It was a sad and shocking discovery. I was looking at some Facebook friend profiles and came across Carmen (Lujan) Watson’s, and decided to look thru her friend list since she hadn’t posted on her timeline since February. I was curious is all. I looked at her son Royce’s timeline and he mentioned… Continue Reading
I saw a posting on Facebook about the passing of one of my former bosses when I was on the DoD contracting side. I must say Dean was the best boss (site manager) I’ve ever worked for. He truly cared about each and every employee, and was a friend to all of us. Rest in peace Dean.
Duane was one of the island boys that got together and hung around when off duty during Korea days. I was with the MI Field Station (USAISC Det), he was with 3rd MI, 501st MI BDE. Of all the Guam, Hawaii, and Samoa guys and gals that flocked together, he was the more quiet, down to earth, and focused one. And one of the… Continue Reading
The representing members of SVS 9th grade class of ’75 donated our class collection, in memory of Sr Lydia, to the school. They had a plaque done and did a dedication today. Those of us who were interested in “attending” but are off-island did so via Facebook Live, thanks to Becky Luarca and… Continue Reading
When I got to my first assignment, right out of AIT, to Ft. Ritchie, my assigned sponsor wasn’t available for whatever reason. SSG West took me around to in-process post, the company, and the site. I worked shift while he was behind a desk for a while doing circuit actions (DCA coordinator back then) or … Continue Reading
Remembering Sr Lydia, 9th grade homeroom teacher at San Vicente Jr High. Stern but fair. Very caring. She left an impression on me, that year being the only year I went to private, Catholic, school. Before our wedding, Lou and I went to visit Sr Lydia and St. Francis school. Rest in peace Sister.
High school days, during the citizens band radio craze, he was “Cherry Breaker”, and he pronounced his callsign kilo alpha mike nine sixty-nine-ten. We hung out some, convoyed in our trucks some back during that on the air craze. I enlisted in the Army, got to AIT, and he was permanent party at Ft.… Continue Reading
Mel Kiyuna shared a post on FB. Sad news of a former co-worker from the DISA DNMSS-G General Dynamics contract years. Richard was a kind and very gentle soul, perhaps one of my “conscience” type co-workers who always reminded me of the need to be courteous and forgiving. Rest in eternal peace Richard.… Continue Reading