Johnnie Mack Howell
War or Conflict: Korean War, Wonsan Invasion
Years of Service: 9
Dad was only 17 yrs. old when he enlisted. He served on the USS Washburn AKA108 May 1948 through March 1949, the USS Worchester CL144 and the USS Albany CA123 April 1949 through Jan 1951. Altogether he served overseas for 3 yrs. 4 mos. 19 days in Korean service, China service, Europe (Navy occupation) National Defense. Dad was discharged Jan. 3, 1957 at US Naval Station in Long Beach, CA. Dad also served in the Alabama National Guard for many years.
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