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1963 Great Lakes Navy Boot Camp Graduation Books

In the course of his training in 1963, the recruit receives both a basic indoctrination in the many skills he will need as a Bluejacket and a broad picture of the entire Navy, its history, traditions, and customs.

Physical training, inoculation against diseases, and training in first aid, physical hygiene, and related subjects form another major part of the recruit training program. Coupled with wholesome food and the active but healthful environment of the training camps, this program results in a noticeable improvement in the physical condition of most recruits.

A sharp break between civilian and Navy life, recruit training is the basic element in any man's time in the Naval service. It is the keel of a career in your Navy.

1963 Keel Graduation Books

Front Cover, Navy Boot Camp 1963 Company 065 The Keel

Roster for Recruit Company 65 for 1963, United States Naval Training Center, Great Lakes, Illinois. Company Commander: H. A. Gildner, SF1. Training commenced 26 February 1963 and concluded on 1 May 1963. 77 Men Graduated.

Front Cover, Navy Boot Camp 1963 Company 287 The Keel

Roster for Recruit Company 287 for 1963, United States Naval Training Center, Great Lakes, Illinois. Company Commander: W. J. Miller, SF1. Training commenced 30 July 1963 and concluded on 25 September 1963. 84 Men Graduated.

Front Cover, Navy Boot Camp 1963 Company 410 The Keel

Roster for Recruit Company 410 for 1963, United States Naval Training Center, Great Lakes, Illinois. Company Commander: W. E. Richter, TM1. Training commenced 12 August 1963 and concluded on 18 November 1963. 78 Men Graduated.

Front Cover, Navy Boot Camp 1963 Drill Company 5909 The Keel

Roster for Drill Company 5909 for 1963, United States Naval Training Center, Great Lakes, Illinois. Company Commander: R. E. Martin, EN1. Training commenced 12 March 1963 and concluded on 14 May 1963. 33 Men Graduated.

Front Cover, Navy Boot Camp 1963 Drill Company 5910 The Keel

Roster for Drill Company 5910 for 1963, United States Naval Training Center, Great Lakes, Illinois. Company Commander: R. E. Parker, CS1. Training commenced 19 March 1963 and concluded on 21 May 1963. 32 Men Graduated.

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