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Can Still Lock And Load

Norm and Bill by the dirty name obstacle course at MCRD Parris Island

Me and Bill C. at the Dirty Name, the first obstacle on the Parris Island confidence course on the day we graduated from platoon 374 in the Fall of 1960. Hard to believe that was 56 years ago. In my mind we haven’t changed much since then. Don’t know if we can still do 20 pull ups, but we can still lock and load and put them in the black at 500 yards.

Ship me over Sergeant Major!

Semper Fi
Norm Spilleth
Cpl. E-4
1960-1964

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CPL .Jerry D Clark - July 15, 2020

I was at P I in 1968’platoon 173 May 30 ,I also turned 18 there the on to school 1371.
Then on to V N 1st MAW MABS 36.

buzz alpert - July 15, 2020

Robert were you at PI in June 1960? Be happy hear from you. My email is keelerbarracks@yahoo.com.
Semper Fi to you,
buzz

William L. Kuhn - July 15, 2020

Looks like we spent some time together back in 1960. I was in Plt. 285 at MCRD San Diego. Graduated December 1960. If I remember right, it was Dec. 7, Pearl Harbor Day.

William L. Kuhn - July 15, 2020

Cpl. Talbot,
You are the closest to a “Platoon Mate” that I have come across in all these years. I was in Plt. 285 at MCRD, San Diego. I’m sure that our paths have crossed many times at the wash rack, rifle range showers, mess hall, etc. Would like to communicate more if possible.

Cpl. W.L. Kuhn

Dennis Strandburg - July 15, 2020

I graduated plt 349 1960

SGT. ROBERT NEHOUSE - July 15, 2020

SEMPER FI …..BROTHER….

larry foulk - July 15, 2020

i was 9-57 9-60 i went to san digo i was pfc went i got out iturned 18 in boot camp anyone rember me larry foulk i am now 76 yrs. old at teddy39@mtcnow.net i live tennessee Il. 311east bushnell st. 62374

larry foulk - July 15, 2020

i was 9-67 9-60 i went to san digo i was pfc went i got out iturned 18 in boot camp anyone rember me larry foulk i am now 76 yrs. old at teddy39@mtcnow.net i live tennessee Il. 311east bushnell st. 62374

Patrick Chapman - July 15, 2020

I was in platoon 152 at MCRD in July of 1960 . I turned 18 in boot camp of that year! And yes it was that long ago SEMPERFI

Laurie Salliotte - July 15, 2020

Got to send you to the quarterdeck, for your math. The new math sucks. 56 years Marine. Please don’t make me older than what I am.
Can’t do pull ups anymore but push-ups, running, weights, etc, and hitting the black at 500 yards is no problem.
Cpl. E-4 Laurie Salliotte

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