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Don Hager
Years Served: 1966--1969
Radarman


ALFRED J. LEVESQUE
Years Served: 6
i served ON THE U.S.S. GAINARD DD-706 FROM AUGUST 1966 TO AUGUST 1968 SEND E-MAIL IF YOU REMEMBER ME....HOPE ALL IS WELL WITH THE OLD BUDDIES.


sam barr
Years Served: 1966-1968 on the USS GAINARD 706
looking to hear from shipmates....sent me a e-mail


Brian Kearney MM3
Years Served: 1967 to 1969
hello to old all friends, hope all is well


Dick Carey
Years Served: Apr 1954 to Jun 1957
Hello to all shipmates aboard Gainard Apr54 - Jun 57.

I was in IC Gang in R Div. IC1

Attending Gainard Ships Crew Reunion in Norfolk, VA 14 - 18-SEP-2008. Hope to see many of you there. We went last year also.

Send me an e-mail when you can.


Gene Givan
Years Served: 1950-1954
Served aboard the Gainard 1950-1954 in the Quartermaster gang. Send me an e-mail if you remember me. givan@insightbb.com


Richard L. Dobec
Years Served: 1955-1959


Richard L. Dobec
Years Served: March 23, 1955 to March 22,1959
Electicans Mate 2nd, R division 8)


Richard L. Dobec
Years Served: March 23, 1955 to March 22,1959
Electicans Mate 2nd, R division 8)


Robert Richardson (Rich)
Years Served: Radarman 2nd 1959-1962
send me an e-mail is you remember me.


Leonard L McDowell
Years Served: 1958----1961
Was in main engine room made MM2 . Like to hear from all .


Lee LaRivee
Years Served: 1966-1968
Send me an email if you remember me. It will be good hearing from you.


Larry F. Lentz
Years Served: Aug 1963 -Aug 1967
Special Hello to Elsie & Norm. I had a great 4 years with alot of great friends and memories to last a life time.


CDR G H Quiggle USN (ret)
Years Served: 1970
I served in GAINARD after boot camp and before OCS while she was beginning to be decommissioned in Charleston, SC in 1970. Nothing but fond memories of the ship and crew, many of whom took their time with me to get me ready for OCS. Fair Winds and Following Seas to all our Shipmates! CDR Glenn H. Quiggle USN (ret) LaGrange, Georgia


Richard Botos
Years Served: Jan 1963-1964
The Gainard was my first assignment out of boot camp,reported on board in Jan.of 1963 at Newport,R.I. and served about 8 months before being transfered to the west coast{San Diego} notable expierence was us and our sister ship were part of looking for survivors of the U.S.S. Thresher tragedy.And also remember Cape Haderas which needs no explanation.I was a non designated striker,and ended in 'M' division..eventualy made 2ndclass Machinist Mate.and was discharged at T.I. in San Francisco in Oct of 1966...shipmates that remember me please e-mail and we all know the difference between a sea story and a fairy tale ... :D


Bob Hegel
Years Served: 1953-1957
Aboard Gainard from 1956-1957. Electricians Mate 3rd Class



Years Served: 1950-1954
Just signing on Hello to all.


Robert Richardson
Years Served: 1959-1962
Radarman 2nd. 1961 med cruise, hurricane Carla off Galveston coast. Boston Naval Shipyards.


William Parisi
Years Served: Jul 1969 - Feb 1971: Newport, RI & Charleston, SC
Hope to make it to the reunion next year in Columbus, OH.


Richard Mosher RD 2
Years Served: 1958-1961
We currently winter in FL and summer in the north east...Would like to communicate with fellow shipmates......


Bernie Duszkiewicz
Years Served: 1948-1951
Looking for my friend and shipmate, Hugh Green, from Marshall Texas. :?: :?: :?: Any information will be greatly appreciated. God Bless America ! Bernie Duszkiewicz Schenectady, NY


SAMUEL PRICE
Years Served: 1944-1946
PLANKOWNER SERVED 1944-46 THE BEST TWO YEARS OF MY LIFE.



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  • Sheldon Chandler on

    Aboard the USS Gainard (DD706) 1950-54, Bt3c Forward fireroom, currently Secretary/Treasurer for the Gainard Reunion Association. Reunion #36 comming up September 15, 2019.

  • Tony Mols on

    (1959—1962) Discharged Boston Shipyards 1962. (SK2) Transferred from Nuclear Weapons Training Center Norfolk. Never attended any reunions because they were always to far to travel. Need them close Pittsburgh,Pa.

  • Tim moore on

    Where is the reunion in Columbus oh.

  • Tim Moore gmg 3 on

    I servers on uss gainard ,April 64 till oct. 67 I enjoyed those years with all my friends and think of those days quite often.email if you remember me.

  • Bob Boucher on

    Hello, this is RD2 Bob Boucher and I served on the Gainard from January 1951 to July 1954. Would like to hear from anyone that sever during that time. Contact me at bocabob31@hotmail.com. Bob



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