Wheels Of Grace Magazine

Volume 7, Issue 2

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26 GraceRiderMag.com July/August 2015 For God And Country M y time in the Marine Corps was fullling even though it had its ups and downs. One of the down times was in 1982 when I was in my primary Military Oc- cupational School (MOS). My wife, my daughter and I had no where to live, so we lived in our car for a short period until I could save enough money for rent; which I did. e travel from CA to NC used all the money we had until I was reimbursed for the trip. I enjoyed Camp Lejeune so much that I reenlisted for another 6 years. I spent a lot of time in the Far East: Japan, South Korea, Philippines and Okinawa. e Post Exchanges overseas sold Harley-Davidsons that you could buy and pick up in the USA and the prices were thousands of dollars less than the US prices. I had always wanted a Harley since I was a kid; in my younger years my bikes were sport bikes and I had quite a few of them. It wasn't until aer I retired from the USMC that I bought my rst Harley. Unfortunately, my wife of 24 years passed in 2004 and I used the life insurance money to purchase my Heritage Classic Soail. My wife had always wanted an H-D instead of foreign and this was her gi to me. e

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