Me painting signs for the local Little League Ball Field

My main ride in 1963/1964
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I spent countless hours riding the CG 40578, This was a 1940s vintage CG Utility boat, Charleston, SC - I was the Engineer and pulled duty every other day.  We did random harbor patrols every duty day and were always on standby for Search and Rescue calls. Click for larger Image.

CG Base Charleston, Late 1990s, Left to right, CWO Kevin Murphy, Me, Ken Hamblin, Commander Manson Brown, and Petty Officer Mike Johnson
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My Buddy Sam Wilson (Left), and Me, (right).  We were representing the Coast Guard Fire Department at some local event.

Some of the crew at the CG Firehouse at Cape May, NJ. Circa 1964

All ready for a call at USCG Training Center, Cape May NJ

Veteran's Day Parades
2015 and left 2016.