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Celebrating Seventyeth Birthday as a Corporal in the
Camden County (GA) Sheriff's Office Search & Rescue Unit
"Deputy for Emergency Field Communications & Logistics."

(The picture is me alongside the mobile unit.) 
Command and Control Unit parked, in the shade of course,
providing law enforcement services at the 2006 Georgia
Crawfish Festival on the Satilla River at Woodbine Ga.

Member, NAVetsUSA 
William H Wood, Sr.
1998 - Radio Five on board USS Salem CA-139 at Quincy Massachusetts.  Active HAM and MARS radio station now onboard ship - Call letters K1USN and NNN0IQY 
Phone (912) 673-1738 

Served in following ships and stations: 

  • RTC/NTC Bainbridge Maryland 
  • NAVSTA WASHINGTON (Anacostia) 
  • USS Salem CA-139 
  • Naval Communication Station Newport RI 
  • Naval Station Argentia Newfoundland 
  • USS Northampton CC-1 
  • A few USNR units attached to NRC Poughkeepsie NY 
Served temporary duty on the following vessels, times varied 
  • USS Bassett APD-73 
  • USS Stormes DD780 
Reserve crew on USS Newman K Perry DD883

Chief Operator of the following Regional MARS Radio Stations 

  • NAV-1 Philadelphia  late 70s 
  • NAV-4 Great Lakes 1980-82 
Last duty station : Staff, NAVSCHOL ET-A NTC Great Lakes IL 

Disability Retired USN 29 September 1982 at Great Lakes IL 

Retired from USMA West Point as civilian employee and volunteer on board USS Salem CA-139 now centerpiece of the US Naval and Shipbuilding Museum at Quincy, Mass. 

In 1999 moved  myself and MARS Station from Highland Mills, NY,
to St. Marys, Georgia.


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