Cargo Handling Batt 5 (CHB 5)


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Entry: 86246
Subject: CONTACT PERSONEL CHB 5 1951-55

Harold Eastep wrote on May 20, 2013


City and State: JAY FL

Unit: CHB 5

Service or Relationship: Navy Veteran

Comments: Member of the startup CHB 5 at Cheatham Annex in
1951 and remained with the Battalion for five years.

Would be very happy to provide info on request[that
I can remember Highly active and adventerous time in
my sea-going career of 45 years.

Captain Dave Eastep Ocean Master

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Entry: 85908
Subject: I HAVE A LUNG DISEASE THAT I KNOW IS DUE TO EXPOSURE.

Carl Hightower wrote on April 7, 2013


City and State: SETTLE WA

Unit: CHB-5

Service or Relationship: Navy Veteran

Comments: Please keep me infooed shipmate.

Keywords: I know that I was exposed while in the Marshall Islands in the

late 70's. I was also stationed aboard some of the Cargo ships

in the 80's and into the 90's. I have been fighting a claim for

years.



Entry: 80792
Subject: RADIATION EXPOSURE COMPENSATION DIVISION

Vicky Summersill Cannoy wrote on October 24, 2011


City and State: ALEXANDRIA VA

Unit:

Service or Relationship: Navy Veteran

Comments:

Keywords: My name is Vicky Ree Summersill Cannoy, I have file a
civil action, within the United States Court of
Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit,Case No:
11-5097, January 5, 2011.

Vicky Ree Summersill Cannoy

vs

Department of Justice, Radiation Exposure
Compensation Division.
Case o: 11-5097

Within this cases, is evidence of the cold war
government cover-up. Need your help on Veterans Day
in Washington D.C. protesting the non-payment of
benefits to the veterans of the cold war.

God Bless Veterans,
Respectfully Submitted,

Vicky R S Cannoy



Entry: 50146
Subject: DOUGLAS W. SUMMERSILL/ EUSTIS, FL

Vicky Summersill Cannoy wrote on April 12, 2005

Email Update Needed



City and State: LAKELAND FL

Unit: AJAX, 1951-1956

Service or Relationship: -

Comments:

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Entry: 2563
Subject: CARGO HANDLING BATT #5 - GEORGE BUCK

George Buck wrote on March 3, 1999


City and State: VALRICO FL

Unit: CARGO HANDLING BATT #5 (CHB #5

Service or Relationship:

Comments: We were ship cargo, half regular navy and half seabees.

When we move overseas we traveled on an LST in order to carry our
equipment, cranes, trucks, trailers, etc. We also traveled on cargo ships to assist them when feeding the fleet.

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