Maintenance Mechanic - Top Tiger
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Arrived in unit: June 5, 1968 - Sp-4
Departed unit: June 5, 1969 - Sp-4
Duties in unit:
391st Maintenance Mechanic (67N20)
Training: 67N20, Single Rotor Helicopter Maintenance School Ft Eustis.
DOS Army: September 1970 (2.5 months early) Sp-4
Current Residence: Orange, California
Occupation: I had my own manufacturing company for years. I sold it and earned an MBA from the University of La Verne. Then I earned a teaching credential and this fall I will teach Middle School English and Math.
married and have a son, born in 1973, one daughter born in 1992 and a
second in 1994.
Remarks: I remember a Mr. Barton as the pilot; he always had his hands in his pockets playing with something, like Humphrey Bogart in The Caine Mutiny. I finished up in engine shop, it was great (especially night duty). I would not trade my year in Vietnam for anything. It was the best of times and the worst of times.
Email: Rj2@socal.rr.com last update June. 2007