In 1967, Seaman Apprentice Doug Hegdahl was blown overboard from the cruiser USS Canberra by the blast from the ship's five-inch guns during a night firing exercise.
What does SA stand for?
SA stands for Seaman Apprentice
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Samples in periodicals archive:
She thinks I'm crazy," said Navy Seaman Apprentice Justin Kwon, who is in training to become an explosives expert at the Naval Explosive Ordnance Disposal School at Eglin Air Force Base in Florida.
His name was James Cook and while he was a seaman apprentice he lodged on the top floor of the red building.
The Yokohama District Court sentenced both Seaman Apprentice Brian Burgess, 21, and Petty Officer 3rd Class Casey Turner, 24, of the U.
Kevin Ziegler and Seaman Apprentice Dan Naylor nudged their 25-foot fast rescue boat away from the dock for a tour around the bay.
Meanwhile, a 20-year-old seaman apprentice and some shipmates huddled inside their warm ship, making liberty plans for the evening-plans that, unknown to any of them, were doomed.
Because the training is structured so closely to actual military training, Sea Cadets who receive a certain amount of training and attend various classes can leave Navy boot camp with a rank of seaman rather than a seaman recruit or seaman apprentice.