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Naval Station, NTC Great Lakes

Naval Station, Great Lakes, Illinois. Home of Naval Training Center, Great Lakes.

Veterans: 76
Latest Activity: Jul 5

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Company 444 Sept 1963

Started by Anthony G Fowler Sr. Last reply by Anthony G Fowler Sr Nov 19, 2017. 2 Replies

galley 409/school side

Started by terry l barentsen Oct 14, 2012. 0 Replies

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Comment by Peter H St Onge on April 16, 2013 at 10:18am

went to boot camp Aug. 1976 25th Bat. Co. 239 Straub Strutters

Comment by Mark Whitehead on April 13, 2013 at 1:12am

Attended EM-A school Fall/Winter of 74, GSE-A & C schools Fall/Winter of 78.

Comment by Ronnie Larsen on December 27, 2012 at 3:49pm

Company 502, October 15, 1959 - December 19, 1959, Camp Moffett,  BT1 Gorden Adams was our CO.  Service week, across the road at Camp Porter, cleaning the GI cans in the mess hall.

Comment by Frank Nadeau on December 21, 2012 at 3:27pm

Attended ET"A" School Feb '59 - Jan '60.

Comment by kenneth mcdowell on September 22, 2012 at 6:07pm

I went to Great Lakes in Mar 59 was in Co.151 Chief Hanson was the pusher.  I was the mail clerk, who knew that I would. retire from the U.S. Postal service some years later.  Ken Mcdowell HMC USN RET.  9/22/12

Comment by Denis A Grover on April 23, 2012 at 12:50am

Went to Great lakes,Illinois in 1964 on June 29 was in company 314

Comment by frank murray on April 19, 2012 at 12:47pm

was in company 284 1972

Comment by phil elsner on April 10, 2012 at 9:18am

i went to great lakes n.t.c in august 1964 and i was in company 444.i remember running every where andfor a time i worked in the dental clinic disposing the extracted teeth of the new recurits ,i graduated in november and went on to anacostia n.a.s in wash dc.after my year there i went on board the uss yorktown cvs 10 and we sailed in dec 65 fot vietnam and west pac.

Comment by Robert John Friedhaber on January 6, 2012 at 6:45pm
Remember being in line for chow and freezing our butts off. I was sort of use to cold weather but the southern guys hated it
Comment by Robert John Friedhaber on January 5, 2012 at 7:04pm
After boot camp company 253 iIn 1963 I went to engineman school

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