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How many Trusty Shellbacks we got???

 
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Old 03-06-2010, 12:47 PM
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How many Trusty Shellbacks we got???

Just wondering how many Trusty Shellbacks there are on this site. The rest of you scurvy wogs can just bow out of this one.
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Old 03-06-2010, 12:50 PM
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Re: How many Trusty Shellbacks we got???

SM2(SW) reporting for muster.

Crossed for the first time in 2000 on the way to RIO USS Estocin FFG-15 second time in 2002 on a west pack on USS Ingerham FFG-61.

I could not tell you which time was more fun LOL
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Old 03-06-2010, 01:26 PM
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Re: How many Trusty Shellbacks we got???

Sorry......not me.

When the Big E went from coast to east coast I went to Idaho to get married and drove across to Norfolk.
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Old 03-06-2010, 05:34 PM
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Re: How many Trusty Shellbacks we got???

Not me either; NAS Bermuda & NAS Roosevelt Roads. It was tough duty but someone had to do it.
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Old 03-06-2010, 07:24 PM
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Re: How many Trusty Shellbacks we got???

Slimy Wogs!!!
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Old 03-08-2010, 04:53 AM
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Re: How many Trusty Shellbacks we got???

So does it count if you were in the Corps attached to a amphibious battalion on a 6 month cruise and crossed the equator?
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Old 03-08-2010, 05:02 PM
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Re: How many Trusty Shellbacks we got???

Only if you participated in the ceremony and became a Shellback. A lot of Marines are also Shellbacks.
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