United States Navy
I joined the Navy in 1964 went to basic training in Bainbridge, Maryland, Dental Tech school in San Diego, California. I was sent to Saint Albans Naval…
Landing Ship Dock
USS Carter Hall LSD 3 LSD's were strange in appearance with there huge docking well, a cavernous opening 44 feet wide and 396 feet long which ran from the stern to clear up under the bridge ending near the bow. Almost one hundred feet longer than a football field, The well deck was only 61 feet short of the ship’s 457 foot overall length. In it would fit 27 LCVPs, 18 LCMs with one LCVP in each, three LCU, one LSM - or anything small enough to fit its nose through the stern opening.
lleta Sullivan reads a letter from the U.S. Navy. She received two letters from F.D.R. in February of 1943. The first informed her of the death of her five sons in the line of duty, the second sent later requested her presence at the christening of the destroyer U.S.S. Sullivans named in their honor.
William Henry "Bill" Cosby, Jr. (born July 12, 1937) is an American comedian, actor, author, television producer, educator, musician & activist. He joined Navy, serving at Marine Corps Base Quantico, Virginia, Naval Station Argentia, Newfoundland & Bethesda Naval Hospital in Maryland. While serving in Navy as a Hospital Corpsman for 4 years, he worked in physical therapy with some seriously injured Korean War casualties, which helped him discover what was important to him.