Hooten, Russell, AO1

Aviation Ordnanceman
 
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Current Service Status
USN Veteran
Current/Last Rank
Petty Officer First Class
Current/Last Rating/NEC Group
Aviation Ordnanceman
Primary Unit
1967-1970, AO-8211, HC-7 Seadevils
Previously Held NEC
AN-0000-Airman
AO-0000-Aviation Ordnanceman
AO-6801-Air Launch Weapons Technician
AO-8211-Helicopter Utility Aircrewman
Service Years
1962 - 1971
Official/Unofficial US Navy Certificates
Cold War
Decommissioning
Gulf of Tonkin Yacht Club
Neptune Subpoena
Order of the Ditch
Order of the Shellback
Order of the Golden Dragon
Panama Canal
Suez Canal
AO-Aviation Ordnanceman
Two Hash Marks

 Official Badges 




 Unofficial Badges 

Order of the Shellback US Navy Honorable Discharge Kaman Rescue Pin Naval Rescue Swimmer

Cold War Medal Boeing Rescue Award Gulf of Tonkin Yacht Club Order of the Golden Dragon

Blue Star Sikorsky 2000 Hours Cold War Veteran


 Military Association Memberships
Aircraft Owners and Pilots AssociationUnited States Naval Institute
  1975, Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association [Verified]
  1984, United States Naval Institute [Verified] - Assoc. Page


 Additional Information
What are you doing now:
Retired in May from a full time job now working doing some work for myself on the computer at home.

 
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Other Comments:
I am a retired Deputy Sheriff,  just retired the second time, now it is time to take life easy. 

 

   

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Vietnam War/Advisory Campaign (62-65)/Gulf of Tonkin Incident
Start Year
1964
End Year
1964

Description
On July 31, 1964 USS Maddox (DD-731) began a reconnaissance mission in the Gulf of Tonkin and was attacked by three North Vietnamese patrol boats in international waters on August 2, 1964.
   
My Participation in This Battle or Operation
From Year
1964
To Year
1964
 
Last Updated:
Dec 20, 2008
   
Personal Memories
   
My Photos From This Battle or Operation
No Available Photos

  83 Also There at This Battle:
 
  • Adams, Gordon, PO2, (1963-1967)
  • Alvarez, Jr., Everett, CDR, (1960-1980)
  • Anders, Patrick, PO1, (1960-1980)
  • Armstrong, Joe, PO2, (1957-1987)
  • Baring, Joseph, PO3, (1962-1966)
  • Beauregard, Mable
  • Bradley, Ronald, MCPO, (1962-1986)
  • Clements, Bobby, PO2, (1962-1966)
  • Cloud, Jack, CPO, (1951-1971)
  • Cole, Jr, Edward, CDR, (1961-1981)
  • Copeland, Bob, PO2, (1960-1964)
  • Cote, Richard, PO1, (1954-1974)
  • Crutcher, Robert, CMC, (1961-1990)
  • Elliott, Joseph, PO3, (1962-1966)
  • FLOYD, GEORGE, MCPO, (1963-2003)
  • Fraser, William, CPO, (1952-1972)
  • Fuller, David, PO2, (1961-1965)
  • Gast, Michael, MCPO, (1964-1986)
  • Gelbhar, Martin, AA, (1962-1968)
  • Gifford, Larry, PO1, (1956-1975)
  • Goddard, William, PO3, (1963-1965)
  • Gunther, Richard, MCPO, (1952-1973)
  • Hartle, Dennis, PO3, (1961-1965)
  • Herzog, Greg, PO1, (1962-1993)
  • Huffman, Arthur, PO2, (1961-1966)
  • Jacobsen, Jake, PO2, (1963-1969)
  • Johnston, Chester, PO3, (1960-1964)
  • Jones, Richard, PO1, (1962-1968)
  • Jordan, William, AN, (1961-1966)
  • Kall, Joseph, CPO, (1964-2008)
  • Kraus, Richard, LTJG, (1962-1966)
  • Linkey, Glenn, CPO, (1948-1968)
  • Long, Ernest, SN, (1962-1965)
  • Mahugh, Howard, LT, (1962-1966)
  • Martinez, Jim, PO3, (1962-1966)
  • Moffitt Jr., Ralph, PO3, (1961-1965)
  • Morgan, Dusty
  • Nolan, Timothy, PO2, (1961-1969)
  • Norton, James, PO3, (1962-1966)
  • Oehler, William(Bill), PO1, (1960-1971)
  • Padgett, Gary, PO2, (1961-1966)
  • Parrott, Jack, SCPO, (1961-1981)
  • Reed, Carlton, MCPO, (1961-1991)
  • Rice, Jack, PO1, (1958-1977)
  • Robson, Dan, PO3, (1960-1964)
  • Shufelt, Stephen, CWO4, (1962-1986)
  • Sporleder, John, PO3, (1960-1964)
  • Swanger, Floyd, SCPO, (1960-1985)
  • Terrell, Terry, PO3, (1960-1964)
  • Tillett, Joe, PO2, (1963-1966)
  • White, Harold, PO3, (1963-1969)
  • Williams, Curtis, PO2, (1961-1965)
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