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In 1975 Armando Villamor, WA4QVH, (ex-K2ZZH) participated in the evacuation of Saigon, South Vietnam, as RADIO OFFICER on the USNS GREENVILLE VICTORY (T-AK 237).. Also holds Amateur License from Belize, Central America, V31AV and FCC Commercial 1st Class Radiotelegraph licence with Ship Radar Endorsement and six month service Endorsement.

In 1975 six crewmembers from the USNS GREENVILLE VICTORY joined A MARINE AMPHIBIOUS ASSAULT UNIT to recapture the SS MAYAGUEZ previously boarded and captured by the Khmer Rouge in international waters off the Cambodian coast. Served as the Radio Officer on USNS GREENVILLE VICTORY in that operation.

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