I joined the army on July 18 the 1990. I did my basic training at fort Jackson SC. After that was over I went Fort Gordon GA. Where I trained in signal corp as a 31 delta. After A I T. I went to Bad Kreoznack Germany. Other wise knows as B K. It was the head quarter’s of 8 the armor at that time. I volunteered to go to Desert Shield . While over there I was hurt and suffered a bad back injury. I had several surgeries and along road of rehabilitation. I was offered a medical discharge and after fighting for over two years I took the retirement they offered. I was separated in march 4 1994.