Served in the Air Force 31 years from June 19, 1956 to July 1, 1987 and retired as a Chief Master Sergeant (E-9) During my military career I traveled extensively. My permanent duty stations included: Alaska, Georgia, Germany, Greenland, Illinois, Indiana, Louisiana, Ohio, Philippines, Texas, Thailand, and Vietnam. In addition, I also have visited the following countries either on temporary duty or while on vacation: Austria, France, Grand Canary Island, Great Britian, Greece, Italy, Korea, Luxembourg, Japan, Majorca, Spain, Switzerland, and Taiwan.
My service medals include:
Meritorious Service Medal with 3 Oak Leaf Clusters; AF Commendation Medal with 2 Oak Leaf Clusters; AF Achievement Medal; AF Outstanding Unit Award with 6 Oak Leaf Clusters; AF Good Conduct Medal with 6 Oak Leaf Clusters; Army Good Conduct Medal with 2 Loops; Army Occupation Medal; National Defense Service Medal; Vietnam Service Medal; AF Overseas Ribbon with 4 Oak Leaf Clusters; AF Longevity Service Award Ribbon with 6 Oak Leaf Clusters; Small Arms Expert Marksmanship Ribbon; and the Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal, NCO PME Education Graduate, AF Training ribbon, AF Overseas Short Tour ribbon with 2 Oak Leaf Clusters and AF Overseas Lon Tour ribbon with 3 Oak Leaf Clusters
|Meritorious Service||AF Commendation||AF Achievement||Republic of Vietnam Campaign||AF Good Conduct||Army Good Conduct||Army Occupation||National Defense Service||Vietnam Service||AF Overseas Lone Tour||AF Longevity Service||AF Outstanding unit||Small Arms expert Marksmanship||NCO PME Education Graduate||AF Training||AF Overseas Short Tour|