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  1. Happy Birthday Robert!!!
    Hope it's a Great One Brother!!!

    Semper Fi,
    Rocky
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    Robert-
    California State University at Dominguez hills occupies the west side of the hill and borders Victoria Street and Avalon Blvd. I'm not aware of a Seminary there unless it was before my time (I'm 52).
    Thanks for the note.
    Joe.
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    You are doing fine...So continue the way you been doing....
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About rlhall

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About rlhall
First Name:
Robert
Last Name:
Hall
Rank:
E-4
Do you own a business?:
No
Where did you attend bootcamp?:
MCRD San Diego
What date did you graduate bootcamp?:
12/1954
What was your bootcamp platoon number?:
382
Duty Stations:
3RD Mar DIV/Japan/Okinawa
El Toro MCAS
MCRD, San Diego, CA
Year Entered Marine corps:
1954
Year Exited Marine Corps:
1962
Favorite Duty Station:
San Diego
Favorite Marine:
Not sure; there are too many.
Combat History:
None, damn it!
Military Biography:
1st Marine in the family;Uncles in WW2 were either Army or Navy;DadwasCoastie WW2
Current City:
Siler City
Current State:
North Carolina
Hometown:
Los Angeles
Home State:
California
High School:
Franklin High, L.A. Cal
Gender:
Male
Zodiac Sign:
Taurus
Occupation:
Retired Engineer
Colleges Attended:
Cal-Poly, Pomona, CA
Interests:
Computer Tinkerer, Visiting Civil War sites
Favorite Quote:
Lead, follow, or get the hell out'a the way!
Favorite Color:
Blue
Favorite Movie:
Lots;InHarmsWay,SandsofIwoJima, The LongestDay
Favorite Book:
Any thing to do with CivilWar

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Why I chose to be a Marine.

by rlhall on 05-23-09 at 09:12 AM
 
I'd like to post a few comments about the recruiting approach of the Corp vs the other branches of the service and why I chose to be a Marine.
If you recall the recruiting posters over the years, you'll remember that the Army pushed choice over chance in regards to a career path. The Navy offered adventure, travel, etc. The Air Force invited you to join the space age. Thier msgs/appeals have varied over time, trying to find the right mix to attract recruits. I notice that the

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