May 2014 Blog Posts (3)

YOUR MILITARY STORY-Do you have memories of your enlistment physical or in processing?

Ahh a military physical. I remember at the MEPS (Military Entrance Processing Station) having to duck walk in front of a group of fellow enlistees while in our underclothes. This was the first of many times in the military where my privacy was well, gone,



I almost didn't swear in the day of my physical. They said my left ear had too much wax! They put me in a taxi then to a doctor's office to flush it out. A kid trying to enlist into the Marines that same day but was sent home for an… Continue

Added by Claudia Bartow on May 19, 2014 at 10:30pm — 2 Comments

YOUR Military Story- Did your recruiter tell you the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth?

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. Be sure to check out all the other posts and comment in the white space below each post!

I clearly remember sitting at the kitchen table with…

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Added by Claudia Bartow on May 12, 2014 at 10:26pm — 3 Comments

YOUR Military Story- Did your family or friends enlist into the military at the same time you did?

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. Be sure to check out all the other posts and comment in the white space below each post!



At the small school district where I work, you will hear what likely has happened in every school district in every town for decades- someone decides to join the military and their friends, cousins or classmates decide that isn't such a bad… Continue

Added by Claudia Bartow on May 6, 2014 at 7:00am — 6 Comments

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