Turner, Richard P, BM1

Boatswain's Mate
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Current Service Status
USN Veteran
Current/Last Rank
Petty Officer First Class
Current/Last Primary NEC
BM-0000-Boatswain's Mate
Current/Last Rating/NEC Group
Boatswain's Mate
Primary Unit
1981-1984, BM-0000, NAVSTA Newport, RI
Service Years
1964 - 1984
BM-Boatswain's Mate
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 Official Badges 

 Unofficial Badges 

 Military Association Memberships
Chapter 114Branch 3Post 133Military Order of the Purple Heart
Post 79Post 8771, Sudbury Post
  1981, Disabled American Veterans (DAV), Chapter 114 (Member) (Natick, Massachusetts) [Verified] - Chap. Page
  1981, Fleet Reserve Association (FRA), Branch 3 (Member) (Boston, Massachusetts) [Verified] - Chap. Page
  1998, American Legion, Post 133 (Recorder) (Wayland, Massachusetts) [Verified] - Chap. Page
  2004, Military Order of the Purple Heart [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2006, American Veterans (AMVETS), Post 79 (Member) (Natick, Massachusetts) [Verified] - Chap. Page
  2012, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW), Post 8771, Sudbury Post (Member) (Sudbury, Massachusetts) - Chap. Page

 Additional Information
What are you doing now:
I have been retired from working as a civilian employee of the Naval Station Newport Ri for 16 plus years .I do a lot of volunteer work for my community of Wayland Mass also i the chairman of a town committee and  the Senior Vice Commander of the Americain Legion Post  I serve as the Town Of Wayland Veterans Graves Officer work with the cemetery dept. ensuring that the towns veterans are properly laid to rest and the graves are properly flagged.  
Other Comments:
I am enjoying my retirement
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 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
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  1964, Recruit Training (Great Lakes, IL), 931
 Duty Stations
Naval Ship Yard Philidelphia, PAMare Island Naval ShipyardRiver Assault Squadron-15 (RIVRON-15)/River Assault Division 152 (RIVDIV 152)USS Bexar (LPA-237)
USN Mobile Riverine Force Task Force-117 (TF-117)/River Assault Squadron-15 (RIVRON-15)Riverine UnitsUSS L.Y. Spear (AS-36)NAVSEASYSCOM
USS Detroit (AOE-4)USS Saginaw (LST-1188)NAVSTA Newport, RI
  1964-1968, BM-0000, Naval Ship Yard Philidelphia, PA
  1968-1968, BM-0000, Mare Island Naval Shipyard
  1968-1969, BM-0000, River Assault Squadron-15 (RIVRON-15)/River Assault Division 152 (RIVDIV 152)
  1968-1969, BM-0000, USS Bexar (LPA-237)
  1968-1969, BM-0000, USN Mobile Riverine Force Task Force-117 (TF-117)/River Assault Squadron-15 (RIVRON-15)
  1968-1969, BM-0000, Riverine Units
  1969-1973, BM-0000, USS L.Y. Spear (AS-36)
  1973-1975, BM-0000, NAVSEASYSCOM/Naval Inactive Ship Maintenance Facility (NISMF)
  1975-1977, BM-0000, USS Detroit (AOE-4)
  1977-1981, BM-0000, USS Saginaw (LST-1188)
  1981-1984, BM-0000, NAVSTA Newport, RI
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1968-1969 Operation Rach Gia Interdiction Group
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