Upon graduation, I enlisted in the Air Force as one of the first female jet engine technicians. After basic training at Lackland Air Force Base (AFB) in San Antonio TX, and technical school at Chanute AFB in IL, I was assigned to McChord AFB in Tacoma WA where I worked on the engines for the C141 Starlifter cargo aircraft. I married my first husband there in 1974 and had my daughter in 1976. In 1978 I was transferred back to Lackland AFB as a military training instructor until 1982 when I was transferred to Travis AFB in Vacaville CA where I worked on the engines for the C5 Galaxy cargo aircraft. Sadly, my first husband passed away in 1983. In 1988, I married Brad and we merged our two families (my one and his three); we just celebrated our 25th anniversary in May. In 1991 we were transferred to Kadena AB in Okinawa Japan where I supervised the recovery and launch of all transient cargo aircraft, then returned to Travis AFB in 1994 where Brad retired from the Air Force; I retired the following year as a Master Sergeant. We then moved to San Antonio TX as employees of Lockheed Martin working on the C5 Galaxy engines until 1998 when we moved to Woodruff WI. We have four grandchildren, Aaron (1998), Joseph (2002), Madyson (2003), and Logan (2008).
Family News Summary
Enter your Family News Item choosing from our pre-defined categories:
Anniversary, Award, Birth, Death, Diagnosis, Engagement, Graduation,
Lottery, Retirement, Vacation, Wedding, Other.
This class reunion website is a complementary
addition to your existing alumni resources. It is a product of
Classreport, Inc. and may not be affiliated with Madison East High School or its alumni association.
Does your High School Class have a full-featured Alumni Website?Start One Now!
(Or start one for your Mother, Father, Sister,
Brother, Spouse, Son, Daughter, Friend . . .)
"Ttanks for your support. I was able to get the correct document uploaded. Your site is amazing."
"You have done a GREAT job with this site. I will be telling our class to update their profiles."
"My class appreciates your organization more than I can say. THANK YOU."
"Many thanks for the news update about our class. The site is really looking great!"
"Thanks for all you do for us!"
"I enjoy reading the website."
"You have a great web site - Thank you!"
"Thank you for having such a wonderful site. Our class appreciates your continuing work."
"We are glad that you all maintain this web site. We think our site is a really good site and want to keep it running."
We DO NOT sell advertising to support this site.
We DO NOT sell names and addresses to third parties. There are NO POP-UP
ads. There are no registration fees required for participation.
Please support this site with your voluntary contributions.
We cannot provide this service without your support. Thank You!
Read Our Story