Roger D.



Modesto, CA

Member since:

September 1, 2013

Which are you...Currently an Active, Reserve Military Veteran, Volunteer, Kayaker??

Retired Military Veteran

In addition to current and former military service people we invite spouses and children to participate in the training and swim program. Are you in this category?


Have you done the Alcatraz swim before? And, how did you hear about this event?

Yes. Last year I swam the Take the Rock Challenge.

What branch do/did you serve in? What years and where were you stationed?

US Army - 1970-76. US Marine Corps - 1976-96. [masked]: Basic Combat Training, Ft. Ord, CA. 1971: Medic Training and Behavioral Health Specialist Trraining, US Army Health Services Academy, Ft. Sam Houston, TX. Madigan General Hospital, Ft. Lewis, WA. [masked]: US Army Vietnam - US Army Support Command, Cam Ranh Bay and USA MED Command, Bien Hoa. [masked]: Silas B. Hayes General Hospital, Ft. Ord, CA. [masked]: OCS, The Basic School, Marine Corps Development and Education Command (Aviation), Quantico, VA. MATSG Pensacola, VA. [masked]: schools Battalion, Camp Pendleton, CA. [masked]: 2d AAV Bn, 2d MarDiv, FMF, Camp Lejeune, NC. [masked]: USMC Logistics Command, Barstow, CA. [masked]: 1st Tracked Vehicle Bb, 3d MarDiv, FMF, Camp Schwab, Okinawa, Japan. [masked]: Marine Detachment, NAS Miramar, Marine Barracks, NAS North Island, CA. [masked]: USMC Reserves, Various Active Duty assignments.

What city do you live in or near?

Modesto, CA


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