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Gender MALE
Industry Government
Occupation WA State Veterans Affairs
Location Steilacoom, Washington, United States
Introduction Born & raised in Honolulu, HI. Retired from the US Army. Now working for WA State Dept. of Veterans Affairs. Married to a saint, with two fine sons and a good dog with us here, and many more waiting on the other side for us.
Interests History - Ancient to Modern; Painting "toy soldiers". No sports - except for the sport of kings, Surfing. Would love to own an old Porsche someday - either an Imron midnight blue 356A, silver 904, or a red Dino Ferrari 246! Those are my dream cars anyway.
Favorite Movies Man Who Would Be King; Adventures of Baron von Munchausen; Time Bandits; Wind & the Lion; Cleopatra; Car Wash; Which Way is Up?; Kelly's Heroes; Dirty Dozen; When Trumpets Fade; Samurai Trilogy; Chusingura aka The 47 Ronin; Return of the Dragon; A Dog Named Lad; Fellini Satyricon; Henry V w/Olivier; Richard III; Joan of Arc w/Bergman; Ulysses w/Douglas; Brotherhood of the Wolf; Heathers; Rock & Roll HS; The Great Race; Chitty-Chitty Bang-Bang; Shaka Zulu - TV miniseries; and the like
Favorite Music Bon Scott-era AC/DC; Rolling Stones; The Clash; Ramones; Humble Pie; 60's Garage Bands; Nazareth; 3-Dog Night; America; Eagles; Jeff Beck; Beck; Faces; Jim Carroll; Chili Peppers; Disco Tex & the Sexolets; Santana; T-Rex; Roxy Music; Small Faces; NRBQ; Kinks; The Who; Ted Nugent; Ian Hunter; Gene Vincent; Eddie Cochran; Lou Reed; Bowie; 3-Dog Nite; Elvis Presley; Elvis Costello; Bo Diddley; Chuck Berry; Rockpile; ZZ Top; Frankie Vallie & the Four Seasons; Skynrd; KC & the Sunshine Band; The Band; The Vapors; Blondie; George Thorogood; Joan Jett; Bad Co.; Jeff Beck; Stray Cats; Dead Kennedys; and the like
Favorite Books The Bible; The Iliad; Dispatches by Mike Herr; Everything We Had; Fire Power by Chris Dempster & Dave Tompkins; The Devil's Butcher Shop; and the like