Boot camp: Parris Island
Dates of Service: Nov 10-1953 - Nov 11-1957
M.O.S. : Band and Drum and Bugle Corps
Duty Stations: Parris Island, Camp LeJeune, Camp Pendleton, 3rd Mar. Div. Japan & Okinawa, Eighth & I - Washington D.C.
Memorable events: At Eighth & I Marine Barracks D.C. - Played for the sunset and Moonlight parades. Also played with the D & B Corps and the Marine Band in the inauguration Parade for President Eisenhower in 1957.
While in the 3rd Marine Division Band we participated with John Wayne at a USO show.