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Posted 6 years ago


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This is one of 'those' pictures done just out-side of the main gate at NTC -San Diego, got it and had it sent home after graduation and before I got to my next duty... I wanted to be an IC man (Internal Communmications Tech) but was sent to the Repair Division on the Forrestal with out a hope of going to 'E' I became a Damage Controlman........end of story !


  1. Pop_abides Pop_abides, 6 years ago
    Thanks for all of the likes and loves.................don't we all have a time when we tought we looked our best ? But the Momma nature has her way and BOOM !
  2. Pop_abides Pop_abides, 6 years ago
    I really can't remember which gate, I was just glad to be off base we were in Basic Training so California was all very exotic to a boy from Ohio in 1963..........I wasn't very 'worldly'..................thanks Kevin
  3. Pop_abides Pop_abides, 6 years ago
    Great story, like I say it's been a while ( almost 50 years ) since this was done so the particulars are fuzzy........( I have been asleep since then ) this may even have been done at the 'gedunk' on the base.................f u z z y............
  4. beachbomb, 6 years ago
    WOW! I have a picture like that as well, got it made just outside of the Rosecrans gate too! I went into bootcamp in San Diego in Dec 1985. Still have that picture! I was a boy from N.C. who didn't know anything about travel, and next thing I know I was in California!!!! What a culture shock, plus pure excitment!!! After boot camp, I attended Radioman "A" school there in San Diego for about 6 months, then headed to Connecticut for Submarine Schools. I loved Cali. and S.D. It's sad to here that the base is basically gone now. Some good memories there? What is there in place of the base now?
  5. Pop_abides Pop_abides, 6 years ago
    Thanks guys, I wish I still looked that good....................Those were the days !!!
  6. toolate2 toolate2, 6 years ago
    Thank you for your service Pop!
  7. kerry10456 kerry10456, 6 years ago
    Hey Pops, Happy Vets Day! BTW really like your new profile picture.
  8. Pop_abides Pop_abides, 6 years ago
    Happy Veterans Day and Navy Day to you also my friend....let us hope we have many more !
  9. ttomtucker ttomtucker, 6 years ago
    Happy Veterans Day to the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard, Air Force, and Mercant Marine.

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