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Ralph E Strunk, Jr.

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Ralph E Strunk, Jr.
430 Indian Mountain Lakes
Albrightsville, PA 18210

1979 through 2002
I join the Navy in 1979.  I was off to Orlando Florida for Recruit Training. My duty stations
consist of the following:
1979-1980 KMC Military Camp on the Big Island ofHawaii
1980-1983 USS Whipple (FF-1072) stationed at Pearl HarborHI
1983-1986 Personnel Support Detachment Jacksonville, Fl & Helicopter
 Anti-Submarine Warfare
Squadron One also at Naval Air Station, Jacksonville, FL
1986-1987 USS Joseph Hewes (FF-1078) stationed at Charleston, SC
1987-1988 Commander Mine Squadron Two, Charleston, SC
1988-1991 USS Blakely (FF-1072) stationed at Charleston, SC 1991-1994 Strike
Fighter Squadron
204 at New Orleans, LA 1994-1998 Patrol Squadron 64 at Willow Grove, PA
1998-2002 Naval Reserve Readiness Command Region Four and Naval Reserve Center 
Fort Dix, NJ
I have received the following military decorations:
Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (2 awards)
Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (4 awards)
Joint Unit Commendation Ribbon (2 awards)
Coast Guard Meritorious Service Ribbon with Operational 0  Navy Unit
 Meritorious Service
Ribbon (2 awards)
Navy "E" Ribbon (5 Awards)
Navy Good Conduct Medal (6 Awards)
National Defense Service Medal
Armed Forces Service Medal
Humanitarian Service Medal (2 Awards)
Sea Service Deployment Ribbon (2 Awards)
Naval Reserve Sea Service Ribbon
Naval and Marine Corps Overseas Service Ribbon
Coast Guard Special Operations Service Ribbon
Armed Forces Reserve Medal
Enlisted Surface Warfare Specialist Device
Command Career Counselor Badge

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