In 1944 Ted was drafted into the Army in World War II. He started out in the Coast Artillery, 40mm Anti-Aircraft guns where he had additional training as a telephone lineman. He became a Combat Infantryman on his 19th birthday as a Telephone Lineman. In the Philippines he did electrical work. In Alaska he worked as the Power Plant operator, Electrician, and Fire Chief. Then, later, the Armed Forces Radio Station Operator.
Back in the States he became a Camera Repairman, which he taught, then a Motion Picture Photographer, which he taught, then a Motion Picture Sound Recording Technician, which he taught. He then went to the Army War College as a Sound Recording Technician.
From there he was sent to the Engineer Officers Candidate School where he graduated as a 2nd Lieutenant Engineer Officer. Ted then went to Korea and then to the Brooklyn Army Terminal in New York where he served as the Assistant Plant Engineer. Ted then took his family to Germany where he served three years. His youngest daughter was born in Stuttgart, Germany. Upon his return he went through the Engineer Equipment Repair School. He was the Maintenance Officer for the 937th Engineer Group, Combat. Then he served as the Adjutant to the Deputy Post Commander at Fort Campbell, Ky. Ted then retired after 20 years service including 2 wars and 5 times overseas.
After retirement, Ted then owned and operated a Hearing Aid business for 20 years. Ted was Board Certified in Hearing Instrument Sciences.
Ted was active in Gideons International for over 30 years. Ted was an active Church Speaker raising funds to purchase the bibles for distribution around the world.
Ted should have been killed many times. This book is designed to show the love and protection God has for His Children.
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