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Discussion in 'US Coast Guard Forum' started by pakettle, Jan 9, 2007.

  1. pakettle

    pakettle

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    Spent 4 years in the CG, 1956 -1960 on Lake Superior.Served on the CGC Woodrush.engineman 2nd class.Also light house keeper at Split Rock Light on minnesota's north shore and Devils Island on the south shore. Had a great time.I'm sure a lot has changed in the CG since I was in it.Its a great service.:thumbsup:
     
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    Howdy from CGDONE! Ex Boatswain / Coxwain on the 40 & 44 footers. Boston Station, Jonesport station, CGC Chase & CGC Cape Fairweather. '71-'79.

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    Kodiak PA Bear Land

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    USCG 1980-2000! Happily retired.
     
  4. TexasFatboy

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    USCG 1990 to present, 3 more years to go :thumbsup:
     
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    Trebuchet Sláinte !

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    Fatbiy, What company were you. I came in in 1990 also (D-134)
     
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    Started in A-133 and ended up in C-133, got rephased due to the Cape May Funk!
     
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    MK1, 2000-present. Only 13 more years yay!!!:thumbsup:
     
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    MK2 here, '99 to present and loving it! I-155
     
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    Fond memories in Wilmington. I'm originally from fayetteville. Are you on the diligence? If you are tell ens. Laubenheimer that Will from the hammerhead says hello.
     
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    No, Im at the MSU. Im originally from near Topsail Island here.
     
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    Well in that case, tell BM2 Martin I said hello. We were stationed together in Kenosha before he went to the gulf. One of my favorite drinking partners.:thumbsup:
     
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    HAHA no way, I was in the gulf with Marty, we were on the same boat over there and roomates and then we both ended up at the MSU.
     
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    That guy is one of the funniest bastards I have ever met in my life. I used to give him a hard time about the whole menanite/amish thing. I have been trying to get a hold of him but everytime I call there he is out of the office or on leave or somewhere.:thumbsup:
     
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    Yeah he has been TAD quite a bit and on leave. I give him a load of crap all the time about the same stuff. He is a trip though. We will be in the office tomorrow morning going out for a boarding sometime tomorrow though