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CVITKOVICH, ADC LARRY Retired lawcvit@cox.net "...I served with FAW-6, aboard the USS Curtiss (AV-4) and USS Pine Island (AV-12) from December 1950 to January 1951. Transferred to VP-892 in January 1951 in NAS Iwakuni, Japan. We subsisted on Aussi food while there. I was assigned to the Maint. Office as log Yoeman. When the reserves were sent home around the 1st weeks of August, I was assigned to SE 5 as 2nd Mech. Transpac"d to NS Sangley Point, Philippines in February 1952. Flew with crew 5 until I broke my right hand during an intramural softball game and was grounded. Returned with the squadron to NAS Alameda, California in August 1952 and flew trainig flights until I was transferred to VP-50 NAS Corpus Christi, Texas in February 1953. Was than transfered to NAS Hutchinson, Kansas, Plane Captain, P2V3 and transfered back to NAS Alameda, California to VA-93 which was getting ready to WesPac on the USS Oriskany. We made the last cruise on her as a straight deck. She was later lenghtend and the angle deck added, I stayed in the Attack and Fighter Navy until I retired as the Jet Shop Chief in AMD, NAS North Island, San Diego, California January 1971 with 20 years, 6 mos. 3 days active duty and 11 months constructive time..." [E-Mail Updated 14JAN2002 | BIO Updated 08JAN2002 | E-Mail Updated 24APR2001 | 05JAN99]

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