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Jim Martino was assigned to the U.S.S. Hancock, a refitted World War II-era aircraft carrier that saw service in the Gulf of Tonkin off Vietnam throughout the long war.

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Despite clashes, son followed father into service

Part of the tension developed over the political landscape that separated the generations in the Vietnam era. Jim Martino remembers a heated argument with this father after the Kent State anti-war demonstrations that left four students of that university dead.

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