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USS ROWAN (DD 782)
VOLUNTEER CREW FORWARD DEPLOYMENT
NOVEMBER 1971-JANUARY 1973

CHUCK PACKER, EM2
Electrical Switchboard, After Engine Room, Condition III steaming

K Packer

Me and Abbey c. 1999

C Packer

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C Packer

Lived in semi-rural Texas mostly since getting out in 1973.  College on VA Bill. Worked in corp. world 8yrs. Self-employed since 1985. CPA. Owned restaurants and bars, business consultation. Currently own embroidered apparel company www.bowwake.com
And provide custom embroidered patches
www.prismpatches.com
Since 2008 have lived on 20 acres of woods in East Texas.

My wife, Katherine.

Ding, Ding...Ding, Ding "DesRon15 Arriving"
Aug 1973, five months after separation. Cap says "CHECKED OFF".