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On retirement from USN, my wife and I bought a used 1979 VW Camper, we visited every state in US, and traveled from the Islands of Canada, across Canada, went on a 38 day expedition to Mexico, from "T" town, down the Baja, across the sound to the Main Land, visited thru out Mexico and returned to CONUS via AZ. Followed I-40 cross country to home, logging 7,800 on the VW, Needed new muffler and two tires.
When stationed at USN/MC TRNG CTR, Albany, NY, had a very interesting detail, my home base was 90 Church St., NYC, 3rd ND Hdqtrs. Was attached to 3rd ND, mobilization Team, we had to keep records of all HM's, if a disaster and/or mobilization, we could recall all HM's and Hospital personnel to ActDuty. Our area was from Albany, NY down to NYC.
Served on Galapagos Islands, US NAAF, 1946, transferred to US NAS Coco Solo, CZ, Asst. to Flight Surgeon 15 ND.
1961- On board USS Randolph (CV-15) was attached to NASA Group for recovery of John Glenn. Corpsman in Isolation Chamber and Medical Isolation Team.
Made cruise on USS Eisenhower (CV-69)as part of Father/son cruise (Tiger Cruise) My son-in law was EMCM aboard the "IKE"