Archive for the ‘USS Spangler’ Category

Robert Spangler: A Last Call

December 23, 2011

One last call for World War II Navy veteran, Robert Spangler, with a wonderful recap of his Memorial Service.

Robert Spangler Obituary

December 20, 2011

A while back, I mentioned the passing of an old friend, World War II Navy veteran, Robert Spangler. Yesterday, I received more information from his daughter, Kristine, including his obituary, which I have shared below. “Robert Kent Spangler, age 91, peacefully passed away in his home in Waikoloa, HI on October 12, 2011, previously of [...]

USS Spangler DE-696 Reunion

August 23, 2011

As most followers of this site know, the History Junkie loves unit reunions.  Next week, August 28-31, “Spanglermates” from the USS Spangler DE-696 will be getting together in San Diego.  A tour of the USS Midway, a harbor cruise, a silent auction and plenty of great stories are just some of the planned activities.  By [...]

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