A Letter from a Shipmate

Ahoy shipmates!
Hope all is well and troubles are few. Just returned from Hawaii, where I wore my white hat again. This time aboard the “Arizona”. Quite moving. May we all enjoy good health. The trip was to celebrate my 75th.
I remember so vividly the site of the Arizona when we steamed up the channel in ’68 and anchored across from her. So many memories about that tour. The Pueblo, the cold, Vietnam, the Gulf, sea snakes and all. Liberty in the “PI”, Japan, and Hong Kong. The singing contest in Singapore at the enlisted mens club. ‘Til we meet again, calm seas, peace and the joy of serving with you all.
Patrick “Patty”
RR710, VAW111, Det 10

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