74 (I believe)
Diana Rios RE Tom
submitted by firstname.lastname@example.org
Citizenship = USA; Service =
USN; Outfit = NMCB10
My_Quest = Find people who knew my dad
VT_of_a_Swallow = I don't think you're talking
about the bird lol
My_Warstory = I'm interested to hear stories
about my dad while he was in the service. He is still
alive, and I can ask him, but it would be fun to hear
about him from another's perspective. My dad is Tom
McCracken, his home station was Port Heuneme (sorry if
I spelled it wrong). I'm not positive on the dates
that he was on DG. I can also pass on email addresses
to my dad or give you his if you would like.
[Editor's Note: Tom is at
email@example.com as of September 2013...]
PLANNED! NMCB 133 '73 - '77.
From Bob Gross. I am
planning a reunion for the last week in April
2013. The site of choice is a house located on
Lake Anna Va. It has 10 bedrooms that sleeps 24,
dock with canoe and paddle boat and much more. John
Goslin is bring his boat too. Wives
welcome. Approx. cost is $150+ for each
individual which includes your guest if you have one..
So far we have 10 peeps. I am looking for Dave
Connor (Conner?) and Dave Oliver.
Anyone that may be interested or knows someone I might
know during this period can contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org
Barney Meyer = email@example.com
Citizenship = USA;
Service = USN;Outfit = nmcb 74 c co
aspestosis on Diego Garcia. I was on the rock
from mar 73 until nov 73 i worked on the paint crew
and the asphalt crew i was just diagnosed with
asbestosis. I just want to know if any body has been
diagnosed with the same?
Dear Mr Morris,
Me and my
friends have a hobby and that’s collecting flag icons on
emails from all over the world. But BIOT is such
a problem to get, it hasn’t been around since 2010,
till 4 days ago, now everyone is trying to lay their
hands on it. Is there any way to get in touch
with people on the island or in Diego Garcia, because
that’s what we need, a person who is in BIOT and has
it’s IP address there.
really hope you can help me, any feedback at all is
very much appreciated.
Max Huijink (NL)
<firstname.lastname@example.org>; posted Feb 15, 2012
I'm late 20's
something radio broadcaster with several radio
stations in the USA. I love hearing recordings of
radio stations from all over the globe. If anyone
who was stationed in Diego Garcia in the distant
recordings of the American or British forces
radio stations that may have operated
there, I'd love to hear them. I'm also very
interested in anyone who was recently on Diego
Garcia or may be there now who could record the
radio stations for me. I can't really afford to
pay you, but I will be glad to pay postage there
and back along with the cassette tapes and
anything else necessary. If you can help,
please email me! Thanks, Paul (Email: Walkerbroadcasting@gmail.com)
I would like to find out
information about old members of the Diego Garcia Yacht Club
Bob Thomas [email@example.com].
1990 or 1991
I would like to find a friend from my time on the
island. Her name was Gabriella Drayden and she
was part of a VP squadron in 1990 or 1991.
Christian Landinaff [firstname.lastname@example.org] - on
DG May 1988 - December 1991.
Bye, Edward S CTR USA OSD P&R IM BAH [mailto:email@example.com]
Read your great site o DGAR. I was the OIC at the
clinic 98 - 99 and I loved every minute. Do you know
or have you heard ANYTHING about a Connie Day who works
Air Ops? I retired from the Navy in
2005 after 32 years (12 E/20 O)...DGAR was, by far, my
Edward S. Bye
CDR MSC USN (RET)
Booz | Allen | Hamilton
Hey a Friend of mine is getting ready to
launch a new phone app for cigar smokers. It
looks pretty cool and easy to use, if you've
seen me try to use the new phones you know thats
saying alot. If you have a Facebook account and
friend the page the app will be free for you to
Search for "IVice Cigars"
Don't know if you are into this or not but
thought I'd forward the information, tell
anybody you know that's into cigars.
Love and hugs Elisabeth
married and we have two baby boys aged 8 months and
you can help us with one little thing. I know it'll
sound childish, so please don't laugh on that but you
see, with having two baby boys life is sometimes
different from what one might expect.
So, the thing is, that me and
my wife have decided to teach our sons to respect
other countries from a very early age. In this project
we first created a family website (http://szabo-peter.mindenkilapja.hu/)
which recognizes visitors from all over the world
country flag of all new visitors. In the
evenings we tend to sit in front of the screen
selecting a country (either where we've been to or
where we'd like to travel or about countries that
exist only in our dreams to travel to) putting the
flag in front of our boys (they love the colours of
them!) and talking about the countries (although they
don't understand us yet...)
First, of course we read
about those countries we want to talk about. (We have
a great book from Lonely Planet containing all
So, we've never had anyone to talk to from BIOT, so if
anyone visits our website (which automatically adds
the flag of BIOT to the list of countries) they will
be the first.
I hope you understand this...
(I told you it'd sound childish) but it would mean a
lot to us.
In the website they'll find
the photos of our twins as well as a picture of the
whole family, and of course the list of flags from
those countries where there have been a visit from
(now there are 217 different countries)
I think any Internet
connection works except for the wireless one (because
it only adds "unknown satellite provider") but when
they visit the site from Diego Garcia they'll see in
the flaglist whether her flag appeared or not (usually
5 mins needed for the application to refresh itself)
Of course, feel free to check
the website yourself and if you can help me by asking
some of your friends there to make a visit on our
site, I'd really appreciate that.
Peter Korponay-Szabo, Hungary [firstname.lastname@example.org]
1990 - Ritter, John A.
[JOHN.A.RITTER@saic.com], wants a picture of the O'Club bell!
He was in one of the first B-52s to take off in Desert
Storm. Read his story at
Name = Clete Long
submit_by = email@example.com
Citizenship = USA
Service = USN
Outfit = nmcb 40
My_Warstory = looking for sum guys jay jenkins, joe
molina, tony wallace, eddie oats, eddie zapow, mike
watson, tony duhamel, jim duback, jerry tewles,
terry monser, willey, reedy. or any one else
that may remember Clete Long.
Richard S. Watson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
As a bit of background, I was employed as a MSCPAC
Staff Purser and was sent to DG in early 82 for my
first tour of 13 months. I
returned in 83 for 10 more months and then again in
early 85 for about 8 more months. During that
time, I worked for the CO of MPSRON 2 and lived on the
island - first in old splinterville, then to a quonset
in front of the "O" club. Then
they built some apartments and I was given one of
them, talk about heaven.....
Anyway, during my second
tour, I was allowed to join in the Brit Club as a
member. I purchased a
ball cap and T-shirt from them which is after these
many years, starting to fade and get a bit ragged so I
am investigating a means of obtaining some replacement
articles and wonder if you happen to have any e-mail addresses for
the Brits on the island that I can communicate with?
Getting on in years now and
only have very FOND memories of the great times that I
spent on DG. I can send
you a bunch from the civilian/military side of living
on the island if you would like me to.
Thank you for your kind attention to this.
Richard Watson Staff Purser (ret)
a BM3 when I arrived on the Rock in July of 1983.
Worked in Harbor Ops, then in the tower. Would love
to find some of my friends from that time. Brits: Steve Payne,
John Gough, Eddie Eldridge, Pony Moore, and
many others. US
Navy: Bob Enloe, Tom Bray, Chief "Willie"
Williams, Lisa Harris, Jeanette Jenkins,
and more that I can't seem to remember right now. I
would really love to hear from any of you.
Thanks for the great site. I have lots of pictures
that I am going to dig out and send to you. Great
fun like the Columbus Day Parade, and the horse
races down at the Brit Club.
Jay Chamberlain = email@example.com
Citizenship = USA
Service = USN
Outfit = NMCB 62
My_Quest = To find an old aqauintance
I'm looking for a YN2 or PN2 named Kim Turner who
I went to Montolian night with.
name is Carol Nunes. my brother, Dave Nunes,
NMCB5, was stationed on d.g. in 1980. i am
looking for his buddies who served with him on the
island "where the elite meet". i can be
reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
thanks for your help and thanks for this great
3821 Falmouth Road Unit 6
Marstons Mills, MA 02648
My Name is Kenny Greco and I served on DG in both
'79-80 and '81, some of the best memories of my life.
I'm looking for a good friend of mine named Kenny Horn who served
'79-80. I would like to get back in touch
with him if possible. Please email Pinscher319@gmail.com
if anyone has a clue about the other Kenny.
I boxed for the USS HOLLAND AS-32 on the WESTPAC
cruise Apr 1983 - Feb 1984, having a long string of
knockouts, while returning to the US the boxing
matches were shown as part of our entertainment.
Someone has video of them. Please if anyone
knows how to get those video's please let me know or
get them and I am willing to pay for them.
Christopher L. Melton <email@example.com>
I served on the rock in 2002 and I am trying to hunt
down the infamous jungle juice recipe that they served
at the Seamen's Club. Not sure if u live there but
would you be able to help me out or tell me how to get
a hold of the club?? Thanks!
From Dec 2009: I was
in contact with Chris Parsons, Royal Navy MA from
73/74/75 time frame. I was a HM2 with
MCB-10. I would really like to get back in
touch with him. A couple of things
happened at the same time-PC crashed and I lost all
my contacts,and I fired Charter as ISP and so
had to change my email address. New email is firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank
Weldon Spring, MO
From December 2009: My
name is Debra Sellers Underwood. My brother Jeffrey Lynn
Sellers served aboard the USS LY Spear from
I believe it was 1979 - 1980. He passed away while
onboard the ship. I'm looking for anyone who would
have served with him. Especially trying to locate a
Canada who my brother lived with in
Norfolk, VA and he also escorted my brothers body
back home. I would love to hear from anyone that
knew my brother. Please contact me
at this email address: email@example.com. Thank you so much for
your help and for putting together a site that helps
to keep my brothers memory alive.
another request for anyone with a BIOT server to log
in to a website so their "flag counter" can get a BIOT
i am another one bothering for getting BIOT flag in the
flagcounter of my site. You are my last
possibility, i'm not able to find anyone paying me a
visit. God bless the one that will click on one of my
Ok i know, there is almost nothing in them, but i only
use these two pages for my collection.
Greetings from Italy,
request for someone who's got an old license plate from
Citizenship = USA; Service = USN
My_Quest = anyone else have sarcoids
My_Warstory = I am writing for my brother Mark who has
been slowly dying from sarcoids. I think he got it
from serving on Diego Garcia and building a landing
strip. He inhaled all that dust while operating heavy
machinery and building the landing strip during the
Has anyone else out there had similar problems?
Please help him get his service connected rating for
its very hard to find a
contact to your Islands ! BIOT!
I am shure you understand me,
I am a serious collector of CAR REGISTRATION PLATES,
and there are NO CARS there are other vehicles as
bikes, ( 1990 ) which had plates in Diego Garcia.
I have the world nearly
complete,but NOT B.I.O.T.islands. Do you see a chance
to help me ? maybe they are in garages, police,
government, old friends which had a bike and a bike
I send you any amount you
need in U $ or EURO.
Meanhile there are also a few
cars .. BIOT 12 with very low numbers. May interest is
a car number - did you hear about that from the
British Club ????
Any hope for me to get help
Thank you. Best regards from Germany
D 65934 Frankfurt/Main
From Fred Castle, DG
78-79; Posted September 2009: Looking for
anyone presently on Diego Garcia who can help with
my daughter's college project. She needs some "beach glass"
(glass or porcelin shards found on the beach out
there). I will gladly pay shipping
and negotiate the rest. Thanks. Please
contact me at <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Lee Jr. email@example.com
= usaf firefighter
= Want to correspond with other usaf firefighters at clark abf in
Here's an unusual
request from Alexandra Rios
[firstname.lastname@example.org] on August 2,
have one simple requests for you and I really hope
you can help me with this.
in my flag counter and I don't know anyone
to ask to help me with this.
can help me with your local IP. The only thing you
need to do is click either on my last.fm page
or My Space account and the flag is registrated. The
hope this does not make any trouble for you! I thank
you in advance and truly appreciate your effort.
best regards all the way from Barbados,
What you'll find on her sites is a hit counter
that shows where visitors' servers are
located. So mine just registered another US
flag. The only server I can think of out
there is with C&W, so if any of you have an
account with them, go to one of Alexandra's pages
and give her a BIOT flag on her counter.
Plus, of you go to her myspace page, she's got a
pretty hot picture of herself...
Hello, was wondering if three wonderful people I
met are out there, was in Diego from 93 to 94, am
looking for Dee
Dee Esteppe was a CTM and Alicia Horn
was a CTT and Charmain
Burnett, was a CTM also. Would also love to
hear from a guy named Joe Head CTR type. Thank you.
David D. Eagle
Cell (360) 929-6185
George Roy McNeilly Jr. <email@example.com>
looking for his OS friends from the
PATWING ONE DET in 1987-1989: Keith
Marth, Jose Coronado, Jaqueline
Serrano and Ensign Becky Roberts.
hi sir! good day! im ROVELYN, filipina working in
taiwan.im wondering if u could help me, im looking
my fiancee, his name is MARK BLANCO, filipino
engineer based in singapore. he is a power technician
and assigned in diego garcia 3 months ago (from
october 30 2008 to jan 2009). he
lived inside a military camp in diego garcia. im
sure most of the filipinos working there knew him
since he is active in the church as choir
member. he mentioned before that he had two
parish catholic priest friend named FATHER UNO
and FATHER DELA ROSA. last january 11 somebody
informed me that he had a heart attack and
rushed to the clinic and reportedly died. im not sure
if its true. i wanted to know what really
happened to him. pls im asking your
help since it impossible for me to do it
alone. pls let me know some information. i
just wanted to know his medical record there and if
possible the contact number of his employer in
singapore. he is connected to GE - GENERAL
ELECTRIC. im not sure if they are just a
contractor...im sure he had some record there.
pls help me find him. u can ask the parish
priest about him. thank u so much and may god
guide u to find him....ill wait for your
(1986-1988 and 1990-1991)
First, let me compliment
you on your superb site. It is absolutely
fabulous! Your people-finding feature is the best
and I just discovered some folks I hadn't heard
from in years.
Now I am looking for a
couple of old buddies that I lost contact
with. They are STEVE RILEY AND STEVE HAWKINS,
both Navy helo pilots who served on Diego between
1986-87. I would very much appreciate it if
you could put my mesage
in your website. Thanks and keep up the
LARRY ORTEGA <firstname.lastname@example.org>
I was on DG in 1980, 1981, and 1982 as a
member of NMCB-62 and I'm trying to track down Max Parker, Scott
Zoeller, Mike Badners and any of the
candice rieberger <email@example.com>
Thursday, October 30, 2008, 4:25 PM
may be a very strange question i came across your
website, i wanted to know if you could help me
find someone that was stationed in diego garcia
1982-1983 he was a merchant marine named jamed
might not be spelling the name right or a denise kovacs it is
important if you have any info i would appreciate
it or at least somewhere i could go and try to
I was a
member of NMCB 62 and was deployed to Diego Garcia
Island; please send me some information
on U.S. Navy Seabees and alcoholism. I am
doing some research.
I am a
former Special Agent of the Naval Investigative
Service (NIS) and had the pleasure of going to
Diego Garcia on three occasions in 1974 starting
in March. I am currently writing a book about my
experiences while with NIS and one of the areas in
the book deals with Diego Garcia. I am attempting to ID the CIO
of the COMSTA during my time there and trying to
obtain a picture of LCDR John Canter, Royal Navy
and any comments anyone may have had about him.
If you can assist me it would be greatly
was wondering if you could help me. I am looking
for anyone who served with my father from
1969-1973 at the CBC Center in Gulfport
father had a life long career in the Seabees. He
served all over the world. His last deployment was
to Camp David Maryland where he was the
President's gardner. He fought in Korea, World War
II and two tours in Vietnam. His name was Robert (pappy) Magaro.
you could help me with this in any way I would be
your site interesting as I was a serving Royal
Naval Wren in DG back in 1985/6
working as PA to the Brit Reps. I was great
friends with Johnny Springer and Budman
(Pilot). I have been trying to contact John Springer but dont know where he
is now. The last contact we had he had met
Fulvia and they had moved to Mount View
help at all?
Stebbings (nee Pettingel)
name is Tamara Reyes I was stationed on Deigo
Garcia in 1982-1983, I am looking for Jeff Tobin, he has a war
story on the site and an email address but it says
the email address is wrong, PLease help me locate
him I have been looking for him since last year
when I opened the diego garcia box and found his
old address, PLease can you help Jeff tobin if
your out there email me.
is Keith Millett & I would like to consider
myself part of the DG Alumni. I was there
with NMCB 74 in
77/78 I think, I can tell you that when I arrived
there we slept in Sea Huts & when I left we
were in air conditioned mods.
I have cooked to many brain cells over the years
to accurately create a timeline of certain parts
of my life, i.e. 1976 thru 1982.
have been able to find a couple of the guys from
my battalion, but would like to find more. We
spent a lot of time together in Okinawa,
Phillipines & Diego Garcia as a GREAT
finale. Please contact me if you think you
could be of any help.
My father, FT Calvert, was there in 1971
NAME = Kyle Calvert Grimes
MY QUEST = To find someone who knew my
E-MAIL = Kyle@igrimes.com
NATIONALITY = American
MY WARSTORY = My father, FT Calvert,
was on the 9 man advance team in 1971. I
am looking for anyone who knew him and can relay
any stories to me. Sadly, he passed away
in 1994. Thank you.
Carl Kearse <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Rodell "Rudy" Kearse it's
your little brother where are you bro i haven't
talked to you since 1984. Mom is gone so is our
sister Judy, what's wrong how could u leave your
baby bro like that contact me please . Corey wants
to talk with you too. hope your all right love you
Carl. 310 704-5593
4 Jan 2010:
Can you please post the following:
Kearse please contact the Dept of the Medical
Examiner in Honolulu. We may have information
regarding the Rodell "Rudy" Kearse you were
searching for. Please call 808-768-3090 or
send an email to email@example.com."
you in advance for your quick response.
Acting Chief Investigator
the Medical Examiner
& County of Honolulu
Bailey <firstname.lastname@example.org) is looking for
AMS2 Richard Whitmoore.
Pasalich <email@example.com> is
looking for RM2 Leslie Ann
Salko from Pennsylvania. They were
stationed together at Hampton Roads in 89-91 and
Jody thinks Leslie went to DG after that.
REUNION ANNOUNCEMENT - AMERICAN
AMPHIBIOUS FORCE ASSOCIATION
GO AGAIN “GATORS”,
time to mark your calendars and start planning
the AAFA Reunion being held at the home of
the LST 325 in Evansville, IN. What a great
week has been planned for you to take advantage of
either all or in part.
dates run from Tuesday, the 25th
of September 2007 to Sunday, the 30th of
September, 2007. The base of operations
will be: The Executive Inn Evansville, 600 Walnut
Street, Evansville, IN 47708. We have rooms
blocked in anticipation of a large turnout.
make your room reservations by calling the
Executive Inn Evansville, in Evansville by calling
their toll-free number 1-877-424-0888. Please
acknowledge to them you are part of the AAFA to
get the favorable rate of $75.00 per night (plus
taxes), which includes breakfast for two (2) each
morning. You will be given coupons upon check-in.
of the large turnout for the weekend, I would
strongly recommend you making your reservation
EARLY, as rooms go very fast. They are already
sold out of any unblocked rooms on the 28th and
29th. Make your reservation as you will have the
opportunity to cancel 72 hrs prior without any
program for the week is as follows:
$25.00 (Friday 9/28/07) They will give us reserved
Show $10.00 (Saturday Eve 9/29/07]
aboard LST 325 – FREE (*)
you can opt for having breakfast at the hotel)
“Higgins Boat” rides – FREE (*)
“Amphibious Tank” rides – FREE (*)
Aztar (Evening) reception – FREE (*) [Wednesday
“On Board” LST 325 – FREE (*) [Thursday Eve
“Presidential Suite” Hospitality Room – FREE (*)
to Evansville Shipyard site (where the LST’s were
built – FREE (*)
to Eastland Mall (shopping) – FREE (*)
to Evansville Museum (tour) – FREE (*)
PLEASE NOTE THE ITEMS MARKED; THESE EVENTS ARE ALL
INCLUDED IN THE REGISTRATION FEE ($25.00) PER
the BIG ONE: They are going to have a couple of
cruises on the LST 325, which will last
approximately 2 to 2 ½ hrs on Thursday 9/27/07.
The only catch to it is, AND THIS IS BECAUSE OF
INSURANCE PURPOSES, you must be a member of the
LST 325 Memorial. Some of us are already members.
After having discussions with the powers to be,
they have agreed to give the AAFA an exclusive
cruise (AAFA people only) if we can come up with
150 members in the LST 325 Memorial. The cost
would be $20.00 per person and this would give you
membership and the AAFA exclusive cruise. Please
see the form to be filled out and returned to the
treasurer, Dave Miller.
if you are interested, for $20.00 you can have an
“airplane flyover of the LST and city. Check our
sign up sheet for that.
have a SMALL hospitality room, which will be
available for each LST to hold a meeting, if they
wish, or do with what we want.
$25.00 registration fee gets you into ALL the FREE
events and BUS transportation to the events and
the ship all week.
really a very busy week and you can participate in
all and/or any part of it. It sure would be nice
if we could get enough to participate and have an
“EXCLUSIVE” cruise on the “325”. You could not
“BUY” this cruise at this price, anywhere! I
already know of 4 or 5 who are members of the LST
forward to having “EVERYONE” there.
looking for a Deb Garris
that worked as an ET at NCTS (R-Site) on Diego in
1988. Can you help?
stationed on Diego Garcia from 1992-1993 with
Patrol Wing one. I was wondering if you would post
my contact info in your war stories section. I am
looking for AW2 Steven
Gessner. He has my dam shark teeth :D
While there I enjopyed deep sea fishing. My last
day on the island I caught an 8' black tip shark.
Steve was going to get it's teeth mounted and
forwarded on to me at my next duty station.
Anyway, I'm sure it's mounted over his mantel
somewhere. LMAO! Anyway, I love your site, has
been great to walk down memory lane. Thanks,
and fair seas!
looking for ET1 Angel
Garcia (Ret), used to be stationed in
Diego Garcia. Wondering if you have any
information on him. Trying to let him know
of a fallen comrad.
am hoping you may be able to help me. I am looking
for Mark Barrow
B.I.O.T. police Deigo Garcia, definately
1994/95. I am his sister.I was adopted into
another family when we were young. My last
contact, was during the years above. I have looked
and looked for him on loads of pages but.....It
would just be good to say "Hi". Thank you. Tracy
RONALD D. MCKINNEY
= NAVY SEABEE COMPANY 312 STEELWORKER
INTEREST IN DG IS = Other
OF MY STORY: = Actually, I Have a Real Story To
WARSTORY = This is Ronald
D. Mckinney's first daughter and I am
trying to find out just little bits of information
on him. He passed away seven years ago and
some things just don't add up with what he told us
and what we have found out on our own. My
father was a bery intellagent man. Loved to
write and loved music. I'm sure he was a
drinker and a smoker. If anyone out there
knows anything about him or remembers him can you
please help me out. I would be glad to hear
from you. Rhonda
REUNION ANNOUNCEMENT - AMERICAN
AMPHIBIOUS FORCE ASSOCIATION
Date: 24 Jan 2007, 08:23:37 AM
Subject: Diego Garcia
My name is
Wayne Halloran & I am affiliated with the
AAFA (please see web site), homepage http://www.gatorforce.com/.
also severed onboard the USS Graham County LST
1176 from 1960 to 1964. We would love to have
some of you guys join our organization
& come to our reunion. This year in Oct will
be held in Evansville, IN hope to the LST 325 .
Your site is great just wish I was there (DG)
after you get to know me you will see that I
would have fit in (like a glove) Drop me a line
at Wayneaye75@aol.com or one of our other
NAME = Trish Schiesser, mother
of LY SPEAR contingency, Andrea
Cosier, McDonald, Rose
MY QUEST = To tell the members of this
group about my daughter who served aboard LY
SPEAR in Diego Garcia 1980.
VT of a SWALLOW = Depends upon how big
the drink is.
E-MAIL = lilreddog1@Yahoo.com
NATIONALITY = Caucasian, USA
SERVICE = U.S. NAVY
UNIT = Boatswain's Mate
RANK/RATE/JOB = E/2 or E/3. Deceased.
MY INTEREST IN DG IS = Other
SUBJECT OF MY STORY: = Other
MY WARSTORY = My daughter,
Andrea, was a member of the crew of the L.Y.
Spear, out of Norfolk, VA. Her ship was called
up during the Iranian Crisis in 1980. She
was never where she was supposed to be at the
time to be there, she had more Captain's Mast's
than anybody else I know of. She wound up in the
brig and in the engine room, on bread and water,
while in Diego Garcia. But, she was a brilliant
woman of 18 who didn't know who she was. She
could have attended Annapolis, but puposely
flunked the test so she could follow in her
father's footsteps (he was in the Merchant
Marine at the time)around the world. So, she
opted for a ship, and she got the SPEAR. She
became one of the first women Shellbacks on a
non-combatant vessel. Her father never became a
Shellback, since he was on non-navy ships while
crossing, but he was an Officer in the Naval
Reserve, so Andrea saluted him when they were
together. Andrea was a sweet, kind, and generous
woman, who loved her family very much - maybe
that is why she screwed up her naval career and
lasted only two years until it was mutually
agreed upon that she exit the service. She was
married, first marriage, to Fred Cosier, who was aboard the LY SPEAR -
has anyone heard of him? or heard from him
recently? He doesn't know that our Andrea, at
age 40, died of breast, lung and brain cancer on
July 19,2002. We miss her terribly and these
websites really contribute to our well being.
She is up in heaven now, looking down upon all
of you, all of us, sending nothing but golden
words to cover our heads as we plow along in
life. If you knew her, please send me an e-mail
at: Clara19126@msn.com - I am Trish Schiesser,
her mother. God Bless everyone of you.
Robert BO Hodson
= mcb patch
VT of a
SWALLOW = zero
= American caucasion
= cen E_4 in 1955 retired in 1991
INTEREST IN DG IS = My Time There is Lost in an
Alcoholic Haze, Help Me Remember!
OF MY STORY: = Actually, I Have a Real Story To
WARSTORY = well i am looking for a pac for he MCB
3, If anyne issillaronund hee tha ws in he
phillipine in 1055 or guam we may know each other.
I eally do want one of these patches and need
tokowwhere icould find one. Thank everyone
for Alice Louise Eubanks
Marsh. She was a dear friend and I
miss her terrible. Maybe someone has contact info.
She and Victoria Reinhardt were buddies of mine in
1983 on the rock.
Spring Street Suite 550
INTEREST IN DG IS = Interested World Citizen
OF MY STORY: = I'd Like to Share Precious Memories
of Drinking/Fishing/Snorkeling/Sailing on Diego
WARSTORY = I was sittin here just remembering my
time on the "Rock". Decided to look up this site
and see if there were any new exciting or funny
stories since I was there 2 years ago, (wow time
does fly!) Man you sure get sick of that
place after a while. It was definatly fun as hell
and I had some awesome experiences while I was
there. I met some really cool people there, one in
particular that I grew very fond of, his nickname
is OZZ. We had some
pretty fun and memorable times together,to say the
least:)! He was so awesome and wish I was in
contact with him now. He made my time there go by
so fast, he left before me and I was heartbroken:(
We kept in contact for a while afterward and for
no apparrent reason I don't hear from him anymore
and don't even know how to contact him. That makes
me really sad because he was so awesome and I just
hate someone as special as him to just
dissappear so suddenly out of my life. If it
wasn't for this crazy island that I just so
happened to get lucky enough to get sent to I
wouldn't have had the amazing experiences I had or
met some really cool people and saw such awesome
things! The ocean is beautiful not to mention the
beautiful white sand that looks like snow! The
beautiful sunrises and sunsets on this "paradise".
The tropical rains that last for days!! Ahhh the
memories, seems like so long ago yet just like
yesterday. Wierd to think that I was on such a
long flight to and from that far away island!!!
Mike Aaron [firstname.lastname@example.org]
Hi Ted, Looking for any e_MAIL
address from any
of the guys that were on DG working for febroe, I was Air terminal Super under
BILL GODSEY AN D JIM MITCHEM. Thank for your
Help, MIKE AARON
From: John W. Morgan
16 Jul 06
Iam attempting to get the name
of the Brit Rep on
Diego Garcia 1973-1975 while I worked there on a few
occasions during that time frame. I recall his
first name was possibly John and he was a
Commander in Royal Navy. I am writing a book
about my experiences working for the DOD and one
section is about Diego Garcia. Any help would be
John W. Morgan
NAME = Eo Kim Brown
MY QUEST = Looking for barbara weaver, radioman
crossrated to UT
VT of a SWALLOW = never tell
E-MAIL = email@example.com
NATIONALITY = real american
SERVICE = usn SEABEE
UNIT = none
RANK/RATE/JOB = EOCN Made E2 3 times
in 6 yrs :(
MY INTEREST IN DG IS = Other
SUBJECT OF MY STORY: = Actually, I
Have a Real Story To Tell
MY WARSTORY = i was am an EO,
stationed in Pearl Harbor with staff Civil
Enginneers, Met barbara, became best buds, lost
contact. I know she left dg and tranfered to
pearl, then she went to adak, last saw in 1985
she was on her way to Port who needs me as a UT
instructor. Anyone who knows where she is or how
to contact her PLEASE E-Mail ME Thanks from one
cb to another.
looking to get in contact w/ any air traffic controllers that
were on board from 2000-2002.
Pineapple, 4days, Bertram, Shannon, Jew, Bean,
Kat... where are you guys!?!
Aaron "OX" Stregles
Editor's Note: Maybe some of you
guys have similar experiences as the
following. My Dad has some problems the VA
says are the result of exposure to Agent Orange,
and Zumwalt's kid died of it...
it was on monday may 8th 1967in the harbor of
= my quest is to get the truth out and also help
my daughter who was bor with spinalbifidia
VT of a
SWALLOW = i'm not sure but on that i
swallowed a lot of agent/orange
309 harbor dr lot 10 edinburg ,pa 16116
= us navy ship the uss edson dd946
= us navy cook cs2 1967
INTEREST IN DG IS = Other
OF MY STORY: = Actually, I Have a Real Story To
MC NULTY CS2 USN
HARBOR DR LOT 10
A HERO JUST A MAN WHO SERVED HIS COUNTRY AND DID
IT WILLINGLY. I
DIDN'T DO ANYTHING THAT A LOT OF MEN WOULDN'T HAVE
DONE. I DID WHAT I WAS TOLD I NEEDED TO DO , AND I
DID IT BECAUSE I WANTED TOO. I SERVED MY TIME AND
WAS GLAD I DID/ AND I WOULD DO IT AGAIN
EVEN/THOUGH I MIGHT DO THINGS DIFFERENTLY/KNOWING
WHAT I KNOW NOW. I'M WRITING THIS STORY BECAUSE IT
IS THE TRUTH AS I KNOW IT TO BE, AND MAYBE IT CAN
HELP US ALL TO KNOW IT.
THE SHIP I WAS ON THE USS EDSON DD946 WAS A GOOD
SHIP WITH A GOOD CREW AND A VERY GOOD SKIPPER. WE
DID OUR BEST TO SERVE OUR COUNTRY.
WE WERE IN THE WATERS OF VIETNAM AND WERE IN
DANGER MANY TIMES, CLOSE TO THE COAST AND NEAR THE
SHORE. WE WEREW UNDER ENEMY FIRE MANY TIMES, AND
EVEN GOT HIT.I REMEMBER BEING SCARED A FEW TIMES/
OR MAYBE YOU MIGHT SAY EXCEITED.
ON THE MORNING OF MAY 8TH 1967, WE PULLED INTO THE
HARBOR OF DANANG. VIETNAM. WE TIED TO THE PIER IN
A FUNNY KINDA .IT WAS A SMALL PIER. THE FANTAIL OF
THE SHIP WAS TIED TO THE PIER,AND THE BOW STUCK
WAY OUT.WE HAD TO DROP THE STARBOARD ANCHOR AS THE
SHIP WAS TOO BIG TO FIT THE PIER.I BIEING THE JACK
OF THE DUST WAS ALONG WITH A FEW OTHERS,ALOUD TO
GO ASHORE TO SEE WHAT THEY HAD IN THE LINE OF
SUPPLIES THAT THEY MAY HAVE HAD ON BASE THERE. I
SPENT ALMOST TWO HOURS ON SHORE BEFORE IT WAS TIME
TO GET BACK TO THE SHIP.
WE GOT BACK JUST BEFORE THE COMADORE AND HIS
ENTARAGE GOT BACK.
I WAS ON THE FANTAIL OF THE SHIP WAITING FOR THE
SHIP TO GET UNDERWAY , AN AIRPLANE THAT WAS
SPRAYING ON THE SHORELINE FLEW OVER THE FANTIAL OH
THE SHIP. WHAT EVER IT WAS SPRAYING,IT SPRAYED ON
ME. I THOUGHT IT WAS SPRAYING FOR BUGS AND I
DIDN'T HAVE TIME TO GET OUT OF THE WAY . I GOT A
GOOD DOSE OF WHAT EVER CAME OUT OF THE PLANE.
WE WERE YOUNG AND THOUGHT IT WAS FUNNY THAT THEY
TRY TO SPRAY A SHIP.WE HAD A GOOD LAUGH BUT I
DIDN'T KNOW THAT IT WOULD CAUSE MY DAUGHTER TO BE
BORN WITH A HOLE IN HER BACK . SHE WAS BORN WITH
THE DECK LOGS OH THE SHIP SHOW PEOPLE GETTING ON
AND OFF THE SHIP. THESE SAME PEOPLE WERE ON THE
SHIP BEFORE WE DOCKED AND ANCHORED!HOW DID THEY
DID THEY GET ON AND THE SAME WAY I DID THEY
YET THE VETERNS AFFAIRS STILL SAYS THAT I'M NOT AN
IN COUNTRY VETERAN AND REFUSES TO GIVE MY DAUGHTER
TO MONIES THAT SHE DESERVES/SHE DIDN'T ASK TO BE
BORN WITH A HOLE IN HER BACK.
MC NULTY CS 2 USN
= I am currently researching the deployment of Royal Marines on Addu Atoll in
1942, in particular, "Detachment
350". I have letters from a Marine who
served there for some 2 years, and am anxious to
find out more. I have read the book "Only
the Sun Remembers" which deals with this period,
but would like to contact anybody who has
= Royal Marines
= Long retired
12 Mar 2006, 12:37:43 AM
i just love your website about Diego Garcia,
fantasy island, reminds me of good, fuckin'
memories there during 1984 to 1986 as a Quality
Control Secretary of FEBROE. Im a Filipina
and now married to a Belgian...
if you coulc let my friends know that i wanna get
in touch with them somehow. they are
JESSE M. HEISEY
very much Ted, more power to you....
"Jerry Montecupo" <Jmontecupo@adelphia.net>
NCMB 71 on DG
Sun, 13 Nov 2005 09:48:01 -0500
Hi Ted....yes NMCB 71 was on DG...here is one of
the posts on the DG website from the OIC of
the detachment. Here is his newest email
address...I'm sure he'd love to hear from
you. firstname.lastname@example.org I'm going to forward
this to him also.
Co Chair of our reunions....our next reunion will
for your website work..it's great.
to June '72
"Dean B" <DizzyDean_@msn.com>
Date: 25 Jan 2006, 05:25:58 PM
Subject: EO-3 Bravos
Where the hell are my old SeaFrog
buddies??????? Okinawa 71 MCB-10 and
RMCB-2 San Francisco HEY???? Dean
From: "Jerry Montecupo"
Date: 13 Nov 2005, 07:48:01 AM
Subject: NCMB 71 on DG
Hi Ted.... NMCB 71 was on DG...I'm the
Co Chair of our reunions....our next reunion
Lodge of the Ozarks
Aug. 9-13, 2006
24 Oct 2005 11:38:42 -0400
He should have reported
around '90. I really appreciate your help.
I am trying to find some information
on a friend of mine. He and I served
together onboard the USS King DDG41 when he took
a 1 year assignment to DG. Nobody ever
heard from him again. Our ship's website
informs us that he is deceased but nobody knows
anything more than that.
you mind posting an inquiry on the site to see
if anybody knows anything about Mark Gordy, MM3 USN? He was a great guy,
genuine and good hearted that just wanted to
find a place that offered him cold beer and
softball games 365 days a year. DG sounded
like heaven to him.
He left a
lasting impression on all that met him so
something should pop up, even if its just info
that he completed his tour in good health and
moved on. My email is
email@example.com in the event that you
can do something for me. Thank you in
advance for your consideration.
Better Baked Foods, Inc.
(814) 725-8778 ext.361
26 Oct 2005 08:16:57 -0400
is Mike Kane. Two childhood friends of mine
(twin brothers) Bill
and Martin Tinker were
working in the supply dept. oon Diego Garcia. I
am a retire CPO and did a tour in the lagoon on
USS Dixie in 1980. I am trying to contact these
brothers. Can you help me?
6 Nov 2005 13:19:21 -0800 (PST)
Hi, I ran a search for David and came up with
your site. I had heard that he had died but I
did not know the circumstances. I am so sorry to
know that he died at a relatively young age of
cancer. I would appreciate it if you could put
me in touch with the person who gave you the
info on David - Thomas Lawson. I would like to
know more about David. He was a good friend of
mine aboard the USS ORISKANY in 1972 - 73,
during the last year of the war. We both served
in X-Division. He was a JO3 at that time..
any info you can get for me regarding David.
Sincerely, Larry R. Matthews, YN3
Garcia Seabee Ball
8 Nov 2005 07:59:27 +0600
Sarah A. LT (ROICC)"
My name is LT
Sarah Lenhoff. I am a CEC Officer stationed on
Diego Garcia and I have been looking through
your websites over the last couple of
months. I enjoy reading everybody
experiences and viewing pictures of what the
island look like back then. A lot has changed,
including the mixture of personnel. There are
only about 40 CBs left on this island, half of
which belong to a rotating Detachment from the
active Battalions in Port Hueneme and Gulf Port.
The rest of us are considered permanent party
(usually 1 year rotations) and occupy jobs in
the Public Works Department. What we still have
in common is being known for our parting and
I am writing
because I am in charge of the Diego Garcia
Seabee Ball, which will be held on 11 February
of next year. After reviewing your online
pictures, I was wondering if you had high
resolution digital pictures that you could send
me via email. As I am sure you are aware, the
pictures located your website are of lower
quality and are almost impossible to enlarge
without loosing resolution. I would need
pictures around 1 to 2 MB in size in order to
properly enlarge and print them. If you have
them available, I will let you pick which
pictures you would like to send. I would need
around 10 good ones of places around the island
or CBs doing what they do best.
Please let me
know if I can be of any service in updating your
LT S. A. Lenhoff
AROICC Diego Garcia
PSC 466 Box 61
FPO AP 96595
DSN (315) 370-4505
KIRBY! ARE YOU OUT THERE
Very First Americans On Diago Garcia Island
29 Sep 2005 09:11:32 +0200
Dear Mr Morris
My name is
Brian Brassel son of France Brassel that Mr
Kirby Crawford wrote the article about life on
Diego Garcia I was about 11 years old and still
remember most of the story he wrote I tried to
e-mail him on the address that I have
firstname.lastname@example.org it came back address
appreciate if you could put me in touch with
Brian J Brassel
39 Rosanda Villa
65 Sander Road
Rep Of South Africa
Tel +27 31 705
31 716 245 (Office)
Cell +27 31 82 578 6421
E-mail : email@example.com
10 Nov 2005 04:45:30 EST
one of the Gulf Wars, a B52 (tailnumber 59-2593)
was lost together with some members of the crew,
during its approach to land at DS. Can you please
give the coordinates of the crasg site, together
with any other details? Many thanks.
and ctrs' 91-92ish
06 Oct 2005 22:39:10 +0000
for some friends who were stationed w/ me on diego
in 91-92ish. trisha
bracken, stacey, kelly, ken stupak, ken daniels,
few. if anyone out there remembers these crazy
group of people (myself gwen dentler included)
shoot me an email!
26 Aug 2005 13:26:52 +0100
researching my father Memoirs which include (after
the invason of DG, of course) time on Seychelles
(summer 42) and Mauritius (late-1942). He
mentions a lady "Flo" from Reunion. Where is
the best place on Reunion to research who this was
for, try as I may, I cannot find any good sources on
that Island? I know its a long shot, but
you've got to try! I already have a researcher
about to start some work for me on Mauritius in
my home e-mail address is:
Group pictures wanted
Date: Mon, 22 Aug 2005
From: "Michael Brown"
I was stationed in DG `85-86
and `99-00 and am looking for any group pictures
that hung on the wall in the club.
Specifically of the "Over 30 G's.
Mike Brown MACS (SW/AW)
From: George Rice
Date: 16 Aug 2005,
Do you have handy, any of the Old Febroe people e-mail
address, Like Jo, she
worked in FEBROE OPNS. George.
Date: 13 Aug 2005,
Subject: Lt JG D Hurley
To whom it may concern
My name is Dave Snyder. I'm trying to contact Dan Hurley who was Company Commander
of A Co NMCB 71 on Diego Garcia form Oct 72 to June
71. I found his email
address on your web site but it's no longer current.
Do you know it and if you do, could you send it to
me? He had a profound positive influence on my
life and after 33 years I would finally like to
Thanks for any help in this
Dave Snyder firstname.lastname@example.org
5 Aug 2005 16:41:59 -0400
JOSEPH \(AAS\)" <email@example.com>
Sep 79 - 80. Rodell "Rudy" Kearse. Where are you? respond to this
sight. Anyone from this year. Especially those of
you who were "CT's". Thanks God Bless, Joseph
05 Aug 2005 09:27:22 -0600
HUARD SR" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
my name is John D Huard Sr and I served on board the
Uss Monticello LSD-35 from 68-72. The reason I'm
writing to you is that Ron
Whaley contributed a
picture to the Vernon County website of your ship
passing behind an LSD which I believe to be my ship.
I would like to ask him if it is, and if he has any
other photos of her that he would like to share with
me. I remember our ship arriving at Diego Garcia and
wondering why that LST was painted totally white. It
didn't take long for us to understand why. If you
could ask him if I could contact him, I would
25 Jun 2005 21:44:44 -0700
I have recently learned that my
father was a Seabee stationed out of Port Hueneme in
1969. He does not know that I was
conceived. I would like to meet him.
Please post this for me.
LOOKING FOR A BUNCH ON GUYS
FROM EARLY 70'S
CONTACT VIDGE VILLANUEVA
<email@example.com> IF YOU HAVE INFO
ABH Randy Hazard...1973
ABF Richard Dorsey...1971
ABH Daniel Vaughan...1973
Seabee Marco "Angel"
Seabee David "Andy"
LOOKING FOR CBMU-302 SEABEES FOR A REUNION
Date: 13 May 2005, 08:28:24 PM
Subject: CBMU-302 Stuff
I visited your Diego Garcia website
and wonder if I can post a reunion message on it
(or can you post it for me?)? Since CBMU-302
Seabees ran some Public facilities (power,
water, etc.) on the island, I am seeking those
same Seabees for our reunion. Can you
place the note which reads:
Seabees of CBMU-302 are having a
reunion in Branson, MO June17-19, 2005.
Contact Dave Schill for details at
856-234-2273 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thanks Ted, and you have a great site
going there. Great stories from the guys.
President, CBMU-302 Assn.
LOOKING FOR GARETH PARSONS
11 Apr 2005 21:19:47 -0500
Ted...I am trying to contact
Gareth Parsons, who has asked for anyone
who served with his Dad, Chris. I served
with Chris while on DG
'74/75 and would like to contact Gareth. I
emailed him at the email address given, but no
response. I hope that maybe he will check
this site and see this.....
24 Mar 2005 21:03:22 -0500
desk of, AuggieDog1005@msn.comPlease help!!!,
anyone involved in Operation
Evening Light/ Eagle Claw 79-80 or
attached to Helecopter Mine Countermeasures
Squadron 16, HM-16
and on the rock for that breif duration please
contact me and lets catch up on some things!
LOOKING FOR ED PLOUFF
OR RUSS MACOMBER
Vincent E Chaput
INTEREST IN DG IS = Please Select The Category
That Best Discribes Your Interest in Diego Garcia
OF MY STORY: = Other
WARSTORY = Want to find Ed
Plouff or Russ Macomber
LOOKING FOR LIZ GAMBRELL
(Aren't we all?)
in action people!
28 Dec 2004 19:03:10 -0500
Will (MSC)" <ShaverW@mtwhitney.navy.mil>
Looking for Liz Gambrell,
she was a chief in the Navy out there till
about 2001, a real stunning anne margret look
alike redhead! left just befor
the troubles began as you can
recall, wishing to hear from her do you
know of here adress, tried the one on this webb
site , but no answer, call me at
phone me at 518-253-9091.
you Bill Shaver
TO LOCATE A FRIEND - First
Lieutenant James H.Dailey.
"Tammy Lewis" <email@example.com>
sorry if this is the incorrect way to find
someone. But I am trying to locate First Lieutenant James
H.Dailey. He is a navigator on the b-52
Stratofortress. He was transferred from
Barksdale in April 2003. I haven't spoken to him
since college. It has been a long time.
you please tell me where I would go about locating
you for all your help, and thank you for serving
LOOKING FOR LT (Dr.) Barbara
there, I am looking for Dr.
Barbara Leidich. She arrived on
the island with the first females in 1982.
Can you direct me to her?
and Best regards,
LOST OBSESSION (and a Marine too)
Trying to reach the Former 1st
Class Selena Nauman who was on the island
89-90. Any e-mail addresses or other in. Last
in DC two years ago. Hope she and her daughter are
also like to hear from Richard
Scott (90-91), CO of MCSFCo.
LOOKING FOR SOME BRIT MARINES
to get ahold of some of the brit Marines, and
other foks from this period.
am looking for some sort of artwork to incorporate
into DG T-shirts and such.
a local embrodiery shop that is willing to do the
the efforts on the web site.
LOOKING FOR GROGGERS FROM 1979 and 80
MULLOY, NMCB-5 1979 and DET Diego 1980
I would like to contact some of my old buddies
from NMCB-5 Det Diego Garcia. In 3 years I did two
tours of duty there. 4 months
main body in 79 and a full 8 month deployment in
for some of the old 'Groggers'.
Gourd, Brewer and anyone else who spent
that special time in our
were on the fire station block crew, and worked
also at the airfield laying the tarmac..
LOOKING FOR RAYMOND CARLON, MCB-62, 1969-71
From: Mark Regalado <firstname.lastname@example.org>
I am looking for anyone that knew Raymond Carlon EO-3, MCB-62
Jul. 69-Nov.71. My name is Mark Regalado former
MCB-11 1962-64. He was my brother-in-law from
Brown City Mich. Died in Auto accident shortly after
from active duty in 71. Anyone that knew him
please contact me .email@example.com. His sister
and I have been
married 37 years . She misses him as they were very
close growing up. I guess I was his mentor because he
in joining the Seabees. Thanx,
y'all. Mark Regalado, El Paso, Texas
LOOKING FOR CHOIR BOYS
1973 Diego Garcia Choir Photos
From: "carl villanueva"
Here are a couple of shots of the choir...submitted
by Ralph Vradenburgh. Ralph is on the right side
of the photo... Jim Stroud is on the left
side of the indoor photo. can anyone identify the
LOOKING FOR A SPAGETTI RECIPE!!!
My name is jared and I
spent 145 days on diego with the air force. I sure do
miss that island. Most of all I miss the food at the
seamans club. I was wondering if you could get the
recipe to the spegetti and most of all the Italian
dressing. I would greatly pay you for them.
LOOKING FOR FRANK BAKER
"Paul Inman" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 27 Feb 2004, 08:11:56 PM
I am looking for Frank
Baker. He was the Military Banking Manager in
1991 for sure, and maybe later years.
He is British married to a gal named Lucy from the
Philippines. They have at least one child, boy
about 16 years old now, maybe 17.
I worked with Frank in the
late 70's - early 80's at the Garlstedt, Germany
branch of American Express. We are planning a
trip to the UK this summer and wanted to look him up
if he is there now.
Brenda M Inman
LOOKING FOR MEMORIES OF ELBERT
GODET - 1971
NAME = Ronnie Duncan
MY QUEST = To see if anyone
knows my father
E-MAIL = email@example.com
NATIONALITY = American
SERVICE = United States
UNIT = Seabees-Help
construct the airstrip
RANK/RATE/JOB = Petty
MY WARSTORY = My father was
stationed on this island back in the early 70's.
I'm trying to find out if anyone knows him or his good
friend at the time Elbert
Godet...apparantly known as 'Swamp Duck'.
Does anyone have a memory or even a picture of my
father? If you do, I'd appreciate any
LOOKING FOR INFO ABOUT CHRIS
PARSONS(BRITISH) - LATE 1970s
From: Gareth Parsons
Date: 25 Sep 2003, 12:23:51 PM
Hi, just checked out your site, my dad was
stationed on Diego Garcia in the late 70's. His name
is Chris Parsons and he was a medic with the British
navy. How can I find info on the people he
shared his time there with??
LOOKING FOR JESSE R. EDWARDS
LOOKING FOR INFO ABOUT TERRY
KING - 71-72
Date: Mon, 26 Aug 2002 10:49:51 EDT
My name is Dee Anna Braxton. I live in North
Carolina. I have an uncle who we can't
find. His last known place of residence was
Diego Garcia where he worked on a dock doing (I think)
refueling for many years (1977 through 1985). He
was an Army vet but was working there for the
Navy. His name is Jesse R. (which stands for
Rupert) Edwards. His family in the states
lived in El Paso TX but originally he is from Rose
Hill NC. I haven't seen him since my momma (his
sister) died in 1984. My father died this spring
and I was going through some old boxes of my mom's
stuff and found more info to help me locate him.
His family in TX hasn't helped me so I figure I am on
my own. I have some stuff that belonged to his
father that rightfully should be his to give his
daughter. I would love to find him. He is quite
a character. Someone in your bunch should have
some knowledge of him. Please help. I am
running out of family.
NAME = BU 2 Richard King
MY QUEST = To Know My Father
E-MAIL = firstname.lastname@example.org
MY WARSTORY = My name is Terry
King. My father was a Seabee on DC in 71 and
72. He is dying of cancer now. He never
talked about the military. I just wondered if
there was anyone out there who knew him and could tell
me what kind of guy he was? HIs name was BU-2