He served in the Navy during World War II in the Pacific Theater, serving as a radarman second class.
What does RD stand for?
RD stands for Radarman (USN Rating)
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- Research Council of Zimbabwe (est. 1986)
- Rio Cristal Zinc Corporation (zinc harvesting; Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada)
- Runway Clear Zone (airports)
- Rapid Coastal Zone Assessment Survey (UK)
- Regional Commercial Zoning District
- Data Requirements Document
- Diode Resistance
- Directional Radio Beacon
- Racial Discrimination
- Radar Detector
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Joining the Navy after his graduation from Ware High School Class of 1958, he was a radarman on the USS Decatur DD396, travelling to approximately 36 countries.
The radarman in the Scorpion bailed out, but the five other crew members died, along with three boys on the ground -- Ronnie Brann, 13, and 12-year-olds Robert Zallan and Evan Elsner.
On December 7, 1941 he was a Radarman 2nd Class stationed aboard the USS John D.
He served in the Navy from 1944 to 1947, including service in combat as a radarman in the South Pacific and Okinawa.
Navy veteran of WWII serving as a radarman, third class.
An honorably discharged veteran, he served his country during World War II as a Radarman third class for the United States Coast Guard, where he saw action in Guam.
He was stationed on Leyte Island in the Philippines and was an early warning and surface radarman.