Posted on Apr 29, 2015
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Where are the Canadians going to paint their ships, lots of good times there and one wrecked destroyer.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/centralamericaandthecaribbean/puertorico/10919499/Ex-US-navy-base-has-become-a-ghost-town.html
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If I remember correctly it closed about 10-12 years ago. Too bad because it was a great place to be stationed. I spent a little over a year there during my first tour after boot camp.
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PO3 James Minos
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I loved it there! Worked at the Dental Clinic, lived up in El Yunque. Spent many a weekend in the Virgin Islands, Antigua, Barbados. Life was magical
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Robert P.
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I was station at Roxy, as part of USSOUTHCOM since 1986 to 1996, and I had great communication til 2002. The closure was a real drama and as so, at this time it does not matter. It is closed. However, It was the largest US Navy Station in the world, and with excellent point of strategical interest. As a matter of fact, the operation had to be divided in five locations, and it is a ... XYZ ... Nevertheless, they still have minor operation, and the Am-force cover some of the old strategy to keep the ears opened.
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