Stanley V. Ziesmer
|War||Vietnam, Cold War|
|Rank||Chief Petty Officer|
Bud proudly served in the United States Navy during the Vietnam War first aboard the USS Ticonderoga and then again on the USS Kittyhawk. Bud was an Aircraft Maintenance Inspector and Technician. He was designated as a TRUSTY SHELLBACK, having crossed the equator while aboard the USS Kittyhawk. Bud served our country for 22 years, from 1957 - 1979. During that time he received numerous awards including Navy Unit Commendation with Gallantry Cross, Vietnam Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal, National Defense Service Medal and Philippine Presidential Unit Citation.
To quote Bud, "he had a good career".