From the end of World War II, through the Korean War of the 1950s and halfway into the Vietnam War, late in the 1960s, Granville Pennypacker served as a yeoman, a Navy administrator, in strategic hot spots around the world.
“I joined the Navy in 1946 at 17, before I graduated from high school, took five weeks of boot camp and signed up for Submarine School at Pearl Harbor,” said the 83-year-old former sailor, who now lives in Englewood. “I went to work on Admiral Watkins’ administrative staff at Com Sub Pack in Pearl at the time.
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