ETC Brad Bradfield, USNR (Ret)

Navy Retirement Ceremony


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Following are pictures of my Navy retirement ceremony and the party that followed it on December 3, 1995. Click on any of the thumbnails to see a full-sized image.
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Invitation
My former CO Captain Galen Carpenter presenting me with the flag flown over NAS Dallas.
Captain Carpenter presenting me with my retirement plaque from the USS Kitty Hawk CPO Mess.
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Presenting roses to my daughters, my mother, and my mother in law.
Making my comments.
Inspecting the unit.
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Being piped over the side.
Sideboys left to right: CWO4 Chuck Martinez, ATCS John Hawkins, AD1 Pete Sottnik, me, ETCM Mike Ross, ACC Cary Grant, AEC Jerry Miller, MSG Dave Wilson. Missing from photo, Captain Phil Schwab.
Captain Galen Carpenter, myself, and ETCM Mike Ross.
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Cutting the retirement cake.
ACC Cary and Lynn Grant, and AEC Jerry and Jackie Miller.
AEC Jerry Miller and I at the party.
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No Bill, I never had a 29 waist either!
My mom and dad dancing at the party.

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