From Tim Ramey, son of Robert W. Ramey
My name is Tim Ramey. I am the son of Robert W. Ramey. Bob served on the USS Massey from 1960-1962. He served in the deck division with P02 Nesbitt. He stuck at a Yeoman before being transferred on the USS Calcetera during the Cuban Missle Crisis. Bob retired from the US Army in 1990 as a Sergeant First Class E-7. He was awarded two Bronze Stars in Vietnam, one with “v” device for heroism in ground combat in 1969. He was awarded many medals for service and achievement and also earned his Ranger Tab and parachute wings.
Bob passed away from agent orange related lung cancer on October 17, 2010.
All the best,