Lute, Donald, MAC

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Current Service Status
USN Retired
Current/Last Rank
Chief Petty Officer
Current/Last Primary NEC
MA-9545-Law Enforcement Specialist
Current/Last Rating/NEC Group
Primary Unit
1992-1994, MA-0000, NAS Alameda
Previously Held NEC
AB-0000-Aviation Boatswain's Mate
Service Years
1974 - 1994
Five Hash Marks

 Official Badges 

U.S. Navy Corrections U.S. Navy Security U.S. Navy Police (Chief/Officer) U.S. Navy Chief Master-at-Arms

Firefighter FBI National Academy US Navy Retired 20

 Unofficial Badges 

Order of the Golden Shellback Navy Chief 100 Yrs 1893-1993 Navy Chief Initiated Order of the Golden Dragon

 Military Association Memberships
Aviation Boatswain's Mates Association (ABMA)USS Constellation CVA/CV-64 AssociationUSS California DLGN/CGN-36 AssociationNational Chief Petty Officers Association
Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA)USS Ranger CV-61 FoundationAircraft Owners and Pilots Association
  1974, Aviation Boatswain's Mates Association (ABMA) [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  1975, USS Constellation CVA/CV-64 Association [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  1990, USS California DLGN/CGN-36 Association
  1994, National Chief Petty Officers Association [Verified]
  1994, Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA) [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2001, USS Ranger CV-61 Foundation [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2011, Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association [Verified]

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  1977-1978, AB-0000, USS Constellation (CV-64)

AB-Aviation Boatswain's Mate

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USS Constellation (CV-64) Unit Page

Petty Officer Third Class

AB-0000-Aviation Boatswain's Mate

North Island

 USS Constellation (CV-64) Details

USS Constellation (CV-64)

Hull number CV-64

Displacement: 61,981 tons light
82,538 tons full load
20,557 tons dead
Length: 1,088 ft (332 m) overall, 990 ft (302 m) waterline
Beam: 282 ft (86 m) extreme, 130 ft (40 m) waterline
Draft: 39 ft (12 m)
Propulsion: eight boilers, four steam turbine engines, totaling 280,000 shp (210 MW)
Speed: 34 knots (62.96 km/h)
Complement: 3,150  Air Wing: 2,480
Armament: Two Sea Sparrow missile launchers, three 20 mm Phalanx CIWS guns, and her Air Wing. Formerly: Terrier surface-to-air missile systems.
Aircraft carried: 72 (approx)
Operational and Building Data

Contract awarded on 1 July 1956 to the New York Naval Shipyard, Brooklyn, N.Y. Laid down 14 September 1957, launched 8 October 1960, commissioned 27 October 1961. Reclassified as a "Multi-Purpose Aircraft Carrier" (CV-64) on 30 June 1975. Decommissioned 7 August 2003. Struck from the Navy List on 2 December 2003.

Status: Stricken, to be disposed of, type of disposal not known (Maintenance Category X). NAVSEA Inactive Ships On-site Maintenance Office, Bremerton, WA. In April 2004 Navy officials identified ex-Constellation as one of 24 decommissioned ships available to be sunk as artificial reefs. As of February 2008, however, she was scheduled to be dismantled in the next five years.

**** USS Constellation scheduled to leave Bremerton, Wa 28 July to go to Brownsville Tx for dismantling.***

Alright Ladies and Gentleman. time is running out to get your flag flown on the Connie. Send them a 3' x 5' flag with a postage paid return envelope. Send it to

 Inactive Ships
 Attn: Jack Greer
 2450 Wyckoff Way, Building 550 NBK
 Bremerton WA 98314

Make sure you say it's for the Constellation and give them the years you were aboard and dept/div.

Surface Vessels


Parent Unit
Kitty Hawk-class

Aircraft Carrier

Created/Owned By
ABH Saupp, Jeffrey (Watts), ABHAN

Last Updated: Apr 28, 2009
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246 Members Also There at Same Time
USS Constellation (CV-64)

Mayes, Boyd, PO2, (1977-1986) AB AB-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Iron Wolf, Clayton, AA, (1978-1981) AB AB-0000 Airman Apprentice
Louiselle, Jim, AA, (1976-1982) AB AB-0000 Airman Apprentice
Colley, Bill, PO2, (1970-1977) AB ABH-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
McAfee, Rod, MCPO, (1974-1996) AB ABE-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
[Name Withheld], (1976-1982) AB ABE-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Robinson, JD, LCDR, (1975-2006) AB ABH-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Robinson, John, LCDR, (1975-2006) AB ABH-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Tierney, Kevin, PO2, (1976-1980) AB ABH-9508 Petty Officer Second Class
Bingham, Steve, PO2, (1973-1977) AB ABH-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Bryan, Michael, PO1, (1973-1989) AB ABF-7022 Petty Officer Third Class
Grantz, Daniel, PO3, (1974-1980) AB ABH-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Griggs, Roger, PO3, (1971-1978) AB ABH-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Johnson, Neil, PO3, (1975-1979) AB ABH-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Scribner, Jon, PO2, (1977-1981) AB ABH-7011 Petty Officer Third Class
Brown, Kevin, AN, (1977-1979) AB ABH-0000 Airman
Gitgood, Bobby, AN, (1978-1982) AB ABE-0000 Airman
Lewis, Robert, PO3, (1978-1984) AB ABH-0000 Airman
Walsh, Edward, PO2, (1976-1985) AB ABF-0000 Airman
Heilman, Mark, CAPT, (1964-1999) OFF 220X Commander
Heilman, Mark, CAPT, (1964-1999) OFF 220X Lieutenant Commander
Norman, Richard, CDR, (1970-1994) OFF 132X Lieutenant Commander
Bacon, Sammy, LT, (1970-1979) OFF 132X Lieutenant
Bates, Kenneth Martin, LTJG, (1976-1979) OFF 132X Lieutenant Junior Grade
Lupinos, Gerald, LCDR, (1965-1996) OFF 116X Lieutenant Junior Grade
Reiter, Michael L., LCDR, (1961-1991) OFF 641X Lieutenant Junior Grade
Shaw, Gary Scott, LTJG, (1975-1979) OFF 131X Lieutenant Junior Grade
English, Floyd, CDR OFF 636X Ensign
Preston, Richard, LCDR, (1964-1988) OFF 613X Ensign
Dreyer, Jeff, (1975-1979) GMM GMM-0998 Other Service Rank
Kuehl, Keith, (1977-1983) EM EM-4671 Other Service Rank
Funk, Jeff, CWO3, (1957-1982) OFF 741X Chief Warrant Officer 3
Pierantozzi, Richard, CWO3, (1960-1983) OFF 713X Chief Warrant Officer 2
Sedergren, Daniel, CWO2, (1959-1980) OFF 732X Chief Warrant Officer 2
Berry, Silas, SCPO, (1978-2002) HM HM-8432 Senior Chief Petty Officer
Williams, O.V.,, SCPO, (1955-1984) PH PH-0000 Senior Chief Petty Officer
Carlstrom, James, CPO, (1963-1983) RM RM-2318 Chief Petty Officer
Hollowell, George, SCPO, (1966-1993) OS OS-0319 Chief Petty Officer
Prysock, James, CPO, (1975-1995) SM SM-9502 Chief Petty Officer
Saunders, David, MCPO, (1965-1991) OS OS-0318 Chief Petty Officer
Stranko, Michael R., CWO4, (1966-1996) RM RM-2318 Chief Petty Officer
VALENCIA, EDGAR, CPO, (1960-1979) AK AK-0000 Chief Petty Officer
Windham, Terry, LCDR, (1965-1996) CT CT-9180 Chief Petty Officer
Blomquist, Karl, SCPO, (1971-1993) GM GMT-0926 Petty Officer First Class
Chupp, James, PO1, (1968-1981) HT HT-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Cochran, Frank, CPO, (1970-1991) GM GM-0986 Petty Officer First Class
Domingo, Dominador, CPO, (1965-1988) HM HM-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Granzow, Scott, PO1, (1974-1980) AW AW-7821 Petty Officer First Class
Greaver, William, PO1, (1976-1983) EW EW-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Green, Peter, CPO, (1962-1982) GM GMT-0926 Petty Officer First Class
Hart, Steven, PO1, (1968-1977) AD AD-6422 Petty Officer First Class
Hollowell, George, SCPO, (1966-1993) OS OS-0318 Petty Officer First Class
Howell, Ron, PO1, (1969-1991) AC AC-6902 Petty Officer First Class
LUYUN, EXPEDITO, MCPO, (1971-1996) EM EM-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Miller, Richard, PO1, (1971-1981) AT AT-6641 Petty Officer First Class
Nation, Luther, PO1, (1969-1991) BM BM-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Nease, Vernon, PO1, (1970-1980) GM GM-0986 Petty Officer First Class
Nestegard, Roger, CPO, (1968-1991) AO AO-8331 Petty Officer First Class
Pia, Manuel, SCPO, (1967-1993) AO AO-0000 Petty Officer First Class

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