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Joe Gills____________________________


Boot camp :  Parris Island


Dates of Service:  May 1960 - June 1964


M.O.S. :  6631 - Aircraft Electrician


Duty Stations: NAS Jacksonville, Florida (training) -  M.C.A.S. Kaneohe Bay, Oahu, Hawaii (First Marine Brigade) - M.C.A.S. Cherry Point, N.C.


Memorable events: Flew the backseat in a F9F-8T for instrument checks front to rear.

          Bought a Vespa Scooter while at Kaneohe Bay as I could keep it on base. Toured the island extensively before being transferred to Cherry Point. Shipped it to LA and drove to NJ (home)

 (6.5 days) while on leave and then on to Cherry Point.


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