DD9(Dad’s Diary) 67

Back to pre-naval-days. After high school  in 1981 I had several jobs (some better than others!)until 1983 when I enlisted in the Navy. Since the Military contract was “delayed entry” I was still an assistant manager @ burger king for the 9 months until I traveled to Orlando RTC(recruit training command). I rode a greyhound bus and Amtrak to get there , and then spent a few weeks getting ready for my training  to begin when there was enough of us to fill up the class , so in the time we waited we were tested , vaccinated , and got a shaved head . So when we formed our class we had plenty of “Practice?” for what was to come