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Dennis W. Joynt Petty Officer - 2nd Class - U.S. Navy 1968 -1974


A situation that happened in several homes in the late 1960’s… a person who has graduated from high school wants to set out on his/her own course in life…his/her parents have a different plan.

Dennis Joynt completed a semester of college in Detroit, Michigan, then told his parents that he had joined the US Navy! He picked the Navy to honor his mother who was a Navy officer in WWII.

Dennis signed up under the “buddy plan”. This was a recruiting method used by the services that pretty much guaranteed that if you signed up with a friend, the Navy would assure you that you would...

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