My Story of Service
Enlisted as V-5 Aviation Cadet in US Navy Reserve in 1943. After completion of Navy flight training in Pensacola, Florida, was commissioned a Coast Guard Aviator in January 1945. As USCG ensign stationed in San Francisco, piloted a PBY Catalina to conduct anti-submarine patrols over the Pacific. Retired from USCG reserves as a commander in early 1970s.