Grew up Bridgeville DE. Attended Phyllis Wheatley School, William C Jason High School, Graduated Bridgeville High School; Attended Maryland University and Wilmington University. Enlisted April 1967, Retired October 1991.
Arrived Danang Airbase December 67, sent to PhuBia, joined E' Co 2d Bn 26th Marines, Khe Sanh Hill 861-A (TET 68) endured close combat when perimeter over run; Camp Carroll, Rock Pile, Con Thien (Wash Out C-2), Quang Tri, Dong Ha
26 Marines Afloat (USS Dubuque LPD-8) - First landing Cua Viet, Camp Big John, Mia Lock, Camp Carroll, LZ Margo, DMZ, Danang and Dien Ban.
Afloat (USS Duluth-LPD-6)
SEIGE at KHE SANH - TET Offensive 1968 with E/2/26
Purple Heart w/ 2 Stars, Army Commendation, Navy Achievement, Presidential Unit Citation, Combat Action, Vietnam Cross of Gallantry w/ Bronze Star