I am flattered and humbled by your invitation and interest in listening to my thoughts about the proposed amendment to the Constitution. I gladly accepted the invitation as an opportunity to be of service to my country.
So much can happen to a person during war. The terrible experiences become embedded in mind as terrible memories. What does it take to convert these terrible memories into a story that can be shared with other people?
I made a decision on my own when I turned 18, I joined the Marine Corps. Two weeks after graduating from Reitz High School, I was a bald headed recruit at Marine Recruit Depot, Parris Island, South Carolina