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Frederic Gene Williamson


Graduated from Univ of WA Seattle in Mathematics in Aug 1967 /
Enlisted in Active Reserve for Basic training at Fort Lewis Sep 18,1967 one year to the day prior to marriage to Maureen L McDonell St Anne's RC parish Queen Anne Hill Seattle WA /
Artillery AIT Fort Sill 1967-68 /
SP5 Combat Engineer OCS at Fort Belvoir 1968 /
Commissioned 2LT in the U.S. Army Ordnance Corps Sep 1968 Missile Maintenance MOS with a Voluntary Indefinite status /
Aberdeen Proving Ground 1967 /
Redstone Arsenal 1967-68 /
Tooele Army Depot (Utah) Nov 1969 - Jun 1970 /
Phoenix Program trained at Ft Bragg NC 1970 /
Assigned at rank of CPT to Vietnamese National Military Academy (VNMA) as MACV advisor in 1970-71 to Support Group commander Vietnamese LTC as my counterpart /
Awarded Bronze Star medal /
Discharged in Sep 1971 with then two more years Inactive Reserve status /
*** Returned to Seattle WA, moved to Tacoma WA, bought a home on a VA loan for $50 down, worked two years as a stock broker with MLPF&S, studied toward a Masters degree in Accounting/Finance at Univ of Puget Sound, joined Ernst & Ernst (renamed Ernst & Whinney) telecommunications consulting group in Tacoma, earned CPA certificate working there, left Ernst & Whinney (now named Ernst & Young) as a Senior Manager about to make partner in May 1984, formed a telecommunications consulting practice in Tulsa OK, sold the firm to the employees in 2003 at age 57 and "retired" to Santa Fe NM, and ultimately moved back to the Pacific NW in Jul 2016. /
*** My interests over the years have primarily been sailing (owned three boats over time San Juan 21, Catalina 22, and Hunter 28), traveling US and abroad, and fine furniture woodworking. /
*** I am very proud to have served my country in the military...!

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