US Naval Training Center - Anchor Yearbook (San Diego, CA)
- Class of 1984
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OUNTLESS GENERATIONS of seafaring men
have come to regard the anchor as a symbol of
their profession and a mark of security to the ships on
which they serve. By the Romans the anchor was re-
garded as a symbol of wealth and commerce, while the
Greeks gave to it the significance of hope and steadiness,
a meaning that persists in religion and heraldry today.
The symbolism of the Greeks was carried on by the early
Christians with a meaning of steadfastness, hope and
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Here, too, in recruit training, the anchor has special
significance, not only as the symbol of the recruit's new
life and surroundings but also as the steadfast symbol of
the security in his new career that his recruit training
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In the pages that follow, the daily life of a recruit is
traced from his initial arrival at the Naval Training
Center until his graduation.
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CAPTAIN H. L. PLOWMAN, USN
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San Diego, California
T HE NAVAL TRAINING CENTER, San Diego,
had its inception in 1916 when Mr. William Kettner,
Congressman from the Eleventh Congressional District
of California and spokesman for the San Diego Chamber
of Commerce, interested the Honorable Franklin D.
Roosevelt, then Assistant Secretary of the Navy, in estab-
lishing a naval training activity on the shores of San Diego
Bay. Due to the Nation's entry into World War I, further
development of this plan was postponed until 1919, when
Congress authorized acceptance by the Navy of the present
site of the Training Center. The original grant consisted
of 135 acres of highland donated by the San Diego Cham-
ber of Commerce and 142 acres of tideland given by the
City of San Diego. Construction work began in 1921, and
on 1 June 1923 the U.S. Naval Training Station, San
Diego, was placed in commission under the command of
Captain flater Rear Admiral1David F. Sellers,U.S. Navy.
At the time of its commissioningin 1923 the station
bore little resemblance to its present size or arrangement.
At that time Camp Paul Jones housed the entire popula-
tion ofthe station and the maximum recruit strength was
l,500. The period of recruit training was then sixteen
weeks.The shore line of San Diego Bay extended consider-
ably further inland than at present, and the land now oc-
cupied by Preble Field, the North Athletic Area and
Camp Farragut was entirely under water. The recruit
parade ground was located on the present site ofthe Public
Works garage. During the 1920,s the Recruit Receiving
and Outgoing Units were housed in the Detention Unit,
known as Camp Ingram, which consisted of a group of
walled tents adjacent to the south boundary of Camp Paul
Jones. Until Camp Lawrence was completed in 1936, re-
cruits spent their first three weeks of training under canvas
in this Detention Unit.
In 1939 a construction program was commenced
which within three years was to increase the capacity of
the station four-fold. This expansion went hand in glove
with a large scale program of harbor improvements by
means of which the channel and anchorages in San Diego
Bay were deepened and 130 acres of filled land were add-
ed tothe eastern boundaries ofthe station. By 1941 Camp
Luce had been completed, and the construction of Camps
Mahan, Decatur, and Farragut was already well under
way when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor. Virtually
all this construction work was completed by September,
1942, when the capacity ofthe station had reached it war-
time peak of 33,000 men, 25,000 of whom were recruits.
The period of recruit training during World War II varied
between three weeks and seven weeks.
In April, 1944, the Secretary of the Navy changed the
status of the Training Station to that ofa group command
and redesignated it the U. S. Naval Training Center, San
Diego. Under the Center Commander were established
three subordinate commands: The Recruit Training Com-
mand,The Service School Command and theAdministra-
The years immediately following World War II saw a
considerable reduction in population ofthe Training Cen-
ter despite a post-war expansion of the Service Schools,
and by the end of 1949 the population of the Center had
dropped to a twenty-year low of 5,800 men. Six months
later,when the Communists invaded the Republic of Korea,
an immediate expansion of all Naval training activities
took place and by September of 1950 the Center was
again operating at nearly full capacity.
During the early months of the Korean conflict it be-
came apparent that the demand for trained personnel in
the rapidly growing Pacific Fleet would require further
expansion of this training center. Accordingly steps were
taken by the Navy Department to reactivate Camp Elliott,
formerly a World War ll Marine Corps training camp
which is located ten miles north of San Diego on Kearny
Mesa. On 15 January 1951 Camp Elliott was placed in
commission as Elliott Annex ofthe Naval Training Center
for the purpose of conducting the primary phases of re-
cruit training. ln March, 1953, in line with the planned
reduction in size of the Navy, training at Elliott Annex
was discontinued and it was placed in an inactive status.
During its two years of operation, over 150,000 recruits
received training there.
Late in 1952 projects were approved to convert some
recruit barracks into classrooms and to extend training
facilities by construction of a permanent recruit camp on
the undeveloped Training Center land lying to the south
and east ofthe estuary. The six converted barracks went
into service as recruit classrooms in April, 1953, and con-
struction work on the new camp was completed in 1955.
ln late 1965, the demand for trained Navy men to man
the additional ships and overseas billets, required to meet
the Vietnam crisis, brought the on-board population to a
rcord of over 18,000 recruits, the highest since Korea. At
the same time, a military construction program got under-
way with the foundation of a new 8,000-man mess hall
being laid adjacent to Bainbridge Court. ln addition, an-
ambitious five-year program was formalized for the con-
struction of modern barracks, TV classrooms and admin-
istration facilities. The face lifting of the Recruit Com-
mand was completed by the early 1970's.
ln the furtherance of its mission of supplying trained
naval personnel to the fleets and ships of the United States
Navy, each of the three subordinate commands of the
Naval Training Center has important roles to fill.
The Administrative Command has the responsibility of
conducting most ofthe Center's administrative business
and furnishing a wide range of services necessary to the
daily life of the large community which the Center has
become. The Administrative Command has the responsi-
bility of maintaining the Center's buildings and grounds,
and through its facilities all personnel on the Center are
housed, fed, clothed and paid, and receive their medical
and dental care. The Administrative Command also pro-
vides such other community services recreational and
Navy Exchange facilities, communications, postal and
transportation services, and police and fire protection.
Under the Service School Command are grouped more
than twenty Navy Schools in which recruits as well as men
from the fleet receive training in the specialized duties of
certain ratings. Most of these are Class "A" schools,
where non-rated men learn the skills and information nec-
essary to them to perform a specific petty officer rating.
Among these schools are those which train electricians
mates, radiomen. Other schools teach specialized skills
such as teletype maintenance and stenography. The pre-
sent capacity of the Service Schools is about 5,000 men.
Now in its Fifth decade of service to the Navy, the
Naval Training Center, San Diego, faces with confidence
the challenges of an unsettled world.
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RECRUIT TRAINING CGMMAN
The largest of the three commands at the Training
Center is the Recruit Training Command. Here the re-
cruit undergoes his transition from civilian to military
lifeg learns the history, traditions, customs and regula-
tions of his chosen service, and receives instruction in
naval skill and subjects which will be basic information
throughout his period of naval service.
Most of the facilities of the Recruit Training Com-
mand are centered on Bainbridge Court and occupy the
western half of the Training Center. Here are concen-
trated the barracks and headquarters of the recruit bri-
gade, and nearby are located the mess hall, classrooms,
athletic fields and recreation buildings used by the re-
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A T THE RECEIVING and Outfitting Unit, better
known as UR and O," the recruit receives his first intro-
duction to recruit training. Here he is given thorough medi-
cal and dental examinations, takes various mental tests and
is issued his outfit of Navy uniforms and clothing.
Soon after his arrival he and other young men are as-
signed to their recruit company. As a newly formed com-
pany they are "welcomed aboard" by an officer representa-
tive of the Commanding Officer and are placed under the
charge of an experienced senior petty officers who will be
their company commanders throughout their period of re-
cruit training. Each company commander is a carefully
selected, thoroughly experienced career Navy petty officer
of demonstrated leadership ability who has received special
training in working with recruits.
In his new company the recruit will meet young men
from all walks of life and sections of the country. From
these men who will be his 'fshipmatesm for the coming
weeks, he may form life long friendships.
One of the most important steps in the "in processing"
Stage is the administration of the Navyls General Classifi-
cation Test. The results of these tests together with a later
meeting with a trained classification interviewer will lead
to the selection of a career pattern in the Navy, and to
special schooling after his graduation from recruit training.
Having donned his new Navy uniform and shipped his
civilian clothes home, the new recruit is now ready to move
to the Primary Training Regiment where his company will
"go on schedule."
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Are You Sure You Have A Heart? It Appears To Be Empty!
Hug The Machine
Does That Hurt?
O BE OF MAXIMUM effective use to himself and to
the Navy a man must be in top physical condition, must
know how to care for his body and must be able to survive in
the water at sea. To the end that all navy men may meet
these demands of naval service, they participate in a physical
training program that involves strenuous physical training
and physical exertion, instruction in swimming and sea sur-
vival, and instruction in first aid, lifesaving and personal
When they report for duty some recruits are soft, some are
overweight, and some are underweight. To build some up
and trim others down, and to condition all for the rigors of
life at sea, a well-planned physical training program is inte-
grated with other phases of training: military drill, an active
outdoor life, good food, good living habits. These physical
training activities emphasize correct posture and muscular
coordination and strive to develop a respect for authority
and habits of instantaneous response to commands.
All menrfparticularly sailors whole life will be the seae-
must know how to swim, how to use life jackets and, if no
jacket is available, how to use clothing as a flotation device.
Many hours are spent in the swimming pools. Non-swim-
mers are taught to swim, qualified swimmers improve their
ability, and all recruits learn sea survival and water safety.
Stressed constantly in the Physical Training Program is
personal cleanliness and the importance of health to the indi-
vidual and to the Navy. A knowledge of the medical and
dental services available, the prevention of infections, correct
eating habits. and the care of feet, mouth, and teeth is pro-
vided by competent medical instructors. The recruit also re-
ceives first aid instruction so that he will know how to care
for himself or for his injured shipmates under circumstances
where immediate medical attention is not available.
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O BE AN EFFECTIVE fighting unit, a warship must
be capable of inflicting maximum damage upon the enemyg
to survive. it must be able to defend itself against hostile
attack. ln Ordnance Training, the recruit learns some of the
duties performed on board ship by "The Man Behind the
Ordnance and Gunnery training begins with instruction
in the use of small arms. Under the guidance of experienced
range coaches, the recruit learns how to load, sight and how
to fire the weapon. Later he will fire the weapon at the
indoor range. Throughout, the safe use of weapons is
stressed in instruction and rigidly enforced on the firing
ln advanced training the recruit receives an introduction
to the larger weapons he will see on board ship and learns
some of the principles of their operation. Although he will
not witness the actual firing of these shipboard weapons
until he goes to sea. He is shown the various types of
ammunition he will eneounterband handle on board ship and
learns the necessity for strictly observing the safety precau-
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T O MEN WHO WILL "go down to the sea in ships" a
knowledge of basic seamanship is fundamental. Although
some seamanship skills can be mastered only from long expe-
rience at sea, the foundations upon which these skills are
based form an important part of recruit training. Emphasis
here is placed upon teaching the recruit the language ofthe sea
and the names and uses ofthe tools ofhis new trade.
Among the subjects taught to the recruit are marlinspike
seamanship and knot tying, steering and sounding, anchoring
and mooring, and the recognition of various types of ships,
their characteristics and structures. He learns the principles of
shipboard organization and something ofthe role he will later
play as a member of his shipls company. He receives practical
instruction in the use of the sound-powered telephones by
which personnel stationed in various parts of a ship may com-
municate with each other.
To facilitate practical demonstrations of these subjects the
RECRUIT, a scale model of a destroyer escort, was construc-
ted on shore for use by recruits. On board this landlocked ship
practical exercises are held in stationing personnel for getting
underway and anchoring, the handling of mooring lines, the
manning of watch and battle stations.
By the time he completes recruit training the recruit will
have learned many of the fundamentals of seamanship which
will stand him in good stead on board ship.
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DAM GE CONTROL
T HE PAGES OF HISTORY ofWorld War Il are filled
with instances where brave men, given the proper
equipment and the necessary "know how," were able to
save their ships from apparently certain loss following severe
battle damage. Fires were extinguished, flooded compart-
ments plugged and dewatered, and the wounded cared for,
to the end that the ship survived and returned to fight other
Damage Control instruction for the recruit is designed to
teach him the fundamental principles of fire fighting and a
working knowledge of the equipment which may save his
ship and his own life.
Probably one of the longest remembered days of recruit
training is the one spent at the Fire Fighting Center. Here
the recruit learns the chemistry of fire, basic principles of
combating fire, and then spends nearly an entire day extin-
guishing actual fires. Under watchful supervision oftrained
firefighters he will put out serious fires under simulated
shipboard conditions. After receiving this valuable practi-
cal experience he will have lost most of his fear of fire and
will have gained confidence in his ability to combat serious
The recruit also receives practical instruction in the use
of the gas mask, oxygen breathing apparatus and other
equipment designed for his personal protection. In the tear
gas chamber he has the opportunity to test the effectiveness
of his gas mask.
Basic instruction is also given to each recruit in the prob-
able effects of an atomic explosion and the measures he
should take to insure his personal safety and survival.
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HE MILITARY DRILL, watch standing and inspec-
tions that are all a part ofthe recruit's military training
are generally new experiences to him. The marching, the
facing, the manual of arms at first seem difficult beyond all
reason, but after a week's practice, confidence begins to
appear and by the end of primary training the company has
become a sharp appearing unit.
Even though the navy man seldom carries a rifle or
marches in a military unit after he completes his recruit
training, there is a definite and important place in recruit
training, for military drill. The military control of the com-
pany is gained and maintained through constant drilling.
Leaders are discovered and developed, and others learn
instantaneous response to command. All develop coordina-
tion of mind and body, and an "esprit de corps" grows within
the company. Together with physical training, military drill
is a part of the physical conditioning or "hardening upi'
process for the recruit. But most of all, military drill teaches
the recruit the importance of implicit obedience to orders
and the importance of the individual in a military group,
whether he be in a marching unit, on a gun crew, in the fire
room, or on the bridge.
Inspections will always be an important matter in the life
ofa man in the Navy. In recruit training the vigorous compe-
tition maintained between the recruit companies is based
largely on a series of regular inspections which serve the
double purpose of teaching him the requirements of military
life while comparing his performance and that of his unit
with the performance of others in training with him.
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DRILL DIVI IO
Comprised of young men currently undergoing regular re-
cruit training, Drill Division is made up of four special per-
forming units: the Drum and Bugle Corps, Fifty-State Flag
Team, Rifle Team and Division Staffs.
Selected during their first day at Recruit Training Com-
mand from among many volunteers, the future members of
these units complete all phases of Basic Military and Aca-
demic Training while perfecting their marching and musical
talents. It is a tribute to the enthusiasm and ability of these
young men and their instructors that they have gained a wide-
spread reputation for the excellence of their musical and
The Drum and Bugle Corps, perhaps thebest known of
these units, along with the Fifty-State Flag Team, provides
entertainment at numerous sporting events, civic affairs and
parades in and around the San Diego and Southern California
area. The Corps and the Flag Team are quite proud of their
record of having never achieved less than a second place
award when performing in competition with other civilian
and military units.
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While their outside committments are numerous, the pri-
mary reason for the existence of these special units is to pro-
vide entertainment and leadership for the weekly recruit
brigade review. Every Friday afternoon prior to the review,
The Drum and Bugle Corps, Rifle Team and Fifty-
State Flag Team perform in a most impressive and enter-
taining display of their talents for parents and friends of
graduating recruits. Once on the parade field, it is the fourth
of our special units, the Division, and Training Units
Staffs who take charge of the review. With the Naval
Training Center Band fthe only non-recruit unit on the fieldj,
it is the responsibility of the Staffs to lead the review
from the time the companies mass on the field through Of-
ficer's Center, and the final "Pass in Revieww.
This truly impressive group of fine and talented young
men, will shortly leave these special units to join the Navy's
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FLOAT OR ASHORE, each naval unit is generally a self-
sustaining unit. The messing of the crew, all the house-
keeping chores, and the watch standing must be performed by
those assigned to the unit. Throughout his naval career, re-
gardless of his rate or rating, each man is in some way con-
cerned with these service duties to which the recruit is intro-
duced during service week, In any unit, men in the lower
rates will usually perform the "chores" and those in the
higher rates will supervise themg all must stand watchesg and
all must live together in the same ship.
The fourth week of recruit training is devoted to instruction
and practical experience in Ship's Work Training, For six
weeks of his training period the recruit is waited upon in the
mess halls by other recruits and for one week he takes his turn
in performing these important tasks for his shipmates in recruit
Although the fourth week is specifically designated for
training in these service duties, much of his training continues
throughout the entire training period. Every messenger or
sentry watch and every cleaning detail is a part ofthe recruit's
training in the problems ofcommunity living.
In the Recruit Training Command it is believed that the
things a recruit must learn in ship's work training can best
be taught by actually doing them, for experience is the greatest
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P ROBABLY THE MOST IMPORTANTthing that a
recruit must learn during his recruit training is how to
live with others in a military organization. Life and living
conditions in the Navy differ so greatly from anything the
young man has known in civilian life that teaching him to
live in close quarters as a member of a military group be-
comes one ofthe major missions of recruit training.
At the Training Center his barracks is the recruit's
"home" It is in his barracks that he spends an appreciable
portion of his time in training. Here he establishes himself
-in a sense, drops his anchorffor the weeks in which
he will be experiencing the transition from civilian to mili-
The barracks is not only a place for the recruit to sleepg
it is his most important classroom. Here he "learns by
doing." He learns to live with others and to take care of
himself and his belongings. The scrubbing of his clothing,
the cleaning of his barracks, and the constant inspections
all serve but one purposeg to prepare him for a successful
life during the remainder of his tour in the Navy.
And it is not all work, for the recruit must also learn the
need of a Navy man for the companionship of his fellows,
for mail from home, and for amusement and relaxation. He
should also develop the habits ofwriting letters and budget-
ing his spare time. These things he learns in his barracks life
at the Training Center.
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For those in peril on the sea
I N MAKING THE CHANGE from civilian to military
life, the recruit does not leave behind the religious beliefs
which he learned at home. Instead, he is given every oppor-
tunity and encouragement to maintain and strengthen his
Soon after his arrival, the recruit is given an opportunity to
talk to a chaplain of his own faith, who will acquaint him with
the chaplainls role in the command and will explain the reli-
gious programs which will be available to him during recruit
Regular divine services are conducted by chaplains of all
faiths, thus giving each man an opportunity to worship in ac-
cordance with his religious background.Voluntary classes of
religious instruction are held regularly for the benefit of re-
cruits who desire to prepare themselves for church member-
ship. The chaplains cooperate closely with the local churches
to facilitate membership or attendance at services in those
Character guidance talks given by the chaplains are an inte-
gral part of recruit training. These are designed to foster the
growth of moral responsibility, spiritual values and strong
self-discipline within the recruit.
Recruits are encouraged to participate in the religious life of
the station by joining the choir or providing musical accom-
paniment at divine services.
In time of distress or personal emergency, the chaplains
stand ready to give advice and counsel, and the recruit is en-
couraged to take his personal problems to a chaplain of his
choice at any time. The chaplains also maintain close contact
with the Navy Relief Society and The American Red Cross in
obtaining financial and other assistance to those in need.
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ECREATION PLAYS AN important part in the re-
cruit's training at the Naval Training Center. Through-
out his life in the Navy, many and varied recreation facilities
and opportunities will be available to him, but he himself
must learn how to make the best and most worthwhile use of
During his first weeks of training the recruit has little or no
time to spare from his daily routine for recreation. In order to
bring him through the loneliness and sharp readjustment to
life in his new environment, a special effort is made to keep
each recruit fully occupied throughout each day of primary
training, and he therefore has little time or inclination for the
recreational opportunities which lie ahead of him. Liberty to
visit San Diego is not granted until after the final week of
The recreational facilities of the Training Center are many
and varied. In the recreation buildings in the recruit areas
there are excellent libraries, game rooms, television lounges,
billiard rooms and bowling alleys. Movies are available on
certain evenings and on week-ends. The facilities of the Navy
Exchange store, soda fountain and snack bar afford him
opportunities to purchase his needs conveniently and at rea-
sonable cost. An attended telephone exchange makes it easy
for the recruit to call any place in an emergency, or just to
hear familiar voices from home.
Athletics also play a part in the recreation program. Inter-
company softball, baseball and volleyball games afford a
diversion from the daily routine, and spectator interest in
varsity athletics is often keen. During his off hours the recruit
may also use one of the swimming pools or play golf, tennis or
handball. Recruit boxing and wrestling bouts and impromptu
entertainment acts afford interest at periodic Recruit Smok-
Commencing his final week of training, each recruit who
has earned the privilege is granted liberty on two days after
his graduation parade. During his liberty hours the recruit is
"on hiw own" to select his own form of recreation, but by
group indoctrination he is reminded that he has an obligation
to the uniform he is wearing to conduct himself in a manner
which will bring credit to himself, his organization and his
The San Diego recruit is particularly fortunate in being
stationed in a city which has so many worthwhile attractions
for its visitors. Fine beaches are at hand for those who wish to
relax on the sand or swim in the surf. Balboa Park, with its
excellent zoo and other scenic and recreational attractions, is
always popular with the recruit and man-of-warsman alike.
The shopping and amusement facilities of down-town San
Diego also attract many Navy men on liberty.
The USO and Armed Services YMCA, together with local
churches and community organizations all do their part to
help the serviceman enjoy his liberty in San Diego. The home
hospitality programs the "Under 21" dances and the Java
Club offer pleasant memories of recruit liberties while in San
For families and relatives who may have occasion to come
to the Training Center, the Reception Center affords conve-
nient and attractive surroundings for visiting or for taking a
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Families and Have Dinner With Them in
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THE CAPTAIN,S TROPHY IS PRESENTED TO THAT COMPANY IN EACH DIVISION WHICH HAS SHOWN
SUPERIOR PERFORMANCE IN MILITARY AND ACADEMIC PHASES OF TRAINING. IT IS THE HIGHEST
AWARD PRESENTED TO A RECRUIT COMPANY.
OUT OF EACH DIVISION THE COMPANY WITH THE HIGHEST OVERALL MILITARY STANDING AND
SATISFACTORY ACADEMIC STANDING IS SELECTED AS COLOR COMPANY FOR DIVISION.
The Guest of Honor presenting the Navy League of the United States Outstanding Recruit Award
The Navy League Outstanding Recruit Award is presented weekly by the San Diego Council of the Navy League of the
United States to the single recruit in each graduation Division who, during the course of training, has exemplified Navy ideals
and traditions. This is the highest award bestowed upon a recruit in training. A special board of officers is convened to select
the recipient from those nominated by their company commanders on the basis of the following Patriotism, Individual
Dignity, Personal Responsibility, and Pride in Unit and Physical Fitness.
From each Graduating Company an Honorman is selected by virtue of his demonstrated attention to duty, military conduct,
initiative, loyalty and comradeship.
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Division 48 Officer: LT J. S. Payne
Navy League Outstanding Recruit Award: AR D. J. Sorenson
Allen, Todd D.
Armstrong, Timothy J.
Bargas, Nicholas S.
Bartosz, Joseph S.
Beck, John H.
Beegle, John C.
Biffle, David T.
C. D. MEADE, BMI
W, SERRANO T. M. DISMUKE W. M. FERNAN K. E. STEVENSON
Oxnard, CA San Francisco, CA Rock Springs, WY Richmond. VA
Recruit Chief RPOl Yeoman Master At Arms
Bogardus, Michael L.
Bright, Francis M.
Burrell, Joseph J. III
New Orleans, LA
Bushart, Brian R.
Carey, Christopher V.
Carson, Christopher A
Childers, Gary M. II
Santa Fe, NM
Clark, Mark D,
Conner, Kirk C.
Grant Park, IL
Counts, Janssen S.
Little Rock, AR
Cox, Timothy D.
Cozzi, Patrick A.
Duncan, Robert E. Jr.
Durbin, Charles M.
Fishel, Kenneth D,
Gastreich, Randolph J
Glennon, Scott F.
Graham, David L,
Oak Grove, MO
Gray, Dexter L.
Grider, Lance L.
Grimsley, Randy K.
Redondo Beach, CA
Hennrich, Gary D.
Blue Sprs., MO
Henry, Russell J.
Huber, Robert J.
Isbell, Robert K.
Canoga Park, CA
Janelli, Anthony C.
Johnson, Gary S.
Jones, Warren S.
Kaighn, Darren S.
Kanuth, Michael A.
Koehler, Brian P.
Laporte, Daniel A.
Canyon Country, CA
Corpus Christi, TX
Mackey, John W. Jr.
Margrave, Thomas M.
Kansas City, MO
Norris, Willie D.
Pitts, John C.
Charlotte Hall, MD
Romero, Jeffery A.
Russell, Cammie E.
Russell, Howard A. Ill
Russell, Mark A.
Sanchez, Narciso A.
Sharkey, Patrick M.
Smith, Samuel A.
Smosna, Thaddeus M
Sorenson, David J.
Stafford, David S.
Teem, Wilton L.
Townley, Darren M.
Baton Rouge, LA
Trevathan, Michael S
Warner, Todd M.
W. Dundee, lL
Whitcomb, John T.
Baton Rouge, LA
Wilson, John K.
Munar, Bonifacio S.
Olmos, Oly B.
Bautista, Leonides F.
Jones, Wills Jr.
St. Louis, MO
Ursuy, Patrick J.
O'drain Patrick K.
Pruitt, Michael A,
Blevins, Harry B.
O'toole, Kielh A.
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SR F. M. BRIGHT
SR R. J. GASTREICH
SR P. A. COZZI
THE GUEST OF HONOR MRS. DODIE RATHERHAM, EXECUTIVE
DIRECTOR, SAN DIEGOXIMPERIAL COUNTIES CHAPTER AMERICAN RED
CROSS PRESENTS THE NAVY LEAGUE OUTSTANDING RECRUIT AWARD
TO AIRMAN RECRUIT DAVID J. SORENSON, US NAVY, COMPANY O19-84
DIVISION 48. AIRMAN SORENSON IS FROM ARVADA CO.
THE GUEST OF HONOR AND THE NAVY LEAGUE OUTSTANDING
RECRUIT AWARD WINNER WITH HIS PARENTS.
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THE INVOCATION GIVEN BY CHAPLAIN, COMMANDER S. A. KIMOREO.
A. KIMEREO, DIVISION 38 OFFICER LT J. S. PAYNE.
DIVISION STAFF LEFT TO RIGHT: DIVISION 1758 LEADING CHIEF ETCS "J" DRANEY, ICI M. D. WISS, MMC S
V. VALDEZ, MMI D. B. BISCO, BMI K. L. MILES, AND ASC G. B. VALDEZ.
DIVISION 48 COMPANY COMMANDERS LEFT TO RIGHT, OI9 BMI C. D. MEAD, O20 MSC A. F. AURE, 021 MSI
W. A. MARSH, QDUE TO FAMILY EMERGENCY EMC D. R. LAVERGNE NOT SHOWNJ, 022 ENGS C. J.
HORNER, 023 BTC T. J. DONNELLY, 905 ABHI D. M. SALAS.
COMMENTS TO THE DIVISION AND GUEST BY THE REVIEWING OFFICER, CAPTAIN P. C. MATHEWS .IR
U.S. NAVY COMMANDING OFFICER NAVAL AMPHIBIOUS SCHOOL CORONADO.
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