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Naval Station, NTC Great Lakes

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

Veterans: 72
Latest Activity: Jan 20

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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 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
Comment by john hueg on December 18, 2011 at 9:07pm

After completing boot camp in Great Lakes, I went to "MM" A school in Nov 1974

Comment by David Alamda Sr on February 15, 2011 at 1:20pm

Went to Great Lakes Boot Camp in November 1969 it was 45 degrees below Zero. Company 668. Talk about tying your clothes to the line and get it stuck on the metal poles, It would rip right off when you pulled it. Man it was cold.

Comment by Michael V. Frost on January 4, 2011 at 8:53am
I went to MM "A" School Class 4423-B graduated March 1973.
Comment by Frank Galligan on May 27, 2010 at 9:34am
Gunners Mate "A" & "C" school. Aug 81- April 82.
Comment by Robert Ray on January 26, 2010 at 12:32pm
Attended gunnery "A" school in the big green, glass box. Does anyone know how I can get a copy of my class photo? (1980)

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