Willing to Serve
April 2020 | Home Group

Willing to Serve

After five DUIs, he was given a choice. Lose his top secret clearance and end his Navy career—or report to AA

I grew up as a farm boy in northern Indiana and joined the Navy at age 18. My plan was to stay in the military until I was married; then I would get out. Four years later, I married. After my wife and I had one child and another in the basket, I reenlisted and spent 27 years in the Navy.


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