1969 Great Lakes Navy Boot Camp Graduation Books
In the course of his training in 1969, 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.
1969 Keel Graduation Books
Roster for Recruit Company 694 for 1969, United States Naval Training Center, Great Lakes, Illinois. Company Commander: J. Waltrip, UT1. Training commenced 5 December 1969 and concluded on 12 February 1970. 66 Men Graduated.
Roster for Drill Company 5946 for 1969, United States Naval Training Center, Great Lakes, Illinois. Company Commander: F. G. Davis, ENC. Training commenced 31 July 1969 and concluded on 24 September 1969. 80 Men Graduated.