I was stationed in Guadalcanal as part of a PBY squadron, VP12 Blackcats.  This was while the Japs were still around.  Our unit had a camp area. We had parrots down there and someone had trained one to talk. The Bird sat on top of this commanders tent and had a steady string of words to the effect of "Screw The Skipper"

      Only that was the polite way to say it. and the parrot had had no courtesy training, LOL.

----- Earl Rhoden


Biography of Earl "Chicken" Rhoden, CPO, VP24/VP12, Pearl Harbor, USS Saipan, CVL 48

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