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DEAR OLD DAD

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Unit Cohesion

When I joined Company 74-037, 1st Regiment, 17th Battalion, at the U.S. Navy Recruit Training Command in Great Lakes, Illinois on 27 February 1974, I doubted we ragamuffins would ever coalesce.  But then they up and shaved our heads and … Continue reading

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