¥ ' , , Union Of Soviet Socialist Republics Black Sea 6 Mongolian Republic Iran V Persian Saudi Arabia ? , .1 ■nan Sea China India Ethiopia « _ (y ' Bay of Bengal " 1 TlialUiDd I Sri Lanka EQUATOR SEYCHELLES ,r 5 • TROPIC or CAnaiT Australia INDIAN OCEAN Prince E lward KERGUELEN i Tasmania i M c Alaska Bering Sea 9 TROPIC or CAPRICORfi i PACIFIC OCEAN Christmas Island SAMOA ISLANDS alSea New Caledonia SOCIETY ISLANDS Tahiti ' SOUTH PACIFIC 8 1. Pearl Harbor. Hawaii 2 Subic Bay, Philippines 3. Male. Maldive Is. 4. Masirah. Saudi Arabia 5. Diego Garcia 6. Fremantle. Australia 7. Sasebo. Japan 8 Yokosuka. Japan 9. Guam 10. Satawan Is. FAMILY AND FRIENDS SAY GOOD-BYE March 17, 1983 BARRON C. NELSON COMMANDER UNITED STATES NAVY COMMANDING OFFICER Commander Barron C. Nelson is a native of Stockton, California. He graduated from Trinity University of San Antonio, Texas and was commissioned through the Reserve Officer Candidate Program on September 18, 1964. His first tour of duty was on board the USS FIREDRAKE (AE-14), homeported in Port Chicago, California. Subsequent shipboard tours included the USS HIGBEE (DD-806), USS TAWASA (ATF-92) as Commanding Officer, and USS KISKA (AE- 35) as Executive Officer. Some of Commander Nelson ' s shore tours have been on the staff of Naval Destroyer School, Flag Secretary of the Pacific Training Command, and a placement officer and special assistant in the Surface Warfare Officer Assignment Division of the Naval Military Personnel Headquarters in Washington, D.C. During his career. Comm ander Nelson has been awarded two Navy Commendation Medals, a Navy Achievement Medal and several other personal and unit awards. He is married to the former Kimberly Allison von Alt of Syosset, New York. They have two daughters, Michaely and Laura. Commander Nelson ' s family resides in the San Francisco Bay Area. EXECUTIVE OFFICERS RICHARD B. CHARUHAS Commander United States Navy August 1981- August 1983 JOHN P. VILLAROSA Lieutenant Commander United States Navy August 1983- WEST-PAC ' 83 MARCH 21-SEPT 17 TABLE OF CONTENTS page 4 Commanding Officer 6 Executive Officer 8 Department Heads 10 Families and Friends 12 Air Detachment 14 Deck Department 26 EOD Team 28 Engineering Department 38 Operations Department 44 Suppl y Department 48 Executive Division 65 Ports of Call 86 Coming Home DEPARTMENT HEADS ■ m % " m w T y 1 f ■ ( LCDR Barry Coome LT Anthony Moddesette ni Hr • Km H ' LCDR Jerry Haggerty LT David Vann LT James Maus — » .. 10 March 21, 1983 1500— The ammunition ship USS Mount Hood departs her homeport of Naval Weapons Station, Concord, California for what is to become her eighth western Pacific deployment. As with any extended cruise, what you expect to encounter is limited only by your imagination. In the following pages, you ' ll find the moments of excitement, drama, action and adventure, all captured through the magic of photography. You ' ll meet the stars who made this show the success that it was. And you ' ll see some of the more beautiful parts of this world that we were able to visit. _Z. " " ' ' . 11 AIR DET LT R. Parker LT J. Green LT J. V alenti P LT J. elites LTJG M Woehler CW02 F Stebbing AMHC R Hawn 12 HC-11 DET 2 ADl S. Strayhorn ADl J. Davis AMSl B. Joyner AMH2 J. Seikel AMH2 S Trevino AMH3 J. Cole AT2 J. Adam AD2 M. Williams AE2 D. Miller AMH2 A Talampas PR2 M. Sahagun ADS R. Ledbetter ADS R. Menard ADAN T. Sims AMS3 P. Causey AEAN J. Caulder 13 DECK DEPARTMENT CW03 W ' Dammit Mate " Langhofer BMC J Higg.ns BMl D Morris BM2 K Shoen BM3 M McLean BM3 C Cornick BM3 F, Bergman BM3 T Frazee SN D. Eby SN R Barba SA J Orr SA L McCown SA P Guwin 14 1ST DIVISION SN R Zeiler SA R Heath SA M Bettencourt SA T Morns SA R Nickell SA M Vincent SA D Champagne SA F McClinton 15 2ND DIVISION BMC R- Springmeyer BMl L. Gilbow LTJG J Downey BMl K. Coney BM2 S. May BM2 C. Lessard BM2 A. Martam BMSN P. Deming BM3 S. Cole BMSN D, Henry SN T. Moser SN J. Walthall SN K. Case BM3 T. Rhodes SN S. Henrichs 17 BM3 J Salinas SN B, Walsh SR G Osborn SN M. Castro SA S. Kidwe SN E. Revette SA B, Davis SA R Karno 18 19 WEAPONS ENS T. Brown GMGC L. Morehead GMGl L. Kilgorc GMG2 S Condon GMG2 D Bradley GMG2 G Williams GMG2 J, Blackford GMG3 K. Evans GMG3 G Friel GMG3 J. Copeland GMG3 M Bowman SN J Mcdlin SN R McPhcrson SN M Lundberg V ikv: 20 3RD DIVISION GMG3 D, Brierly SA M Finney GMG3 J. Walker GMG3 N. Oexman SR M. Licon SA J. Anderson SN V. Franklin SA D Colwell 21 SR T Hobson SN R Lee SN D, Stevenson SN T Mcod 22 STREAM TEAM n ENS K Morris EMC H. Herrmann K V H P 1 L 1 ' ii 1 t A i » r .! BM2 P Owens BM3 G. Scoles SN P Collins SN L Wilson BMSN T. Messer SN D Back SN T. Scott SN R Barcelona SN A. Johnson SN M- Freeman SN F Rees FN M. Wilson 23 MMl M Alvarez MMl D Williams EM2 I Frulla I EMS R Monies MM3 K Walters FN R Bretz FN L. Marquez EMFN M. Vernon 24 MM3 D. Holder. FN L. Hill FN D. Brockman 25 E.O.D. TEAM ENS G, Peterson ABl R Shipp BMl E Parker PR3 R Bohn 26 m ' ' !.. - i r- 27 ENGINEERING LTJG S Wellbank MMC J Carter No Picture Available VgganPo ENl J Schmidt MMl R Johnson MM2 D Flers EN2 W Gaetos MMFN T Medina MMFN K Benjamin MMFN D Bailor MMFA M Brown 28 A-GANG EN3 J, McCabe FN F. Barron FN K, Bruton FN R. Hernandez 29 B-DIVISION BTC T. Stoker BTC D, Chassereau BTl J Rowland BTl R Evans BT2 W Edwards BT2 T Parsons BT3 T Haul BT3 J Lynch SN W Bright BTFN S. Goldade BTS A Jackson FN S Hargctt BTFA D Fisher BTFA N DeGuzman 30 BTFA T Kittredge BTFN D. McGowan BTFN L, Anderson BTFA J Patzuis 31 32 E-DIVISION ICFN G, Danner ICFN M. Williams ICFN C Phillips EMI J DeGuzman EMS R- Draper EMS G Hutchinson EMFN J Dennis EMFN T Ahrent EMFA G. Clarke 1C2 J. Fowley IC2 D. Nance 1C3 G. England IC3 D. Butler ICFN S. Haskett ICS R Raynor 33 M-DIVISION CW03 D Fine MMC J. Kraft MMl M Willard MMl C- Norby MM2 G. Kiel MM2 J, Grant MM2 M Shirley MM3 J Bradfute MM3 M Daugherty MMFN J. Wright FN G- Martinez MMFN R Flores MMFN D Hicks FA H. Taylor V W 34 FA K, Lee MMFN B. Reese PR K, Fuller MM3 D. Brock 35 R-DIVISION ENS T Thompson HTC E. Stemmer HTC J Ralston HT2 B Bailey HT2 R Gardner HT2 M. Allen HT2 D Wimmer HTFN F Shugerman HT3 G. North HT3 S, Ream HT3 R. Stratton FR R. Favorit 36 37 OPERATIONS PCI O Ocampo PC2 K Anderson SMI G Galaway SM2 J. Wells ENS T Conley SM2 R. Middleton SMS T, Parsons SMSN J. Williams SMSN B Hustad JOSN B. Flath W r " - r I 5N S. Schmersal r SA R Heck L. " PCSN J Chav.s r i ' M 38 OC-DIVISION RMSN T. Matheison RMSA R. Miller SMSA M Robinson RM2 R, Yount RM3 A. Ramirez RM3 D Parker RMS N, Wash RMS C Thompson SN R. Littlefield RMSN K. Wiley 39 OE-DIVISION ENS. L. Bowles ET2 R DeHorney EW2 M Bertan ET2 E. Markowitz ET3 R Rozycki EWSN E Brown EWSN C. Rompel ETSN A Evans ETSN P, Mellon Tj)e ri9ioal racl e,?op r»v 40 OI-DIVISION OSSN J. Gary OSSN J, Zimmerman OSSN R. Hamaker OSl D Wood OSl W. Wright OSS H Obrist OS3 F Gorman OSS J Taylor EWSN M, Bilbrey OSSN D. Brown OSSN S, Baker OSSA J Cummings 41 NAVIGATION ENS A. Mitchell QMC K Kinnaly ?■ wrs f fl B!Sf QM3 W Groeneveld QMSN R English SN A English SN W Secger QM2 N. Vanbuskirk QM2 K Ritchie QM3 S Pulaski QMl W. Wiskari QM2 J Wilder 42 i 43 SUPPLY-SK ' S SKCS J. Pfondevida SKI E, Tuason SK3 K Brown SK3 H. Gonzales SKSN J Franck SKSA T Keough SKSA J Comia SKSA D Williams 44 MS ' S MSC R. Montilla MSI R. Manalili MS2 J. Napier MS2 R. Jones MS2 J. Ford MS3 A. Carpenter MSSN Q. Bailey MSSN S. Diggs MSSN D. Becerra MSSN R. Layug MSSN D. Wolfe MS3 J. Johnwell 45 SH ' S SHI L Deguzman SH2 D Vadnais SH2 L. Diaz SHSN T Crowley SHSA T Merritt SHSA M Ferguson SHSA W Cardona SHSA A Macias SHSN R, Knowles SHSN H Grey P 46 DK ' S DKl R Aragon DK3 W, Hudson DKSA M. Cacho DKSA B. Franklin 47 EXECUTIVE OSCM J Blackard NCC G. Marshall ETC M. Henderson PNC F. Gando F tB r . w- YNl R Soliven PN3 D Tuyor 9iy YN3 D Aurandt YN3 V Owens SN C Acala YNSN H. Revis 48 X-DIVISION l _ MAA MAI J Auld BM l R. Altares BM2 J, Gessler PACE INSTRUCTORS WHAT ' S UP DOC? HMl R. Venegas HM2 D. Grover HM3 J. Ruiz 49 Above Right: OSCM Blackard " woggles " his way through the chute. Above Center: CDR Nelson adds a new dimension to the stockade as LCDR Villarosa looks on. Above Left: ET2 DeHorney in the stocks with a mouthful. Below Right: SN Back enjoys this fine Navy day. Below Left: King Neptune and the wog beauty queen (alias LCDR Coome and HTFN North). 50 51 OUR PEOPLE 52 1 « t 53 Above Right: CDR Nelson meets the beauty queen. Above Left: HT3 Gardner barks like a wog. Below Right: From left: BMC Springmeyer, HTC Stemmer and BMC Higgins assemble a potential wog buster. Below Left: Appetizing, huh? 54 55 % 4 ■ T.- t, 56 57 Above: OSCM Blackard gets through the cargo net at the beginning of the course. Right: CW03 " Dammit Mate " Langhofer and company running the show. 58 Left: CDR Nelson kisses the Royal Baby (BTl Evans the owner) while MMl Murray (left) and MR2 Lavoy observe. Below: LCDR Coome introduces the beauty contest winner, HTFN North, to the shellback group. 59 60 r i.j 4 61 Right: BT2 Houde gets introduced to the coffin. Below: LT Clites does time in the stockade. IM 62 Left: SN Diggs ' reaction after dunking in the tank. Below; Professor Mondini honors the beloved Beauty Queen (HTFN North) while " Wog Dog " LT Green looks on. 63 R WlilllEII ll». I ' QRT liltlllllE F11.I0Q-II6 64 I ¥AIJi¥IIAI.I A 66 67 HONG KONG 1 68 69 If !■ || I I I ' I I I I i nn • ' i« ■ • (c«i«« t««ifi « •• ■• • .. m f l :b» ' 1 ■iaigiiM ' : « ♦1 l WW imssBm AM t ? m m«« " ' r ■W[ w« «aM«4i T ji " »mmi mwm •■■■■J »•••• S£ £ A iM««i rf,V — - - [tm%l 70 72 PHILIPPINES 74 €i W.lfe V- jJ mil ti- c m MORE OF OUR CREW 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 CRUISEBOOK STAFF ENS. EDITOR A.E. Mitchell LAYOUT ARTIST SN. R.R. Heck COPY WRITER JOSN. B.C. Flath CONTRIBUTING PHOTOGRAPHERS SN. R.R. Heck JOSN. B.G. Flath SN. R.J. Barcelona SMI. G.W. Galaway BMl. K.W. Coney SHSN. T.A. Merritt BM3. M.E. McCIean SMS. T.E. Parson RMS. D.L. Parker QMS. S.G. Pulaski QMSN. W.C. Seeger QM2. J. P. Wilder 83 ;VX ' ■ TIGERS 85 86 I 87 88 vm m
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