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Barbara A. Saunders-Jones
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Barbara A. Saunders-Jones commented on J. Patrick Smith's group Defense Information School DINFOS
"Attended DINFOS at Ft. Benjamin Harrison in '71-'72 with two different classes because of emergency leave that interrupted my training. Made some of my best military memories here."
Nov 5, 2011
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Defense Information School DINFOS

The Defense Information School (DINFOS) has a long-standing tradition of producing outstanding Public Affairs and Audio/Visual Information personnel for the U.S. Department of Defense.See More
Nov 5, 2011
Barbara A. Saunders-Jones commented on Mary McCarty's group NTC Orlando
"I was transferred to NTC Orlando Public Affairs after several months at the RTC Orlando office. Worked with the civilian base paper editor Janet Acres (later, Dillon, I think). Wrote speeches for the captain and escaped from the office every Friday…"
Nov 5, 2011
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NTC Orlando

Numerous "A", "C" and other schools were at this command. I attended Recruiting Classification School thereSee More
Nov 5, 2011
Barbara A. Saunders-Jones commented on Douglas Karr's group RTC Orlando
"I was stationed at RTC Orlando in the Public Affairs Office. Later married AME1 Larry Rogers and was transferred to the NTC side."
Nov 5, 2011
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RTC Orlando

Recruit Training Command, Orlando FloridaSee More
Nov 5, 2011
Barbara A. Saunders-Jones commented on Douglas Karr's group NAS Key West
"I was the first enlisted WAVE to be assigned to NAS Key West. The commanding officer, Captain Gillooly (sp) met me and said, "I don't like WAVES; you're an experiment. If you work out, I'll ask for more." He was worried I…"
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NAS Key West

Naval Air Station, Key West, Florida
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Nov 5, 2011

Profile Information

Rank
Petty Officer Second Class
Where were you or your family stationed?
I went to boot camp at RTCW Bainbridge, MD, then attended DINFOS when it was at Ft. Benjamin Harrison, IN. My first duty station was NAS Key West (Boco Chica) but I also worked TAD at the Key West Naval Station. Finally, at was posted to RTC Orlando, then NTC Orlando. (Regarding the 'Veteran of Foreign War' options below, I never served in a combat zone or overseas.)
Veteran of Foreign War
Vietnam
Current Status with the US Navy
Honorably Discharged
Start date of your service
July 15, 1971
End date of your service
February 28, 1976

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