James Brustmaker Collection

1. Enlisted at Bay City, MI October 1947.
2. NAS Grosse Ile January 1948 until July 1950.
3. Air Transport Squadron (VR6) July 1950 until September 1951.
4. Inactive duty September 1951 until March 1952.
5. March 1952 NAS Grosse Ile until December 1954.
6. Enlisted USN Transferred to USS Rendova (CVE 114) until July 1955.
7. Transferred to Helo Antisub Sq. (HS4) July 1955 until January 1957.
8. Aircraft Electric/Inst. School (B) January 1957 until December 1957.
9. NAS Corpus Christi, TX (ATU301) December 1957 until December '59.
10. Transferred to Fighter Sq. (VR121),(VF96)& VF213) Dec 60 until June 66
12. Chief Recruiter Ann Arbor, MI June 1966 until June 1968.
13. Retired June 17, 1968 at Main Recruiting Station, Detroit, MI.

SHIPS:

1. USS Rendova (CVE114) Ships Company.
2. USS Boxer (CVS21) with HS-4
3. USS Bennington (CVS20) with HS-8
4. USS Midway (CV41) with VF96
5. USS Kitty Hawk (CV63) with VF213.

LIFE AFTER NAVY;

After retirement from the Navy in 1968, I returned to San Diego, CA. I was employed as an Electric Planner for the Naval Air Rework Facility at North Island. I retired from NARF on January 1, l986.

   

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