USS Cavalier (APA 37); Staff, NROTC Unit, University of Michigan; Yards and Docks Supply Office, Port Hueneme, CA; Staff, Commander Service Squadron
THREE; Naval Air Station, Norfolk, VA; Bureau of Yards and Docks, Washington, D.
During the service squadron
leader Jim Turner, commanding officer of the Royal Air Force acrobatic team, paid tribute to his colleague saying: "
Every time you see a work crew with the red hats, you know the work is going to get done fast and the results are going to be outstanding," said TSgt Carl Sephus from the 81st Service Squadron
In addition, the Germans were a highly trained active service squadron
with the Scharnhorst having recently won the Kaiser's Gold Cup for gunnery.
The specialists were assigned to a service squadron
or company, usually collocated on the flying field, and performed maintenance beyond the capability of the crew chief and his crew.
Sailors from Service Squadron
6 load a cargo net with fruit while preparing to replenish a U.
VC-8 traced its origins to Guided Missile Service Squadron
2, established at NAS Chincoteague, Va.
The original location of Service Squadron
Ten under Admiral Carter was Majuro in the Marshall Islands, some 2,000 miles north of bases at Espiritu Santo and Nomeau.
The year before he joined the Air Force, Brathwaite, a member of the Naval Reserve Squadron, Fleet Air Service Squadron
, encountered his first slice of military racism - from two African-American men.
entered World War I (June 1917); served in the North Atlantic on convoy-escort ships (1917-1918); engineer officer aboard the armored cruiser Seattle (August 1918-March 1919); served aboard the ex-German transport Patricia (March-July 1919); promoted to lieutenant commander (July), he served in a series of shore billets in the northeast, followed by service as aide and flag secretary on the staff of the commander, Special Service Squadron
(1921); aide to commandant of the Mare Island Navy Yard, California (1922); his first command was the flush-deck destroyer Decatur (May 1924-May 1927); as commander, he attended both the Army and Naval War Colleges (June 1928-July 1930); returned to sea as navigator on U.
Naval Support Activity, DaNang, and Naval Advisory Group, Saigon, Vietnam; Naval Support Activity, Naples, Italy; and Service Squadron
Duty stations included: USS Princeton; Naval Air Technical Training Unit, Olathe, Kansas; Fleet Aircraft Service Squadron
118; Staff, Chief of Naval Air Advanced Training, Corpus Christi, Texas; Headquarters, Sixth Naval District; USS Hermitage; Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, California; Naval Supply Center, Oakland, California; Bureau of Supplies and Accounts, Washington, D.