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Airdale Joke Charles Schleininger corsair schleini@lemoorenet.com At a wetting down for one of the A7 pilots his father was introduced. He had been a Chief Bo's'n Mate during WWII. He told the following story: "Mike wanted to follow in my footsteps. So as soon as he graduated high school he enlisted. He struck for Bo's'n Mate. He was also talked into taking the Navy Cadet exam. He passed one & failed the other!"



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