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Last time I talked about what you remember about your drill sergeants and instructors in Boot Camp.
So you spent 2-3 months (or more in some circumstances) in that initial training in the military, molding you into a soldier, marine, seaman, airman or Coastie. …Continue
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In July/Aug 1970 my unit, C, 227th, AHB, 1 Cav, the Ghostriders, deployed 6 UH-1H Huey helicopters and crews to Tay Ninh West to support ARVN units which were mopping up the arms caches which the Cav ground units had discovered in Cambodia near the…Continue
Started by Charles L. Anderson in Combat on Tuesday.
I enlisted in the Navy July of 1949. Along with two of my buddies we left Pittsburgh on an old coach to Great Lakes, Ill which is close to Chicago and also Kenosha, Wisc. It was so long ago the memories are fuzzy of my first day but I do recall a…Continue
Started by Robert (Bob) Peters in Basic Training/Boot Camp Aug 4.
I was fortunate to be selected for the Honor Flight on June 7th. I had put in application some time ago when I read where Korean Vets were being eligible. It was much, much more than I ever imagined. From the time of arrival at airport at 0530 I…Continue
Note: The following was written by Pam Oberdier Webb In Honor and Memory of Charles Gary Oberdier on Memorial Day 2014. I work with her cousin. It is reprinted here with permission.A young man just out of high school, received a letter in the…Continue
Started by Claudia Bartow in My loved one Jul 24.
This fascinating story was written by Colonel Ron Albers, USAF, retired, for Motts Military Museum and is reprinted here with permission. This is the story of how a door gunner in Vietnam unbelievably tracked down his helicopter. …Continue
Started by Motts Military Museum in Motts Military Museum Stories Jul 24.
My first day, while standing in formation, I happened to pass some gas. Yes FART! The drill sergant found this not so amusing! He proceded to instruct me to catch that litter critter and put in my pocket, but first he wanted to hear to make sure I…Continue
This story was written by Robin Janton for Motts Military Museum and is reprinted here with permission.Turning the corner into the museum’s WWII section, the first thing one sees is a large oil painting of a man and seven B24 aircraft; next to the…Continue
Started by Motts Military Museum in Motts Military Museum Stories Jun 18.
Sometime back before 9/11/201 I was a member of a Marine Moms message board.As soon as they said we were going into Afghanistan.I went looking for a map, first thing I noticed that it was land-locked.Or there were countries all around, first thing I…Continue
Ok, so I have seen this story on the Internet several times, which as much as I can find originated on the site called reddit.com within a forum question of "What is the laziest thing you've ever done?". I cannot find an author's name, but would be…Continue
Ramona Plaisted holds the dog tags of her husband's uncle, World War I veteran Kenneth Plaisted. These tags were found in an auction box years ago by a Your Military Story member and finally returned .....READ MORE
Welcome to Your Military Story!
If you have ever served in the military, you have lots of stories and experiences to share. Boot camp, stories about your daily job, combat, being recruited, meeting your sweetheart, and so much more. You can share a story by clicking on the "add a discussion" button in the forum section below. Family members can also become members and submit stories on behalf of their loved…Continue