Jackson, William, AG3

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Last Rank
Petty Officer Third Class
Last Primary NEC
Last Rating/NEC Group
Aerographer's Mate
Primary Unit
1952-1953, AG-0000, NAS Kingsville TX
Service Years
1944 - 1953
AG-Aerographer's Mate

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Home Town
Last Address
130 park drive

Odessa, Texas 79765

Date of Passing
Mar 30, 2014
Location of Interment
Trinity Memorial Gardens Cemetery - Big Spring, Texas
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Not Specified

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     " The war was still going on in 1944.  I joined the Navy to serve my country- I took my Boot training at San Diego, Ca., company 111-44.  At the end of my Boot Camp, I went to the docks in San Diego to board a ship bound for Pearl Harbor- stayed there for a short while then boarded a ship to Maui.  I Stayed on Maui till the war ended, 26 months later.  While on Maui I was at NAS Kahului, first in naval ordnance, then struck for Aerographer's Mate and was assigned to operations. 
     In 1949 I rejoined the navy because of the Korean conflict.  I was assigned to the USS CABOT (CVL-28) for a short time, then was transferred to Washington D.C. and assigned to Admiral Byrd's staff to go to the South Pole.  Then was transferred to Port Lyautey, French Morocco from 1950 to 1952.  From there I was sent to help open NAS KINGSVILLE.  Was discharged at Kingsville in 1953.       I was not involved in any combat at any time in my naval career.  When I retired from the navy I went to work in the oil fields with Halliburton for six years.  Left them and went to work in a refinery for 23 years and retired from American Petro Fina.  Have not worked since- bought 3 RV'S and traveled just enjoying life. "  

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 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1944, Recruit Training (San Diego, CA), 111-44
 Duty Stations
US NavyNaval Support Force Antarctica (NSFA)/United States Antarctic Research Program (USARP)NAS Kingsville TX
  1946-1949, 00-0000, Broken Service
  1949-1950, AG-0000, United States Antarctic Research Program (USARP)/Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station
  1950-1952, AG-0000, NAS Port Lyautey, Morocco
  1952-1953, AG-0000, NAS Kingsville TX
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