USS Waldron DD-699

All photos credit: US Navy
Anchors Aweigh performed by US Navy Band


Attention on deck:
The current turbulent world conditions
and our involvement in the Middle East,
have prompted this new page dealing
with some of the thoughts of this
old navy man and a new generation
of sailors and soldiers:
Then and now, Korea to Kuwait

Please take a moment to look
at this wonderful web site:


Welcome aboard.

I am Vealis Vermillion and

this web site is a tribute to

my years in the US Navy and

the great mates who served with me.


I was a Boatswain Mate 3rd class and

you can learn more about them here.


On this site you will find the ships

that I served on and the ports

where I was stationed during my time

in the service of our country.


The Ships:

USS Cabildo


USS Valley Forge

USS Waldron


The Ports:

Guantanamo Bay




General Naval information:

US Navy

US Navy History

US Naval Academy

Blue Angels Home Page

Community of Veterans

US Navy Seals Web Site

United States Coast Guard

US Navy Parachute Team web Site

naval Research Laboratory Information Technology

Worldwide Web Virtual Library - Naval and Maritime



You can write to me at:








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