John R. Burgoon Jr. was never one to turn down an adventure. He joined the US Navy at age seventeen and pursued a career in the aviation branch of the navy. One of his first assignments was flying anti-submarine missions from Panama during World War II. Burgoon carried out his work with distinction, and his radio, radar, and electronic skills did not go unnoticed. He became an instructor-even teaching other instructors how to teach. His twenty-year career was never dull, and included a stint in Guam, where he improved upon a shortwave radio station and relayed servicemen's calls to the United States; he also had an assignment as a legal officer in San Diego, where he never lost a case. Burgoon's exciting off-duty life included being an amateur radio operator, a proficient chess player, an impressive hypnotist, and a certified gemologist. In between everything, his good looks managed to get him in trouble with the ladies; this memoir shares all the good stuff in It All Counts on Twenty.I told him I didna#39;t much like having roommates. He didna#39;t ... However, the instructors were well qualified and did their best to make the course interesting. I had never ... After dinner, I went to a passion pit near the thoroughfare. ... There were lots ofunescorted ladies, and the music was smooth and easy to dance to. I met a galanbsp;...
|Title||:||It All Counts On Twenty|
|Author||:||John R. Burgoon Jr.|
|Publisher||:||LULU - 2014-01-27|