Navy

Ethel Louis Foss (Bergmann)

By | January 11th, 2016|1910's, Navy|

Ethel Louise Foss (Bergmann) was one the first 300 women in the United States to join the Navy.

Magnus Foss Sr

By | November 23rd, 2015|1940's, Navy|

Magnus Foss along with his children Mac Jr, Ditty, Mark and Bill, not pictured, all served. Magnus served in both World Wars, Mac Jr and Ditty in WW2, Mark in Korea and Bill post-Korea.

Don Wineland

By | November 9th, 2015|1940's, Navy|

Don went into the Navy in June of 1944. His boot camp was in Sampson, NY. Shortly after that he was assigned to The Pringle destoyer DD477 and almost immediately ended up in three battles in the Phillipens. Then off to Iwo. During his duty aboard ship it was hit with a kamakatzie, ship survived and was repaired. He applied for [...]

Edward C. Grace

By | November 5th, 2015|1940's, Navy|

Edward C. Grace He was a steward mate 1st class.  He lost his life, December 18, 1944, in the River Seine, France when the small boat in which he was returning to his ship capsized.

Steve Printz

By | October 28th, 2015|1970's, 1980's, Navy|

Steve Printz, U.S. Navy (Ret.) CaptainHe enlisted in the Naval Reserves at the age of 17 and was accepted as a Reserve Officer Candidate while attending college. His active duty career began in the U.S. Navy, Supply Corps and included diverse duties from logistics support of the 6th Fleet to overall operations responsibilities of the [...]

Scott Stephens

By | October 27th, 2015|2000-Present, Navy|

Scott Stephens is currently serving in the Navy.  He is a close friend from high school who joined shortly after graduation.  He just came back from deployment and I am proud and honored to know him.  Thank you for your service Scott.

Robert Adams

By | October 27th, 2015|1970's, Navy|

Robert (Bob) Adams served and retired from the Navy.  I am proud to have him as a father-in-law.  His son then served in the Army.  Thank you for your service Bob.

Carol Adams

By | October 27th, 2015|1970's, Navy|

Carol Adams served and retired from the Navy.  I am proud to have her as a mother-in-law.  Thank you for your service Carol.

Carlton Hawkins

By | October 22nd, 2015|1960's, Navy|

Carlton Hawkins served in the Navy during the Vietnam War.  He was stationed in Norfolk, VA and San Diego, California. His years in the Navy were some of the most impactful years of his life, and he remains a sailor at heart.Carlton continues to serve and advocate for his fellow veterans through holding various positions [...]

SO2 Ryan C. Job

By | October 22nd, 2015|2000-Present, Navy|

SPECIAL OPERATOR SECOND CLASS (SEAL) RYAN JOBOn Thursday September 24th, 2009 America lost an incredibly inspirational young man—Navy SEAL Ryan Curtis Job. SO2 Job, a Scottsdale, AZ resident, was 28 years old.Ryan was born and raised in Washington State and he graduated from Issaquah High School in 1999. He attended the University of Washington for [...]

HM3 (FMF) Zachary Fairman

By | September 24th, 2015|2000-Present, Navy|

To my Son, a USN  Corpsman of Marines who is continuing the tradition as our third generation of Naval Warfighters. Zach put his career as a Paramedic aside to join the service and deploy. I couldn't be more proud of him and his dedication to serving and caring for others. Semper Fi Son.

Dick Couch

By | August 25th, 2015|1970's, Navy|

A 1967 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, Dick Couch served as a Surface Warfare Officer and a Special Warfare Officer. While a platoon leader with SEAL Team One in 1970, he led one of the only successful POW rescue operations of the Vietnam War. On release from active duty in 1972, he entered the Central [...]