Graydon D. Rutter

Profile Updated: July 24, 2017
Residing In: Greenleaf, WI USA
Spouse/Partner: Gail
Occupation: Retired
Children: Amanda
Alicia
Jackie
Zack
Military Service: U.S. Navy  
Nickname(s)while at AAHS:

Dan

Grandchildren:

Blake
Owen
Braydon
Triston
Carter
Brooke
Hatti
Vilote
Breanna

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I served with the FBI after graduatiing. I then enlisted in the Navy in May 1971. I was Aircrewman with Helicopter Mine Countermeasures HM-12. We Cleared underwater mines at Haiphong, Hon La, Vinh,and Cam Lau North Vietnam for the release of american POW's. In 1974 we cleared mines in Egypt's Suez Canal. Returned to FBI in Washington D.C. in 1975, and in 1976 I was assigned to the Boston field office till 1979. We moved to Wisconsin and have lived here since. I also became a certivied Dive Supervisor.

Junior High School Attended:

Roosevelt

Elementary School Attended:

Stevens

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Happy Birthday Bev.

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Posted: Dec 17, 2013 at 12:34 AM
Her I am with Vietnam Medal of Honor recipient Navy Seal Mike Thornton. Mike received The medal for saving fellow seal Tom Norris. The only Medal Of Honor holder to save another Medal of Honor life
Posted: Dec 17, 2013 at 12:34 AM
The MH-53E Sea Dragon the largest helo in the U.S. Military. Used today in HM14 and HM15 stationed in Norfolk Va.
Posted: Dec 17, 2013 at 12:34 AM
Todays HM units have female aircrew. Its one of the few photo's I actually smile.
Posted: Dec 17, 2013 at 12:34 AM
Rear Admiral Shannon. The only officer to rise up through the ranks in HM to become an Admiral.
Posted: Dec 17, 2013 at 12:34 AM
Gail and I taking the flight simulator out for a drive. All thats missing is the smell of JP5. Gail said she was getting motion sickness from my flying.
Posted: Dec 17, 2013 at 12:34 AM
HM12 40th anniversary commisioned April 1st 1971 decommisioned Sept 30th 1994. HM12 safety record was 75,000 mishap-free hours and 23 years of operations unsurpassed by ant other helicopter squadron. Proud to have been a part of this great unit.