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Dear Grandson: FMSS Training at Camp Lejeune

Dear Grandson: FMSS Training at Camp Lejeune

In his latest “Dear Grandson,” Stan Gerding describes his FMSS (Field Medical Service School) Training at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina.

Dear Grandson: Hospital Corps School

In his latest “Dear Grandson,” Stan Gerding has finished with boot camp and shares his experience at Hospital Corps School. 

Dear Grandson: Boot Camp, Part III

In his latest “Dear Grandson,” Stan Gerding continues the story about joining the Navy, his experience at boot camp, and learning what job he’s been assigned. 

Dear Grandson: My First Car

In his latest “Dear Grandson,” Stan Gerding tells the story about his first car and all the elbow grease (and the detailed costs) that went into it.

Dear Grandson: On Serving Your Country

In his latest “Dear Grandson,” Stan Gerding writes to his grandson about LBJ taking over following JFK’s assassination, serving his country, and getting his first car.

Vietnamese Culture: Not Pho Your Entertainment

Over the past 18 months, I’ve been inundated with 1,600 requests to perform in Miss Saigon. Yet still, as an Australian of Vietnamese descent, if you consider the industry whitewashed, I call it a tsunami.

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