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usoverlord

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Shortly after arriving at Ft Dix N. J. in the early 70's for basic training , I recall and still have in my possession my original duffle bag. Funny thing is, that I was so nervous while hand stenciling my name/ssn (with a black permanent marker I might add), that I misspelled my own name. The DI's had a field day with that.

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dave peifer

i'll bet they did,i still remember the reception station at ft knox "welcome to the united states army"...……...that was jan 27 1972

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Thats funny, those were the days. Ft Campbell the summer of 71 was hot,very hot. Remember eating salt tablets till you had white sweat stains?

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Salvage Sailor

Yellow Footprints.....

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ha-ha! I remember my first week at Ft Polk in May 1975. Running through the line getting our "free" issue of clothing, when he handed me my 2 pairs of boots across the counter, I questioned whether they would fit or not. Within seconds, I knew I should not have asked that question! The supply sergeant jumped my a$$ and humiliated me in from of everyone! I ended up being his slave the rest of the day!!

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