Marine Recruit Depot, San Diego, California    Battalion 373                                                  





     Oklahoma City Times enlistment announcement  1958.

Orders to Report,   Note the amount of money allotted by our U.S. government


BAR Familiarization                                 Rifle Inspection                       


Mail Call        


    Tent living at the rifle range. Rifle cleaning is a requirement

Dress Blues Album Pictures                                  

                                           Boot Camp Graduation Picture  Oct. 1958


Home on leave with Friends

   Stanley Slemp, Donny Mooney, Dennis Mooney, Tom Holmes

Taken at the Mooney household Winter of 1958.

Leaving the 7th Marine Div. at Camp Pendleton and on to the Philippines

    Certificate given by the ships captain of the "T-AP General E. D. Patrick" for crossing the 180th Meridian on our way to the Philippines. This military sea transportation service troop ship was named in honor of General Edwin D. Patrick, who was a division commander in the Philippines in WW!!.


   MP duty at Sangley Point, Philippines


   Submarine "Sealion", U.S. submarine sunk  by the Japanese in WWII, raised and refitted by the Japanese and then sunk by the U.S. so it could not be used against them.  Now being raised again for salvage in 1959.  Sangley Point, Philippines


Quonset Hut living while stationed at  remote Radio Transmitter site Bago Bantay, Philippines


Last Duty Station  MCAAS Marine Air Station, Yuma, Arizona

Going Home papers after 4 long years, Oh happy days!

DD214 discharge from active duty                                 

                      Honorable Discharge after 2 additional years of inactive reserves