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If you were/are a Mineman or have served directly in the mine warfare community I would like to add you to one of the AOM E-mail pages. If you agree would you please send the following applicable info to Derick Hartshorn  ?



Current Duty Station

Retirement/Discharge Date

Current location


You can go to the following URLs for samples of the type of additional info that some have provided:

Active Duty:


Former Minemen or Other Ratings:


Minewarfare Personnel from other Nations:'ns.htm


If you are not currently a member of the Association and are eligible I would encourage you to join. An explanation of eligibility requirements and a  registration form can be found here:


The Association publishes a Newsletter (The Dashpot) each quarter and a reunion is held each year. A link to the current Newsletter and Reunion Information can be found on the “Navigation Page”. Past and future reunion sites are listed here:


At the beginning of the Navigation Page there is a link to an "Update Page". That page will contain recent Association news and updates that have been made to other pages.