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Old 08-05-2008, 11:33 AM
 
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Fort Knox Kentucky, Sept. 1966. I remember taking a train with a bunch of recruits from Detroit to Louisville, then busing us to Fort Knox. It took me only 1 hour after arrival before I had to to drop down and do 20.
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Old 08-05-2008, 01:35 PM
 
Location: West Virginia
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Ft. McClellan..Anniston, Alabama.. Charlie Company..July 1960
Me to...1973!!

Then went back in the Army 1982....basic Ft Jackson SC
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Old 08-05-2008, 01:42 PM
 
Location: Stanwood, Washington
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Navy bootcamp July-September 1984, Orlando FL, when it was still a co-ed base. Made for fun time off, and hungry girls missing their boyfriend. I do not miss the weather, though.
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Old 08-05-2008, 04:29 PM
 
Location: Blackwater Park
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Did you go back in time?
Yeah, I was such a screw up they recycled me back before I as even there.

Seriously, I meant to put 6/21/2001 - 8/6/2001.
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Old 08-05-2008, 05:03 PM
 
Location: USA
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Great Lakes Div 238 1998- Navy
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Old 08-05-2008, 07:30 PM
 
Location: Earth
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Great Mistakes, er, Great Lakes... August '98. I remember a goof-ball named BM2 Traynam.
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Old 08-06-2008, 07:25 AM
 
Location: Va Beach
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Me to...1973!!

Then went back in the Army 1982....basic Ft Jackson SC
Tank Hill or Hollywood?
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Old 08-06-2008, 09:20 AM
 
Location: Upstate NY
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Ft. Lewis, '71 and I knew exactly where I was going
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Old 08-06-2008, 12:41 PM
 
Location: Londonderry, NH
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USN Great Lakes Torture Center December 1963 (yeah - that long ago). I learned that a P coat is useless in a -20 deg wind and that tear gas settles so standing on tip toe misses most of it. I also learned to asy, "yes, sir!" I don't do that anymore unless they are paying me.

Eventually, I wound up in the Riverine forces in 'Nam in '66 but that is another story.
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Old 08-06-2008, 02:40 PM
 
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USN Great Lakes Torture Center December 1963 (yeah - that long ago). I learned that a P coat is useless in a -20 deg wind and that tear gas settles so standing on tip toe misses most of it. I also learned to asy, "yes, sir!" I don't do that anymore unless they are paying me.

Eventually, I wound up in the Riverine forces in 'Nam in '66 but that is another story.
My father went during the same time frame. He ended up on the USS CHarles H. Roan DD 853.

As the only girl in my family to join the military, I went into USAF, Lackland AFB, May 18, 2000 - June 30, 2000. Tech school, Gulfport, MS.
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