Ret. CWO4 Melvin Eugene (Gene) Simmons

87, passed away on June 26, 2017. Chief Warrant Officer Simmons retired after 26 years of active service. He enlisted in the U.S. Navy in 1962 and was commissioned as a CWO in the Supply Corps in 1980. Duty assignments included: Fleet Air Support Unit Da Nang, Republic of Vietnam; USS Constellation (CV 64); and Military Sealift Command, Atlantic, Bayonne, New Jersey.

September/October 2017