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NSGA SABANA SECA, P.R. - In 1971 NSGA Sabana Seca was established as an independent shore activity of the Navy and has been operated as a communications center continuously since that time.

 

On December 3, 1979, terrorists attacked unarmed sailors en route to a day watch at Naval Security Group Activity (NSGA) Sabana Seca.
 
CTO1 John Ball, the Communications Supervisor and driver the Navy bus and RM3 Emil White seated directly behind him were killed by gunfire when the bus was attacked by terrorists. Several other sailors on board the bus were injured.
 
Below are those on the bus:
 
RM3 Cottie Allen (wounded)
CTO1 John Ball (killed) Driver
CTRSN Allen Bush (wounded)
CTRSN Brad Clark (wounded)
CTT2 Cindy Edwards (wounded)
CTM3 Joe Key (wounded)
CTRSN Clifton Looney
CTM2 Robert Minnick
RM3 Drusilla Penderghest
CTRSA Monique Ritter (wounded)
CTOSN Rich Sauter (wounded)
CTO3 Sandy Seaton (wounded)
CTRC Warren C. Smith (wounded)
CTTSN Ken Toman
RM3 Emil White (killed) Behind the Driver
RM3 Debra Whitehurst (wounded)
CTM3 Gil Zuback

 

Remembering the attack on NSGA Sabana Seca Puerto Rico, December 3, 1979

 

NSGA Sabana Seca PR 001.jpg

 

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A nice bright yellow jacket patch for the Naval Communications Unit on Midway Island, dated '66 '67.  Patch is about 7 inches around  Japanese manufacture NQM are the call letters for the station also a picture of a fellow wearing the patch (not this one) on his jacket

USN Communit Midway Island.jpg


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sorry here is the second picture

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On 6/3/2020 at 12:41 PM, Bearmon said:

A nice bright yellow jacket patch for the Naval Communications Unit on Midway Island, dated '66 '67.  Patch is about 7 inches around  Japanese manufacture NQM are the call letters for the station also a picture of a fellow wearing the patch (not this one) on his jacket

USN Communit Midway Island.jpg

 

That's a beauty Bearmon, thanks for adding it.

 

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US Naval Radio Station, Tarlac, Philippines jacket patch. Philippine made, probably in the 1970s. Station was active from 1970 to 1989. Anyone know what NPO stood for?

 

Thanks,

Jay

 

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They are the call letters for the station 


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