- Aug 26, 2008
- Reaction score
- Newberry, SC
Everything was integrated by 1978.
When I was in Boot Camp in 74' they wouldn't let 'minorities' into most rates except cook and storekeeper.
In the Navy, that restriction only applied to foreign nationals (like Philippine natives who enlisted). That's why for a long time there were so many Philippine Cooks, Storekeepers and Personnelman.
But, those restrictions were long gone when I enlisted in 1982.