We did a lot of Marching and standing out on the Grinder getting buzzed by bees. But, could not move, or you get a demerit.
I could stand at attention for hours as long as I focused on the waves of the sea.
The Navy Mess Hall in Bainbridge, Maryland
The Navy Men served us.
Favorite Dish: Spinich. The guys that served called me Pop Eye becasue I always asked for more spinich.
Luggage and bags:
Just what you can get into your Navy trunk.
Clothing/Shoes/Weather Gear: Uniforms, Boondockers, Navy raincoat, etc.
Toiletries and Medical Supplies: Keep it very simple, not much money for fancy items.
Photo Equipment: Wish now that I took many pictures, and kept track of the ones I had .
Miscellaneous: This is the Main Entrance to Bainbridge.
I enjoyed wearing my uniform and was proud of it.
Fondest memory: This is what our Navy Summer Uniform looked like in the 60's.
That is not me wearing my uniform.