"David, to answer your question, the answer is no. I'm a Retired Molder Chief. It was an awesome Rating for sure! They disestablished Molders and Patternmakers on 31 OCT 1997. We had an option to choose mostly between MR, EN or HT. I told them I…"
"My wife, her friend and her sister went and saw the movie "Jaws" when it first came out. My wife had a large>>>read again "LARGE"<<< Popcorn and was between the two of them. When the guys head poked out of the bottom of the boat, they both grabbed…"
"It took me a while to get used to breathing with the snorkel, but the new ones are easy to use. You don't need weights or a wet suit. Just flippers and a mask and a snorkel. Just float along using the flippers as propullsion
The sun was so strong…"
"YES!!! I had to stay in Sandego and get a whole new med record including shots before I could entertain my adventure to get to my ship in WESPAC only to find my ORIGINAL med record was ALREADY THERE!!! Don't try and feed us crap about you…"
"That's Ok. I never saw any sharks at all. The water was crystal clear and warm as bathwater and was real nice to swim in. The fish I did see were very beautiful and many different kinds. I have a few shells I found which were live critters…"
"The movie is "The Last Detail". Those guys should have done their jobs rather than the stuff they did, but then, that was a movie.
Beer in the barracks in San Diego was .25 and a can of stew/chilli/ Spaghetti and meatballs was also a.25.
"After seeing all the recent posts by Navy Molders I was curious to know more about the rating. I found this by David Asche. It filled all the gaps. Thanks David
one other thing, Are Molder and Hull tech a combined…"
"I was in the top deck of the new barracks on Camp Nimitz (Worm Island) and we would watch the Marines running in sweats out behind the barracks. I was in Boot in July-August-September of 1971 and a few yards behind the formations of Marines was a…"