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Forum: Open Channel 01-28-2010, 12:21 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 20,481
Posted By cannoncocker
Us "cats" wore those taps in high school and when...

Us "cats" wore those taps in high school and when the bell rang, you never heard such a clatter coming down the halls. Of course most of us would dig our heels in to make as much noise as we could....
Forum: The Polling Booth 01-27-2010, 03:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 10,856
Posted By cannoncocker
If you could help replace ALL of Congress, would you?

I'm not sure if this is the right place to post this, but in order to take our country back, we have to start somewhere. If this isn't it, please redirect.
With the permission of the NCOIC...........
Forum: Enlisted Club 01-11-2010, 08:03 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 15,936
Posted By cannoncocker
SOB, I must have found that same hole in 1960...

SOB, I must have found that same hole in 1960 when we were making a landing somewhere on the West coast. Could have been Pendleton but????
I was Senior Corporal in charge of the personal in a...
Forum: Enlisted Club 01-11-2010, 07:41 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 15,936
Posted By cannoncocker
YEP! Saw it while I was TAD to the 3rd 155s in...

YEP! Saw it while I was TAD to the 3rd 155s in 1959.
Four or five Marines were marched up under guard and with a drum beating.
They had their charges/punishment read, Marine emblems taken off. We...
Forum: Enlisted Club 01-11-2010, 07:27 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 14,289
Posted By cannoncocker
ACADAMA & Sun Torres was some of the worse rotgut...

ACADAMA & Sun Torres was some of the worse rotgut brewed. Saki also.
We were warned that the Corps had this mess annualized and was found to contain urine, traces of lead and other impurities that I...
Forum: Open Channel 01-07-2010, 08:41 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 20,481
Posted By cannoncocker
Thumbs down Hell, it's hard to find leather shoes period. You...

Hell, it's hard to find leather shoes period. You get that cheap plastic garbage from China and I see most if not all US shoe manufactuers have sold their names to them.
Hard to find good leather...
Forum: Special Interest Books and Names 01-04-2010, 06:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,315
Posted By cannoncocker
Thats the way it was boys, straight skinny, thats...

Thats the way it was boys, straight skinny, thats the way is was.
Forum: Marine Locator 01-02-2010, 02:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,152
Posted By cannoncocker
Plt. 3021 1957

Hey, are any of you guys still alive?:GI3:
Forum: Special Interest Books and Names 01-02-2010, 07:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,315
Posted By cannoncocker
I am curious. nearly 200 hits and no replies. Can...

I am curious. nearly 200 hits and no replies. Can everyone get to the book OK?
I'd like to hear some comments.:GI6:
Forum: The Polling Booth 12-21-2009, 05:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 9,847
Posted By cannoncocker
Could be those extra porkchops and taters I pack...

Could be those extra porkchops and taters I pack away.
I wonder what the Marine Muslims do when they serve pork in the chowhalls.:GI9:
Forum: Special Interest Books and Names 12-17-2009, 07:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,315
Posted By cannoncocker
Yes it is a ebook, free. Just keep clicking on...

Yes it is a ebook, free. Just keep clicking on the websites until you get to the book, then it will open the book.
Hey any comments out there on it.:cool:
Forum: Marines Only 12-16-2009, 05:47 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 14,640
Posted By cannoncocker
Junk on the bunk

I remember around 1960 there were so many Generals getting promated faster than the enlisted men. Which meant change of commanding Generals, which meant every unit was inspected.
We were getting so...
Forum: Open Channel 12-15-2009, 12:42 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 20,481
Posted By cannoncocker
In '57 everything was dark brown, I never heard...

In '57 everything was dark brown, I never heard of USMC brown. Somewhere around 1960 I think the switchover became official to black as nearly everyone preferred black and was using it. Only the...
Forum: Open Channel 12-15-2009, 10:47 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,239
Posted By cannoncocker
USA Politics- Are we in trouble?

I being 69 years old have observed the goings on for some years now and I think the stew on the back burner is starting to have a serious odor coming from within.
I started getting uneasy when I can...
Forum: Open Channel 12-15-2009, 09:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,471
Posted By cannoncocker
Marines are known to be a bit rowdy especially...

Marines are known to be a bit rowdy especially after being confined on a ship for some time.
I remember a Marine buddy of mime coming back from the Korea escapade telling me once they landed in...
Forum: The Polling Booth 12-15-2009, 09:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 9,847
Posted By cannoncocker
I joined the Texas Air National Guard just for...

I joined the Texas Air National Guard just for the grins and a little free travel. Unfortunately my employer promptly fired me when I asked for time off for my annual two weeks of active duty. I...
Forum: Marines Only 12-12-2009, 04:51 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 50,910
Posted By cannoncocker
We didn't have platoon numbers, just tribe names...

We didn't have platoon numbers, just tribe names and they didn't have numbers embedded in the spears we were issued.
(lonnnnngggg time ago.):gi9:
Forum: Open Channel 12-05-2009, 01:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,837
Posted By cannoncocker
I was in the VA hospital with a roommate veteran...

I was in the VA hospital with a roommate veteran and he had huge chunks of meat cut out of his legs. Works something like a flesh eating bacteria or a cancer. The Doctors just keep bringing him back...
Forum: Special Interest Books and Names 12-05-2009, 06:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,315
Posted By cannoncocker
Any comments?

Any comments?
Forum: Enlisted Club 12-01-2009, 12:38 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 64,429
Posted By cannoncocker
It's free, read it........ Free New...

It's free, read it........
Free New Book-http://sites.google.com/site/mystoryusmcbootcamp57
Forum: Enlisted Club 12-01-2009, 12:34 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 64,429
Posted By cannoncocker
You ain't snapping in long enough.

You ain't snapping in long enough.
Forum: Enlisted Club 12-01-2009, 12:31 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 64,429
Posted By cannoncocker
read all about it here...........

Check it out.....
Free New Book-http://sites.google.com/site/mystoryusmcbootcamp57
Forum: Announcements/Updates 12-01-2009, 11:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 8,867
Posted By cannoncocker
Platoon books

I still have mine, a little chewed up but whut the heck, it's 52 years old.:eek:
Forum: Special Interest Books and Names 12-01-2009, 11:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,315
Posted By cannoncocker
Free New Book-http://sites.google.com/site/mystoryusmcbootcamp57

:GI7:I just put this up on internet for all to enjoy. I ask, please pass on to other Marines that you may know or if you love aggravating other branches of the service, send it to them and show them...
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