THE DEQUILLED PORCUPINE

     First camp I was ever in was an all white granite parade ground. Camp commander was the Naval captain, very proud of his white parade ground. Three rookies were told to take shovels out by the flag pole and dig a hole to set an Army post and place a GI can on top of it. The Black brown dirt taken out of the hole, spread on the white granite parade ground did not set well with the commander. No one in a camp of 200 men knew who sent the boys out to dig the hole!!

----- Ralph A. "Sparky" Reeves

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