Repko, John, ABCS

Aviation Boatswain's Mate
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Current Service Status
USN Active
Current/Last Rank
Senior Chief Petty Officer
Current/Last Primary NEC
AB-0000-Aviation Boatswain's Mate
Current/Last Rating/NEC Group
Aviation Boatswain's Mate
Primary Unit
2009-2011, ABE-0000, USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN-69)
Previously Held NEC
ABE-0000-Aviation Boatswain's Mate Launch/Recovery
Service Years
1987 - Present
AB-Aviation Boatswain's Mate
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  1987-1991, USS Independence (CV-62)

From Month/Year
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 USS Independence (CV-62) Details

USS Independence (CV-62)

(later CV-62)

Flag Hoist/Radio Call Sign: November - November - Quebec - November
Tactical Voice Radio Call: "GUN TRAIN"

Displacement 56,000 Tons, Dimensions, 1046' 6" (oa) x 129' 1" x 37' (Max)
Armament 8 x 5"/54, 100 Aircraft.
Armor, Unknown.
Machinery, 280,000 SHP; Geared Turbines, 4 screws
Speed, 34 Knots, Crew 3800 - 4280.

Operational and Building Data

Built by New York Navy. Laid down 1 July 1955, launched 6 June 1958, commissioned 10 Jan 1959. Redesignated as a multimission carrier (CV 62) 28 February 1973. after being modified to operate ASW aircraft. SLEP at Philadelphia Navy Yard 4/1985 to mid-1988.

Replaced Midwayas forward-deployed carrier in Japan, 1991. Island was extensively enlarged during SLEP and other modernizations. Replaced by Kitty Hawk in July 1998 and decommissioned to reserve on 30 September 1998. Struck from the Navy list on 8 March 2004.

Status:Stricken, to be disposed of (Maintenance Category X).

Berth:NAVSEA Inactive Ships On-site Maintenance Office, Bremerton, WA.

Planned disposition:In April 2004 Navy officials identified ex-Independence 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.

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Parent Unit

Aircraft Carrier

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Last Updated: Aug 17, 2007
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1115 Members Also There at Same Time
USS Independence (CV-62)

Sepulveda, Roberto, PO1, (1992-2008) [Other Service Rank]
Unruh, Jerry, VADM, (1957-1994) Rear Admiral Lower Half
Pflueger, Michael, CDR, (1970-1994) Commander
Fletcher, Frank, LCDR, (1968-1988) Lieutenant Commander
Cline, John (JJ), LCDR, (1956-1993) Lieutenant
Johnson, Eric, CAPT, (1981-Present) Lieutenant
LeFon, Carroll, CAPT, (1982-2008) Lieutenant
Williams, Richard Wayland, LT, (1970-1999) Lieutenant
Cooper, Don, LT, (1984-1997) Ensign
Dunn, Grady, LCDR, (1983-2007) Ensign
Butler, Rod, MCPO, (1973-2003) Senior Chief Petty Officer
FARMER, DOUG, SCPO, (1975-2001) Senior Chief Petty Officer
Flores, Eduardo, MCPO, (1974-2002) Senior Chief Petty Officer
Napier, Jack, MCPO, (1975-2005) Senior Chief Petty Officer
Stoecker, Tony, MCPO, (1981-2007) Senior Chief Petty Officer
Swafford, David, SCPO, (1961-1989) Senior Chief Petty Officer
Walters, Doug, SCPO, (1974-1995) Senior Chief Petty Officer
Bologa, Emmanuel, SCPO, (1976-1999) Chief Petty Officer
Campbell, James, CPO, (1976-1994) Chief Petty Officer
Colvin, Larry, SCPO, (1983-2008) Chief Petty Officer
Edwards, Steve, SCPO, (1975-2002) Chief Petty Officer
Florida, Roberto, MCPO, (1981-2006) Chief Petty Officer
FLOYD, JOHN, MCPO, (1979-2007) Chief Petty Officer
Jackson, William, CPO, (1982-2006) Chief Petty Officer
Josephson, Michael, SCPO, (1970-1999) Chief Petty Officer
Joyner, William, SCPO Chief Petty Officer
Kelso, Jeff, LT, (1982-2004) Chief Petty Officer
Madsen, Jeff, SCPO, (1975-2003) Chief Petty Officer
Nielsen, Edward, CPO, (1980-2000) Chief Petty Officer
Presecan, George, MCPO, (1980-2008) Chief Petty Officer
Romero, Marcos, CPO, (1979-2001) Chief Petty Officer
Roy, Eugene, MCPO, (1979-2001) Chief Petty Officer
Ryan, Brian, SCPO, (1973-1994) Chief Petty Officer
ASH Jr., CLOVIS, SCPO, (1984-2007) Petty Officer First Class
Asyn, Terrence, SCPO, (1984-2009) Petty Officer First Class
Bettis, Thomas, PO1, (1969-1989) Petty Officer First Class
Brand, John, PO1, (1973-1991) Petty Officer First Class
Breniser II, Paul, CPO, (1973-1995) Petty Officer First Class
Brodowicz, Richard, PO1, (1978-1998) Petty Officer First Class
Burnam, Kevin, PO1, (1980-2000) Petty Officer First Class
Canup, Rick, CWO4, (1981-2012) Petty Officer First Class
Carey, Mike, SCPO, (1978-2006) Petty Officer First Class
Chaparro, Erio, SCPO, (1977-2002) Petty Officer First Class
Cohen, Lee, PO1, (1978-1998) Petty Officer First Class
Delacruz, Delfin, PO1, (1980-2000) Petty Officer First Class
Fix, Phillip, CPO, (1980-2007) Petty Officer First Class
Hammond, Christopher, CDR, (1979-Present) Petty Officer First Class
Ledford, Clement, PO1, (1985-2005) Petty Officer First Class
Martinez, Marianito, PO1, (1982-2002) Petty Officer First Class
Mcghee, Ron, CPO, (1986-Present) Petty Officer First Class
McKinnon, Eric, CPO, (1983-2007) Petty Officer First Class
Meegan, Timothy, SCPO, (1981-2007) Petty Officer First Class
Nassans, Dave, SCPO, (1981-2004) Petty Officer First Class
Oldham, Billy, SCPO, (1983-2007) Petty Officer First Class
Olson, Doug, SCPO, (1983-2005) Petty Officer First Class
Pekarske, Joe, CPO, (1977-2001) Petty Officer First Class
Pena, Jerry, SCPO, (1981-2007) Petty Officer First Class
Robinson, Scott, SCPO, (1982-2004) Petty Officer First Class
Rock, Michael, PO1, (1972-1993) Petty Officer First Class
Rogers, Ray, CPO, (1976-1999) Petty Officer First Class

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