Pvt. Elvis Presley, 23, and 18 other recruits left Fort Chaffee, Ar. at about 6 a.m. on Friday, March 28, for the 425 mile trip to Fort Hood, Tx. He will join the 2nd Armored division for eight weeks of basic combat training.
Photo above shows Elvis coming out of Andrews Cafe in Hillsboro, Tx., where he had eaten Baked Virginia Ham Dinner.