The Battleship Iowa (BB-61)
has A Great home page HERE
and has another page with links you
can tour many of her spaces, such as engine rooms, crews mess & barber
Click on the buttons in the lower right
corners of the photos to make the image rotate 360 degrees,
to tour the Iowa.
Don Blankenship GMG2
The USS Hector Association does not
advocate the use of FACEBOOK pages. They are a company that exists
gather information about its users.
Be carefull of what personal information you offer, as it will no longer
You must be a FACEBOOK member and be
logged on to view any pages.
Hector Sailor Hits
Our Secretary, Norris Long does a Bluegrass
Radio Show on WVMR, Allegheny
on Sundays from 12pm to 4pm Eastern Time.
Click on the "Listen Live" button on the left of the Main Page
for a live Audio Link. You can also
check Norris's Monthly Playlist & other Bluegrass links.
For Musical Requests, call toll free at: 1-800-297-2346
To obtain a copy of your DD-214,
military records or replacement Military Medals, visit
U.S. National Archives and Records Administration
A YouTube video with glimpses of Sasebo, Japan, past & present
A link to a film restoration submitted by Roy Meissner
United States Navy in 1915
BLUE WATER NAVY, which has a link listed above, is
a very comprehensive website dedicated to
providing information those who may have been exposed to Agent
Orange, which includes Hector Sailors.
On their site, they have a U.S. Government Document containing a
list of Navy and Coast Guard Ships
associated with service in Vietnam and exposure to Herbicide Agents.
Hector and Ajax are named on this list (page 11),
and may be helpful if you need to make a claim for benefits due
to Agent Orange exposure.
You may go directly to the List of Ships on their website by clicking
UNRELATED, BUT MIGHT BE WORTH YOUR
If you would like "to go back in
time" and check our website's evolution
here and type in usshector.com and click on the links you're brought
You can do the same with any of
your favorite websites.
The following Organizations
have contacted the Associaton and have asked us to place a link to their
These Organizations and the
services they provide are NOT ENDORSED by the USS Hector Association in
and are placed here ONLY for
the convenience of our shipmates. Contact the Association immediately
have any problems whatsoever
with any of these Organizations and their link will be removed.
Otherwise, we have no way of
knowing if these Organizations have our shipmates best interests at heart.
Substance Abuse/Addiction Resources for Veterans: Recovery
Help for Seniors suffering from abuse in Nursing Homes:
Dangers provides information regarding everyday products that can potentially
Drug and other Product Recalls
& Information: Consumer
Justice Foundation ; https://www.recallreport.org/
Veterans Home Loans : https://www.vahomeloancenters.org/
Free Wristbands for Veterans Organizations: www.wristbandsupplies.com
Ultimate Guide to Veteran's Benefits: https://www.moneysavingpro.com/blog/ultimate-guide-to-veterans-benefits/
National Council for Aging Care's guide on Military Veteran Benefit
Moving? Here's help with your relocation: https://www.movingoptions.com/moving/military-move-relocation/
If you or a loved one have been diagnosed with Mesothelioma
or another form of asbestos related ailment:
or Mesothelioma and the Navy
This small sampling for Cancer related websites
should be adequate to show our Shipmates there are MANY such resources
on the web.
I encourage our Shipmates to find more such
sites by using their favorite search engine, such as Yahoo, Google, MSN,
The websites listed here HAVE NOT been checked
out, NOR approved and are NOT endorsed by the Association.
TO THE REPRESENTATIVES OF CANCER RELATED ORGANIZATIONS:
Please, NO more requests to list a Cancer
related organization will be accepted. I often get at least 2 such
requests weekly, and
I could easily fill a page with a list of
such websites. That said, please don't expect me to keep responding
to such requests.
Sincerely...the USS Hector Association