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by Keith Holman
Thu Jun 03, 2021 10:23 pm
Forum: Obituaries
Topic: Ronald Binder
Replies: 0
Views: 749

Ronald Binder

Ronald David Binder, age 78, passed away on May 30, 2021 in Agawam. Ron was born in Pensacola, FL, December 24, 1942 to the late Abraham and Freida Binder. He graduated in 1962 from Lafayette High School in Alabama. Ron was a submariner in the United States Navy for five years. He received his bach...
by Keith Holman
Thu Mar 25, 2021 3:15 am
Forum: 1MC
Topic: Corona Virus Vaccines
Replies: 1
Views: 2279

Re: Corona Virus Vaccines

President Biden signed the bill into law on March 24, 2021.
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by Keith Holman
Fri Mar 19, 2021 7:04 pm
Forum: 1MC
Topic: Corona Virus Vaccines
Replies: 1
Views: 2279

Corona Virus Vaccines

Many of us do not qualify for VA medical benefits for a number of reasons but yesterday, the Senate passed HR 1276 which authorizes the VA to administer vaccines to veterans (and in some cases their spouse) who do not qualify for VA medical benefits. The bill was previously passed by the House and s...
by Keith Holman
Sun Mar 07, 2021 11:59 pm
Forum: Obituaries
Topic: Michael Manohar Ramadas
Replies: 0
Views: 1119

Michael Manohar Ramadas

Michael Manohar Ramadas Network Engineer Michael Manohar Ramadas, 34, who was a network engineer for the American Institutes for Research in Washington since 1999, died of a heart ailment May 7 2002 at his home in Alexandria. He had lived in the Washington area since 1995. Mr. Ramadas, a native of ...
by Keith Holman
Sun Mar 07, 2021 8:30 pm
Forum: Obituaries
Topic: Edwin Godbold LeGette
Replies: 0
Views: 1154

Edwin Godbold LeGette

Edwin Godbold LeGette, 70, of Seneca, SC, died peacefully at his home on March 8 2017 after a 6 year fight with cancer. Ed is survived by his wife Elizabeth Hudson and daughter Rebecca Jones of the home, daughter Corryn Fassino of Seneca and son Trevor Jones and his wife Tina of Cologne, MN. Ed was...
by Keith Holman
Fri Feb 12, 2021 4:05 am
Forum: Obituaries
Topic: Daniel M Beaudry
Replies: 0
Views: 1830

Daniel M Beaudry

The World's Best Dad, Daniel M. Beaudry, passed away peacefully at home on February 8th, 2021 hours after gleefully watching Tom Brady win his 7th Super Bowl. He was born in Glasgow Montana on August 26, 1942. He graduated from Glasgow High School with the class of 1959. Dan enlisted in the US Navy...
by Keith Holman
Mon Feb 01, 2021 7:58 pm
Forum: Obituaries
Topic: Leslie J. Whetham
Replies: 0
Views: 1806

Leslie J. Whetham

Age 61, of St. Paul Passed away unexpectedly Dec. 27, 2020 Survived by wife, Geneva; daughter, Athena Whetham; step children, Ruby Touki, Roseann Miranda and Robin Gonzales; grandchildren, Isabelle Whetham, Lillie, Angelo and Suki Gonzales; sisters, Kay Evenson, Janet (Ronald) Sinkler and Kathy (Co...
by Keith Holman
Thu Jan 28, 2021 4:39 am
Forum: Obituaries
Topic: William T. Conner, Jr.
Replies: 0
Views: 1753

William T. Conner, Jr.

INDIANAPOLIS - William T Conner, Jr (“Bill”) passed away surrounded by loved ones at home on November 29th, 2018. He was 80 years old. Bill was the son the of William T. Conner, Sr and Maudames Conner and was born on March 7th, 1938 in Evansville, Indiana. He graduated from Burris High School in Mu...
by Keith Holman
Thu Jan 28, 2021 3:58 am
Forum: Obituaries
Topic: Lester Joseph Halstead Jr.
Replies: 0
Views: 1582

Lester Joseph Halstead Jr.

NOV. 14, 1955 — NOV. 11, 2004 Joe Halstead a Navy veteran, Known as "Cadillac Joe" has Gone to be with the Lord. He passed peacefully with Family and friends around him. If you knew Joe, you knew a worker. He worked in vending, "Little Debbie" and Seyferts Potato Chips. His true ...
by Keith Holman
Thu Jan 28, 2021 3:56 am
Forum: Obituaries
Topic: George Frederick Schilling
Replies: 0
Views: 1589

George Frederick Schilling

Fred entered USNA from Drexel Hill, PA after two years at Penn State.  After graduating, he served aboard the carrier LEYTE before reporting to Submarine School.  He qualified in submarines earning his “Dolphins” while serving aboard BASHAW prior to assignment to nuclear power training.  Thereafter,...
by Keith Holman
Fri Dec 11, 2020 4:02 am
Forum: 1MC
Topic: James Madison 2022 Reunion
Replies: 0
Views: 5031

James Madison 2022 Reunion

USS James Madison Reunion has been re-scheduled for March 23-27, 2022 Four Points by Sheraton Galveston for $119 USD per night 2300 Seawall Blvd. Galveston, Texas 77550 https://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/glsfp-four-points-galveston/ Room rates do not include taxes (currently 15%). Breakfast is n...
by Keith Holman
Tue Nov 10, 2020 4:32 am
Forum: 1MC
Topic: We're Here to Stay
Replies: 0
Views: 2232

We're Here to Stay

There's been some recent noises about folks moving to different social media platforms due to an unhappiness with some of the current big names. That's all well and good. Early in the 21st century, former James Madison sailors were communicating on a Yahoogroup. From that Yahoogroup grew the efforts...
by Keith Holman
Wed Jul 08, 2020 8:46 pm
Forum: Obituaries
Topic: Joseph Battista
Replies: 2
Views: 5419

Joseph Battista

Saddened to share that we have received word that shipmate Joe Battista (1965-1968, Blue Crew) has passed 7-Jul-2020 following an automobile accident. We'll share more as we learn it.
by Keith Holman
Mon Jun 29, 2020 4:06 pm
Forum: Reunion Tales
Topic: 2021 Reunion POSTPONED
Replies: 4
Views: 12465

2021 Reunion POSTPONED

THE 2021 REUNION HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE The USS James Madison Reunion Association has scheduled our next Reunion for March 24-28, 2021 in Galveston, Texas. In view of world events, including the Coronavirus and economic impacts, we are trying to provide a maximum of flexibility to ...
by Keith Holman
Fri Apr 24, 2020 4:50 am
Forum: Obituaries
Topic: Fred F. Maphis
Replies: 1
Views: 5090

Fred F. Maphis

FRED FERDINAND MAPHIS was born in Leignitz, Germany on February 28, 1944 and passed away on December 27, 2019 after a long 20 year battle with cancer. The son of German parents, Fred came to the United States as a small child after his mother met and married his step-father during the American occu...