My grandfather Thomas A. Hawkins and his Navy peers in their enlistment group photo, about 1943. He enlisted in the Construction Battalion and was separated in 1953 as a Boatswain's Mate (Stevedore) Petty Officer First Class. This photo was taken either in Columbia or Charleston, S.C., where he entered). My grandfather is the second person directly above the head of the officer on the right. | Click image for Comments. | Home | Browse All Photos