My tours in Central America during the early 1980's. I
traveled to Honduras, El Salvador, and Panama. 1981-1986
1982 my promotion to E-3 PFC
Our R&R Hot spot in Honduras. Just off
the Panamanian Highway by Lake
I was flown to Panama City ,
Panama from Honduras to pick up
communication equipment and the
next day the Beirut bombing and
invasion of Granada took place the
flags were flown here at half mass
at Fort Clayton.
Jarman Field in Fort Clayton, Panama.
This photo was taken of me in 1984 just
outside the gate of the RMTC/CREM
Originally the training center was built,
mistakenly on someones land. The US
Government was forced to relocate.
Jim's Tattoo parlor in Ancon Hill Panama City,
Panama. I received my, one and only, tattoo here
in 1984 before flying into Honduras. THAT IS NOT
ME IN THE PICTURE, but it is the same guy who
I was one of the first soldiers to arrive in 1983. When we arrived at
Comayagua, Honduras it could barely land a C-130. By the time we
left it was able to land a C-5 Galaxy.
I was my Company Commander's driver
The entrance to Palmerola Air Base in 1983.