United States Air Force 1970 - 1974 - Vietnam
Newport, MN - USA
Dave enlisted while still in high school and
served in the USAF from 1970 to 1974 where he worked on the
venerable B-52s Defensive Fire Control System.
With the 8th Air Force, 43rd Avionics
Maintenance Squadron he served two tours at Andersen AFB, Guam
in support of the bombing missions to Vietnam and participated
in the Linebacker II missions known by many as “The Christmas
Bombings” of 1972.
A member of the Minnesota Patriot Guard since
2006, he served on the Board of Directors and as Assistant Ride
Captain in the SE Metro.
He is also a Life Member of the VFW Post 9024
and has held office in that organization.