Asmussen, Glenn Edward, SF1

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Last Rank
Petty Officer First Class
Last Primary NEC
SF-0000-Shipfitter
Last Rating/NEC Group
Shipfitter
Primary Unit
1962-1966, SF-0000, USS Navasota (AO-106)
Service Years
1942 - 1966
SF-Shipfitter
Five Hash Marks

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Home State
District Of Columbia
Year of Birth
1922
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Washington, D.C.
Last Address
11358 E. Cecilla St
Norwalk, CA

Casualty Date
Feb 05, 1966
 
Cause
Non Hostile- Body Not Recovered
Reason
Lost At Sea-Unrecovered
Location
South China Sea
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial - Honolulu, Hawaii
Wall/Plot Coordinates
05E 005 / Cenotaph

 Official Badges 

WW II Honorable Discharge Pin


 Unofficial Badges 

Gulf of Tonkin Yacht Club Cold War Veteran


 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans MemorialThe National Gold Star Family RegistryUnited States Navy Memorial
  2012, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2014, The National Gold Star Family Registry
  2014, United States Navy Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page

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  Remembered: From a close friend and shipmate, Bud Bessey, HTC USN (Ret)
   
Date
Mar 5, 2006

Last Updated:
Mar 23, 2012
   
Comments

05 Mar 2006

Glen was a friend of mine. I was stationed aboard NAVASOTA until Sept 1965. We worked in the same shop. In fact he was the #2 man in charge and Chief Ben Sparenburg was in charge. Dan McConnaughhay also worked in the shipfitter shop. Dan was the closest friend I ever had in the Navy.

All 3 of these fine men were killed 5 months after I was transferred, doing the job I would have been doing. This all happened on my 23rd birthday. Over the years I have stayed in close contact with Dan's family. His kids have grown up to be fine adults. I have never known finer men, may they rest in peace...

From a close friend and shipmate,
Bud Bessey, HTC USN (Ret)
1201 N Old Pacific Hwy, Myrtle Creek, Or 97457

   
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