I joined the army from the state of Maine on November 9th, 1965 and did my basic training at Fort Dix, New Jersey. From there I was sent to Fort Benjamin Harrison, Indiana and graduated as a 73C Finance Specialist. In July 1966 I was sent to Fort Benning, Georgia for my first permanent duty station. In July 1967 I was sent to Vietnam and assigned to the 169th Engr BN and later assigned to the 91st Finance Section. In August of 1968 I got an early out.
In November of 1970 I rejoined the army and retired as a Master Sergeant, January 1993.