There was one insturctor who stood out because he had a nice clean hole in his hand where he'd been zapped by 500w of RF. He stood as a good example of what can go wrong cleaning antenna's.
RE: Calling all Bainbridge Radiomen
I attended RM'A' School, Bainbridge, MD. Sept. 23, 1963 - Mar '64 & RM'B' School, Bainbridge, MD., Sept, 23, 1966 -Jun '67. I can't remember the class # of either one. Duty Stations included: USS Cone(ComDesRon-4), Viet Nam, CincPacFlt Staff, Makalapa Msg Cen, USS Orion(ComSubRon-4), ComPhibRon-4... More
There was one who stood out because he spelled his name the same either forward or backwards and he was a RM1 Leffel
The only instructor's name I can recall from 67 while in RMA was Ceretta. And there was another instructor who had a tattoo of a clothed woman on his arm (was not clothed before he got married). There was another very cool instructor who used to shout out "Speak Hoss" when someone had an answer. I... More
RMSN James Wirrie
Graduated Radioman "A" School; March 1957...went to the west coast assigned to the USS Wilkinson DL5..looking for anyone from that class
Radioman "A" School
Attended from July-November 1970..transferred to USS Milwaukee (AOR-2) Follow on tours were NCS Rota Spain and USS Eisenhower (CVN-69)
RM "A" school spring 1970
Attended RMA school April-July 1970. Separated from Navy as RM2(SS) 1974.
Bainbridge RM "A" School
I was in Class 66-33...went to Guam "NPN and Exmouth West Australia "NWC" and enjoyed running CW Ship to Shore at both commstas. Seperated in 1969 as RM2. I still enjoy pounding brass as K2NPN via amateur radio.
LOOKING FOR DAVID RICHEY-1970-1971
Anyone remember David Richey, who attended Radioman "A" School-met in late '70 or early '71? Thanks for any info.
rmc terry whitt was one of my instructors cool dude
prior to arriving at Bainbridge i was assigned to USS COMPASS ISLAND AG 153 radio shack out of Brooklyn Navy yard