Originally Posted by LITTLE NELL
When I was stationed at Nha Trang Air Force Base in Viet Nam in 1968 I worked from 11pm to 7am and the Star and Stripes was flown in daily at 11am, I would get up at 1030am to make sure to get my copy to see what the Sox did and then went back to bed. 1968 was the first losing season I experienced as a Sox fan as I started following them in the early 50s.
I was in the Navy a few years after you and stationed in Pearl Harbor. We were a west pact patrol DER. Went to Vietnam, China, Tailand, Phillipines, Japan, and Guam. I was always awaiting mail delivery while out to sea; looking for my copy of the paper.