A Veteran’s Story

When it was time to exit the service, I was not sure what I wanted to do. I was full of nerves, scared and excited for a new direction for my life.My Navy career started in Chicago, IL. This is the only training location for bootcamp now. Your day started at 5 am and ended around 7 or 8 pm. My first duty station was shore duty. Most of the women that I went to bootcamp with received shore duty, at the time there was no room for females on the ships. After serving my time on shore, I was ...