20 in Naval Air - 20 minutes into the eye exam career over
1 1/2 in the US Army - one and a half hours into the induction at the Boston Army Base (most of it spent waiting around) they x-rayed my left arm to look at an athletic injury and sent me home.
28 months in the Peace Corps in Thailand Dec 1970 - April 1973 but that doesn't count.
I lived near a Thai Black Tiger base. They were being trained by green berets. They're the kind of guys you want on your side in a dust up. That still doesn't count.
I visited some friends at Korat airbase. It was like visiting the US. I saw B-52's taking off from U-Tapao.
Yes ... I am certainly familiar with THAT!!! Danger (combat) has a unique way of focusing the mind, and if you don't already know how, you will find yourself learning really fast how to pray. I do think that I kept most (although maybe not all) of the promises that I made. And I must have been heard because:.... try to make deals with God ... "