Hail, Coast Guard -- Farewell, Navy

Tucker, Walter Dunn
January 2005
U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Jan2005, Vol. 131 Issue 1, p73
Conference Proceeding
This article reports that in the presence of the crew assembled forward on the main deck, commanding officer Lieutenant Commander Dennis Burke awarded a Navy Achievement Medal to Navy Counselor First Class Ronald Duplanty, described by one of the Tornado's chiefs as the best career counselor he ever had encountered. Richmond Council of the Navy Leauge President Joe Moschetti presented Lieutenant Commander Burke with a framed reproduction of an August 18, 2004 Richmond Times-Dispatch story by feature writer Bill Lohmann about the Tornado's, cruise up the James River from Little Creek the previous day.


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