Juliet 198 Recruit Journal Week 02

This week was when the real “fun” began. Last Sunday marked the end of indoctrination weekend. I think it was common in our company to cry at that time. Yes, some tears of fear and pain, but also of pride […]


Hotel 198 Recruit Journal Week 06

Today was…fun, yet somber in its own way. Week 06 is in the bag and week 07 is on the horizon with new challenges. H-198 awoke with excitement (and fear as always) because today we had liberty. Yes, it was […]


Golf 198 Recruit Journal Week 07

Just like that week 08 is almost here. The week started off busy with seamanship finals, CPR practical, and fresh new haircuts. Golf-198 earned tons of pennants, our guide on is looking colorful. The whole company averaged over a 92% […]


Foxtrot 198 Recruit Journal Week 07

The last Historian entry I’ll ever make with Foxtrot 198… I’ve made an entry every day for the last forty-something days. As we close out this whole historian thing, I’m going to do my best to impart some of the […]


Golf 198 Recruit Journal Week 06

And just like that we 06 is coming to an end. The days go by slow but man do the weeks go by quickly. It feels like just yesterday we were stepping off the bus for the first time at […]


Hotel 198 Recruit Journal Week 05

Another week in the books H-198! Many faces remain and some are gone the training process has trimmed the fat off our company, like some terrifying version of a slab of meat. Our week started fast pedal to the metal, […]


India 198 Recruit Journal Week 02

Good morning, Friends and Family of India – 198. We have finally completed week 02! A week that we were not ready for. A week not once mentioned in our Helmsman guide, but somehow we’ve made it to the first day […]


India 198 Recruit Journal Week 01

Formed: January 07, 2020 Graduates: February 28, 2020 Good morning, Friends and Family of India – 198. We have officially completed INDOC weekend. The only weekend we’ve never been ready for in our lives. Today the least! We are a […]


Foxtrot 198 Recruit Journal Week 06

Formed: December 03, 2019Graduates: January 24, 2020 So we’ll begin with the good news. Unless we mess up really bad or our Company Commanders finally reduce us to puddles of sweat like they have been threatening for months, Foxtrot-198 is […]


Golf 198 Recruit Journal Week 05

Formed: December 10, 2019 Graduates: January 31, 2020 What a week for Golf. Week 05 was full of ups and downs, trial and error. Sometimes it feels like we are back to square one and get treated like new recruits. […]


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