USS Saratoga Decklog.

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Decklog by William Robison on Saturday, March 12, 2011 at 05:14 I did a Med cruise in 76. VF-103
South Carolina

Decklog by Mike Foster on Friday, March 11, 2011 at 10:11 Mike Foster...V-2 Bow Cats...77-78, 79-80 Med Cruise and then to Philly. It's been a while since I've left a message. I often reflect back on the good times with good people. Poco Loco and I worked together for a while after getting out in Tucson...anyone hear from him these days? I also talked with Bud Thomas a few times several years ago. Just wanted to check in and would love to hear from V-2 team from those days.
mfoster22@verizon.net
Texas

Decklog by Harry Stolberg on Tuesday, March 08, 2011 at 14:04 Was on the Saratoga from 1969 to 1973 in "B" Division - Oil Shack. Did 3 med cruises and one West Pac in the Gulf of Tonkin, Vietnam. I am a Shellback. Loved being on that ship. Grew up alot. Great memories and good friends. I've been looking for a guy named Mark Gregory from Indianappolis. Its been 39 years and I can't find him. Hope he's in good health. Anyove ever heard of him or knows him please email me at DOC4183@AOL.com The Sara may be gone but I will always remember her. She was a great lady. Bye to all
New York

Decklog by Donald W. Goff on Monday, March 07, 2011 at 21:49 RM2, Served onboard 1977-78 MessDeck Master At Arms, I only had 9 months left when I was stationed aboard, but I loved the job and the crew, some great guys.
South Carolina

Decklog by tom ruiz on Sunday, March 06, 2011 at 22:37 served in navigation div. '63-64...painted "fighting cock" at the ship's berth, at Mayport, as requested by the "old man"...despite my fading memory, i remember ed kuyon and robert wilson...hope your e-mails, from past log entries, are still the same...i will attempt to send you guys an e-mail however, if i fail, my address is ruicar@aol.com...hope to make a reunion now the i have retired...this summer i will try to get to R.I. to see "sara" before she is scrapped (hope it is not too late).
New York

Decklog by Linda Bullian Colby on Sunday, March 06, 2011 at 02:11 If anybodu remembers my father, he served in world war II on the Saratoga and the to a u ship after they sank the saratoga. He was at Binki beach in the pacific ocean. His ship also return 2 days after the bombing at peril harbor. If you know any information about him, please write to me at husky@charter.net His name was William Bullian (Bill). He was a loyal veteran until the day he died. He folded the flags at all the funerals,was in many of the organizations with the VFW Post #1621. I really miss him, He was my best friend and very proud to say that I followed in his actions for doing things for the Veteran's and the VA Hospitals. God Bless all the people who have served for this country.
Wisconsin

Decklog by Ed Kuyon on Wednesday, March 02, 2011 at 16:16 Served on Sara in N-Div.from 64-66 .It's been awhile since my last entry. Glad to see so many still posting,hated to hear that the Sara will not be a museum.I was looking forward visiting her one day.But she'll always be remembered.
Colorado

Decklog by Larry Kemmer on Wednesday, March 02, 2011 at 12:57 served on Sara 66-68..PH3......
Ohio

Decklog by CPO Calvin Lloyd on Tuesday, March 01, 2011 at 12:35 I was stationed onboard from June 1979 and was part of the crew that took Saratoga to SLEP at the Philadelphia Naval Ship. Philadelphia won National League Baseball Title that year. I worked in CVIC.
Georgia

Decklog by Sal M Toscano on Tuesday, March 01, 2011 at 05:17 Served Nov.1970-Nov 1972 ,Ships Company
Med Cruise 1971...V-4/Airman
West Pac Cruise...AIMD/AE3/1972
Thanks to JD for this opportunity,to reconnect with long lost shipmates whom we worked along side during war and peacetime. Who enlisted and were proud to serve, commiting a few years of our youth for decades of remembering great experiences to this great counrty of ours. Americans should all be thankful of the freedoms we take for granted and thank a veteran in light of what is happening in the around the world with revolutions for democracy.
I am proud to have served on the the greatest ship in the United States Navy,CVA/CV 60. A great experience and life long friends made,unique having made both a Med and a West Pac Cruise within 2 years I served on the Sara.
North Carolina

Decklog by Mike Caban on Tuesday, March 01, 2011 at 00:26 In 1966 I was an RM3 onboard the USS Cone DD866. We were on a Med cruise and we refueled from the Saratoga somewhere in the Atlantic just before reaching our first port of call in Rota Spain. While we were manning the lines during refueling the crews on the flight deck threw bolts at us, and hitting quite a few of our crew. The same thing happened to other ships that traveled with us, including the North Hampton. When we reached Rota, several sailors on the tin cans and on the NH found some of the Sarastoga sailors and returned the favor - fist to face. Almost everywhere we went, the Saratoga's crew were hated for the cheap shots and arrogant attitudes.
Just wanted you all to know that we never forgot.
What a bunch of scumbags you had on board in the mid 60s...
A former tin can sailor
Nebraska

Decklog by Sal M Toscano on Monday, February 28, 2011 at 23:23 Served Nov.1970-Nov 1972:
Med Cruise 1971...V-4/Airman
West Pac Cruise...AIMD/AE3/1972
North Carolina

Decklog by Michael D. Moore on Sunday, February 27, 2011 at 12:33 My father, Captain Frederick T. Moore, Jr. USN-Retired (1914-1969), was the eighth commanding officer of the USS Saratoga (CVA-60) from November 1962 to Septrember 1963. I have just posted an article about him on Wikipedia. If you would like read the article, type Frederick T. Moore, Jr. into your search box and the Wikipedia link will appear. I can be reached at mdmoore626@aol.com. Thank-you. Michael D. Moore - son of Captain Moore.
Massachusetts

Decklog by Sammy King Assoc. Secretary on Thursday, February 24, 2011 at 13:52 Shipmates it is my sad duty to inform you of the passing of our shipmate and long standing Association Secretary and Director Emeritus, Robert Carson.He passed on Feb 20th with his family at his side. His funeral will be Sat. February 26th at 1:00pm (est) in Beech Grove Indiana. Services will be held at Crown Hill Chapel, with Crown Hill Funeral Home handling the arrangements. Bob leaves to mourn his passing his loving wife of 48 years, Audrey, a daughter Beverly Carson, one sister and two brothers, as well as a host of Saratoga Shipmates. Memorial contributions for Cancer Research may be made in Bob's name to Indiana University Simon Cancer Center, P.O.Box 660245.Indianapolis,IN 46266
TAPS for shipmate Bob.
Kentucky

Decklog by Archie Stroub on Wednesday, February 23, 2011 at 14:15 Served as an AO3 on Sara 1966-67. Would like to locate Jose' Guadelupe Medrano "G" division. Joe was from Texas but not sure of the city. Respond to archiestroub@aol.com.
Michigan

Decklog by HM3 Herb "Paco" Rivera on Wednesday, February 23, 2011 at 14:06 Served on SARA during 1983
Maryland

Decklog by Kerry Whitworth on Monday, February 21, 2011 at 21:32 OI Div in Philly Ship Yards- Freezing. Div Officer says need 5 volunteers,& you get 5 days liberty. Smart me huh?
Volunteered- Paint the entire mast top to bottom. Long before safety lines.
Washington

Decklog by Kerry Whitworth on Monday, February 21, 2011 at 21:15 Pappy Lutz, if you are still looking at this, contact me at wowgagirl@hotmail.com or lookup parson carson on facebook. We are having a church reunion in May.
Washington

Decklog by Ronald Lahmann on Monday, February 21, 2011 at 09:01 New email address: no longer blackbeard717 NOW ralahmann@seidata.com
Indiana

Decklog by (William) Russell Johnson on Sunday, February 20, 2011 at 21:32 Jan 76 - Oct 79 in R-Div. Nucleus Fire Party and metal shop, give me a shout out russell708@sbcglobal.net
Arkansas

Decklog by John MIller HM3 on Saturday, February 19, 2011 at 07:42 On the Sara 1959 and 1960, HM3, H-division. Any one our there, that I served with? J3243Mill@yahoo.com.
North Carolina

Decklog by Ron George on Wednesday, February 16, 2011 at 08:43 To Paul Lovasz. I could not beleave my eyes when i openned the log book today. We served together in OP div. in fact i have a picture of you,me and E.Griffin in arab headress from 1962. If your interested in contacting me, my e-mail address is: CAMRFXR@AOL.COM please make sure you put SARA LOG under RE: Hope to hear from you. Ron
Pennsylvania

Decklog by PAUL N LOVASZ on Tuesday, February 15, 2011 at 04:10 OP DIV
1960 TO 1963
New York

Decklog by Jim Hutson on Saturday, February 12, 2011 at 11:24 I was on the Saratoga in the Mediterranean cruise in 1961. I don't remember the months, but I was there for 3 months as a Communications Technician 3rd class. There was an engine fire and we transferred at sea to the USS Forestal. I was on that ship for another 3 months.
Florida

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