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Recruit Training Command, RTC Great Lakes


Recruit Training Command, RTC Great Lakes

Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes is located in Northern Chicago, Illinois

Veterans: 261
Latest Activity: Nov 23, 2018

Discussion Forum

Boot camp

Started by Walter Zappa. Last reply by Philip Tucker Aug 20, 2018. 4 Replies

Reunion,for 12th.Div.Company 377,Cobra Company,October 01,1986

Started by AOAN CHRISTOPHER JAMES COOK,NAVY Jul 19, 2018. 0 Replies

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Comment by Dan Tremblay ASM2 on September 2, 2009 at 2:00pm
I was at RTC Great Lakes from April 77 to July 77. Company 105 and the CC was 1st Class PO Moser.
Comment by Paul Barger on August 3, 2009 at 6:44pm
I got to basic June 5th 1978 company 106 I thought it was a blast. I also started EM A school there but later gave it up to attend Postal School and become a PC.
Comment by William J. Wisniewski (SKI ) on July 6, 2009 at 4:43pm
I got to Great Lakes on June 12 th 1978, was in co. 925 state flages 24 th div. the longest 2 months of my life..... left in aug, went to Nas Memphis for a school , for my adj school..... then got my orders for the uss tripoli in San DIEGO,CA. where i finished my time...
Comment by Joe Bohne on June 29, 2009 at 12:35pm
arrived at great lakes july 10, 1967. company 307
Comment by Lee M. Anderson, PNC, USN(Ret) on June 27, 2009 at 8:44am
I arrived at GLakes on July 27th 1966 and was assigned to company 470. Our CC was MR1 P. STROGIE. Our staff was: RPOC: G. MINNICH; EPO: R. EVANS; FIRST PLATOON LEADER: P. WHITE; MAA: J. BEERSDORF; & COMPANY CLERK: G. AGNESS. We graduated on October 7th 1966.
Comment by Howard Z. Murphy on June 20, 2009 at 12:31pm
Arrived a scared and cold boy April 9, 11979, Graduated June 19, 1979 a grown man ready for Fleet Life. Staretd in Co. 079 with Bm1 Downs, and Ht1 McKay, got ASMO'ed because I got sick, ended with BMCS Clayton and SK1 Deguzman in Co. 081. Would love to hear from some of the old shipmates from both Co.'s. If you're out there get with me.
Comment by David Alan Vasquez on June 17, 2009 at 12:30am
Arrived at Great Lakes October 7, 1986 Graduated December 5 1986 it was 14 degrees when we left on the buses out of there that day. My Company was 387 Division 12, CC,s were IC1 Ratliff and HT1 Kitchens they both taught us really well I will not for get them or my former recruit buddies.
Comment by Mike Carpenter on May 31, 2009 at 10:03pm
Arrived at Great Lakes in September 1988. I was assigned to Company 299. It was pretty cold but we still spend plenty of time running arounf on the north grinder.
Comment by Kim Sebert on May 31, 2009 at 10:34am
Jan 1972 Company 904 State Rags and Color Guard
Comment by Mark Lee on May 6, 2009 at 12:51am
CO. 301, 21st DIV, Sept - Nov. 1980
CC - MMCS Spires

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