I graduated 1st in class 32C20 Ft. Monmouth NJ.
I was then forwarded to tech control school 32D20 graduate 1st
in class with honors. (Highest graduating average in history of
Assigned to 1st Signal Brigade, Vietnam detachment at Chu Lai
IWCS - still under construction with civilian contractors on
Arrived Dec 1967 left Nov 1968.
Served as Senior Tech controller and installation acceptance
technician until the site went on line.
I was responsible for the early activation of the facility
( so I'm a workaholic ) and at 22 years of age I was the oldest
operations technician on site (Our NCOIC and later Master Sergeant
were both older but had no operations responsibilities) this
de facto strong shoulder for the rest of the detachment.
I miss those guys, they were my life for almost a year.
After I got back to the world I never did stop worrying about
how they were or , well you know.