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Essy Binkley West Girl's School

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Essy Binkley West Girl's School

Posted: 1553373148000
Classification: Military
Surnames: Bill Livingstone
I spent about a month at the E B West girl's school, before it was a girl's school. It was the Arlington Army Reception Center, starting about 1942, but closed after WWII ended and ownership went to Mrs. West.
I remember the place as a "mud hole." It rained a lot the winter weeks of 1942-43 I was there, and none of the streets were paved yet. From Arlington, the guys were shipped out to various basic training camps. I was sent to the Nashville, TN, Classification Center.
Bill Livingstone, Goleta, CA, age 95

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