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AMNAV President Touts Benefits of a "Great Attitude"

By Hilary Reeves 2017-02-27 20:29:33

Milt Merritt was just 13 the first time he carried his sleeping bag onto the 136-foot M/V Willis Shank, a converted Navy minesweeper chartered by Milt’s father, a Navy chaplain for an at-sea retreat for the college age group at his church. Under the direction of Fred “Cap” Stabbert, the wooden ship was the sister of John Wayne’s Wild Goose and Jacque Cousteau’s Calypso, sailing on medical missions to isolated communities between Alaska and Central America along with up to...

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