We hope you can experience the same thing for your family. Right under it is a small link that says email me. If you do this studiously, and you should insist upon it, then all of your pertinent medical records will be in one place: in the office of your family physician. And this is the right blog post to get you started. It generally will only have your last duty station or ship and whatever personnel information to be recorded that was generated during that stay.
For most Blue Water Vietnam Veterans, ships Deck Logs are to be found at the Modern Military Branch of the National Archives, located just off the Washington Beltway in College Park, Maryland. We are not affiliated in any way with the Department of Veterans Affairs. That means that everything that's visible in the scans above will be visible in the. Most books contain a Table of Contents along with hundreds of photographs covering topics such as: History; Recruit Training Command; In Processing; Clothing Issue; General Classification Test; Physical Examination; Primary Training; Physical Training; Obstacle Course; Swim Test; Water Survival Class; Abandon Ship Drill; Ordnance and Gunnery; Rifle Instruction; Firing Positions; Seamanship; Ground Tackle; Marin Spike Seamanship; Ship Board Activities; Damage Control; Preliminary Instruction; Compartment Fire; Fire Fighting Equipment; Open Tank; Military Training; Rehearsal; Personnel Inspection; Farragut Court Preparing For Parade; Drill Division; Drum And Bugle Corps; Color Guard; Service Week; Food Preparation; Chow Line: Food Serving; Scullery; Field Day; Barracks Life; Barracks Routine; Leisure Time; Religious Life; Recreation; San Diego Zoo; Sea World; Visitors; Captains Meritorious Mast; Graduation Review; Recruit Leave; Departures plus various other photographs. A few books, however, have been donated to me by visitors of the website. The ships are listed in alphabetical order by single name or by last name.
Click for a sample page. You can frame as shown or add your own matte. It is a fascinating facility to visit, and you are encouraged to do so. That might be another source for validation of your claim, as it is usually more specific than the deck logs. This data collection contains U.
Logs from 1990 through 1993 are partly on microfiche in the Deck Logs Section, partly on paper at the Records Center. I can't tell yet whether you have a good shot or not, as I do not know enough about your father's service. Read the first 5 posts, starting with the 5th. You will not be disappointed we guarantee it. On another note, I see that Wahoo has Meritorious Unit Citations - one for the Fall of 1965 and the other for Spring 1966. Please note that these steps are common sense steps to help you stay organized throughout the process of your claim, and to make things easier for whoever is processing your claim.
Please note that the scans in the download are the same images like above, however, they have not been resized. He will proudly display the print as it represents their time spent in the Navy. The canvas print does not need glass thereby enhancing the appearance of your print by eliminating glare. Whether you no longer have your own copy or want to surprise someone with a unique gift, the memories in this yearbook are sure to make someone smile! That is why you need to keep a second, working copy of your documents. We are going to post a series of tips here to help Blue Water Veterans with their claims.
If you already have the cruise book usually only one person in the family has it. These are the smooth copied Deck Logs hand written by a revolving set of Officers on board the ship, copied weekly from the rough daily log. I will appreciate if you help. Start by taking him to his family physician, and lay out the symptoms for him. Most specialist do send a letter to your family physician and include copies of all test results and x-rays. He passed away at a very young age and we never really got a chance to hear many of his stories. This can make copies of some books, especially older volumes, extremely rare.
He has since passed in September 2015. In these cases, the name of the contributor is mentioned on the cruise book's index page. These reproduction prints represent various time periods and themes. The Anchor was published for each graduating class at the San Diego Recruit Training Command and provided a record of the training, names and portraits of the graduating class and the portraits of the Commanders of the Company and regiment. If you lose your appeal with Social Security, there is nothing owed to the attorney. A major difference compared to today's cruise books is that the early log books, as they were called, covered a period of up to two years which was the common period for a standard deployment at that time. You have a cruise book that is not listed here and you like to contribute it? Please do not ask me for any other cruise books than the ones listed on this page.
They usually ship within two days of order placement. This would make a nice gift and a great addition to any collection or Navy memory. Bring home a piece of your history. The above documents are, in most cases, all you will need. Whatever official documents or certified copies of such you obtain, the first thing you should do is arrange a safe, fireproof location to store them. We now consider these to be family treasures.
I have one of my uncle who is portraying some symptoms of mesothelioma. We now consider these to be family treasures. But the copiers are sometimes balky. Full page viewing slide show you control with keys or mouse. . The more information the Veteran can get for himself, the greater the control over his claim. This process in the past has taken over a year before the records arrived, so start now and be patient.