The Big Nickel Site Updates
for 2020

11 October, 2020
  • Sadly added SN Thomas J. Zukowski to the Taps Page. Tom was a Plank Owner for both the Biddle and the Ricketts.
06 September, 2020
  • Saddly added Patricia (Pat) Woebkenberg, wife of FTM2 Tom Woebkenberg (Oct 63 - Nov 65) to the Family Taps Page.
27 August, 2020
21 July, 2020
  • Sadly added Lt. Roger Lieberman to the Taps Page.  Roger was the Medical Officer during the Belknap incident.
  • Sadly added Captain Thomas Andrew York (Apr 7 1978 - Jun 19 1980) to the Taps Page.
  • Sadly added Mary Lucille York, wife of Captain York to the Family Taps Page.
22 June, 2020
  • Had some errors on the External Orders ship's store page as well as seem to have removed the Google Select Language dropdown on most pages.  Guess I had a total brain fart at some point.  Am making updates where and as necessary.
  • Added BM3 Wayne Miller's (65-68) Poetic Expressions book to the External Orders page.
06 April, 2020
  • No more 2020 Reunion page.  You can go directly to the 2021 Reunion page by clicking on the countdown on the home page.
05 April, 2020
  • I have updated the pages for the reunion now scheduled for 06 May - 09 May, 2021.  Right now you can get to the new pages by going to the 2020 Reunion page.
25 March, 2020
  • Saddly added BT3 Don Stoll (1987 - 1989) to the Crew Taps Page.  More information will be added when available.
18 March, 2020
  • Updated the 2020 Reunion COVID-19 (coronavirus) reunion impact information.
13 March, 2020
  • Added a COVID-19 (coronavirus) reunion impact information button top the 2020 Reunion page.
13 February, 2020
  • Updated Taps information for Percy Levi Smith.  Thanks to DK1 Steven Romanoff.

10 February, 2020
  • Sadly added Leah Ray Mueske, wife of BMC Stanley D. Mueske (1980 - 1981) to the Family Taps list.

09 February, 2020
  • I've had to update the Bad Email List with 4 new bads.  I've also added an "as of" date to the button.  Please check if you're name is in the list.  If so, please contact me with your updated email address.
20 January, 2020
  • Sadly added Lt. Thomas W. Maher (1st Lieutenant, 1965 - 1967) to the Taps Page. (I had added this in 2018, but apparently the information was accidently delete.)
18 January, 2020
  • Sadly add Judith Ann Dawson Richley, wife of OSC William Jackson Richley (1984 - 1987) to the Family Taps list.
06 January, 2020
  • Fixed the issue with being able to email a shipmate from the Crew Roster page when you are logged in. Pressing the big blue button will send a notification email to the selected shipmate notifiying him that you wish to get in contact with him.  If he wishes to contact you, he will be able to reply directly to your email address, included in the sent email.  Reminder that you must be logged into the site to send email this way.