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MSGDay
01-22-2016, 01:58 PM
It's been a number of years since I started my blog, A Soldier's Tales, and I am going through the posts I did about my first tour of duty in the Army from 1957-60. I decided to revise/rewrite them and post them again. My first post will soon appear about enlisting and making it from the Inprocessing Station to Basic Training.

As they progress, they will take you on my Ocean Cruise to Europe and the train ride of Bordeaux, France. From there by bus to the 1st Platoon, 581st Engineer Company (Field Mainenance) at Landes de Bussac.

I look forward to your reactions and comments. Check it out @ A Soldier's Stories (http://lvcabbie.blogspot.com)
Enjoy

MSgt Dale Day, US Army, Retired

CWO Sharkey
01-23-2016, 06:49 PM
I responded to you on Armystudyguide but you need to get involved on this forum https://forums.goarmy.com/index.jspa

MSGDay
01-24-2016, 11:18 AM
I responded to you on Armystudyguide but you need to get involved on this forum https://forums.goarmy.com/index.jspa

I've just registered and will log on when I leave here.

Meanwhile, just posted this - My first army tour of duty 1957 to 1960 @ A Soldier's Stories (http://lvcabbie.blogspot.com)
What it was like to enlist and get started in a new life.

MSGDay
01-25-2016, 01:20 PM
I responded to you on Armystudyguide but you need to get involved on this forum https://forums.goarmy.com/index.jspa

I registered got the initial email, went to establish a user name and password and , when I tried to log it, it wouldn't let me!

Sent an email to admin hoping to get it straight.

Just posted the first post about my entering the army, going to Fort Ord, and inprocessing.

MSG Glenn
01-26-2016, 06:33 AM
LOL. My first day in the Military (Navy) is just a blur. I can remember my first day in the Army, though. I was a junior NCO & was put in charge of an Infantry team. I had to concentrate on calling a deck a floor, a head a latrine, doors were not hatches, walls were not bulkheads, etc., LOL.

MSGDay
01-26-2016, 03:08 PM
I responded to you on Armystudyguide but you need to get involved on this forum https://forums.goarmy.com/index.jspa

Well, I finally got properly logged on and have found the various areas. Where do you suggest I post about my blog thread?

MSGDay
01-31-2016, 03:29 PM
Welcome to Army life @ A Soldier's Stories (http://lvcabbie.blogspot.com)

MSG Glenn
02-03-2016, 06:02 AM
Good reading, MSG.

MSGDay
02-05-2016, 05:21 PM
Good reading, MSG.

Still haven't figured out how to make use of the Ask a Soldier site you directed me to. Is there a place there to post stories like this?

And, did you take time to mark one of the little squares at the bottom of the post? :)

MSG Glenn
02-06-2016, 07:45 AM
Still haven't figured out how to make use of the Ask a Soldier site you directed me to. Is there a place there to post stories like this?

And, did you take time to mark one of the little squares at the bottom of the post? :)I think the Chief is the one who directed you. I haven't been on that site for years.

MSGDay
02-08-2016, 07:50 AM
Just posted Shaping Up and Manual of Arms @ A Soldier's Stories (http://lvcabbie.blogspot.com)

MSG Glenn
02-09-2016, 07:42 AM
Good job, MSG!

MSGDay
02-20-2016, 05:22 PM
Still haven't figured out how to make use of the Ask a Soldier site you directed me to. Is there a place there to post stories like this?

And, did you take time to mark one of the little squares at the bottom of the post? :)

Another follow up on the story of my first Army tour all about coming down with the Asian Flu (among the very first) and then to completing Basic @ A Soldier's Stories A Soldier's Stories (http://lvcabbie.blogspot.com)

Enjoy. And don't forget the boxes at the end where you can indicate your reaction and the place below that for comments.

Thanks

MSGDay
03-13-2016, 04:30 PM
Crossing the Atlantic in a troop ship in 1958 @ A Soldier's Stories (http://lvcabbie.blogspot.com)

MSG Glenn
03-14-2016, 02:52 AM
I'll bet that was fun! LOL.

MSGDay
04-06-2016, 01:23 PM
I've just continued the story of my first tour of duty in the US Army with a bit about my arrival by train in Gay Paree and further travel to a place called Camp de Bussac just north of Bordeaux. It is just the start as I have far more to write about my little over two years in the land of wine and perfume - and explaining why the French invented it. Check it out @ A Soldier's Stories (http://lvcabbie.blogspot.com)

There are three little boxes at the end of the blog where you can indicate your reaction to it. And, if you wish, comments are always welcome.