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Michael Jensen
Years Served: 1945-1946
Wow does this bring back some good memories. Great memories of the USS Radford and also of a great crew

George Parsons IC2
Years Served: 1964-1967

James E. Ledford
Years Served: 1952 1953
Hello to all who served aboard the Radford

Don Kidder
Years Served: 54-56
Happy New Year to all, The guest book is a great idea!!

Douglas Trainer
Years Served: 1944-1946
Great ship. I really enjoyed my time aboard.

Andrew Binder
Years Served: 1952-1954
Proud to have served on this great ship! I retired from the Navy after 20 years and often think of the fine men (and now women) who served with me.

Glenn Leavel
Years Served: 2 years
I served in the engine room. Seems like just yesterday.

Russell Proctor
Years Served: 1950-1951
Hello shipmates!

Eric Vender
Years Served: 1956-1957
Just saying hello to my former crew members. I often think of my time aboard!

William J Anderson III
Years Served: 1963-65
:D :)

jarry johnson
Years Served: 1966/1968
Was on flight deck i was an ADJ 3 and worked on the drone,under 1st class Jack Files.

Robert Prater
Years Served: 1964-1968
GuestbookMessage: to George Parsons IC2 I remember you and I on the IC crew with some of the guys, how is everything with you?

Richard Denton MM2
Years Served: 1967-1969
USS Radford where I learned a lot about life, it was a time that helped shape my whole outlook and gave me values to live by. Great bunch of men and some not so great.

Gary Rusher
Years Served: 1958-1960
She was a great ship and a super crew. Loved the WesPac tour in 59.

Mike Casey RM3
Years Served: USNR 1959 - 1964 USS Radford 1961 - 1963
You guys should check out the Radford website "I can imagine no more rewarding a career. And any man who may be asked in this century what he did to make his life worthwhile, I think can respond with a good deal of pride and satisfaction: 'I served in the United States Navy." John F. Kennedy

william f mcgowan III
Years Served: 1942-1945
Gentlemen: My father, QM3 William F McGowan Jr, passed away in 1974. However, he raised me on the fond stories of his friends, shipmates and adventures aboard USS Radford. I was, and still am, incredibly proud of all of you, and consider his shipmates as my own. His bride, Ann, still lives in Rhode Island. Feel free to contact us! Respectfully, Major William F McGowan III, USMC ret

F.X. Sean O'Doherty
Years Served:
Hello on behalf of my Father, Francis X. O'Doherty, who served 1942-45....Plank owner

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  • Billy Henry on
    Served on radgord 63-66. Transferred from mcdermutt dd677, loved the radford
  • James L Branch on

    RADFORD Time 1949 – 1953 Not many left in my time. Retired in July 1968, Was a Senior Chief Electrician. The rest of my time was 12 years on aircraft carriers and teaching electricity. 3 years Class “A” – 3 years Class “B”.
    My age is 91 and still driving

    Leo (ARKY) Branch EMCS

  • John Ladendorf on

    Would love to hear from anyone from 68-69.Especially Ralph Young &Larry Stahl.
    and any one from B/M div.

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