Eugene Keith Riley

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U.S. Navy

Name: Eugene Keith Riley

Place of Birth: Iowa Falls, Iowa

Interesting Home State History: I remember going to school in a one room school house with one teacher who taught Kindergarten through the eighth grade.

Place of Recruitment: AJO, Arizona

Branch of Service: U.S. Navy

Class: 3rd. Class Petty Officer

Military Occupation: I was a cook in the Navy.

Service History, Stateside or Abroad: From 1957 to 1961
I went to boot camp in San Diego, California. Then I went aboard the U.S.S. Takoma in December 1957. In early 1958, located and brought aircraft that crashed off the Hawaiian Island during the Korean conflict. I spent 6 months at "Eniwetok"Atoll during hydrogen bomb testing. I made 2 trips to Japan, Hong Kong, Phillipines on the islands. 1 trip to Kwajalein Atoll, Okinawa, Guam and Kowlson on mainland China and Midway Island.

Honors & Commendations: Received Good Conduct Medal.

Present Location: Carrollton, TX