Huntington, Edward, PH1

Photographer's Mate
 
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Current Service Status
USN Retired
Current/Last Rank
Petty Officer First Class
Current/Last Primary NEC
PH-8133-EH-38 Photographic Quality Control Technician
Current/Last Rating/NEC Group
Photographer's Mate
Primary Unit
1982-1985, PH-8133, FICEURLANT
Previously Held NEC
PH-0000-Photographer's Mate
Service Years
1965 - 1985
PH-Photographer's Mate
Five Hash Marks

 Official Badges 

Firefighter US Navy Retired 20


 Unofficial Badges 

US Navy Honorable Discharge Order of the Golden Dragon Gulf of Tonkin Yacht Club


 Military Association Memberships
Fleet Reserve Association (FRA)Post 4809, Tidewater PostBlue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Association
  1986, Fleet Reserve Association (FRA) [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  1986, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW), Post 4809, Tidewater Post (Member) (Norfolk, Virginia) [Verified] - Chap. Page
  2008, Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Association [Verified]


 Additional Information
What are you doing now:
After the Navy, I thought I would like to work a few more years with the Goverment, so I become a civial service emplyee. I started my secoud career working for the Army as a 1060 still photographer, this went up to 1991, then I found myself working for the Navy again which was great, I was doing many of the things I did while on active duty.Then in 1996 I started work for the Coast Guard.All of this was in my field photography, I compleated my tweenty Years as a 1060 grade ten and retired a 2nd time in 2006.
 I now have a photography office and I still can not wait to get to work every morning.
   
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Operation Nickel Grass (Yom Kippur War)
Start Year
1973
End Year
1973

Description
Operation Nickel Grass was an overt strategic airlift and operation conducted by the United States to deliver weapons and supplies to Israel during the 1973 Yom Kippur War. In a series of events that took place over 32 days, the Military Airlift Command of the U.S. Air Force shipped 22,325 tons of tanks, artillery, ammunition, and supplies in C-141 Starlifter and C-5 Galaxy transport aircraft between October 14 and November 14, 1973. The U.S. support helped ensure that Israel survived a coordinated and surprise attack from the Soviet-backed Arab Republic of Egypt and Syrian Arab Republic.

Following a U.S. pledge of support on October 19, the oil-exporting Arab states within the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) held to their previously declared warnings to use oil as a "weapon" and declared a complete oil embargo on the United States, and restrictions on other countries. This, and the contemporaneous failure of major pricing and production negotiations between the exporters and the major oil companies both led to the 1973 oil crisis.
   
My Participation in This Battle or Operation
From Year
1973
To Year
1973
 
Last Updated:
Sep 2, 2009
   
Personal Memories
   
My Photos From This Battle or Operation
No Available Photos

  60 Also There at This Battle:
 
  • Adams, John, MCPO, (1969-1991)
  • Bishop, John, CPO, (1971-1992)
  • Blake, Donald, SN, (1971-1978)
  • Borcher, Dave, PO2, (1971-1979)
  • Broadhurst, Robert, PO3, (1970-1974)
  • Brown, Henry, PO1, (1971-1985)
  • Carr, Harvey, PO1, (1964-1989)
  • Cascone, Rocco, CPO, (1962-1985)
  • Case, George, MCPO, (1964-1986)
  • Constantine, Edwin, PO1, (1971-1992)
  • Cunningham, Terrance, PO3, (1971-1975)
  • DiMarcantonio, Michael, PO3, (1972-1975)
  • Ferguson, Michael, PO2, (1971-1977)
  • Ferguson, Michael, PO2, (1971-1975)
  • Gerlach, Garry, LCDR, (1971-1975)
  • Grages, Fred, PO1, (1972-2002)
  • Gray, Barry, PO3, (1970-1974)
  • GREENE, John, PO1, (1971-1991)
  • Hawthorne, Alan, PO2, (1972-1978)
  • Hennessy, Peter, MCPO, (1961-1981)
  • Hitchcock, Clark David, CMC, (1969-2002)
  • Kinyon Sr., Robert, PO2, (1970-1978)
  • Kohmuench, Jeff, SCPO, (1972-1992)
  • Martfeld, Joe, SCPO, (1970-1996)
  • McCaul, Jr., Leroy, CWO3, (1966-1995)
  • McGovern, Daniel, LCDR, (1963-1992)
  • Merkel 3rd, George A, SCPO, (1972-1992)
  • Nunnally, David, MCPO, (1972-1992)
  • Pallister, William(Bill), PO3, (1970-1974)
  • Palmer, Edmund, SN, (1972-1975)
  • Piccus, David, LT, (1971-1993)
  • Ritter, Robert, FN, (1972-1975)
  • Sanderson, Michael, PO2, (1973-1979)
  • Schmitt, Peter, PO1, (1971-1977)
  • Seely, Barney, PO1, (1970-1978)
  • Sheasley, Jeffrey, PO2, (1971-1976)
  • Stacey, Michael, PO2, (1971-1974)
  • Sutherland, John, CDR, (1970-2008)
  • Tarver, Ted, PO3, (1972-1975)
  • Usher, Gerard, PO3, (1972-1976)
  • Vaurio, David, CDR, (1964-1992)
  • Wood, C. David, PO3, (1972-1975)
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