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Started by Dr. Rhiannon A. La Passioneria Dec 14.
Started by William Robert Wade. Last reply by Alvin Yount Nov 28.
Started by Mary E. Bunn Nov 11.
Leena Anneli Petoniemi, have you tried the FaceBook group pages for RTC and NTC Orlando?
any one from company 233 Georgia in 1972
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
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!
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.
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!
I was stationed at RTC Orlando Oct 1969 - Oct 1972. CC of 1st Co 047. E-Mail ROYDBARLOW@aol.com
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
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.
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.
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