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Submitted by Tracy Rader (United States), Mar 10, 2006 at 08:36

We were inboard the Stark just prior to the deployment of '87. I knew men who were killed, and I know men who heroically saved this ship and returned it home to America. I am amazed at the lact of knowledge the public, even the military have about this attack.

I had occasion last Memorial Day to be downtown in Indianapolis. I ran into several Petty Officers, expressed my gratitude, and asked them not to forget the Stark. They had no idea this occured. How ridiculous is this? We were taught Navy history when I went through bootcamp.

The United States was attacked on this day. I have watched specifically on this date in the past for any reference to this event. None.
I make a point on this day specifically to call as many national radio programs as I can reach, to remind and educate those whom have either forgotten, or have never been aware of this attack.
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