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Bobby C. Odom
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Bobby C. Odom
MM3, US Navy, ret
339 West 32 Street
Tucson, Az. 85713
Cell 406-3470

Joined us navy on 17 birthday July 8 1956. went through boot camp at USNTC San Diego CA  Assigned USS Grady DE 445 after boot camp training reserves on 2 week cruises. Ship had one third crew and 2 third reserves. Ship was decommissioned late 1957.  I was mm in forward engine room as throttle man. Transferred to uss george de 697 training reserve still decommission in late 1958.both ships went through u.t.e.(underway training exerise at fleet sonar school in san Diego CA.  Honorable discharge in dec.(hardship)after death in faimly.some guys i remember leroy bostic,fuzzy foster,bob haun.pappas,j.cook,warren caswell(drummer)co j.j.hafner otis floyd (H)harris from Tucson, AZ. Would like to hear from some of the guys !

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