Gohan's Oklahoma City CLG-5 Collection
QM3 Dave Rice, (Gohan)  USS Oklahoma City CLG-5,  June 1970 - October 1973
Currently a QMCS in the United States Naval Reserve, Fargo, North Dakota
"Sharing an important part of my life with my Oklahoma City (CLG-5) Shipmates."

Dave Rice and Bobby Nelson (1970's)

QM3 Dave Rice and QM3 Bobby Nelson standing by the 6-inch turret of the Oklahoma City (CLG-5) in 1973.

Friendships made on the Oklahoma City can last a lifetime. My good friend Bobby Nelson and I have kept track of each other over the years and were able to meet-up on one of my two-week active duty periods for the Naval Reserves.Bobby Nelson and Dave Rice (1990's)

Bobby Nelson and Dave Rice, Norfolk, Virginia some 20 years later.

Randy Lopez at work
QM3 Randy Lopez conducting PMS on the Bridge door.
Lopez retired a QMC after 20 years of active duty.

Randy Lopez and Dave Rice
Rice and Lopez having a cool one, again some 20 years after serving together on the CLG-5.

QM Gang: Santoyo, Giles, O'Brien
QM3 Trino Santoyo, QM3 Mike Gile and QM3 'OB' O'Brien, N Division berthing compartment.

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Mike Gile, Trino Santoyo, Dave Rice and Ray Yamamoto at Ray's place in San Francisco, again some 20 years later.

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QMCM George Luhrs wishing me a happy birthday (my 21st) at a party in Singapore.  I learned a lot from my Master Chief and come to respect him more each day.  He is what 'Navy Leadership' is all about.


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