NRA Patriot Life Member Benefactor. Started hand loading at age 14 in 1962. Serviced in the U.S. Army from March 1968 to Feb. 1970, Feb. 1969 to Feb. 1970 in Vietnam as a combat medic with, D Trp 3/4 Cav. 25th I.D. I received Airborne wings, Crew member flight wings, Combat Medic Badge. Purple Heart and others. Joint NRA in 1970, became a life member in 1975.