VFW Life Member, Gold Legacy Member, VFW Military Order of the Cootie
What Post do you belong to or are you a Member-at-Large?
Fayetteville, NC Post 670 (Gold Legacy Life Member)
When did you join the VFW or Auxiliary?
My home post in Washington, PA signed me up after I went to Vietnam in 1969.
Military Service History
Enlisted in Army in 1960, retired in 1980 (20 years-20 days), Berlin Crisis (Germersheim), Cuban Crisis (Key West). Alaska 64-68. Appointed Warrant Officer 1969, Vietnam (1969-70) and (1971-72), Germany 1974-77. Retired from Civil Service 2000. Total of 35 years of Federal Service. Finished out my working life with a parachute manfacturing company (Irvin Aerospace) as a purchasing agent.
Tell us about yourself
I was born at an early age in Utica, New York. Lived in Lakewood, Ohio, Evanston, IL, and Washington, PA where I joined the Army. Six children, six grand children and 4 great grand children.
Interests and hobbies
Stamps and Computers (in that order) Past Blog Master for the Department of NC (5 years), Grand of NC-MOC, District 8, and Post 670
Memberships in other organizations
Gold Legacy Life Member-VFW, Life Member-Military Order of the Cootie, Charter Member-US Army Warrant Officers Association(1972), Life member-82nd Abn Div, Life Member-Panther (505th Regiment) Assoc, Life member-82nd Airborne Division Historical Society, Life Member MOAA
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