Plt. 3129, MCRD San diego 1974

Discussion in 'VMBB Find Your Nam Friends' started by clamman, Jul 11, 2012.

  1. clamman

    clamman Active Member

    Man I can't believe it's been 38 years since I stood on those yellow footprints on the floor. The barber was a comic, asked my how I wanted my hair cut then whacked it all off. I sure do miss my beloved Corps. I didn't serve in country but help with the evacuation when they arrived stateside. Anybody?
    Last edited: Jul 11, 2012
  2. rooter

    rooter *VMBB Senior Chief Of Staff* Supporting Member

    Jan 31, 2001
    Glendale Arizona
    Clamman, 61 years ago next month I arrived on the Navy side of the bay...The Korean War was being waged, and though I never got into the fracus right there, I was down in the Philppines, building the largest and finest airbase in the far east...Thank You Clamman for your service to our country..Chief

  3. clamman

    clamman Active Member

    I spent 45 days on PI. We unloaded the boat and then had to re-load it. Got word that two Army officers were murdered in the DMZ in Korea. Then, somebody changed their mind and we unloaded it AGAIN. Really enjoyed that place (lol) and also got to do a amphib landing near Brisbane, AU. USS Point Defiance. All got shore leave after that so we headed to Sydney and partied our butts off. Hade the Enterprise as our flagship, and the Aussies woudn't let her dock because she was a nuke.

    '51 in Subic had to be something else! And thank you too for your service Sir!