I don't usually do this, but thought the shipmates might find this email interesting. It is from Dave Schultz at HullNumber.com and he has located several articles our "E" commendation in 1961 and our service in the Missile Crises. Email follows:
To: Dick Braun
US Navy - HullNumber.com Fall 2014 Newsletter
ALL HANDS MAIN INDEX - 1000+ New Articles Posted
Example: Way Back When: The Evolution of Nautical Terms
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The ALL HANDS project was started in 2012. Extracting 75 years of articles,
categorizing them, and building and refining the code to make them available
is a big job. I foresee posting 1000 articles with each Spring and Fall
Newsletter over the next couple of years.
Much, much, much more ALL HANDS to come!
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God bless and protect our Sailors, Soldiers, Airmen and Marines as we
again face a determined and ruthless enemy.
My best wishes to you and yours for the oncoming Holiday Season,
Dave Schultz - Web PO