Charles A. Peterson

Charles began active duty in 1969 and was sent to Subic Bay, Philippines, 7th Fleet Supply Depot.

As a storekeeper his responsibilities included materiel handling of necessary supplies to a number of various ships in that area.

A container cargo ship would arrive every 14 days to Subic Bay so administration of Sea/Land containerized cargo and distributing of the cargo by truck to numerous locations throughout the Philippines was also an important part of his duties.

Subic Bay was the Navy’s largest installation in the world. It is now closed.

Charles was discharged October 14, 1970.

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