Veteran's association aims to remembe...

Veteran's association aims to remember the

It's more than 50 years ago now, but Ernie Gallo still remembers where he was working as a Naval communications technician aboard the USS Liberty when the American spy ship was attacked by Israeli fighter jets in the Mediterranean Sea during the Six-Day War on June 8, 1967. "When the torpedo hit, I sat on the deck, and when it exploded, I went airborne," said Gallo, 74, surrounded in the cozy office of his Palm Bay home by books, paintings, plaques and memorabilia related to that day.

Start the conversation, or Read more at Stars and Stripes.

Add your comments below

Characters left: 4000

Please note by submitting this form you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Service and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Be polite. Inappropriate posts may be removed by the moderator. Send us your feedback.

Port Orange Discussions

Title Updated Last By Comments
Leah Vinca, crazy Aug 17 Mockingbird 1
Please help a family in need. Lost wife after b... Aug 15 Helping a friend ... 1
Mark Matovina from Port Orange (Dec '17) Aug 14 Megan 12
Ben Siegel Aug 6 Tom 2
Little ceasers Aug 1 dr loopy 3
Review: Paytas Homes (Mar '14) Jul 31 Scott Croker 23
News Former Warner Christian Academy teacher charged... (Oct '08) May '18 Terrible choice 103

Port Orange Jobs

Personal Finance

Port Orange Mortgages