and Mrs. John P. Pagan Kevin Randle Pagan 8 lbs. 6 oz. ' :: Born 14 August 1983 Daughter of MMl and Mrs. Kermit G Bowles Jennifer Erin Bowles 10 lbs. 2 oz. ' Born 10 September 1983 Son of SH2 (SW) and Mrs. Gary J. Landess James Bradley Landess 5 lbs. 13 oz. Born 11 September 1983 Daughter of MM3 and Mrs. Jack E Carpenter Shannon Michelle Carpenter 6 lbs. ZVA Born 28 September 1983 Son of 1C2 (SW) and Mrs. William G. Yoder Matthew Lee Yoder 8 lbs. Born 13 October 1983 Son of SM3 and Mrs. Robert J. Peek Robert Joseph Peek III 7 lbs. 3 oz. Born 21 October 1983 Daughter of ENS and Mrs. Stephen D. Becknell Erin Renee Becknell 8 lbs. 1 oz. The Staff ADVISOR: COVER DESIGN: COPY EDITING: ART WORK: LTJG CARPENTER MS2 Prophet LTJG CARPENTER IC2 (SW) YODER SA SPONG EDITOR: LAYOUT AND DESIGN: SALES: LTJG HORN JOSN STASER JOSN STASER SA DAVIS IC2 (SW) YODER RPSN HUDNALL PHOTOGRAPHY PHAN OSLUND (PORTRAITS) JOSN STASER (BLACK AND WHITE) FN WARD (COLOR) IC2 (SW) YODER SN CAMP (COLOR) SA DAVIS (COLOR) RPSN HUDNALL (COLOR) MSI (SW) HARGIS (COLOR) Additional thanks to the following crew members for their assistance; NC2(SW) Skogen, YN2 Smith, YNSN Williams, YNl Beinlich, PNSN Monteer, for typing. A special thanks to the following commands for photographic services; USS CARL VINSON, USS PUGET SOUND, USS TARAWA, Sigonella Naval Air Station, Sigonella, Sicily. A special thanks also goes to the crew, for it was their desire to have a cruise book that caused the wheels to start turning. We would also like to thank Walsworth for their understanding and cooperation in working with us despite our constant at-sea operations. ' • " HT ' ' USS MOUNT BAKER (AE-34) RETURNED TO HER HOMEPORT OF CHARLESTON, SOUTH CAROLINA ON 21 NOVEMBER AFTER A SIX MONTH DEPLOYMENT IN TWO OCEANS, SIX SEAS. AND THREE STRAITS, STEAMING OVER 35.000 MILES WITH HELICOPTER COMBAT SUPPORT SQUADRON SIX, DETACHMENT EIGHT. AND EXPLOSIVE ORDNANCE DISPOSAL MOBILE UNIT TWO. DETACH- MENT EIGHTEEN, EMBARKED ONBOARD. THE MOUNT BAKER. BEGAN HER DEPLOYMENT ON MAY 17, 1983, STEAMED ACROSS THE ATLANTIC OCEAN, THROUGH THE STRAITS OF GIBRALTAR, AND ENTERED THE MEDITERRANEAN SEA ON JUNE 1ST. AFTER COMPLETING REPLENISHMENT OPERATIONS IN THE MEDITERRANEAN SEA AND IONIAN SEA, THE MOUNT BAKER TRANSITED THE SUEZ CANAL AND THE RED SEA TO JOIN THE SEVENTH FLEET IN THE INDIAN OCEAN. USS MOUNT BAKER WAS USED TO SHUTTLE SUPPLIES AND PERSONNEL FROM THE ISLANDS OF MASIRAH AND DIEGO GARCIA TO THE NAVY ' S NEWEST CARRIER. USS CARL VINSON. AND HER ESCORTS. DURING HER 58 DAYS OF STEAMING WITH THE SEVENTH FLEET. THE MOUNT BAKER OBSERVED THE OLDEST NAVAL TRADITION BY CROSSING THE EQUATOR. DURING THE CEREMONY. OVER 300 CREWMEMBERS WERE INITIATED INTO THE REALM OF HONORED " SHELLBACKS, " AN EXPERIENCE THAT ONLY LIMITED NUMBERS OF SAILORS CAN BOAST ABOUT. THE MOUNT BAKER RETURNED TO THE MEDITERRANEAN SEA ON AUGUST 30 AND FINISHED THE REMAINDER OF HER DEPLOYMENT IN SERVICE TO THE SIXTH FLEET SHIPS. MOUNT BAKER SUPPLIED THE TROOPS IN LEBANON WITH AMMUNITION AND SUPPLIES. DURING THE DEPLOYMENT, USS MOUNT BAKER TRANS- FERRED OVER 150 TONS OF CARGO AND OVER 300,000 GALLONS OF FUEL. THE MOUNT BAKER ALSO TRANSPORTED OVER 109 PERSONNEL TO OTHER SHIPS AND TRANSFERRED OVER 2,500 TONS OF AMMUNITION. THE CREW AND SHIP WERE PART OF THREE FLEETS DURING THE DEPLOYMENT: SECOND. SIXTH, AND SEVENTH, AND SPENT 137 OF THE 189-DAY DEPLOYMENT AT SEA. THE MOUNT BAKER WAS VISITED BY SEVERAL DISTINGUISHED NAVAL OFFICERS DURING DEPLOYMENT. THESE INCLUDED VADM J. R. HOGG, COMMANDER SEVENTH FLEET, RADM T. F. BROWN III, COMMANDER CARRIER STRIKE FORCE SEVENTH FLEET, COMMODORE P. D. BUTCHER. COMMANDER SERVICE FORCE SEVENTH FLEET, AND CAPTAIN E. A. BREWTON, COMMANDER SERVICE FORCE SIXTH FLEET. THE MOUNT BAKER FOUND TIME DURING THE BUSY DEPLOYMENT TO VISIT ROTA, SPAIN, ATHENS. GREECE, AUGUSTA BAY, SICILY, HAIFA, ISRAEL, ALEXANDRIA. EGYPT, GOLCUK, TURKEY, AND MALAGA, SPAIN. USS MOUNT BAKER IS HOMEPORTED AT THE NAVAL WEAPONS STATION, CHARLESTON, SOUTH CAROLINA. •riSSr • ttli gi MOUNT BAKER ' S OFFICERS ANDERSON, Mack L.. CW03 ANDREWS, James N. Jr., LCDR BECKNELL, Stephen D., ENS BOHMAN, Richard B., CDR BRAUNIG, Richard K., LT BUTLER, Peter B., ENS CARPENTER, Carl A., LTJG COLLINS, Jeremiah P., LTJG CROUT, Jewell C, LT CURTIS, Jeffrey A., ENS DOVE. Larry E., LT PAGAN, John P., LT FANN, Rodney K.. ENS GUERRERO, Joseph. LTJG HALE. William A., CW03 HELLWEG, Kurt D.. LTJG HETHERINGTON. Donald L., CAPT HORN, David K .. LTJG JEWELL, Robert W., CW02 KURZENHAUSER, Peter, LT MCLAUCHALIN, George C, CW04 MOHS, Wayne C, LT MORRISON, James H., LTJG PEELE, Robert I., ENS SCHAFER, Howard D.. LTJG TAYLOR, James W., LT VINCENT, Peter C, LTJG WRIGHT, W. Grant. LCDR MOUNT BAKER ' S CREW ABAD. Artcmio N., DKCS(SW) ACKERMAN, Robert. AE2 ADAMS. Phillip F., SN ADAMS, Randall F., MMl ADAMS, Steven Q., PCSN ALLEN. Byron D., FR ALLEN. Timothty P.. HT2 ALLISON. Blaine T.. SN AMBROSE. Matthew E.. BT3 ANDERSON. Elton B.. SA ANDERSON, Lewis E., BT3 ANDERSON, Mitchell F.. SN ANDRES. Ronald D.. BMl ANDREWS. Michael W., EN3 ANSON. Richard L.. BT3 ARIVETT, Keith J., OSSN ARMENTROUT, Gary M., SN BADGER, Moses J., BM2 BARNHART, Michael C. FR BASSIOUNI. Medhat S,, BM3 BATTLE. Benjamin, MSSR BEAGLE. Michael S.. SN BEASLEY, Charles D.. SN BEHRINGER. David M., MMl BEINLICH, Robert, YNl BELCHER, Fred L., SH3 BERRIAN, John H., EM2 BEST, William D., SN BISCHOFF, Arthur W., MMC(SW) BISTRITZ, William J., SN BLACKMON, Theodore, RMSN BLAIR. Ricky L., BM2 BLANCO. Jose P.. AK2 BORJA. Jesse A.. MSI BOTTOMS. Clifton R.. SKSN BOTTOMS. Terrance B., BTFA BOWIE, Gilbert L,, GMGSN BOWLES, Kermit G., MMl BRACKMAN, Lewis R., QMl BRADY, Matthew M., ICl BRAGG, Edward W., EMCS BRECHER, Michael A., SN BRISTER, Warren C, RM3 BROERING, William R.. MM3 BRUNSON. Jonathan R., HT2 BRYANT. John C. BT2(SW) BRYANT. Michael R., GMG2 BRYSON, Bruce C, MM3 BURKETT. Lloyd G., MM3 BURTON. Wlllard V.. SKI BUTLER. James M.. 0S2 BUTLER. Richard W., BT3 CADY. Peter C. SN CALDEJON. Andres B., MSC(SW) CALIP, Florencio V.. MSCS(SW) CALLOWAY. Eric J., BM2 CAMP, Raymond A.. SN CAMPBELL, Archie, SN CAMPBELL, Iain M., OSSN CARPENTER, Jack E.. MM3 CARR. John A., OSl(SW) CARR. Karl L„ FN CARTER, Carroll A., SN CASTRO, Ramon, SK2 CAUDLE, Carl L., SN CHANDLER, Marvin W., GMGC CHMIELEWSKI. Stanley J., BTFN CHRISTY. David J., MM3 CLANCY. David S.. HN CLARK. Tyron H., SN CLAYTON, Harvey R.. PNSN COCHRAN, Robert B., MM2 COLLIER, Stanley A., SN COLTER, Eddie P., FN CONQUEST, Arthur J., FN COOK, Michael H., SN COUCH, Calvin E., SMS COWAN, Stewart D., SN COX, Michael H., GMG3 COX, William G., MM2 CROWLEY, Daniel J., HTFN CWIERTNIA. Roger D.. OSS DAIGNAULT, Fred. EM3 DAVEY, Timothy B.. BT2 DAVIS. Henry. QM3 DAVIS, Jeffery A., SN DAVIS, Raymond A., MM3 DAVIS. Robby L., FN DAVIS, Tyrone J., MS3 DAY, Billy D., MS2 DEBIEN. Edmond P.. HTFN DEFLORENTIS. Carl A.. MSSN DENNEY. Clint A.. SN DEVENEAU. Donald S.. SN DICKENS. Percy E.. SN DILLWORTH. Earnest R.. SH2 DRAKE, James B., OSl DUNPHY, Thomas A., RMSN DUPONT, Dean F., EM3 ECKELBECKER, Robert C, SK2 EDMUNDS, Richard A., BTl EDWARDS, Brian S., BM3 ELLIOTT, Terrcance D., GMGSN ELLIS, Melvln C. FN ELLIS, Robert J., QMSN ELVIS, Kevin C. BMSN ENDICOTT. Scot K., BT3 ENGLER. Andrew J., BT3 ESPINO. Charlie, SN FANNON, Michael R., ICFN FARTHING, Robin E., BMCS FEARS. Antony D.. SN FERRELL, Dewayne, SN FISHER, Stephen D., GMG3 FORE, Stephen L.. BM2 FOWLER. Roy A.. BMl FREELAND, Brian D., SHSN FRONTCZAK, Joseph M.. EM2 FULLER, Kenneth V.. QM2 FULLANTE. Rustico C. EMI GALLAGHER. John D., GMG3 GALLAGHER, Martin L., SN GALLUP, Colin F., SN GARDNER, Jeffrey S„ SN GARNER, Eric G., SN GARNER, James L., BTl GEISEL, Norman H.. ATS GEISER, Rickey L., MMFN GIBBS, Donnie L.. FN GILLINGHAM, Dean J., AE2 GOODMAN, Marty O., FN GORE, John D., EMS GRACE, William R., SN GRAHAM. Peter, BMl GRAMS, Ronald B., BMl GREEN, Reginald, SR GROOMS. Ned F., IC2 GUERRERO. Edward A., EMS GUSTAFSON. Dennis R., SN HALL. Cheston L.. EM2 HALL. David T., SMSN HALL. Ivory T.. FN HALL. Teddy J., SN HALL. Wayne P.. SKC HANCOCK. John R.. PNC HANDLER, Paul J., SN HANSON, Timothy R., SN HARDY, Rodney W.. SN HARGIS, Lannie R.. MSl(SW) HASKINS. Willis J., SN HATHAWAY. Phillip W., SN HEIN, Charles E.. ET2 HENDERSON. Steven R.. SN HENRY, Floyd E„ SH3 HENRY, Raymond J., MMFN HERNANDEZ, Keith, SN HERRMANN. George J., EMFN HERVEY, Jacky R., MM3 HESTLER, David C. MS3 HESS. Wayne N.. MS3 HICKS. Martin J., AMH3 HIGGINS, David A., SMI HILL, Bradley L., EN2 HILL, Wayne V., SN HIMMLER, Paul J., ENS HODGE, Glenn M.. FN HODGSON, Glen A., SN HODGSON, Mark H., SN HOLTON, James £., BM3 HOPWOOD, James E., MMFN HORN, Quinton T., SN HOUSTON, Timothy C. ICFN HOWELL, David. OSS HUCKABEE, Patrick E., HN HUDNALL. Scott H.. RPSN HUNTER, Jerry, SKI HYDER, Jagada, OSl(SW) JAMES, Clarence E., BM2 JAMES, Gregory R., BT3 JARRELL, Scott D., MM3 JARRETT, Kevin A., OSS JASINSKI, John F., AD2 JENKINS, Thomas H., BT2 JOHNSON, Marvin L., GMG2 JOHNSON, Michael A., YN2 JOLLY, Billy J., RM2 JONES, Delbert P., SN JORDAN. Stephen B., SN JOY, Robert L., BM2 JUDD, Craig R., FN JUSZCZAK. Joseph E., SN KIMBROUGH, Frank, SN KIMREY, Sammie M., HM2 KIRK, Allen R., BT3 KIRKPATRICK, Gerald D., OSS KLECKLEY, Lee A., SH3 KMIECIK, Daniel R., SN KNEELAND, John W., HMl KNOX, Paul A., FN KOHLER, Michael, ADC KOHLI, David W., SN KONSCHAK, Mark D., ADAN KOON, David L., ET2(SW) KRAYNAK, Michael E., MM3 LAJARA, Henry, GMG3 LANDESS, Gary J., SH2(SW) LANGFORD, David A., SN LEE, Samuel L,, FN LENNON, David J., FN LEWEY, Bruce A., SN LIPSKI. Edvuard, PR3 LOGAN, Michael R., SN LYNN, Raymond J., ET3 MADORE, Paul H., BTFN MALIT. William M., DK3 MAPP, Kevin E., HT3 MARLOWE, Scott H., FN MARTIN, Arnold, MM3 MASON, Michael E., SN MASSIONI, William F., BM2 MASTERSON, Stephen M., QMSN MAY, Jerry D., EMS MAZON, Maurlclo B., BM2 MCBRIDE, Patrick A., ET3 MCCARLEY, Michael A., MM2 MCCLAIN, Allen B., HT3 MCCOUNCHIE, Jeffery S., SN MCCULLOUGH, Timothy M., EMFN MCDONALD, Jacob D., SN MCFARLAND, Harry M., HTC MCGEE, Calvin J., SN MCGLONE, Christopher S., SN MCGRIFF, Charles, SR MCKOWN, Bert A,, BTl MEDFORD, Harlan T., ATAN MERVIN, Eddie, RMS MILES, Aaron D., MSSN MILLS, Daniel E., RMS MINDAS, Kevin M., MS3 MISTER. Comado D., FN MITCHELL, George A., SN MITCHELL, Patrick A., QMS MOBLEY, Carl D„ MS3 MONTEER, Leo D., PNSN MOORE, John K., GMG3 MORTON, Robert £., PCS MOSSER, Gerald W., MAC(SW) MOLLIS, Kris M., MMFN MUNIZ, Anthony J., SN MURE, Edward J., ET3 MURPHY, Eddie, BM2(SW) MUTTA, Steve W,. BMC(SW) MYERS, John E,, RMCS(SW) NAVAL, Arnold S,, DK3 NEAL, Stacy B., SMI NESMITH. Joda N . SN NELSON, Edward A,, ADS NEWBURN, William N., RMC NEWELL, James A., SM2 NEWMAN, Franklin E., MR2 OUTING, Thomas, SN OWENS, Charles D,, SN PALINKAS. Ronald M., PCKSW) PARISH, Randall S., SM3 PEEK, Robert J., SMS PEREZ, Felix, DK3 PERMAN, Michael R.. MMC(SW) PHILLIPS. Martin, SN PHILLIPS, Hank A,, AMH2 PIGNOTTI, Antonio G,. SN PIPKIN, Thomas J., SM2 POOLE, Jeffery A., QMSN POPE, Craig E , RM2 PORTER, Aaron E,, SN PRESCOTT, Allan K , MMFN PRESLEY, Tlmmle W,, OSSN PRICE, Charles M., ETl PRINCE. Archie C, QMS PRINE, Jerrell N., FR PROPHET, Charles P.. MS2 RANDALL, Walter L.. HTl REDDIC, Jerrald W., GMG3 REED, Billy W., OSC(SW) REHANEK, John A., SN REYNOLDS, Kenneth A., SN RHEAUME, Kevin B., MM2 RICHARDSON. Michael R., HT3 RICHMOND, Kevin, MM3 RIVERA, Jimmy. SN ROBERTS. Joshua W.. SN ROBERTSON. George D., BTl ROBINSON, Emmitt, BM2 ROBINTON, Timothy A., MS3 RODRIGUEZ. Manny. SN ROEHL, James M., SN ROMANS, John L„ MM2 ROZIER. Billy J.. FN RUE. David E.. FN RUSSELL. Louis D.. BTC(SW) SAVAGE. Perry J., MMl(SW) SAWICKI. Stanley V.. BM2 SCHAFER. Jimmy A., SK2{SW) SCOTT. Michael J.. GMGSN SERAILE, Don G., SN SHANKS. Clinton J., EN2 SHEA, William D., SN SHEARN, William R., QMl SHEELEY, Jerry L., HT3 SHEPARD, Kelly, BT3 SHULTZ. David A., MM2 SIMMONS. Douglas P., EW3(SW) SIMPSON, Stephen E., EM2 SIMPSON, Thomas E., RMS SIMS, James M., BT3 SKIPPER, John S., ICS SKOGEN, Michael G., NC2(SW) SMITH. Richard E.. YN2 SMITH. Richa rd W.. SA SMITH, Scott A., SN SMITH. Thomas R,, FN SMITH. Willie B-, SH3 SPAULDING. Peter L . GMG3 SPEARS, Richard E., SN SPIKER, Michael S., BMl SPONG, Robert A,, SN SPRUILL, Donnell, FN STAMATKIN, Earl T., FN STASER, Jefferey A., JOSN STEPHENS, John C. MMFN STEPHENS. Michael C. SN STOKES. Ramon W.. MMC STONE. Charles F.. BM3 STRAIGHT. William L.. RMSN STRICKLAND. Randy D.. PNSN SUITER. Keith R.. YNCM(SW) SUMMONS, Paul W., SN SUNDBERG, James C. AZl SURGEN. Eric J., EMS SWASEY, Collin S., ADS SWOPE, William D., GMG2 TAYLOR. 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