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Charlie wrote at 2013-06-26 22:47:45
Bryan, After three years he would have received a slanted white stripe on the left forearm for good service. As an above deck sailor he would have a white stripe circling the right shoulder. The below deck crew (motor macs and steamfitters, etc) would have a red stripe. The sleeve stripes circling the wrists: i = Apprentice seaman; two = seaman second class; and three = Your Dad, seaman first class.  


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Alan F. Cagle

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Specialize in WWII/Korean War, Army Enlisted Discharges (WD AGO Form 53-55) It is currently called the DD-214. I have a good general knowledge of the WWII and Korean Theatres of Operations. I can (usually) translate the military abbreviations on the form and provide some background on the soldier’s unit, its history and campaigns as well as providing additional reference sites for the user. I am a former US Army Infantry Officer on Active Duty during the Vietnam War.

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I am a former US Army Infantry Officer on Active Duty during the Vietnam War (1970-71).

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BA Economics (University of Alabama 1970) MA Sociology (Louisiana State University 1975)

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