USS WASHOE COUNTY LST1165

 

 

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Crew and Officers of the USS Washoe County LST 1165

 

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Washoe County Sheriff welcomes ship crew Member Larry Tiller.

Gloria Above and Tom Laskowski were Larry's Host in Reno.

Tom's Laskowski hard work

 

LST 1165 was laid down on 1 December 1952 launched 14 July 1953 in January 1954 LST 1165 joined the Atlantic Fleet and was part of the Atlantic Amphibious Force in 1955 LST 1165 took part in the filming of Away All Boats at Vieques Island, Puerto Rico. 1 July 1955 LST 1165 was named USS Washoe County LST 1165. So the Washoe County LST1165 Participated in the Atlantic Fleet and the Pacific Fleet and this was all before Vietnam or Japan

Unlike any other ship in the U.S. Navy,
LST's did it all.

They shelled the enemy positions like the main combat ships.

They put combat forces with heavy combat equipment and men right in the face of the enemy.

They hauled cargo to support our troops.

They acted as "Mother Ships" to the smaller combat craft in "Brown Water Navy" operations and became "Aircraft Carriers" with "choppers" landing and taking off on the main deck.



OUR DEFENDERS OF FREEDOM

Oliver North,US Troops Speech

SEMPER FI BOYS

This is a tremendous tribute
to our military today!
I give it 5 stars!

If you never watch another thing about our current fighting men and women in harm's way, you have to watch this all the way through, especially the latter part.
It is 5 Minutes long.



This is another very good tribute
to our military today and past.

Go here and hang on to your hat:

 

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