J. Crutcher, remember those back in 83 when I arrived, never had one, our group of 13 stuck together. Still married to P. ludena married in Ewa Beach church, a lot of you were there, anything for free beer, I remember Calderon took pics, best man was Rickard, reading this memories brings back... More
Briner's passing--Campbell Industrial Park
Recall with sadness the death of Briner at the Campbell Industrial Park Raceway--he flipped his yellow ?duster?. Sad day for us all. Kruger was his best friend but was not allowed to escort the body home for some reason.
living in the open squad bay barrack.
in 1969, we lived by the bay. the mosquitos loved us in the summer. We had formal guard mount every day and junk on the bulk inspections every weekend. I remember a guy call Rudy, Chief, Frank Greene. Er won the softball champship in 1970.
Westloch Guard company 1961
Stationed there with approximate 40 Marines, Names that come to me, Todd Macarther, Harry Dibiase, Randy Ross (tyler Texas) Staley, a guy I went to Kaneohe with Roy force, a few names I left after doing one year there. Great olace, Pool in the Back. would love to go back and see the place now. most... More
Finally a real alert in the LA.
Standing guard post 10 the entry control point in the LA. Richard Tillman (Bob) and I were shooting the breeze when we herd one of the towers calling on the radio about people outside our post. We looked out the small portholes and saw a woman and two little children walking towards us.
building 33 vs. The new barracks
March or April 1983 moving to the new barracks. The true meaning of the Marine Corps was left in the old place when we moved into our new "apartments". The command was very anal at the new place, whereas they didn't care what we did in "33". When I left the loch, I never got to ring that bell,... More
Madness at Guard Company Westloch
I still remember getting off the truck at West Loch as a new PFC. I could not have possibly imagined all the things that would happen during my tour there. Still, it was much better the MB Pearl Harbor, which was all shine and whistles, but no jungle. Our football got into a fight with locals in... More
west loch, can we ever get it out of our head
mcwilliams and pratt jumping the fence.
schroeneman shooting himself in the balls.
oh...chavez...you me and alton thrashing my room.
pink bellied in waikele...that sucked!
watching the twilight zones in my room during lunch time
West Loch Warrior?
Reported aboart 3-53 after Korea. In 54 Waikele was re-opened and moved there and stayed until 5-55. Looks like West Loch and Waikele have both been changed considerably since.
The First Marines in the New Barracks
Chavez, I remember you. Boxer, right? Could do 100 pushups at at time. Alton (Gecko), Larry Talley, Gonzo, etc. Gunny Cabato cooked a pig on a spit near the far side of the barracks. Anyone remember Charlie Halderman, Timmy Hunter, Rickard??? Who put the baby hammerhead shark on the antenna... More