Dennis John Schimka, Jr.

Dennis John Schimka Jr.

Cold War Era
Petty Officer Second Class, United States Navy
USS Enterprise (CVN-65)
Operation El Dorado Canyon
Iran-Iraq War Era
Operation Earnest Will

In 1986 Enterprise sailed for the Indian Ocean then became the first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier to transit the Suez Canal on April 28, 1986.  Once there, she relieved the Coral Sea soon after the bombing of Libya.


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