I enjoyed my time at Hollywood High. I was in the band during those years mostly as 1st trumpet. Its sad to see the size of the band today as compared to when I played. Then I think we had 80 members our director was Robert Williams.
Went on to work as a printers apprentice then entering active duty in the Marine Corps in 1965. I served three years in Vietnam 1966 - 1968. Attended SDSU and the University of Washington, currently taking Asian studies courses at the University of the Philippines. I have a masters degree in political science.
Completed 41 years of federal service in uniform and federal Civil Service retiring in 2006 from the Department of Homeland Security.
My wife Terry and I live in the Manila suburb of Alabang.