Skip to content
Radio School 1965

Radio School 1965

This was our class, at radio school, C & E Bn. MCRD San Diego. Christmas season of 1965 some of us made up a song that went to the tune of "The Twelve Days Of Christmas." We called it the, "Twelve Reenlistments." Her it is…

On my 12th reenlistment, my General gave to me…

12 Honorable Discharges
11 Bouncing Betties
10 Rusty Bayonets
9   B.A.R.'s
8   Three point fives
7   Booby Traps
6   Forty-fives
5   M-14s
4   Bursting Bombs
3   Amphibious Tractors
2   Sherman Tanks
And a 106 Recoilless Rifle.

Semper Fi & Merry Christmas,
Dick Martell
Cpl 2141—​

Previous article Marines to Army

Leave a comment

* Required fields