Class of 1960, College of Arts and Science
Initial orders Pensacola Fl for basic flight training, then to Beeville TX for advanced flight training. Assigned to VA-146 “Blue Diamonds” at NAS Lemoorer CA. Flew McDonald Douglas A-4 Skyhawks [A4D-2N] as a special weapons and conventional weapons delivery pilot. Two Vietnam tours aboard the USS Constellation CV-64 as an attack pilot.
Subsequently a Flight Instructor at NAS Pensacola FL in VT-4 flying T2B buckeyes.
Following my Naval service I was a pilot for Pan American Airlines and later an insurance marketing executive. Now fully retired. Married, 3 children, 10 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren.