10 December 1943 — Fort Sheridan, Ill.
Army sent him for 6 weeks of training in airplane & engine repair. He spent his entire time in Army at Fort Sill, Ok. as an airplane & engine mechanic. He was also expert with a carbine. He attained the rank of Sgt. and spent 2 yrs 4 mons in Army. He received the Good Conduct metal and the American Defense Service Metal. Entered the service and was discharged through Fort Sheridan.