John Gullickson YN2
Semmes 1975-1978

1975 = Reported aboard in October from Yeoman A School in Meridian Mississippi
1976 = Deployed overseas on a Middle East Cruise. Worked in ship's office for IS1 Bentley
1977 = Deployed overseas on a Mediterranean Cruise
1978 = Exchanged positions with a Yeoman aboard the USS MULLINNIX (DD 944)
His wife was expecting first child and he did not want to be absent: I volunteered.
Deployed overseas on a Middle East Cruise.
1979 = Discharged with 60 days leave. Returned to Minnesota.
Attended Normandale Community College in Bloomington, Minnesota
1981 = Took Employment with Northwest Airlines and married in October.
1983 = Re-entered the U.S. Navy as an active duty Reservists in Dubuque, Iowa
1985 = Transferred to REDCOM SIXTEEN in Minneapolis, Minnesota
1987 = Discharged. Took employment with the U.S. Postal Service as a Letter Carrier
1988 = Enlisted with the Minnesota Army National Guard (Retired in 1999 with 23 years service)
1994 = Two year assignment with Personnel at the U.S. Postal Service
1995 = Divorced after 14 years of marriage
2000 = Acting Letter Carrier Supervisor at University Station, Minneapolis

I have 5 children (ages 10 to 20) and currently reside in St Paul.
I enjoy biking, classical music, antiques and art (i.e., Julien Dupre, Hans Dahl & Jules Breton).
I am a single digit at the P.O. and hope to retire within the next nine years at age 55.
Have stayed in touch with one shipmate (DAVE GARRISON)

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