Hooten, Russell, AO1

Aviation Ordnanceman
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Current Service Status
USN Veteran
Current/Last Rank
Petty Officer First Class
Current/Last Rating/NEC Group
Aviation Ordnanceman
Primary Unit
1967-1970, AO-8211, HC-7 Seadevils
Previously Held NEC
AO-0000-Aviation Ordnanceman
AO-6801-Air Launch Weapons Technician
AO-8211-Helicopter Utility Aircrewman
Service Years
1962 - 1971
Official/Unofficial US Navy Certificates
Cold War
Gulf of Tonkin Yacht Club
Neptune Subpoena
Order of the Ditch
Order of the Shellback
Order of the Golden Dragon
Panama Canal
Suez Canal
AO-Aviation Ordnanceman
Two Hash Marks

 Official Badges 

 Unofficial Badges 

Order of the Shellback US Navy Honorable Discharge Kaman Rescue Pin Naval Rescue Swimmer

Cold War Medal Boeing Rescue Award Gulf of Tonkin Yacht Club Order of the Golden Dragon

Blue Star Sikorsky 2000 Hours Cold War Veteran

 Military Association Memberships
Aircraft Owners and Pilots AssociationUnited States Naval Institute
  1975, Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association [Verified]
  1984, United States Naval Institute [Verified] - Assoc. Page

 Additional Information
What are you doing now:
Retired in May from a full time job now working doing some work for myself on the computer at home.

One Canadian's Views on Americans
Other Comments:
I am a retired Deputy Sheriff,  just retired the second time, now it is time to take life easy. 



 Remembrance Profiles -  3 Sailors Remembered
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  1962, Recruit Training (San Diego, CA), 566
Recruit Training (San Diego, CA)

Company, Class or Division

Start Date 
May, 1962

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Last Updated:Jan 5, 2007
Personal Memories

Best Friends
Only can remember a boot named Island, he and I were pretty good buddies, and he was a real kick.

Our DI was a cook........Chief Holley. He was a very nice guy, we all called him Uncle Holly behind his back.

My Photos From This Recruit Training

  108 Also There at This Training:
Name Co Ptn Start Date
Anderson, Stephen, SCPO, (1962-1991) May, 1962
Baughn, David, PO1, (1962-1978) 297 May, 1962
Benson, Milton J., CAPT, (1962-1999) 257 May, 1962
Bevins, Bart, PO2, (1961-1976) May, 1962
Blackstone, Lawrence, MCPO, (1962-1986) 282 May, 1962
Brewer, Roy, PO2, (1962-1967) May, 1962
Cagle, Edward, PO3, (1962-1966) 363 May, 1962
Cayse, Robert, PO3, (1962-1965) 269 May, 1962
Evans, Louie, PO3, (1962-1965) 275 May, 1962
Ferguson, Virgil, PO2, (1962-1967) 288 May, 1962
Finisterre, Ralph, PO2, (1962-1970) 277 May, 1962
Franklin, Norman R, PO2, (1962-1966) 264 May, 1962
Gardner, Robert, MCPO, (1962-1983) 302 May, 1962
Haley, Geoffrey, PO3, (1962-1965) 309 May, 1962
Harmon, Billy, CMC, (1962-1992) May, 1962
HULL, ROGER, CDR, (1962-1990) May, 1962
Jacobs, Larry, PO3, (1962-1966) 277 May, 1962
Johnson, Delbert, CPO, (1962-1981) 284 May, 1962
McAvoy, William, PO2, (1962-1967) May, 1962
Parr, Ivan, PO3, (1962-1965) 262 May, 1962
Randall, Charles, LT, (1962-1982) 274 May, 1962
ROACH, LLOYD, PO2, (1962-1968) 277 May, 1962
Robinson, Michael, PO2, (1962-1968) 111 May, 1962
Sandifer, Kenneth, PO3, (1962-1965) 286 May, 1962
Shepard, Robert, CPO, (1962-1983) 287 May, 1962
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