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Posted by: Lee W, March 9, 2014, 10:28pm
We have been asked to do a mug n hug for Petty Officer John Garvin-1972-1976. He is a family member of our own Joe Malandro  from NJ WWR, AKA  Joe-Fitter

Our Heroes wife Corrine says he Worked on Airplanes, amongst many other things.

Received 3 Medals that she knows of, 1 for Outstanding Air Force Medal because he served on a Carrier and 1 Wartime Medal, 3rd one she is not sure

1972 he took Oath on the USS New Jersey Philadelphia Co. 347

1972 NAS Memphis A School Supply

1973 USS Intrepid His wife says he was a VA-45 (Intrepids Last Cruise)

1973-75 NAS JES AZORTS (not sure what this means)

1974 he went to the Azores Portugese Islands

1976 VS32 NAS Celil Field outside Jacksonville Florida

John thinks his family is just  taking him to a dinner but it's actually  his 60th  Surprise Birthday Party where we will surprise him too and thank him for his service.

Rally time : 19:30  (7:30 PM)
Rally Place : Krewstown Shopping Center  9345 Krewstown Rd Phila Pa 19115-3723
KSU: When we get the call (approx. 19:45- 20:00)
RC :  Scouter  (Thanks for stepping up!!)
Posted by: Lee W, March 9, 2014, 11:00pm; Reply: 1
Happy 60th Birthday John,  and a  long over due thank you and welcome home as well!
Posted by: joemfitter, March 10, 2014, 5:30am; Reply: 2
Happy 60th John and Thank You for the Freedoms that my Family and I Enjoy each and everyday...A Navy Corpsman of Marines Dad wishes to shake your Hand and say Thank You!!!
Posted by: NVR4GET, March 10, 2014, 8:22am; Reply: 3
A long overdue WELCOME HOME and a HAPPY 60th BIRTHDAY!!!  Thank you for your service and dedication to this GREAT NATION!!!  Enjoy your day.
Posted by: Butch, March 10, 2014, 9:22am; Reply: 4
Welcome Home! Thank you for your service to our Great Country! Enjoy your 60th!
Posted by: richmkern, March 10, 2014, 9:30am; Reply: 5
A long over due WELCOME HOME JOHN !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Thank you for your service to our Great Nation.

You were then. are now. and will for ever be a True American Hero.
Posted by: Jester, March 10, 2014, 11:18am; Reply: 6
Welcome Home & Happy Birthday!
Posted by: BigJohn, March 10, 2014, 7:49pm; Reply: 7
Happy Birthday and welcome home, John. Thank you for your service and dedication to our nation.
Posted by: LEE C, March 10, 2014, 8:46pm; Reply: 8
happy 60th birthday and thank you for your service
Posted by: william66, March 11, 2014, 11:40am; Reply: 9
Welcome Home,Happy Birthday.and thank you for your service.
Posted by: Peeps, March 11, 2014, 2:44pm; Reply: 10
Welcome Home P.O. Garvin!! Thank You for Your Service!! Happy Birthday!!
Posted by: Big Bill, March 12, 2014, 7:48am; Reply: 11
HAPPY BIRTHDAY and WELCOME HOME... THANK YOU for your service John... Well Done...
Posted by: Goth, March 12, 2014, 1:57pm; Reply: 12
Welcome home and thank you for your service
Posted by: bikerider, March 12, 2014, 4:39pm; Reply: 13
Happy Birthday, John.  Thank you for your service.

Standing by in Levittown
Posted by: J-Zee, March 13, 2014, 3:15pm; Reply: 14
thank you for your service
Posted by: bikerider, March 14, 2014, 8:56pm; Reply: 15
Thank you for your service, John.  It was an honor to shake your hand.

Good job leading the mission, Scouter.

Some photos of the mission can be found at:
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