50th Anniversary Celebration
1967 Commissioning

50th Celebration of the 1967 Wardroom DDG34
Front row left to right—Tom DeByl, Navigator; Jake Lantoscas, Squadron Doctor; Tom Moran, Main Propulsion Assistant; Dick Somers. Great, great grandson of Somers; Standing-Left to right-John Mitchell, Supply Officer; Fred Ptucha, Communications Officer; Charlie Harte, Assistant Gunnery Officer; Joe Mayer, Disbursing Officer; Larry Herrman, Fire Control Officer; Bill McNicholas, ASW Officer; Jim Henderson, Weapons Officer; Erv DeSmet, Communications Officer later on Somers; John Peterson, Chief Engineer; Mike Demeter, Transition Officer from DD-947 to DDG-34.