I was one of six children, of the Contreras Family, being Mr. & Mrs. Jesus M. Contreras. We moved to Corpus Christi, Texas, in 1945. I did all my homework, and enjoyed sports, especially, swimming. I volunteered for the Army, 1967. I went to Ft. Campbell, Ky., for Airborne training in 1967 of August-September. I deployed to Ben Hoa, went through TET, Jan. 1st, 1969. We moved to Phu Bai, 5 miles from the DMZ, Vietnam.. I left Vietnam, deployed to Wiesbaden, then Baumholder, Germany in 1969. I transferred to Ft. Hood, Texas, 1970. I E.T.S., Ft. Hood, Texas 1970. It was an Honor to serve my Country, the U.S. of A., and I will do it again , if needed .