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AG School Class pictures (Lakehurst, Chanute, Keesler) are being accepted for upload to this site.
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Submitted by AGCM Pat O'Brien, USN RET


CAPT Ken Hinman, USN RET

August 8, 1938 – March 24, 2021

Bellinger Members and Non-Members Lists
 Updated to April 2021 on
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LCDR Darrell A. Lightner, USN RET

July 7, 1924 – January 19, 2019

The username and password file for the
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No Foolin'

LCDR Kenneth F. "Ken" Smith, USN RET
October 3, 1936 to November 8, 2020



AGC Donald Richard Wilson Sr.

May 17, 1939 – November 7, 1998

xAG Harry R. Inabinet

August 12, 1939 – January 11, 1985

xAG Roger William Teeters

         September 02, 1941 - December 13, 2016

Necrology Announcement


Wallet Found in Antarctica...and Returned

February 2021 Aerograph Now Available to Members on:
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Hazel Dell Hudock

October 4, 1930 – December 22, 2020
Widow of LCDR Charles (Charlie) J. Hudock, Sr., USN RET

Diego Garcia 1976 Weather Crew


CAPT Robert C Sherar (Cody), USN (Ret)
Passed Dec. 11, 2020
Details Soon


AGC Jimmy T. Wilcox, USN RET
June 1, 1938 - October 16, 2020


AGCM Eugene A. Himes, USN RET

May 12, 1943 ~ November 18, 2020 (age 77)


Submitted by xAG2 Kevin McCarthy, USN REL


Watched on Denver's PBS station KRMA an hour-long video about Master Chief Raymond Haerry's cremated remains being returned to his first ship, the USS Arizona.  Watch, or search, for it on your local PBS station. It is entitled "Coming Home USS Arizona". 
Here are some YouTube videos about his experience on December 7th and his burial on the ship in 2017:
USS Arizona Survivor's Story - YouTube

Raymond Haerry, Coxswain, returning to the Arizona with his Shipmates - YouTube

Reunion #46 Rescheduled!

LCDR Kenneth Smith, USN RET
 Passed around 4 Nov. 2020
Details Soon

Class dates submitted by MSGT Dennis Jones, USMC RET

Submitted by CAPT R. Claude "Frenchy" Corbeille, USN RET

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Arabian Gulf (Apr. 16, 2004) – An Aerographer's Mate 3rd Class measures wind speed and direction on the signal bridge aboard USS George Washington (CVN 73). The Norfolk, Va.-based nuclear powered aircraft carrier was on a regularly scheduled deployment in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF). U.S. Navy photo by Photographer's Mate Airman Janice Kreischer.

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This book contains 170 pages, 8 1/2 by 11 inches, some colored photos, and is bound between soft covers.  Selling price is $15.00 and up through Flag Day, 14 June 2015, I will pay shipping costs, to U. S. addresses.  Shipments outside U.S. will receive substantial discount on shipping in that same time frame.  Volume discounts available and individually negotiable.  Profits from sales go to the publisher - Brillion Nature Center - a non-profit organization excluded from collection of sales tax.  Shipping and packaging fees will be added to sales price after 14 June.
   Books may be ordered by e-mail to  or by phone: 920-756-3919 (land line) or 920-860-4193 (Cell).  Personal checks payable to Frenchy Corbeille will be accepted as payment, mail to R. Claude Corbeille                                                                                                                    446 Ridgeway Drive                                                                                                                     Brillion, WI 54110
And if you wonder which three years, they would be 2012, 2013 and 2014.
In advance I am thanking you for your continued support and patronage.
Submitted by CAPT R. Claude "Frenchy" Corbeille, USN RET

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A Virtual Wastebasket of Random Memories

Both Highly Recommended...
Contact CAPT/DR Larry at:

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E-mails from the Front Lines of the Cancer War


AGC Charles "Cap" Casperson, USN RET

xAG2 Gary Cox, USN REL

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