Dear Mom and Dad,
I'm in Infantry Hall again. I am having a real needed rest in the form of an 8 hour block of instruction on Platoon Tactics.
I am camouflaging my letter as an outline, because there are TAC's behind me on a stand watching the class. We had a night compass course last night and didn't get to sleep till 1:30 am. As usual with these compass courses, my group was the first finished and we found all our stakes.
We are now finishing our 5th week, next Saturday we'll be 1/4 fo the way through, plus. I will get paid Saturday or Monday, and I sure am glad of that. I haven't even been in the company area long enough to pick u the Money Order yet. I'm going to skip lunch today and run get it.
I'm so sleepy I can hardly stay up straight in my chair. I've had three 1st Lt.'s pass me so far and none of them realized I was writing a letter. We lost 3 candidates yesterday through a "voluntary" turn back, or in other words they were asked to go back to another company and start over again. A lot of the rest plan to quit in the 7th or 8th week, about 50 of them so far. I think my roommate might even quit the way he talks now.
I'm in the classroom now and I started to rewrite my first letter because of the sloppy handwriting, but I'm just too, tired to hold a pen straight right now.
All Email addresses are in picture format only to discourage web bots from harvesting for junk mail lists. Type them into your mail manually. Site designed for Internet Explorer Version 6.0 or higher, viewed with text size medium and desktop resolution of 1024 x 768 pixels.
Webmaster:Homer R. Steedly Jr. (Email: Swamp_fox at earthlink.net) Copyright 08/12/1995 - 10/23/18. Commercial Use of material on this site is prohibited.