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Al Gunderson


Branch of Service: U.S. Navy  

Years of Service:  1951 - 1954 

Final Rank:  Airman


Tours of Duty

  • Atlantic Ocean from Artic Circle to the Equator

  • Denmark Straits

  • Caribbean Sea

  • Mediterranean Sea

  • Tyrrheninian Sea

  • Adriatic Sea

  • Ionian Sea 

  • Aegean Sea

  • Marmara Sea 


Warfare Specialization

  • Carrier Crash Crew - Hot Suit Specialist


Significant Medals

Secretary of the Navy Commendation for Military Merit



Significant  Experiences

Served on the USS Bennington, CV - CV-20

Had 38 Months of "Sea Duty"