Enlisted while in high school (May 1967). Entered boot camp (Millington) September of 67. Avionics school after Boot camp. Electronics school after A school. After electronics school attended specialty ASW gear training in Willow Grove NAS. Assigned to S2F (D, E) squadron (#4 seat) at Grosse Ile NAS. Squadron shifted to Selfrige ANG base. Discharged April 73.
Married a year after discharge. Had four children and now four grandchidren. During and after service attended college. Moved from MI to PA for work opportunity in 1995. Worked in various areas of healthcare till retirement. Formally retired in 2011. Still living in PA.