Retirement Date: July 31, 1990
Number of Years of Service: 32.5
Wife‘s Name: Sabaheta; Children: 3; Grandchildren: 3
City and State: East Sandwich, Massachusetts
Awards: Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry, Silver; Combat Infantry Badge; Vietnam Campaign Medal; Vietnam Service Medal; Good Conduct Medal; National Defense Service Medal; Army Commendation Medal; Meritorious Service Medal – Second Oak Leaf Cluster; Legion of Merit; Bronze Star Medal – First Oak Leaf Cluster.
Civilian/Military Schools and Degrees: University of Tampa, BS, Economics, Business and Education (1970); Infantry Officer Candidate School; Jungle Operations Course; Defense Inventory Management Course; Quartermaster Advance Course; Manpower and Force Management Course; Military Comptroller Course; Command and General Staff College.
Summary of Assignments: XO and S5, Company A, 3rd Bn, 39th Inf, Fort Riley, Kansas to Rach Kien, Mekong Delta, RVN; Commander, Company B, 8th Bn, 2 BCT Brigade, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Brigade Adjutant, 2 BCT Brigade, Fort Bragg, North Carolina; Student Advance QM, Fort Lee, Virginia; QM Advisor MACV Country Team (QMCPAD)/ Chief Plans & Training, Kaiserslautern Army Depot, Germany; Chief Storage Division, Kaiserslautern Army Depot, Germany; Chief Program Management, USA Intelligence School, Fort Devens, Massachusetts; Director Resource Management, USA Intelligence School, Fort Devens, Massachusetts; Commander 9th Material Management Center, 21st TAACOM, Kaiserslautern, Germany; Director of Material, 54th Area Support Group Rheinberg, Germany.
Jobs/Profession following military: Logistics Consultant, self employed one year working in US and Germany/ Gescheft Fuhrer (Boss), for German registered US owned logistics firm operating in Hanau, Germany, processing US Army field returns from units reorganizing and deactivating. Also received and processed equipment from Desert War (first Iraq war). Employed over 100 local nationals for approximately three years until drawdown neared completion. Retired back home to Cape Cod in 1996 with wife who is now enjoying career in logistics as Import Director for local large volume firm.
Current hobbies/interests: Old cars…no, not classics just old! Have Tundra and auto trailer and often tow vehicles for friends and for my favorite mechanic’s shop (my hangout). Lots of home improvement projects, walking and caring for our (wife’s baby) Akita/Shepherd and visiting local coffee shop while the lady of the house is at work bringing home the bacon!! Take occasional trips to see relatives when wife’s schedule allows. Life is good!!