Logistics Specialist 2nd Class Randall S. Smith, who was a victim of the shooting
incident at the Navy Operational Support Center (NOSC) in Chattanooga, TN, has
passed away. LS2 Smith was a staff member of NOSC Chattanooga where he was
the training and operations Petty Officer supporting more than 140 Reserve Sailors.
LS2 Smith enlisted in the Navy on 15 September 2010 in his home state of
Ohio. He attended Recruit Training Command at Great Lakes, IL followed by
Logistics Specialist "A" School in Meridian, MS. His first tour was as
Hazardous Material Supervisor and Storeroom Logistics Specialist on USS WASP
LS2 Smith is survived by his wife and three daughters.
(Source: NAVSUP Flash from the Chief, 7/19/15)
The church service and funeral for LS2 Randall Smith will be held on Tuesday, 28 July 2015.
Church Service will be held at 1400 EDT at:
First Baptist Church
2645 Lafayette Road
Fort Oglethorpe, GA 30742
The Funeral will be at 1600 EDT at:
Chattanooga National Cemetery
1200 Bailey Avenue
Chattanooga, TN 37404
The Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, 15 August. Details are still being planned.
No official obituary has been released.
(Source: NAVSUP 7/27/2015)
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