Monday, November 10, 2008

Veterans Day: Men Serving Their County in the 1970s and 1980s

The following FBCLS members are veterans of the armed forces during the 1970s and 1980s. Captions identifying the pictures are underneath each image.

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David Cooper served in the U.S. Navy aboard the USS Harry E. Yarnell from 1978 to 1983 as an operations specialist. While aboard the Yarnell (pictured below) David participated in many cruises through the Mediterranean Sea and Indian Ocean.

From 1984 through 1986 David served on shore as a Systems Integration Test Analyst at Damneck, Virginia.The USS Harry E. Yarnell, David Cooper's ship.

Wesley Griffin served in the U.S. Army as an x-ray technician and worked in nuclear medicine. During his enlistment he spent six months in Egypt as a peacekeeper. He also served at Ft. Campbell, Kentucky as well.

Chris Griffin served with the Combat Engineering Division in German during Desert Storm.

Joe Dickens served with the U.S. Army during peacetime.

If you would like to see more posts regarding the veterans at FBCLS follow the link
here for a complete listing.