Ficklin, III, Walter Colquitt, YN2

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Last Rank
Petty Officer Second Class
Last Primary NEC
CYN-0000-Communications Yeoman
Last Rating/NEC Group
Primary Unit
1968-1969, YN-0000, NSA Saigon
Previously Held NEC
Service Years
1966 - 1970

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 Unofficial Badges 

US Navy Honorable Discharge Cold War Medal Cold War Veteran SERE

Vietnam Veteran 50th Commemoration Vietnam 50th Anniversary

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What are you doing now:
Walter is in a Board & Care facility and unable to function. He suffered a Brain Aneurism in 1988, after opening a restaurant in Colorado and also has dementia now and doesn’t recognize anyone.

He got out of the Navy after his 4 years, family owns Ficklin Vineyards Winery in Madera, CA, he went back to college, got a Master’s Degree, became a chef and started his own restaurant in Colorado.

His brother Steve was also in Vietnam at the same time, in Army Infantry Division and was wounded.
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 Duty Stations/ Advancement Schools
Naval Telecommunications Center (NTCC)HA(L)-3 SeawolvesNSA Saigon
  1967-1968, YN-0000, NTCC Mare Island, CA
  1968-1968, YN-0000, HA(L)-3 Seawolves
  1968-1969, YN-0000, NSA Saigon
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Tet Counteroffensive Campaign (68)
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase IV Campaign (68)
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase V Campaign (68)
  1968-1969 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase VI Campaign (68-69)
  1969-1969 Vietnam War/Tet 69 Counteroffensive Campaign
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