Rank: Yeoman 2nd Class
Hometown: Independence, KS
Wartime Locations: Gulf of Tonkin, Vietnam
Wartime Service Dates: January 1973- December 1981
Major Battles: Operations "Eagle Pull" and "Frequent Wind"
Unit: USS THOMASTON (LSD-28)
Significant Accomplishments: Participated in the evacuation of Saigon and Cambodia at the end of the Vietnam War. For the past 23 years, he has owned and operated A-1 Bail Bonds in Independence, KS
Medals: Armed Forces Expeditionary; Vietnam Service Medal