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NCCS, USN, Retired
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Alan W. Boyce
DC-2 1960-1967 USN
4536 Von Talge RD.
St. Louis Missouri 63128
314 892 2884
Served from 1960 to 1967. Boot camp at Great Lakes. Assigned
Intrepid CVA-11 out of Norfolk VA. Did two Med. cruise,s.
In late 1963
was transferred to Washington DC. I was assigned to the
home of the Chief of Naval Operations. I worked for Admirals George Anderson
and David L. McDonald.
I attended the funeral of President John F. Kennedy while
in DC.My last duty
was aboard the USS Salish out of Mayport Fla. We were
the prime ship that fought the fires aboard the cruise ship Vi king Princess
as she burned in the Carribean.
We also stopped Cuban Naionals from entering Guantamo
Naval Base by sea while patroling the entrance to the base. By the way
the USS Salish ATA-187 was a sea going tug.
PS--- THE BEST YEARS OF MY LIFE WAS MY TIME IN THE UNITED
HONORABLY DISCHARGED IN 1967
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