I was born in the small town of Hannibal Mo.
I Attended these schools in Hannibal:
Pettibone Grades 1-2
Stowell Grades 3-6
Jr. High School Grades 7-9
Sr. High School 10-12
I had been participating in Band with a Coronet and Trumpet.
In Jr. High School, Mr. James Dillinger requested that I learn the French Horn.
In Sr. High School, I continued with Band and Orchestra with the French Horn.
Mr. & Mrs. Dillinger are on the left of the Photo
Mr. Boone is on the left of the Photo
This was my 18th Birthday
Please Visit my Web Site About My Military Service
I went through Basic Training at Lackland AFB and was assigned to Keesler AFB for
Basic Electronics and then assgined to the Electronic Warfare Repairman School.
My class was selected for a special assignment and paperwork was started for an
Extended Background Investigation. Due to the high scores, we had been selected
for the USAF Security Service. The EBI was for a security clearance of
Top Secret with Cryptologic Access.