After graduating from Roosevelt High School in Dallas that May 1967; I went straight into the United States Air Force the summer of June 1967.
I was a medic, women could choose to be a medic or work in an office.
I was assigned to Clark Air Base in the Philippines which was the largest hospital facility in the far east. Troops were deployed to Clark from Viet Nam, dead or alive, before heading back to the states.
I stayed in the military 4 years. I left as a Buck Sergeant, three striper.
I took a test and became an Air Traffic Control Specialist for 10 years, acquired a private pilot’s license. Lived in Puerto Rico for two years as a controller.
It's my heart to speak to women and veterans about "Keeping Your Head held High!" I'm a witness that life can knock you down, but if you're determined to not give in, you WILL win. My upcoming book is simply entitled, I AM VETERAN. Here's the introduction called, FRANKIE'S PROCLAMATION. (Download available once you complete the form.)