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Navy Boot Camp Great Lakes The Keel Yearbooks 1970-2002

USNTC - Great Lakes - The Keel

Commissioned in 1911, the United States Naval Training Center at Great Lakes, Illinois was responsible for training over 125,000 men during the First World War and over 1 million Bluejackets trained during World War II.

The Keel was published for each graduating Recruit Training Command Class and provided a record of their experience at the Training Center along with their name, portrait, Company Commanders and Commanders of the Training Center.

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USNTC Great Lakes Recruit Rosters & Photos 1970-2002

1970

 

1970 Company 112 Great Lakes US Naval Training Center Roster - The Keel

1970 Great Lakes Company 112 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: G. L. Pitts, BM1
  • Men Graduated: 75
  • Graduation Date: 20 May 1970
  • Note: Images Contributed by Allen Kroczaleski, November 2010

 

1971

 

1971 Company 283 Great Lakes US Naval Training Center Roster - The Keel

1971 Great Lakes Company 283 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: BM1 R. L. Swaney USN
  • Men Graduated: 79
  • Graduation Date: 29 October 1971
Front Cover, Great Lakes USNTC "The Keel" 1971 Company 905.

1971 Great Lakes Company 905 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: MMC D. L. Peterson USN
  • Men Graduated: 70
  • Graduation Date: 9 April 1971
  • Supplemental Content: Photos: Graduation and Flags Won By Company

 

1972

 

1972 Company 313 Great Lakes US Naval Training Center Roster - The Keel

1972 Great Lakes Company 313 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: EN1 M. W. Miller USN
  • Men Graduated: 70
  • Graduation Date: 22 September 1972
1972 Company 575 Great Lakes US Naval Training Center Roster - The Keel

1972 Great Lakes Company 575 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: TM1 L. E. Roberson USN
  • Men Graduated: 82
  • Graduation Date: 9 February 1973

 

1973

 

Front Cover, Navy Boot Camp Book 1973 Company 046 The Keel

1973 Great Lakes Company 046 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: AMCS J. C. Hopper USN
  • Men Graduated: 48
  • Graduation Date: 23 March 1973
  • Note: Yearbook Images Courtesy of Wally Jarratt
Front Cover, Navy Boot Camp Book 1973 Company 066 The Keel

1973 Great Lakes Company 066 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: SMC J. G. Pectol USN
  • Men Graduated: 64
  • Graduation Date: 6 April 1973
  • Note: Yearbook Images Courtesy of Wally Jarratt
Front Cover, Navy Boot Camp Book 1973 Company 115 The Keel

1973 Great Lakes Company 115 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: ABH1 J. L. Hendrix USN
  • Men Graduated: 47
  • Graduation Date: 19 May 1973
  • Supplemental Content: Graduation - Passing in Review
  • Note: Yearbook Images Courtesy of Wally Jarratt
Front Cover, Great Lakes USNTC "The Keel" 1973 Company 192

1973 Great Lakes Company 192 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: RM1 E. J. Hambrick USN
  • Men Graduated: 47
  • Graduation Date: 2 August 1973
  • Note: Yearbook Images and Roster contributed by Wally Jarratt.
1973 Company 225 Great Lakes US Naval Training Center Roster - The Keel

1973 Great Lakes Company 225 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: QM1 G. L. Stone USN
  • Men Graduated: 72
  • Graduation Date: 17 August 1973
Front Cover, Navy Boot Camp Book 1973 Company 248 The Keel

1973 Great Lakes Company 248 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: ABEC E. L. Maguire USN
  • Men Graduated: 70
  • Graduation Date: 7 September 1973
  • Supplemental Content: Graduation - Passing in Review
  • Note: Yearbook Images Courtesy of Wally
Front Cover, Navy Boot Camp Book 1973 Company 280 The Keel

1973 Great Lakes Company 280 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: ADR1 R. J. McAuly USN
  • Men Graduated: 73
  • Graduation Date: 28 September 1973
  • Supplemental Content: Recruit Yearbook Credits, Graduation - Passing in Review
  • Note: Yearbook Images Courtesy of Wally Jarratt
1973 Company 284 Great Lakes US Naval Training Center Roster - The Keel

1973 Great Lakes Company 284 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: OS1 B. P. Butz USN
  • Men Graduated: 66
  • Graduation Date: 5 October 1973
Front Cover, Navy Boot Camp Book 1973 Company 313 The Keel

1973 Great Lakes Company 313 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: CS1 F. C. Sterling USN
  • Men Graduated: 58
  • Graduation Date: 19 October 1973
  • Supplemental Content: Recruit Yearbook Credits, Graduation - Passing in Review
  • Note: Yearbook Images Courtesy of Wally Jarratt
Front Cover, Navy Boot Camp Book 1973 Company 329 The Keel

1973 Great Lakes Company 329 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: MR1 R. L. Taylor USN
  • Men Graduated: 65
  • Graduation Date: 26 October 1973
  • Supplemental Content: Graduation - Passing In Review
  • Note: Yearbook Images Courtesy of Wally Jarratt

 

1974

 

Navy Boot Camp Book 1974 Company 264 The Keel

1974 Great Lakes Company 264 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: EO1 B. F. Hamman USN
  • Men Graduated: 71
  • Graduation Date: 25 October 1974
  • Supplemental Content: Recruit Graduation Passing in Review
  • Note: Yearbook Images Courtesy of Wally Jarratt

 

1976

 

Front Cover, Great Lakes USNTC "The Keel" 1976 Company 132.

1976 Great Lakes Company 132 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: LTC D. B. Tomich USN
  • Men Graduated: 72
  • Graduation Date: 30 July 1976
  • Supplemental Content: Comany History, All Company and Squad Leaders, Platoon Leaders, Religious Petty Officers, Graduation Phographs, Honorman.

 

1977

 

1977 Company 261 Great Lakes US Naval Training Center Roster - The Keel

1977 Great Lakes Company 261 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commander: EMC L. L. Green USN
  • Men Graduated: 74
  • Graduation Date: 21 October 1977
  • Supplemental Content: Recruit Graduation Review Program, Company 77-261 Company History

 

1986

 

Front Cover, Great Lakes USNTC "The Keel" 1986 Company 141.

1986 Great Lakes Company 141 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commanders: EMC B. L. Aguado and EM1 J. T. Frilles
  • Men Graduated: 62
  • Graduation Date: 20 June 1986
  • Supplemental Content: Photographs of Company Leading Petty Officers; Company Commanders (with statement); Recruit Training Command Officers; Recruit Graduation Review Program; Reviewing Officials, Award Winner; and Passing in Review.

 

1988

 

Front Cover, Great Lakes USNTC "The Keel" 1988 Company 250.

1988 Great Lakes Company 250 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Company Commanders: MM1 (SW) M. Smith and QM1 (SW) D.W. Lindal
  • Men Graduated: 74
  • Graduation Date: 14 October 1988
  • Supplemental Content: Additional Photographs include The Company Commander; RTC Commanders; Company Leading Petty Officers; Checking the Watch Bill, Company Petty Officers, Company Front, Introducing Company Commanders, Piping Aboard the Reviewing Official, Reviewing Officials, Award Winner, Passing in Review. Recruit Graduation Review 14 October 1988 Program.

 

1997

 

1997 Division 509 Great Lakes US Naval Training Center Roster - The Keel

1997 Great Lakes Division 509 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Division Commanders: GSEC(SW) E. L. Newton and Amez C. P. Feldman
  • Men Graduated: 74
  • Graduation Date: 21 November 1997
  • Supplemental Content: Recruit Graduation Review Program

 

2000

 

2000 Division 522 Great Lakes US Naval Training Center Roster - The Keel

2000 Great Lakes Division 522 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Division Commanders: YNC (AW) S. E. Merino, FC1 (SW) P. A. Norwood and OS2 A. B. Anderson
  • Recruits Graduated: 70
  • Graduation Date: 17 November 2000
  • Supplemental Content: Recruit Graduation Review Program

 

2002

 

Front Cover, Great Lakes USNTC "The Keel" 2002 Division 129.

2002 Great Lakes Division 129 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Division Commanders: GSMC(SW) OWENS, R.E.; FC1(SW/AW) MELONAS, G.J.; and E01(SCW) STOKES, A.
  • Recruits Graduated: 75
  • Graduation Date: 22 March 2002
  • Supplemental Content: Group Photo Showing Flags Won; Recruit Graduation Review Flyer; and Recruit Autographs.
Front Cover, Great Lakes USNTC "The Keel" 2002 Division 130.

2002 Great Lakes Division 130 Navy Boot Camp Book

  • Division Commanders: MS1 (SS) GIGGEY, S. T., BM1(SW/AW) NOBLES, R. G., and MS1(SW/AW) URIEGAS, T. R.
  • Recruits Graduated: 69
  • Graduation Date: 22 March 2002
  • Supplemental Content: Group Photo Showing Flags Won; Recruit Graduation Review Flyer; and Recruit Autographs.

 

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