Witkop, Robert, EW2

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Last Rank
Petty Officer Second Class
Last Primary NEC
EW-0000-Electronics Warfare Operator
Last Rating/NEC Group
Electronics Warfare Technician
Primary Unit
1997-1999, Fleet Combat Training Center Pacific (Faculty Staff)
Service Years
1983 - 1989
EW-Electronics Warfare Technician
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Home State
South Carolina
South Carolina
Year of Birth
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Home Town
Not Specified
Last Address
Died in San Mateo

Date of Passing
Aug 21, 1996
Location of Interment
Not Specified
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 Official Badges 

U.S. Navy Master-at-Arms Afloat Training Specialist

 Unofficial Badges 

 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

Bobby was a bartender at "Winks" in Redwood City, California, He died in the bay area, was cremated and sent home to his sister to be buried at Hartland Cemetery in the Township of Hartland MI.

On his Marker they made the mistake of putting him as an EM2 instead of an EW2. If Robert was here, I'm sure he would not stand for this, I'm trying to have this corected.

I remember the night (kinda) after our friendship soured that Robert was entertaining a "Guest" in his little Apartment and I showed up drunk out of my mind. I snuck into his Apt. and comenced to try and kick the Bedroom door down, scaring the sh-t out of his "guest"  and forcing him to scurry out the Bathroom window. It was so funny tha Robert and I sat there laughing our asses off, wondering what happend to that CRAZY friendship we had.................................................................................once.

What a clown. 

He was my close friend, I think of him a great deal now and again, allways with a smirk or a smile on my face, like the one he use to wear when thinking of somthing devious or devilish or looking across the bar at somthing atractive. I would turn to him, smack him on the arm and say, "what the f-ck are you looking at?................................... 

 I allways got the same response..............,            


He sure could drink that beer! (and we drank allot of beer @ Peacock Alley, Flicks and West Coast  Production Company during the 1985-1990 time period, in Hillcrest, San Diego, CA.)

I did not know much about Bobbies military history, Some of the dates and ribbons/medals may be out of date or incorect. I met him on the Albert David the day I checked onboard and we were "good Friends" for 2 years from the first day  we "hooked up".  Feel free to contact me if you like  , usmcretired@cox.net If you can e-mail me his military info with dates and such, I would be more than glad to get it right for you.

My name is Miguel Legaspi I would like to hear from you.

Other Comments:

he is missed a great deal by me, I only wish we were both sober enough at the time to let each other know how much we valued each others friendship. 

My Friends, we were truly some drunken fools!  

 Ribbon Bar

 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1982, Recruit Training (Orlando, FL)
 Duty Stations
RTC (Cadre/Faculty Staff) Orlando, FLSchool Assignments - StaffUSS Constellation (CV-64)USS Albert David (FF-1050)
Fleet Combat Training Center Pacific (Faculty Staff)
  1982-1982, 00-0000, RTC (Cadre/Faculty Staff) Orlando, FL
  1983-1983, EW "A" School
  1984-1986, EW-0000, USS Constellation (CV-64)
  1986-1987, USS Albert David (FF-1050)
  1997-1999, Fleet Combat Training Center Pacific (Faculty Staff)
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