Home Church: Abiding Hope Evangelical Lutheran Church
Branch: U.S. Navy
Rank: Command Master Chief
Information: Donald entered the U.S. Navy in November 1963. He served on board the USS Enterprise CVA(N)65, the USS Pickerel SS 524, Mobile Technical Unit Twelve in Mayport, Florida, United States Military Mission in Teheran, Iran, Bureau of Naval Personnel in Washington DC and Navy Recruiting District Michigan as the Command Master Chief.
Received the following awards:
Joint Service Commendation Medal- Service in Teheran, Iran
Navy Commendation Metal- Navy RecDist Detroit, MINavy Unit Commendation- Navy RecDist Detroit, MI
Good Conduct Medal 5 Awards
National Defense Service Medal
Transferred to the Fleet Reserve in November 1985 and retired from the US Navy in November 1993.