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USNavyVet October 20th, 2013 12:29pm

Kris. Have a safe flight to Chicago and a maybe a Navy career,good luck.

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USNavyVet Sonar Man STG2
10/20/13 5:33 am

Keep your nose clean and head on straight you will do fine,follow instructions,do good in school,
Will be thinking about you on Monday ,God bless.

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Mattwall1
10/20/13 7:06 am

Do they still do the whole king Neptune hazing thing, or is that gone now?

Kay41 the Midwest
10/20/13 7:56 am

I already said it, but I will say it again....Best of luck! SOH is proud of you!

swervin Maryland
10/20/13 12:38 pm

The shellback Ceremony is nothing to be proud of. It's hazing that is supported by the chain of command. But I did it because I was young and dumb but I never participated when I was the shellback dealing with the new wogs.

USNavyVet Sonar Man STG2
10/20/13 7:26 am

Yes they still do when you cross the Equator, but is toned down a little bit,I guess too many people got hurt,WOSSAS. Lol

USNavyVet Sonar Man STG2
10/20/13 7:30 am

It was a lot rougher with all kinds of crap happening during the ceremony.when I was in.
I never crossed the Equator so I didn't have to do it,thank goodness.

USNavyVet Sonar Man STG2
10/20/13 7:32 am

You would be a polliwog until you became a shellback when initiated.

Mattwall1
10/20/13 7:33 am

Yep. I've heard stories. Glad you didn't have to do it

USNavyVet Sonar Man STG2
10/20/13 1:21 pm

Swerving. What a spoil sport,have fun.