April 2014 Blog Posts (6)

enlisting

I dropped out of college and soon after got my draft notice. This was probably in Feb. or so, and I didn't want go then. So I looked around and got hooked up in delayed enlistment in the U.S.M.C. I'm sure my mom didn't like it;(my dad had been in the U.S.Navy in WWII and Korea) , so he was halfways OK with the fact. Upon graduation from boot camp in Sept. 1969, they came down to So.Carolina and brought my future wife with them. I can kinda remember my mom being a little aloof, she was a…

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Added by Jeff Wenum on April 29, 2014 at 8:26pm — 5 Comments

YOUR Military Story- Did your parents and loved ones support you enlisting into the military?

Note:  This is part of series to help ALL who served and their families to reminisce, remember and record memories and stories of your military service.

Whether you were drafted into the military or you enlisted voluntarily, it likely affected…

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Added by Claudia Bartow on April 29, 2014 at 8:00am — 2 Comments

YOUR Military Story- Was there a unique situation to make you enlist into the military?

Note:  This is part of series to help ALL who served and their families to reminisce, remember and record memories and stories of your military service.

As I said in my previous posts, I enlisted into the military mainly for college money, but…

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Added by Claudia Bartow on April 22, 2014 at 8:00am — No Comments

YOUR Military Story- Where did you enlist and on what date?

Note:  This is part of series to help ALL who served and their families to reminisce, remember and record memories and stories of your military service.

This is an easy one for me, and probably anyone else who joined the…

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Added by Claudia Bartow on April 15, 2014 at 8:00am — No Comments

YOUR military story- Were you drafted into the military? If so, how did you feel about that?

Note:  This is part of series to help ALL who served and their families to reminisce, remember and record memories and stories of your military service.

I cannot speak about being drafted form personal experience, but I know many of you…

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Added by Claudia Bartow on April 8, 2014 at 8:00am — No Comments

YOUR Military Story- Did you get into your first choice branch of service?

Note:  This is part of series to help ALL who served and their families to reminisce, remember and record memories and stories of your military service.

I joined the Army National Guard because two recruiters came to my high school during my…

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Added by Claudia Bartow on April 1, 2014 at 8:00am — No Comments

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