Bradshaw, Ramon Jerel, Sr., SR

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Last Rank
Seaman Recruit
Last Primary NEC
Last Rating/NEC Group
Primary Unit
1988-1989, USS Iowa (BB-61)
Service Years
1988 - 1989

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This Military Service Page was created/owned by the Site Administrator to remember Bradshaw, Ramon Jerel, Sr., SR.
Contact Info
Home Town
Tampa, Florida
Last Address
USS Iowa (BB-61)
Buried at Rest Haven Memorial Park Cemetery, Tampa, Florida.

Date of Passing
Apr 19, 1989
Location of Interment
Not Specified
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In the Line of Duty
  1989, In the Line of Duty [Verified]

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Last Known Activity

Ramon Jarel Bradshaw, Sr. was the son of Elizabeth Bradshaw. He had a son and planned on getting married. He was a member of Friendship Missionary Baptist Church where he sang in the choir. He graduated from King High School in June 1988, where he was a track star. He had a choice between a college scholarship in track or serving his country. He enlisted in the navy in July 1988. He was killed in the explosion of gun turret #2 on the USS Iowa, during training maneuvers in the Atlantic Ocean off of Puerto Rico. He was buried with full military honors.

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USS Iowa (BB-61)
  1988-1989, USS Iowa (BB-61)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1989-1989 USS Iowa Turret Explosion Incident (Puerto Rico)
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