Caruthers, Danny E., ATCS

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Last Rank
Senior Chief Petty Officer
Last Service Branch
Aviation Electronic Technician
Last Primary NEC
AT-6688-USM-484 Hybrid Test Set (HTS) Intermediate Maintenance Technician
Last Rating/NEC Group
Aviation Electronics Technician
Primary Unit
1983-1985, 9521, NAS Patuxent River (NASPAX)
Service Years
1960 - 1985
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Cold War
AT-Aviation Electronics Technician
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Date of Passing
Jun 24, 2000
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
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Cold War Medal Navy Chief 100 Yrs 1893-1993 Navy Chief Initiated

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            Danny Eugene Caruthers, 57, of Great Mills died Saturday, June 24, 2000, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Leonard-town. 

            Born June 21, 1943, in Russell, Kansas he was the son of Violet Idonna McLaughlin Caruthers of Kansas City, Mo., and the late Robert Ross Caruthers.  He was raised on a farm in Nebraska until age 11.

            In 1961, he graduated from Alliance High School.  After graduation he spent six months in the Army National Guard. Mr. Caruthers joined the Navy in the fall of 1960, when he became an aviation electronics technician.  His first duty station was Attack Squadron 113, NAS Lemoore, California. While he was in Lemoore, he married his Nebraska Sweetheart, Jo an Anita Stanley, in 1964.  In 1966, they moved to Millington, Tennessee, then to Barbara Point, Hawaii, where they resided until 1970.  From 1971 until 1974, he was with fighter Squadron 102, NAS Oceana Virginia.  From 1975 until 1978 he Taught advanced AVC 7 Courses.  In 1978 he was with UP8, Brunswick, Main, until 1983.  In 1983 They moved back to Patuxent River where he was stationed until he retired in 1985.  Mr. Caruthers then worked for several years at Columbia Research Corp., until he joined VEDA, now Veridian.  He was still employed at Veridian at the time of his death.

            In addition to his mother, Mr. Caruthers is survived by his wife, Joan A. Caruthers of Great Mills; two sons, Eric Wade Caruthers of Charlotte, N.C., and Anthony Scott Caruthers of Dameron; one sister, Deanna Lea Harlon of Independence, Mo.; and grand children, Wade Daniel Hann-Caruthers and Alexa Danielle Hann-Caruthers Charlotte N.C., and Sean Perry Caruthers of Portland, Oregon.

            Friends many call today, Wednesday, June 28 From 6 to 8 p.m. at the Immaculate Heart Of Mary Catholic Church in Lexington Park, when prayers will be recited at 7 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated tomorrow, Thursday, June 29 at 11 a.m. at the Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church with the Rev. Thomas A. Gude officiating. Interment will be of Monday July 10 at 2 p.m. at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va.

            Memorial contributions may be made in his memory to the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 1508, Solomons, MD  20688

            Arrangements provided by the Brinsfield Funeral Home in Leonard Town

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 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1962, Recruit Training (San Diego, CA), 5252
 Duty Stations
VA-113 StingersProfessional Schools and CoursesNAS Barbers PointVF-102 Diamondbacks
School Assignments - StaffVP-8 Fighting TigersNAS Patuxent River (NASPAX)
  1962-1965, VA-113 Stingers
  1966-1967, AT-0000, Advanced First Term Avionics Course
  1967-1970, 9521, NAS Barbers Point
  1971-1974, 9521, VF-102 Diamondbacks
  1975-1978, Aviation Electronics Advanced B School
  1978-1983, 9521, VP-8 Fighting Tigers
  1983-1985, 9521, NAS Patuxent River (NASPAX)
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