Town: Clermont

Branch of service and rank: Marines, staff sergeant, Vietnam War

Enlisted or drafted? Enlisted for freedom.

What did you do in the service? I was artillery, tunnel rat.

Why do you feel the job was important? It saved Americans.

What is your most important memory from the service? On Hill 55. It was one of the last battles.

What did you like least? The food.

What would you like people to understand about war? We don't need it.