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Old 01-25-2008, 08:45   #17
BillR
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Originally Posted by Glolt20-91 View Post
Well, good luck, this is not the time of year I would pick to be in No. Chicago. Lots of Great Lakes memories, I think our first paychecks were $28.50 for two weeks; later on, $55.00/mo combat pay didn't seem half bad.

How many weeks does basic last these days? Once he gets his time in, he'll do fine and learn a little street savvy along the way.

I never made it to the fleet and wore fatigues most of my enlistment, so much for seeing the world.

Bob
Basic is 8 weeks; after that he'll be in Pensecola for 5-6 weeks for his "A" school.
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