" U.S.S. Walker DD\DDE-517 "
"Request permission to come aboard sir!
Permission granted sailor ! "
Aye Aye Sir !
Not a Walker Sailor you say?
Then thanks for visiting with us anyway and please be sure
to take the time to sign our Guest
Want to read the story of
the Walker's Word War II days?
Pick up your copy of "MOMENTARY
by George Gaytan.
2014 REUNION NEWS
The Walker Talker - 1945
Homeward Bound 1943 - 1969
Through Dedication, Honor, Integrity and
Character we proudly served our country for peace and liberty for all Americans to
keep our nation free
nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill, that we shall pay any price,
bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe, in
order to assure the survival and the success of liberty."
- President John F. Kennedy Inauguration Speech,
on deck! All hands .....
The purpose of this site is to carry
on the memory and heritage of the Walker and all her
crews that served -
Smoot, USS Walker 1968-69
aboard her from 1943 to 1969. We welcome all your comments and any
information you have on the
Walker from Year Books and Photo's to Favorite Memories while
you served aboard her. Please feel free
to email us with any and all information you have
on the ship as well as the crews.
We hope you enjoy your
stay aboard the Walker and we look forward to your
comments and contributions.
The Walkers site was originally
by Tom Smoot, is maintained
and is owned by the crew of the Walker.