A view inside the barracks at Fort Jackson. All the bunks are laid out carefully for inspection.
An outdoor church service on a Sunday morning. The reverend curiously appears to be a young boy.
A view of a row of large tents. Notice the electrical lines strung between them, and the rows of bunks moved outside during good weather.
|A line of dog tents and men ready for inspection.|
|His buddy Ray Westcott eating a watermelon.|
|Here we see Mel's dog tent assembled from two shelter halves, that he shared with another soldier. Note all gear opened out and ready for inspection.|
|A full shot of Mel, wearing a doughboy helmet and cartridge belt in regulation warm weather khakis. He's holding an M-1 Garand rifle.|