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Forum: Enlisted Club 11-02-2007, 04:53 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By namvet67
Welcome Doc

Always room for another Corpsman! S/F
Forum: Enlisted Club 10-12-2007, 12:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,747
Posted By namvet67
Welcome aboard

and Welcome home Marine.
Forum: Enlisted Club 09-26-2007, 08:51 AM
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Fng
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Posted By namvet67
Welcome aboard Top

Semper Fi
Forum: Future Marines 09-25-2007, 08:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 6,660
Posted By namvet67
Also try

www.togetherweserved.com and www.leatherneck.com
Forum: Open Channel 09-24-2007, 01:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,055
Posted By namvet67
Some Marines

don't want to be found. Some just do their time and go home. In those days it wasn't cool to be a Marine so just adjust to civilian life and do your best to forget those years that were mandatory...
Forum: Enlisted Club 09-24-2007, 12:52 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 68,217
Posted By namvet67
Roger

Cpl Miller.....hell who knows about the sun glasses. Each platoon was different. The PI vs SD saga will never die. I don't know what is worse.....PI where ya got the sand fleas and never see the...
Forum: Enlisted Club 09-24-2007, 09:46 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 68,217
Posted By namvet67
Talking Sunglasses in bootcamp?

Ya know i have heard that before but when i was in boot from Feb 67 to Apr 67 we were not issued sunglasses! The only glasses that were issued were for those that needed corrected vision. Isn't...
Forum: Enlisted Club 09-23-2007, 09:01 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 68,217
Posted By namvet67
Ken

So ya got hit by a DI? So you were in boot in the 50s? Wasn't much different in the 60s. Alcohol ya think was the problem...doubt that Marine. Sure we knew when our DIs had a hang over and we...
Forum: Open Channel 08-15-2007, 09:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,396
Posted By namvet67
Boot camp

This subject has been discussed over at togetherweserved.com It appears that there were many WWII and post WWII vets that didn't go to boot camp. I'm sure you can find your answer at TWS
Forum: Marines Only 08-15-2007, 09:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,395
Posted By namvet67
Welcome Marine

Glad you found us! Tell grit i said hello. He served with me at 11th Marines HQ battery for a while. He was one of them com guys/radio operator in Nam. Semper Fi
Forum: Open Channel 08-02-2007, 08:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,839
Posted By namvet67
Thumbs up Thanks!

Works for me!
Forum: Open Channel 08-02-2007, 08:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,839
Posted By namvet67
New Posts

Admin: I think I mentioned this before but is there a way for new posts to stay on longer. Does this have something to do with bandwidth or some other costly expense? It may be me but it appears...
Forum: Enlisted Club 08-01-2007, 07:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,384
Posted By namvet67
Happy birthday davblay

Have a good one Marine!
Forum: Enlisted Club 07-31-2007, 06:21 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 68,217
Posted By namvet67
Thanks Hollis

Short and to the point. I'm sure there are plenty of your recruits out there that would like to find you and say thanks for what you taught them. Must make you proud to make a Marine out of what...
Forum: Enlisted Club 07-31-2007, 09:16 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 68,217
Posted By namvet67
Why Boot Camp?

It is a well know fact that boot camp is a time for the Corps to find out if ya got it or you don't! It is a time to take the civilian out of you and break you down to the point that you are really...
Forum: Enlisted Club 07-31-2007, 07:27 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 68,217
Posted By namvet67
Hollis and Cpl Miller

Amen! I too was told the story about the salt peter! Not true just a myth!!! Yep I am saying boot camp was much much more difficult in the 60s. Have talked to several Drill Instuctors and they...
Forum: Enlisted Club 07-30-2007, 06:40 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 68,217
Posted By namvet67
Thumbs up Great thread!

I'm glad I started this a year ago this month! Very interesting comments. A lot of history here. May be material for a book some day! One thing is for sure.....boot camp in the 60s was a whole...
Forum: Open Channel 07-20-2007, 11:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,431
Posted By namvet67
Great MOS

I have met a few 0849 types! Shore Fire Control Party Man! Had a few of them in Nam! Thanks for the update Gunnysan!
Forum: Open Channel 07-20-2007, 10:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,431
Posted By namvet67
Gunnysan

I am not familar with your former mos of 0869. I have heard of a 0861 which is a observer liaison man. I'm sure the codes have changed since 1946 but what did a 0869 do? :confused: Thanks,Gary
Forum: Open Channel 07-20-2007, 10:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,431
Posted By namvet67
Gunnysan

Always room for more 08 type! Thanks for your service! If i knew i was gonna live this long i would have taken better care of my body!:D
Forum: Open Channel 07-20-2007, 09:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,431
Posted By namvet67
Angry Yeah i know Cpl Miller

Thanks for the reminder Marine!:(
Forum: Open Channel 07-20-2007, 08:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,431
Posted By namvet67
Looked at your profile Gunnysan! Damn....your...

Looked at your profile Gunnysan! Damn....your were in the Corps a year before I was born! Semper Fi Marine!
Forum: Open Channel 07-18-2007, 12:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,431
Posted By namvet67
Welcome aboard

There is life after the Corps Marine! Glad you found this site! Thanks for your service!
Forum: Boot Camp Database Updates 07-18-2007, 08:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,364
Posted By namvet67
Roger that

Thanks for the info Gary!
Forum: Boot Camp Database Updates 07-18-2007, 06:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,364
Posted By namvet67
Thumbs up Roger that

Working together works! Semper Fi
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