Joined US Navy 31 Jan 1963. Great Lakes for bot camp. Great Lakes for ETA (N & R) then DSA. Next US Naval Schools Command, Mare Island, Vallejo, CA for DS TPC and DS C Display. Next FCPC PAC Point Loma, San Diego, CA for OJT. Next USS Constellation CVA-64 pick up at Bremerton Naval Shipyard, Bremerton, WA. Next homeport San Diego, CA North Island to WESTPAC. Next, US Naval Schools Command, Mare Island, Vallejo, CA for instructor duty as DS2 until DS1 May 67 until release 3 April 1970.