Dad reading letters from home, April 1950,
The officers would always put their arm on my dad's shoulder in photos, I guess to show who's subordinate, Nov1949.
Pfc Eversole "cold-fire" training with M-2 #Flamethrower, using water instead of fuel, Nov1949. Dad is standing behind Eversole, waiting for his turn.
Dad "live-fire" training with M-2 Flamethrower, April1950. The training officer watches closely. Weight of M-2 Flamethrower loaded: 74 lbs.
Dad firing M9 2.36 inch #Bazooka rocket launcher, April1950, with the training officer watching. This Bazooka was not effective against the Russian T-34 Tanks, so a new 3.5 inch Super Bazooka was developed but never put into mass production.
Drill cadence: "YO LEFT...YO LEFT...YO LEFT, RIGHT, LEFT. I DON'T KNOW BUT I'VE BEEN TOLD..."
"FALL OUT! MOVE IT! MOVE IT! MOVE IT!"
Basketball pick-up game: Basketball was the one sport my dad never played. Eversole watches,
Top Row: Eversole, Miller, Moffett, Ginn, Taylor.
Bottom Row: Hudson, Hukleman, Dawson.