I joined the US NAVY in October 1959 where I served for 22 years. I served in navy squadrons in Puerto Rico. Hawaii, Naples Italy. Phillipines. Other duties included Naval ordinance test station in China Lake Ca, Lakehurst NJ where I attended school. I currently live outside Austin, Texas with my wife of 54 years. I retired as a Senior Chief. We have 3 daughters and numerous grands and great grands.