Richard enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1960. After basic, he went to Maryland for fuel & electrical system training. From there, he went to Fort Hood, TX to join the 1st Armor Division, before spending time in Laos and Hawaii.
After his time in the Army, he was honorably discharged, ranked Special 4th Class.
Richard has been happily married for 53 years and has five children; one of whom joined the U.S. Navy in 1983 and spent eleven years serving our country.
Thank you, Richard...for your bravery, dedication, and service to our country!!!!