Dennis, Lester, CDR

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Current Service Status
USN Veteran
Current/Last Rank
Current/Last Primary Designator/NEC
132X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Naval Flight Officer
Primary Unit
1967-1969, 132X, USS Bennington (CVS-20)
Service Years
1959 - 1980

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Order of the Golden Shellback

 Military Association Memberships
VP-44  Golden Pelicans Association
  2010, VP-44 Golden Pelicans Association [Verified] - Assoc. Page

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What are you doing now:
Kicking back and living the good life.  Active member of American Legion Post 397 of Creve Coeur Missouri. 
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  1960-1964, 132X, VP-44


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- / 1964

VP-44 Unit Page


132X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Naval Flight Officer

Patuxent River

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Air Units - Fixed Wing


Parent Unit
Fixed Wing

Air Squadron

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Last Updated: Jul 2, 2008
Memories For This Unit

Best Friends
Pat O'Leary
Dick Marrack
Glenn Coulter
Marty Duling
Don Thune
Doug Orme
Fred Malvin
Jim Koenig

Best Moment
When I was assigned as Navigator to the Captain's crew


Worst Moment
When I broke my leg from parachute jumping

Chain of Command
C.O. Andrew Serrell


Other Memories
Deployment to Sigonella Sicily, 1961
Deployments to Lajes Azores, Argentia Newfoundland
Cuban Missile Crisis
The long November Partols
Being allowed to move away from the BOQ and into private housing as a bachelor
Living at a place named "Not Yet"

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18 Members Also There at Same Time

Finney, Donald, LT, (1961-1972) OFF 131X Lieutenant
Nuzum, David, CPO, (1952-1973) AT AT-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Burdette, William, CWO3, (1961-1981) AX AX-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
McManus, Thomas P., PO2, (1958-1962) PH PH-8288 Petty Officer Second Class
Powell, Deldert, CPO, (1962-1981) PN PN-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Wingate, Larry, PO2, (1958-1962) AT AT-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Barrows, Grant, PO3, (1960-1964) AT AT-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Burke, Dewey, PO3, (1962-1965) AWF AWF-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Dotson, Doyce, PO1, (1959-1979) AE AE-7182 Petty Officer Third Class
Knox, Terry, CPO, (1963-1984) AT AT-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Teetz, William, LCDR, (1963-1984) AX AX-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Hickey, John, CAPT, (1955-1978) Lieutenant
Orme, Douglas, CAPT, (1958-1989) Lieutenant Junior Grade
LaGue, Theodore, CPO, (1955-1976) Petty Officer First Class
Maher, Charlie, CPO, (1955-1974) AE Petty Officer First Class
Brower, Richard, SCPO, (1959-1980) AWO Petty Officer Second Class
Koenig, Jim, PO2, (1961-1964) Petty Officer Second Class
Beck, Wallace, CPO, (1959-1979) Petty Officer Second Class

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