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Recruit Training Command, Orlando Florida

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Comment by RUBYANDROCKY PERKINS on June 18, 2014 at 1:12pm

any one from company 233 Georgia in 1972

Comment by Leena Anneli Peltoniemi on June 18, 2014 at 8:30am

1979 October to December, Company 3009 PO2 Tylka and PO2 Glass company commanders. Division 9 Commander Lt.Jg. William "Bill" Howard. Some of the sisters in our company were 

RPCO: Teresa Stone

Yeoman: Leena Brookstein (Honor Recruit)

MAA Lillian Cross

EPO: Cara Barnes

Port Watch Leading PO:  Susan Balmer

Port Watch Leading PO: Jody Erickson

Starboard Watch Leading PO: Patricia Benson

Atkins, Bonnie

Baker, Erin

Barnes, Cecilia

Beebe, Dori

Burdick, Tammy

Campbell, Dana

Mayo, Jenny

Elliott, Debra

French, Marie

Galloway, Rebekah

James, Cynthia

Johnson, Cassandra

White, Terri

Harvey, Karen

Anyone know about any of them? We pulled some crazy stunts and so did our brother company! I cannot remember the co. number but I do remember one of the brothers was George Washington, in the picture holding Cassandra Jackson!

Comment by Leena Anneli Peltoniemi on June 18, 2014 at 8:01am

I saw the memorial notice of Captain Lucille Kuhn. She was awesome and  scary! I wanted to share this picture taken in RTC Orlando 1979 - upon our graduation. I was in company 3009 with PO2 Tylka and PO2 Glass, company commanders.

I received the U.S. Navy League Most Outstanding Recruit of the Year from Rear Admiral Mow and Captain Kuhn.  

Comment by Robert M. Temple on April 18, 2014 at 6:56pm

I was a company commander from April 1987 to June 1991. Also pushed a hall of fame company during my time there with Chief Snodgrass. That was Company C179. I pushed 7 companies during my tenure and really enjoyed this duty for 4 plus years!

Comment by Roy D Barlow on March 4, 2014 at 11:31am

I was stationed at RTC Orlando Oct 1969 - Oct 1972. CC of 1st Co 047. E-Mail ROYDBARLOW@aol.com

Comment by Ron Hopkins on February 17, 2014 at 11:25am
Was at RTC Orlando in the summer of 1982- C162. Don't remember the CC's name. Hotter than hell on the grinder!!!
Comment by Randall L. Bruns on January 18, 2014 at 12:12am

FYI, there are three great RTC Orlando sites on Facebook:
1) RTC-Naval Training Command, Orlando, FL Boot Camp 
2) All those who attended Navy boot camp in Orlando Fl or served as a cc.
3) Naval Training Center Orlando (NTC) Boot Camp

Comment by RON HIMES on January 17, 2014 at 9:02pm

I attended  boot camp from Aug.21, 1974 to Nov. 1974. I cant remember my company # but it was a Drill Team and we practiced a lot on the grass beside the grinder. We had  BMC Stone as CC and a Drill instructor Chief whom I cannot remember. Stone had a nick name as The Grey Fox and always had a scowl on his face. We were in Batt. 5 and he told us the first night where the hole in the fence was. Two recruits " riffs " took him up on it and Stone was right. They were captured within a day. He ordered us to sleep with our " piece " from the " whore house " and to write our mothers a letter. I was made a squad leader and once had to dry shave on the roof of the battalion wearing a bucket on my head. I think they called it hell week or something. All and all, it was a great experience that I would do over again. 

Comment by Richard K. "Pete" Peterson on December 8, 2013 at 12:17pm

Is Signalman Chief Colgate, CC of Co. 077 (1969) still around?  I was the one of four recruits sent from Los Angeles to the brand new boot camp in Orlando.  We were in Co. 072, then I was set back after a few days in the base hospital, and I ended up as the only California boy in the company.  Most of the guys were from Georgia and Louisiana, and a couple from Pennsylvania.  It was a bit of a culture shock at first, but we had some good times, too. 

Comment by Jackie Solomon McNabb on December 8, 2013 at 12:03pm

Attended boot camp from Nov 79 - Jan 80 in Company K020.   I was the RCPO.  Company commanders were PN1 Miller and OS2 Anderson.    Served with Anderson later on the USS Canopus.

 

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