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    In dungarees, headed to the fantail Smoking Head
  1. Leigh's post above about the cereal reminded me I saw 2 grown men almost get into a fistfight over boxes of Golden Grahams on the FWD messdeck of the carrier I was on LOL
  2. When I was in the Navy in the early 90s, anything less than 20 years old was brand new still!
  3. https://www.thehighroad.org/index.php?threads/9mm-v-s-45-acp-shocking-govt-tests.6115/
  4. Lower powered rounds used in testing. You see where both it pierces it and bonces off making the dent..but have seen more actual combat/not test ones with a hole in them.
  5. http://www.usmilitariaforum.com/forums/index.php?/topic/276013-how-thick-is-an-m1-helmet-how-thick-is-the-liner/
  6. VA-34 also had the honor of the last A-6 Intruder cat shot on my old ship, the USS George Washington. I'm the guy up in Vulture's Row lol They were a big part of the birds I saw in my time in the Navy. I'm SURE he and I were on board the GW at the same time. (I was 92-96)
  7. Yep, red for night time...not glamorous, but dang useful! They came on at lights out, or anytime the regular lights went off.
  8. *Naval Love it!! Great Mistakes graduate myself LOL
  9. Dungarees were denim pants, chambray shirt, did he wear HBTs as a Seabee? IIRC, Navy never used laundry numbers.. 50's sailors here:
  10. Just slap 4 pieces of toast and a couple good scoops of chipped beef on that bad boy and I'd be ready for another 18 hour day underway!
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