Boffi, Francesco Verrznzio, MM1

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Last Rank
Petty Officer First Class
Last Primary NEC
MM-0000-Machinist's Mate
Last Rating/NEC Group
Machinists Mate
Primary Unit
1952-1952, MM-0000, USS Heermann (DD-532)
Service Years
1942 - 1953
Voice Edition
MM-Machinists Mate
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Home State
Rhode Island
Rhode Island
Year of Birth
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Contact Info
Home Town
Not Specified
Last Address
2323 Pebble Beach Blvd
Orlando , FL 32826

Date of Passing
Jun 13, 2017
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

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 Unofficial Badges 

US Navy Honorable Discharge

 Countries Deployed To or Visited

PO1 Frank Boffi (USN 1942-1953)

Svalbard Spain United States of America Antarctica South Georgia Falkland Islands Bolivia Peru Ecuador Colombia Venezuela Guyana Suriname French Guiana Brazil Paraguay Uruguay Argentina Chile Greenland Canada United States of America United States of America Israel Jordan Cyprus Qatar United Arab Emirates Oman Yemen Saudia Arabia Iraq Afghanistan Turkmenistan Iran Syria Singapore China Mongolia Papua New Guinea Brunei Indonesia Malaysia Malaysia Tiawan Philippines Vietnam Cambodia Laos Thailand Burma Bangladesh Sri Lanka India Bhutan Nepal Pakistan Afghanistan Turkmenistan Tajikistan Kyrgyzstan Uzbekistan Japan North Korea South Korea Russia Kazakhstan Russia Montenegro Portugal Azerbaijan Armenia Georgia Ukraine Moldova Belarus Romania Bulgaria Macedonia Serbia Bosonia & Herzegovina Turkey Greece Albania Croatia Hungary Slovakia Slovenia Malta Spain Portugal Spain France Italy Italy Austria Switzerland Belgium France Ireland United Kingdom Norway Sweden Finland Estonia Latvia Lithuania Russia Poland Czech Republic Germany Denmark The Netherlands Iceland El Salvador Guatemala Panama Costa Rica Nicaragua Honduras Belize Mexico Trinidad & Tobago Puerto Rico Dominican Republic Haiti Jamaica The Bahamas Cuba Vanuatu Australia Solomon Islands Fiji New Caledonia New Zealand Eritrea Ethiopia Djibouti Somalia Kenya Uganda Tanzania Rwanda Burundi Madagascar Namibia Botswana South Africa Lesotho Swaziland Zimbabwe Mozambique Malawi Zambia Angola Democratic Repbulic of Congo Republic of Congo Gabon Equatorial Guinea Central African Republic Cameroon Nigeria Togo Ghana Burkina Fassu Cote d'Ivoire Liberia Sierra Leone Guinea Guinea Bissau The Gambia Senegal Mali Mauritania Niger Western Sahara Sudan Chad Egypt Libya Tunisia Morocco Algeria

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 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1942, Recruit Training (Newport, RI), 404
 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
Formal Schools and Training CoursesUS NavyNorfolk VA (Staff)USS Solace (AH-2)
Bureau of Medicine (BUMED)Commander Naval Recruiting Command (CNRC)Commander Navy Reserve Forces Command (COMNAVRESFORCOM)USS Brownson (DD-868)
USS Bearss (DD-654)USS Fiske (DDR-842)USS Heermann (DD-532)
  1942-1943, MM-0000, US Naval School
  1943-1944, MM-0000, USS Bernadou (DD-153)
  1944-1944, MM-0000, Norfolk VA (Staff)
  1944-1945, MM-0000, USS Hugh W. Hadley (DD-774)
  1945-1945, MM-0000, USS Solace (AH-2)
  1945-1945, MM-0000, North Field, Tinian
  1945-1945, MM-0000, USS Crescent City (AP-40/APA-21)
  1945-1945, MM-0000, NMC San Francisco
  1945-1945, MM-0000, Naval Hospital Farragut, ID
  1945-1945, MM-0000, Naval Special Hospital, Sun Valley, ID
  1945-1945, MM-0000, Navy Recruiting Station Boston, MA
  1945-1948, MM-0000, Break in Service
  1948-1950, MM-0000, NAVRESCEN Providence, RI
  1950-1951, MM-0000, USS Brownson (DD-868)
  1951-1951, MM-0000, USS Bearss (DD-654)
  1951-1952, MM-0000, USS Fiske (DDR-842)
  1952-1952, MM-0000, USS Heermann (DD-532)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1943-1943 World War II/European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Sicily Campaign (1943)
  1943-1943 Naples-Foggia Campaign (1943-44)/Operation Avalanche
  1944-1944 World War II/European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Anzio Campaign (1944)
  1945-1945 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Okinawa Gunto Operation
  1951-1951 Korean War/CCF Intervention (1950-51)
 Reflections on Service
Please describe who or what influenced your decision to join the Navy.
Whether you were in the service for several years or as a career, please describe the direction or path you took. What was your reason for leaving?
If you participated in any military operations, including combat, humanitarian and peacekeeping operations, please describe those which made a lasting impact on you and, if life-changing, in what way?
From your entire military service, describe any memories you still reflect back on to this day.
Which individual(s) from your time in the military stand out as having the most positive impact on you and why?
Can you recount a particular incident from your service, which may or may not have been funny at the time, but still makes you laugh?
What profession did you follow after your military service and what are you doing now? If you are currently serving, what is your present occupational specialty?
In what ways has serving in the military influenced the way you have approached your life and your career? What do you miss most about your time in the service?
Based on your own experiences, what advice would you give to those who have recently joined the Navy?
In what ways has helped you remember your military service and the friends you served with.
 Military Associations and Other Affiliations
Post 2093, Orange County PostChapter 16Military Order of the Purple HeartUSS Brownson DD-868 Association
USS Fiske (DD / DDR 842) AssociationCentral Florida CouncilUSS Hadley DD-774 AssociationDepartment of Florida
National Association of Destroyer Veterans (Tin Can Sailors)
  1943, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW), Post 2093, Orange County Post (Member) (Orlando, Florida) [Verified] - Chap. Page
  1947, Disabled American Veterans (DAV), Chapter 16 (Member) (Orlando, Florida) [Verified] - Chap. Page
  1966, Military Order of the Purple Heart [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  1980, USS Brownson DD-868 Association [Verified]
  1980, USS Fiske (DD / DDR 842) Association [Verified]
  1980, Navy League of the United States, Central Florida Council (Member) (Orlando, Florida) [Verified] - Chap. Page
  1980, USS Hadley DD-774 Association
  1984, American Legion, Department of Florida (Member) (Orlando, Florida) [Verified] - Chap. Page
  2001, National Association of Destroyer Veterans (Tin Can Sailors) [Verified] - Assoc. Page
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