I did my Basic at Ft. Jackson, S.C. in 1988 on the split option plan they had back then, did initial AIT at Ft. Gordon in Summer of 89 followed immediately by BAC at Benning in September of that year where I also met my wife of 21 years and going. We met in BAC before she went to Rigger school and I went back to my unit. I earned my Italian wings during Operation Flintlock 90', my Air Assault wings while stationed at Campbell in 02'. I also re-classed to 13B at Ft. Sill in 2001, and again to 11B in 2006 by going to 11B BNCOC held by the Missouri Nat'l Guard. Spent 2003-2004 in Iraq with the intial push by the 101st, and went again from Dec 2008-Jan 09' Lots of other schools and courses like SERE, dozens of communication courses, oh and PLDC at Ft. Hood in 2004.