Wm. E. Gardner commented on Lee Damicone's blog post OLD MEN IN Funny Hats
"looking for poem sailors of 1962"
Feb 6
Wm. E. Gardner posted a discussion
remeber main side unit i galley ?
Apr 9, 2020
Jack Washburn replied to Wm. E. Gardner's discussion boot camp in Recruit Training Command, RTC Great Lakes
"ty"
Aug 21, 2019
Stick replied to Wm. E. Gardner's discussion boot camp in Recruit Training Command, RTC Great Lakes
"Well.....lookie whos here...so what were you askin me about BOOT CAMP??
For the record:
I was in Company 121...CC was John Poissant....Made Senior just before we graduated.
There have been MANY conversations concerning...everything starting from Day…"
Aug 21, 2019
Jack Washburn replied to Wm. E. Gardner's discussion boot camp in Recruit Training Command, RTC Great Lakes
"hi buddy!"
Aug 21, 2019
Stick replied to Wm. E. Gardner's discussion boot camp in Recruit Training Command, RTC Great Lakes
"Good Luck with that Michael...I went in in Mar.62 Company 121...CPO John Poissant CC have NOT found any info from that time frame...haven't even found a KEEL from when I was in.Have searched ALL over the web have found absolutely nothing"
Aug 21, 2019
Wm. E. Gardner replied to Wm. E. Gardner's discussion cribbage
"thanks for the reply.I was in the tin can navy cribbage was big back in 60 s, mess dock each night had many many games going on one on one and  two  on two.A great time."
Aug 21, 2019
Wm. E. Gardner replied to Wm. E. Gardner's discussion BLUE BIRD CLUB
"thank yoy for the info. i was there many times in 60 @ 62 on med cruses. naples was no.1 liberty port great times."
Aug 21, 2019
Ian Lindsey replied to Wm. E. Gardner's discussion BLUE BIRD CLUB
"Thanks for your email to me and for the info on your service background and experience over there. Thepool may not have been there at the time you were (it was at the end of the basebehind the barracks and near the bowling alley). I used to visit…"
Aug 21, 2019
Wm. E. Gardner replied to Wm. E. Gardner's discussion cribbage
"thanks for your imbut."
Aug 21, 2019
Wm. E. Gardner replied to Wm. E. Gardner's discussion BLUE BIRD CLUB
"     I remember buying tickets at door for use inside .25cents wiskey 15 for beer"
Aug 21, 2019
michael kerkes replied to Wm. E. Gardner's discussion boot camp in Recruit Training Command, RTC Great Lakes
"Company 257 summer 62 great lakes"
Aug 21, 2019
Wm. E. Gardner left a comment on Cuban Blockade Survivors Association
"welcome aboard served aboard USS CHARLES P.CECIL DDR 835 crew forced rusian sub to surface.a long time ago."
Aug 21, 2019
Wm. E. Gardner left a comment on Cold War Navy Veterans
"welcome aboard steve.tin can sailor 60-64."
Aug 21, 2019
Brian O'Connor replied to Wm. E. Gardner's discussion cribbage
"Heck no, nothing is fun there anymore. That's why we got out !!!
Actually a lot of the guys I knew when I was in played; Backgammon and Acey-Duecy was big too but a lot of that has changed."
Aug 21, 2019
David De Rooy replied to Wm. E. Gardner's discussion cribbage
"Old timer but not as old. The card game we played on the ship was "Spades" I had never learned this game until I reported to the ship, but I got the hang of it.   David DeRooy USS Vancouver LPD 2 V. div !971-72"
Aug 21, 2019
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