I entered the service on 1 June 1968 in Amherst, MA as a 2LT of Infantry in the Regular Army. My service dates in Vietnam were 26 April 1970-25 April 1971. During my year in country, I commanded two infantry companies (C, 1/27th Infantry (Wolfhounds), 25th Infantry Division, and B, 1/46th Infantry (Professionals), 196/198th LIB, Americal Division.
I left the Army on 10 January 1975 at Ft. Ord, CA. Since then, I have lived primarily in Northern California.