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USS Boone (FFG 28)


Flag Hoist / Radio Call Sign:
N - B - O - N
Tactical Voice Radio Call: "Comanche Trail"


Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons





Precedence of awards is from top to bottom, left to right
Top Row: Joint Meritorious Unit Award - Navy Unit Commendation - Navy Meritorious Unit Commendation
Second Row: CG Meritorious Unit Commendation - Navy Battle "E" Ribbon (8) - Navy Expeditionary Medal
Third Row: National Defense Service Medal w/ 1 star - Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal w/ 1 star- Southwest Asia Service Medal
Fourth Row: GWOT Expeditionary Medal - GWOT Service Medal - Armed Forces Service Medal w/ 1 star
Fifth Row: Navy Sea Service Deployment Ribbon w/ 5 stars - CG Special Operations Service Ribbon- NATO Service Medal


"Don't Tread On Me"
Specifications:
Class: Oliver Hazard Perry (Long Hull, LAMPS III modified, As Built)
Type: SCB No. 261 / 1979 - 1984
Number in Class: 26 (8, 36-43, 45-61)
Displacement: 3174 tons (std), 4082 tons (full)
Length: 408' (wl), 453' (oa)
Beam: 45.4' (extreme)
Draft: 24' 6" (draft limit)
Propulsion: 2 GE LM 2500 gas turbine engines; 41,000 shp; 1 shaft, cp propeller, 325 hp retractable propeller pods
Speed: 29 kts
Range: 4,500 nm @ 20 knots, 5400 nm @ 16 knots
Complement: 13 / 206 (includes 19 man air detachment)
Missiles: 1-Mk 13 Mod 4 launcher, 4 SSM McDonnell-Douglas Harpoon missiles, 36 GDC-Pomona Standard SM-1MR missiles
Guns: 1-Mk 75 3"/62 cal. OTO Melara gun, 1-Vulcan Phalanx CIS, 4-.50 cal. MG's
ASW Weapons: 6-324mm Mk 32 (2 triple) tubes / Mk 46 torpedoes
Radars: AN/SPS-55 (surface), AN/SPS-49(V)214 (air)
Sonars: AN/SQS-56, AN/SQR-19 TACTAS (Towed Array)
Elec. Warfare: SLQ-25 Nixie System, SLQ-32(V)2 Electronic Countermeasures System
Fire Control Systems: 1 Mk13 Weapon-Direction System, 1 Mk92 weapons FCS, 1 modified SPG-60 STIR radar (Separate Target Illumination Radar)
Helicopter: 2-SH-60 LAMPS III Helicopters, RAST (Recovery, Assistance, Securing and Traversing System) helicopter hauldown system
Boone (FFG 28) Building and Operational Data:
  • 23 January 1978: Building contract awarded to the Todd Pacific Shipyard Corp.
  • 27 March 1979: Keel laid by the Todd Pacific Shipyard Corp., Seattle, Wa.
  • 16 January 1980: Launched and christened, sponsored by Mrs. Milton F. Heller, Jr., daughter of the late Vice Admiral Boone
  • 15 May 1982: Commissioned at Seattle, Cmdr. Claude A. LaVarre in command; assigned to Destroyer Squadron 8 at Mayport, Fla.
  • 08 August 1987: Entered the Avondale Shipyard at New Orleans for an 11 month upgrade to Flight IV capability
  • 03 September 1988: Returned to Mayport after upgrade yard period (lengthened, NTDS Link 11, towed array, upgraded to LAMPS III)
  • 01 September 1995: Reassigned to Commander Western Hemisphere Group at Mayport
  • 30 September 1998: Assigned to Naval Reserve Force as a unit of Destroyer Squadron 14
  • 30 August 2000: Reassigned to Destroyer Squadron 6
  • 23 February 2012: Decommissioned at Mayport, Fla. after 29.8 years of service, struck from the NVR
  • 25 February 2012: Towed to the Inactive Ship Maintenance Facility, Philadelphia, Pa., retained as a Fleet Logistic Asset
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    Boone 97k Artist's conception of Boone by the renowned graphic illustrator John Barrett, with the text written by naval author and historian Robert F. Sumrall. Their company, Navy Yard Associates, offers prints of most destroyers, submarines and aircraft carriers in various configurations during the ship's lifetime. ALL the Oliver Hazard Perry class guided missile frigates are available as built, in short or long hull configuration. The prints can be customized with ship's patches, your photograph, your bio, etc. When you purchase artwork from them, please indicate that you heard about their work from Navsource. Navy Yard Associates
    Boone 23k Joel Thompson Boone was born on 29 August 1889 in St. Clair, Pa. and received his medical degree from Hahnemann Medical College in Philadelphia, Pa. in 1913. After his graduation he joined the U.S. Naval Reserve Medical Corps and in 1915 was transferred to the Regular Navy. While serving with the U.S. Marines at Vierzy, France on 19 July 1918 he earned the Medal of Honor. From 1922 to 1933 he served as White House physician to Presidents Harding, Coolidge, and Hoover.

    After many other postings he eventually became the Inspector General, U.S. Navy Medical Corps in 1950. He retired from the Navy as a Vice Admiral in 1950 and served as Medical Director of the Veteran's Administration until 1955. He resided in Washington, D.C. with his wife Helen Koch Boone until his death, on 2 April 1974, and burial at Arlington National Cemetary.

    USS Boone (FFG 28) (1982 - 2012) was the first ship named in his honor
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    Boone 119k 10 February 1982: The Pacific Ocean - Aerial port quarter view of Boone underway off the coast of Washington. (U.S. Navy photo DVID #DN-SN-82-11118 by the Todd-Pacific Shipyard Corp. from the Defense Visual Information Center)
    Boone 87k 10 February 1982: The Pacific Ocean - Aerial port bow view of Boone underway off the coast of Washington. (U.S. Navy photo DVID #DN-SN-82-11117 by the Todd-Pacific Shipyard Corp. from the DVIC)
    Boone 135k 10 February 1982: The Pacific Ocean - A starboard side view of Boone as Todd Pacific Shipyards Corporation conducts sea trials. (U.S. Navy photo DVID #DN-SC-83-11709 by the Todd-Pacific Shipyard Corp. from the DVIC)
    Boone 154k 10 February 1982: The Pacific Ocean - A starboard quarter view of Boone as Todd Pacific Shipyards Corporation conducts sea trials. (U.S. Navy photo DVID #DN-SC-83-11710 by the Todd-Pacific Shipyard Corp. from the DVIC)
    Boone 97k 10 February 1982: The Pacific Ocean - A port bow view of Boone as Todd Pacific Shipyards Corporation conducts sea trials. (U.S. Navy photo DVID #DN-SC-83-11717 by the Todd-Pacific Shipyard Corp. from the DVIC)
    Boone 113k 10 February 1982: The Pacific Ocean - A port quarter view of Boone as Todd Pacific Shipyards Corporation conducts sea trials. (U.S. Navy photo DVID #DN-SC-83-11712 by the Todd-Pacific Shipyard Corp. from the DVIC)
    Boone 135k 10 February 1982: The Pacific Ocean - An aerial port beam view of Boone as Todd Pacific Shipyards Corporation conducts sea trials. (U.S. Navy photo DVID #DN-SC-83-11718 by the Todd-Pacific Shipyard Corp. from the DVIC)
    Boone 181k 10 May 1982: The Pacific Ocean - An starboard bow view of Boone underway. (U.S. Navy photo DVID #DN-SN-84-02819 by the Todd-Pacific Shipyard Corp. from the DVIC)
    Boone 137k 10 May 1982: The Pacific Ocean - A port quarter view of Boone underway. (U.S. Navy photo DVID #DN-SN-84-02818 by the Todd-Pacific Shipyard Corp., from the DVIC)
    Boone 81k 15 May 1982: Seattle, Wa. - Cdr C.A. LaVarre, commanding officer of Boone, speaks during the commissioning ceremony. Seated behind him are Radm F.C. Johnson, left, and Radm J.D. Williams. (U.S. Navy photo DVID #DN-SN-82-08238 by the Todd-Pacific Shipyard Corp. from the DVIC)
    Boone 122k 15 May 1982: Seattle, Wa. - Crewmen aboard Boone line the rails during the commissioning ceremony. (U.S. Navy photo DVID #DN-SN-82-08240 by the Todd-Pacific Shipyard Corp. from the DVIC)
    Boone 110k "USS Boone carries a proud tradition of being one of the finest frigates in the fleet today. She and her crew consistently perform above and beyond the call of duty! USS Boone remains ever vigilant in our war on terrorism. Brave Ship. Brave Men!" (Image and sentiment from the USS Boone Homepage) Bill Gonyo
    Boone 115k Image taken on the same day as the above image from USS Boone website. Image from the National War College. Date and location unknown.
    Boone 140k 1 July 1982: The Atlantic Ocean - A starboard view of Boone underway. (U.S. Navy photo #DN-SC-82-08229DVIC) Navsource
    ***McInerney / Boone*** 644k 1 May 1992 - Naval Station Mayport, Fla. - A port bow view of the guided missile frigates Boone and USS McInerney (FFG 8) moored together at a pier. (U.S. Navy photo #DN-SC-93-05441 by OS2 John Bouvia from the DVIC)
    Boone 110k 9 October 1996: Port Everglades, Fla. - Port side view of Boone tied up at the commercial pier with the medium endurance coast guard cutter USCG Diligence (WMEC-616) tied up alongside the frigate. The ships are making a port visit to celebrate Navy Day, the 221st birthday of the American Navy. (U.S. Navy photo #DN-SC-98-01707 by John Bouvia from the DVIC)
    Boone 185k 22 May 2002: New York City - Boone sails past the Statue of Liberty in the Hudson River during the kick off of Fleet Week 2002. More than 6000 Sailors, Marines, and Coast Guard personnel aboard 22 ships sailed into New York for the 15th Annual Fleet Week celebration. (U.S. Navy photo #020522-N-3235P-510 by PH1 Michael W. Pendergrass from Navy Newstand) Bill Gonyo
    Boone 139k 22 May 2002: Hudson River, New York City - A three-quarter port bow view of Boone as it makes it's way up the Hudson River to kick off Fleet Week 2002. More than 6,000 Sailors, Marines and Coast Guard personnel aboard 22 ships - including six warships returning from deployment in support of Operation Enduring Freedom, sail into New York City for the 15th Annual Fleet Week 2002. (U.S. Navy photo DVID ##DN-SD-04-09683 by PH1(AW) Michael Pendergrass from the DVIC) Navsource
    Boone 65k 22 February 2003: Puerto Rico Operating Area - An SH-60 Seahawk assigned to the "Proud Warriors" of Light Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron Four Two (HSL-42) lifts off of the flight deck of the guided missile frigate USS Boone (FFG 28). Boone is participating in UNITAS 44-03, which is the premier naval exercise in the Americas building lasting friendships while increasing the capability of U.S. Naval forces to operate as a multinational coalition. (U.S. Navy photo #030222-N-0507C-001 by MCSA John Suits from the Navy Newstand)
    Boone 98k 26 June 2006: The Atlantic Ocean - USS Boone (FFG 28) Sailors handle a line while performing an underway replenishment (UNREP) with the Spanish replenishment ship SPS Patino in the Atlantic Ocean. Boone recently completed Neptune Warrior, a course designed to increase coordination between North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and coalition allies. (U.S. Navy photo #060626-N-2456S-284 by MCSA John Suits from the Navy Newstand)
    Boone 92k 27 June 2006: The Atlantic Ocean - An SH-60B Seahawk helicopter assigned to Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron Light Four Eight (HSL-48) lifts off from Boone flight deck. Boone recently completed Neptune Warrior, a course designed to increase coordination between North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and coalition allies. (U.S. Navy photo #060627-N-2456S-591 by MCSA John Suits from the Navy Newstand)
    Boone 218k 31 January 2007: Mayport, Fla. - U.S. Navy Sailors man the rails aboard guided-missile frigate USS Boone (FFG 28) as it pulls into Mayport, Fla., after completing a six-month deployment. During the deployment, Boone contributed to 6th Fleet operations while assigned independently to Operation Active Endeavor in the Mediterranean Sea. They also provided assistance to the Spanish coast guard in the recovery of contraband. (U.S. Navy photo DVID #070131-N-8544C-003 by MC2 Susan Cornell from the DVIC) Bill Gonyo
    Boone 180k 31 January 2007: Mayport, Fla. - U.S. Navy Sailors man the rails aboard guided-missile frigate USS Boone (FFG 28) as as a tug assists the ship to her berth at Mayport, Fla., after completing a six-month deployment. (U.S. Navy photo DVID #070131-N-8544C-011 by MC2 Susan Cornell from the DVIC)
    Boone 258k 31 January 2007: Mayport, Fla. - Sailors man the rails aboard guided missile frigate USS Boone (FFG 28) as she pulls into homeport after completing a six-month deployment. During the deployment, Boone successfully contributed to 6th fleet operations while assigned independently to Operation Active Endeavor in the Mediterranean. They also provided assistance to the Spanish coast guard in the recovery of contraband. (U.S. Navy photo #070131-N-8544C-016 by MC2 Susan Cornell from the Navy Newstand) Navsource
    Boone 81k 31 January 2007: Mayport, Fla. - Electronics Technician 3rd Class Lee Medlin embraces his three-month-old son at the homecoming ceremony for guided missile frigate USS Boone (FFG 28). During the six-month deployment, Boone successfully contributed to 6th fleet operations while assigned independently to Operation Active Endeavor in the Mediterranean. They also provided assistance to the Spanish coast guard in the recovery of contraband. (U.S. Navy photo #070131-N-8544C-036 by MC2 Susan Cornell from the Navy Newstand)
    Boone 158k early 2007: Jacksonville, Fla. - Boone in drydock at Atlantic Marine Florida, LLC Stephen Kolb
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    Boone 171k early 2007: Jacksonville, Fla. - Boone in drydock at Atlantic Marine Florida, LLC
    Boone 144k early 2007: Jacksonville, Fla. - Boone in drydock at Atlantic Marine Florida, LLC
    Boone 137k undated: from the Commander, Naval Surface Forces 2007 Photo Contest. The 76mm rapid-fire gun aboard guided missile frigate USS Boone (FFG 28) fires rounds during a training exercise. (U.S. Navy photo #060503-N-4440L-001 by QM2 Ernest Lambert) Bill Gonyo
    Boone 150k 24 February 2008: Atlantic Ocean - Aviation Ordnanceman Airman David Jones fires an M-14 rifle with an M87 line-throwing adaptor to cast a line from the aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) to the guided-missile frigate USS Boone (FFG 28) during a fuel replenishment at sea. George Washington is conducting carrier qualifications and flight deck certification before changing homeport to Yokosuka, Japan, where she will relieve the aircraft carrier USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63) as the Navy's only forward deployed aircraft carrier. (U.S. Navy photo #080224-N-7282P-001 by MCSN Phillip Pavlovich, from the Navy News Stand) Navsource
    Boone 214k 19 March 2008: Mayport, Fla. - U.S. Navy Commander Newman Evans III, left, speaks with Olympic Gold Medalist Shannon Miller aboard the guided missile frigate USS Boone (FFG 28). Miller came to Naval Station Mayport to meet and greet service members and their families as part of a Morale and Welfare Recreation tour. (U.S. Navy photo #080319-N-8102J-024 by MC1 Toiete Jackson, from the Navy News Stand)
    Boone 277k 7 July 2010: Mayport, Fla. - The guided-missile frigate Boone arrives home at Naval Station Mayport following a six-month deployment. During the underway, Boone conducted counter piracy operations and international exercises. (U.S. Navy photo #100707-N-5516S-003 by MC2 Jacob Sippel, from the Navy News Stand)
    Boone 164k 7 July 2010: Mayport, Fla. - Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Justin Marcum, assigned to the guided-missile frigate Boone, kisses his girlfriend after a successful marriage proposal. Boone completed a six-month underway conducting counter piracy operations and international exercises. (U.S. Navy photo #100707-N-5516S-002 by MC2 Jacob Sippel, from the Navy News Stand)
    Boone 390k 2 December 2010: Fort Lauderdale, Fla. - The guided-missile frigate Boone arrives in Port Everglades for a routine port visit. While in Fort Lauderdale, the crew will attend a Pearl Harbor Remembrance Ceremony. Boone is homeported at Naval Station Mayport. (U.S. Navy photo #101202-N-8269F-049 by MC1 Gino Flores, from the Navy News Stand)
    Boone 214k 18 April 2011: Salvador, Brazil - Sailors assigned to the guided-missile frigate Boone man the rails as Boone departs Salvador, Brazil. Boone is deployed supporting Southern Seas 2011. (U.S. Navy photo #110418-N-NL541-110 by MC3 Stuart Phillips, from the Navy News Stand)
    Boone 363k 1 May 2011: Rio De Janeiro, Brazil - The color guard of Boone lowers the national ensign during evening colors in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. Boone is deployed supporting Southern Seas 2011. (U.S. Navy photo #110501-N-NL541-227 by MC3 Stuart Phillips, from the Navy News Stand)
    Boone 411k 22 May 2011: Punta Arenas, Chile - Sailors aboard Boone prepare to get the ship underway ahead of an approaching storm. Boone is deployed to South America supporting Southern Seas 2011. (U.S. Navy photo #110522-N-MN502-005 by Lt(jg) Matthew Comer, from the Navy News Stand)
    Boone 367k 13 June 2011: Talcahuano, Chile - The Guided-missile frigates Boone and USS Thach (FFG 43) are pierside in Talcahuano, Chile, for multinational events including a community relations project, a Project Handclasp delivery and tours. Boone is deployed to South America supporting Southern Seas 2011. (U.S. Navy photo #110616-N-ZI300-024 by MC1 Steve Smith, from the Navy News Stand)
    Boone 341k 21 June 2011: the Pacific Ocean - The guided-missile frigate Boone is underway off the coast of Chile during a joint exercise with the Chilean navy and USS Thach (FFG 43). Boone and Thach are deployed to South America in support of Southern Seas 2011. (U.S. Navy photo #110621-N-NL541-053 by MC3 Stuart Phillips, from the Navy News Stand)
    Boone 448k 24 June 2011: Valparaiso, Chile - Sailors aboard the guided-missile frigates USS Thach and Boone gather on the foc'sle for a briefing after arriving in Valparaiso, Chile. Both ships will participate in the Chilean navy-hosted Pacific phase of UNITAS 52. They are deployed to South America supporting Southern Seas 2011. (U.S. Navy photo #110624-N-ZI300-087 by MC1 Steve Smith, from the Navy News Stand)
    Boone 286k 13 August 2011: Panama City, Panama - Sailors aboard the guided-missile frigate Boone render honors to USS Thach (FFG 43) while departing Panama City. (U.S. Navy photo #110813-N-ZI300-038 by MC1 Steve Smith, from the Navy News Stand)
    Boone 507k 11 November 2011: New York City, N.Y. - Sailors representing the guided-missile frigate Boone march up 5th Avenue during the 2011 New York City Veterans Day Parade. The Navy was the featured service in the New York City Veterans Day Parade in 2011. (U.S. Navy photo #111111-N-AW702-006 by MC2 Jacob Sippel, from the Navy News Stand)
    Boone 255k 11 November 2011: New York City, N.Y. - Cmdr. Roy Love, commanding officer of the guided-missile frigate Boone waves to spectators with his sailors during the 2011 New York City Veterans Day Parade. More than 600,000 spectators filled the streets for the parade. (U.S. Navy photo #111111-N-AW702-013 by MC2 Jacob Sippel, from the Navy News Stand)
    Boone 262k 13 November 2011: New York City, N.Y. - Sailors assigned to the guided-missile frigate Boone and local assigned sailors join service members from all branches as they hold the American flag during the pre-game ceremonies at a football game in Metlife Stadium. The New York Jets honored veterans and service members during their game against the New England Patriots. (U.S. Navy photo #111113-N-AW702-080 by MC2 Jacob Sippel, from the Navy News Stand)
    Boone 275k 23 February 2012: Mayport, Fla. - Members of the Commander, Navy Region Southeast color guard presents colors during a decommissioning ceremony for the guided-missile frigate USS Boone (FFG 28) at Naval Station Mayport. Boone, named in honor of Vice Adm. Joel Thompson Boone, has been in service with the U.S. Navy since May 1982. (U.S. Navy photo #120223-N-TC587-026 by MCSA Damian Berg, from the Navy News Stand)
    Boone 426k 23 February 2012: Mayport, Fla. - Rear Adm. Mark H. Buzby shares the history of the guided-missile frigate Boone during the ship's decommissioning ceremony at Naval Station Mayport. (U.S. Navy photo #120223-N-TC587-042 by MCSA Damian Berg, from the Navy News Stand)
    Boone 493k 23 February 2012: Mayport, Fla. - Distinguished guests, plank owners, past and present crew members of Boone disembark the ship for the last time during the ship's decommissioning ceremony at Naval Station Mayport. (U.S. Navy photo #120223-N-TC587-039 by MCSA Damian Berg, from the Navy News Stand)
    Boone 194k 23 February 2012: Mayport, Fla. - Sailors assigned to Boone disembark the ship for the last time during the ship's decommissioning ceremony at Naval Station Mayport. (U.S. Navy photo #120223-N-TC587-072 by MCSA Damian Berg, from the Navy News Stand)
    Boone 438k 23 February 2012: Mayport, Fla. - The decommissioning crew of the guided-missile frigate USS Boone (FFG 28) disembark the ship for the last time and await in ranks to be relieved from the ship's watch during the ship's decommissioning ceremony at Naval Station Mayport. Boone, named in honor of Vice Adm. Joel Thompson Boone, has been in service with the U.S. Navy since May 1982. (U.S. Navy photo #120223-N-TC587-089 by MCSA Damian Berg, from the Navy News Stand)

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    View the USS Boone (FFG 28) DANFS history entry
    located on the Naval History and Heritage Command web site.
    Boone's Commanding Officers
    Thanks to Wolfgang Hechler & Ron Reeves
    Dates of Command Commanding Officers
    1.)  15 May 1982 - 17 Aug. 1984Cmdr. Claude A. LaVarre (Nashville, Tenn.)
    2.)  17 Aug. 1984 - 24 Oct. 1986Cmdr. Harvey Eugene Atkinson III
    3.)  24 Oct. 1986 - 27 Dec. 1988Cmdr. Peter Raymond Smith
    4.)  27 Dec. 1988 - 14 Dec. 1990Cmdr. Micajah Wilson Newman (Bryan, Tex.)
    5.)  14 Dec. 1990 - 24 Jul. 1992Cmdr. William Denton Morris (Jacksonville, Fla.)
    6.)  24 Jul. 1992 - 08 Jun. 1993Cmdr. William Michael Dunaway (relieved) (Farmington, Mo.)
    Temporary: 08 - 14 June 1993Lcdr. Ernest V. Swauger (Exec. Officer)
    7.)  14 Jun. 1993 - 21 Apr. 1995Cmdr. William Aloysius Walsh, Jr. (Philadelphia, Pa.)
    8.)  21 Apr. 1995 - 16 May 1997Cmdr. Ronald Douglas Hughes (Spartanburg, S.C.)
    9.)  16 May 1997 - 15 Jan. 1999Cmdr. Arthur Scott Mobley
    10.) 15 Jan. 1999 - 25 Aug. 2000Cmdr. David Wayne Costa
    11.) 25 Aug. 2000 - 29 Mar. 2002Cmdr. Timothy Mahan, Jr.
    12.) 29 Mar. 2002 - 31 Mar. 2004 Cmdr. Jeffrey Lynn Morman
    13.) 31 Mar. 2004 - 18 Nov. 2005Cmdr. Walter Lee Towns (Chicago, Ill.)
    14.) 18 Nov. 2005 - 27 Apr. 2007 Cmdr. Marc Henry Dalton
    15.) 27 Apr. 2007 - 21 Nov. 2008 Cmdr. Newman John Evans III
    16.) 21 Nov. 2008 - 04 Jun. 2010Cmdr. Steven J. Petroff
    17.) 04 Jun. 2010 - 09 Dec. 2011Cmdr. Roy Love (the Dominican Republic)
    18.) 09 Dec. 2011 - 23 Feb. 2012Cmdr. Robert Winter Speight (Lynchburg, Va.)

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