Went Back to Chicago to marry Rosmarie Gilmartin. (Now my wife of 39 years).

Stationed at Shaw AFB 2 years (including 6 mos at U of Omaha finishing degree under Operation Bootstrap).

Stationed at Key West for 2 years waiting to invade Cuba (tough work, but somebody had to do it). Made Captain in Key West.

Had 2 kids in AF, 1 in Omaha, 1 in Key West. Decided that we had had enough base housing and Air Force Life. Left in 67.

Went back to Chicago to work as Systems Engineer for IBM. Went all over at a bunch of jobs for IBM for 33+ years. Retired 2 years ago in Raleigh NC. Fishing and teaching computers to old folks like us with Seniornet. Loving every minute of it.

Score: 3 kids, 2 married, 1 Grandson on the way.


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