Age at enlistment:
20 years old
What branch of the military were you in?
What made you want to serve our country?
My father was in the Navy and I wanted to follow in his footsteps.
Did you form any close friendships while serving?
Don Burrus and Jerry Wilson
Have you continued those friendships today?
How does your military experience affect your life today?
It made me settle down and become more responsible. I also feel like I have done my job by serving my country.
Do you recall the day your service ended?
Yes, I was in Rota, Spain.
What did you do in the days and weeks after your service ended?
I came back and went to my old job they had held for me at Magnavox making televisions.
Where did you travel while in the service?
California, Illinois, Greece, Spain, Key West, Florida
Where were you stationed?
Albany, Georgia, Key West, Florida, and Spain
Are you involved in any organizations connected to the military today?
Yes, I am still connected to the Navy through the VA.