Employer during Enewetak Atoll Atomic Cleanup Mission: Navy
Job Title: LCU & Maggie Boat Engineer
Unit: Assault Craft Unit 1
1st Enewetak Atoll TDY Tour: 9/1977 – 3/1978
2nd Enewetak Atoll TDY Tour: 8/1978 – 2/1980
Island Lived on at Enewetak Atoll: Lojwa
Islands Worked on at Enewetak Atoll: Enewetak, Lojwa, Runit, etc….
Description of Work Performed: 1st TDY Tour 9/1977 – 3/1978 Lojwa Animal on Mesh 2; 2nd TDY Tour 8/1979 – 2/1980 Enewetak on Blue Jay 2 and several Maggie Boats. Loved the time spent with my Fellow Animals at the Atoll than the rest of my time in the Navy. What a trip!
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Current Residence: Honolulu, Hawaii
Contributions towards accomplishing Our Current Mission:
- Atomic Cleanup Veterans – Facebook Page Fan
- Enewetak Atoll Clean-up Project Vets. – Facebook Group Member
- Military & Dependent Environmental Hazard Group – Facebook Group Member
- National Association of Atomic Veterans – Facebook Group Member
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