|The USS Saipan at sea.|
|CT''s aboard the USS Saipan.
Left to right: CTO3 Billy Brown, CTA1 Don Dattalo, CTO1 Scott Maddow, CTOC Chuck Dean,
CTO3 Dennis Santos, CTM1 Kevin O'brien, CTO3 Vmar Salaam (in back), CTO3 Eddie Hess (in front), CTOSN Perkins, CTO3 Lazarn Wilcox.
|USS Saipan OZ Division.|
Above: Liberty in Croatia. A very nice meal of ham, cheese and veggies.
|The Flight Line in Action|
|Harry Houdini had nothing on the U.S. MARINES!
Onboard the USS Saipan, SGT Clarissa Sweet, USMC, demonstrates the art of escape from military grade Duct Tape. (Trust us Harry, you had an easier time with the straight jacket and chains).
|The USS Saipan sees sunrise in La Spezia Italy.
Wasting no part of the day, the CT's are hitting the beach. The foreground wake is from the liberty boat which is the vantage point for this photo.
Photos and names provided by CTOCS Chuck Dean.
Interpretation and editorial comment by CTOCS Ken Spranza who is responsible for any errors or misstatements.