Lofberg (DD 759) - Naval Cruise Book

 - Class of 1965

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OFFICER 31 March - W.G. MADILL, JR. Commander, USN Commander William G. Madill, Jr., a native of Detroit, Michigan, enlisted in the NHVY in October l94l He had advanced t S , , o econd Class Electrician's Mate before being selected fgl' the Naval College Training Program in 1943. Upon completing the Mechanical Engiiieeggeg College Training Program at the University of Michigan in October 1945, he was comm1ES1 was Ensign, USNR. His first billet was First Lieutenant aboard the USS ROWE CDD-5649. 15 Of- followed by a tour aboard the USS SHELTON QDD-7905, and then a tour as Commu.n1cat1QnS of ficer for TACRON THREE. Intermediate tours ranging from Operations fEXecutive Officer - the USS RAYMOND QDE-3411 to Commanding Officer of the USS ENGAGE QMSDO-433710 Cong- munications Officer for COMPHIBGRU THREE provided him with a highly diversified bHC ground. Commander Madill graduated from the George Washington University with an AB degli? in Business Administration, 22 February 1962, as a result of participating in their College General Studies after-hours program while on duty in OPNAV The 'CAPTAIN is h ' aut orized to wear the American Defense, the American Theatre, the European Theatre fone starj, the World War Two Victor h y, t e Navy Good Conduct, the National Defense, and the Armed Porces Expeditionar med l y a s. Commander Madill is married to the form J er anet W. Stober of Maplewood, New Jersey. They reside in Coronado with their two sons, Bill and Tom. COMMANDING

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Not ,lust A Good Old Man-- A GREAT One! FROM THE FORMER OLD MAN: "During this past year that I have served as your Commanding Officer, I have watched you do all of those things expected of you, and in times of trial and greatest need, put forth the extra effort that was required to complete the necessary work. Each of you has upheld and enhanced a proud reputation among your comrades, together you have fostered the LOFBERC'S reputation among her sistershipsg and last and most important, your Nation's reputation among the Nations of the world. "I-Iold your heads high, stick out your chests and be proud of a job up to now well done. Continue, I emplore you, to serve with Commander MADILL and the officers that follow him as you have served with me to the honor and glory of LOFB ERC, our Navy, and our great country. "God bless you all and speed you on your way toward the goals He set out for you." --R. M. HUSTY ABOUT THE FORMER OLD MAN: Commander Richard Marshal I-IUSTY, U.S.N., was born on 21 July 1925, in Westhampton Beach, Long Island, New York. Upon graduation from the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy in June 1945, he was commissioned Ensign. I-Iis term of active duty in the U.S. Navy commenced on 19 August 1946, when he reported aboard the USS MACOMB QDMS-235 to assume the duties of Assistant Engineering Officer. Cdr. HUSTY has servedin various other sea duty and shore duty billets during the past 20 years including Commanding Officer, USS SACIMAN CATF-1615 and Chief Staff Officer and Engineering fMaterial Officer for COMDESRON NINE. I-le qualified for command of destroyers in November 1961, and has since then completed one year of U.S. Naval Post Graduate School. Cdr. HUSTY served as Engineering Officer aboard the USS LAKE CHAMPLAIN QCVS-395 from July 1962 until January 1964, when he assumed command of the LOFBERC. Cdr. I-IUSTY has been awarded the following campaign and service medals: World War II Victory Medal, European Occupational Medal, National Defense Medal, Merchant Marine World War II Victory Ribbon, Merchant Marine Atlantic War Zone Ribbon, Merchant Marine Mediterranean, Middle East War Zone Ribbon, and the Command at Sea Medallion. C C Commander, ,U.S. N may



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CHAN GE OF CUMMAND 31 March 1965 On 31 March 1965, Commander W. C. Madill relieved Commander R. M. Husty as Commanding Officer, USS LOFBERC, while at sea. Attendance at the ceremony was limited to the ship's officers and chief petty officers and a selected group of other enlisted men. Commander Husty was presented with a gift from the crew at a farewell party which immediately followed the change of command ceremonies. It s been great Sir!

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