A MODEST VET WITH IMPRESSIVE CREDENTIALS
Innovative Health - Volume 5 • Issue 3
You don’t join
the military to
become famous. But
sometimes that is
thrust upon you.
join the military
to “see action.”
But sometimes the
is far away from
This is the story of a
guy who served in the
US Navy for 23 years.
If you Google him
nothing shows up.
But among his achievements and
memories are these --
He once was flown home on Air Force
One… surreptitiously… in the dark.
President John F Kennedy shook his
hand and thanked him… twice.
He was nominated for and awarded
the Joint Services Commendation
He was the last sailor to retire off
the USS Intrepid.
He was nominated and chosen for
a Freedom Honor Flight, Sept. 12,
Get ready to be impressed by the
story of one of America’s uncountable
hero vets – those who often worked,
and remain, in anonymity… but
whose service is as red, white,
and blue-strong as the flag they
defended; as modest as any of your
HIS OFFICE WAS
IN A VAULT…
IN THE MIDDLE
OF AN OCEAN
/// BY DEBORAH VANCE