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Enlisting 1950

Lcdr. W.D. Holdeman, USN was the Commanding Officer of the Reserve Unit where I enlisted and was also the Dean of Men at my college – Oberlin. He was responsible in guiding me in the right direction as I entered military service.

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East To West Coast 1959-62

The normal rotation from Sea Duty to Shore Duty. In this case, I switched from East Coast to West Coast where I remained for the rest of my Navy career. The further from Washington, DC the better!