This is a picture of my dad, John Hemphill, and myself aboard the USS John F Kennedy CVA-67. We were one of few father-sons to be assigned to the first crew (called Plankowners) of the carrier USS John F Kennedy. He served in the Army Air Corp during WWI and the Navy during the Korean Conflict and the Vietnam conflict. We were stationed together for two years. He dedicated his life to serving his country. With him being a career Navy man, it was probably the most time I was ever able to spend with him. Sadly, he passed away only seven years after retiring from the Navy.
Location: USS John F Kennedy CVA-67
Date: Fall of 1968
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