Posts by Les Westling


Heroism on the Delta Canal

"I was on a river patrol boat (PBR) with a crew of four sailors on the Cambodian border in the darkness of the jungle night."


My First Pastoral Act at Sea

When the draft was summoning my buddies to the Korean Conflict, I was in college but also pre-enrolled in theological seminary.


Touring Mare Island

On Thursday, January 26, 18 naval history buffs traveled from Paradise Valley Estates to Mare Island, the U.S. Navy’s first permanent base on the West Coast, to spend the day.

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