72, passed away. Capt. Pointer retired with 26 years of active service at the Defense Personnel Support Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He received his bachelor’s degree from Drury College and his master’s degree from Indiana University. Duty stations included: Naval Regional Contracting Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Atlantic Fleet Polaris Material Office, Naval Base, Charleston, South Carolina; USS Holland (AS 32); Naval Supply Center, Charleston, South Carolina; Naval Supply Systems Command, Arlington, Virginia; Supervisor of Shipbuilding, Conversion and Repair, USN, Pascagoula, Mississippi; USS Canopus (AS 34); Naval Regional Procurement Office, Naples, Italy; Ships Parts Control Center, Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania; and USS James Madison (SSBN 627).