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Russell Long
Worked at Retired 1984
Attended BS in Mechanical Engr
Lives in Oklahoma City
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Marine carrier in Bermuda Triangle WWII; 60 combat missions in Korea,
Introduction
Grew up on a farm which is now west Norman, attended Jr. HS with Jimmy Bumgarner, attended Univ. HS and entered NROTC for 2 years, then tr to Navy Air Corps training at U Tex, Baylor, U Georgia, NAS Memphis, Pensacola, Corpus Christi, NAS Miami, carrier USS Solomon Seas in the Bermuda Triangle.
Called back to duty in Korea, retrained at Cherry Point, NC and crossed the Pacific with Ed McMahn, hit in windshield on 3rd mission and got a bloody nose. Colonel tore up  the Purple Heart saying "no Marine in this squadron gets a PH for a bloody nose!"
Bragging rights
41 years geophysicist with Amoco, 26 overseas in Argentina, S. Arabia, Libya, Indonesia, Chicago, Houston, New Orleans.,etc.
Education
  • BS in Mechanical Engr
  • University of Oklahoma
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Occupation
Geophysicist 57 moves in TX, OK, Gulf coast, overseas
Employment
  • Retired 1984
    Geophysicist
  • A,moco
    Geophysicist
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Currently
Oklahoma City
Previously
1515 kINGSRIDGE Dr. Apt 805 - Ok and Gulf Coast, and overseas - Oklahoma City - Aden S Arabia, Argentina, Libya, Indonesia, H - Norman, OK