Following is the last installment of a three-part
series on Bob Quinn's naval services taken from his autobiography, "Beyond
the Looking Glass". Bob recalls his experiences on Guam during and after
the United States recatpure of the Marianas Islands from the Japanese in
After his initial discharge in June 1946, Bob rejoined
the Navy in 1948 and was stationed in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba for three years
before serving on Admiral Badger's staff in New York City for a year. Admiral
Badger was the commander of the Easter Sea Frontier.
He was discharged from the Navy again in 1952 and
was employed by the IBM Corporation for 31 years, retiring in 1983 at the
age of 56.
Bob now lives in April Sound, a gated community on
the banks of Lake Conroe in Montgomery, Texas, with his wife Joanne. The
couple enjoys playing golf, painting and socializing with the many friends
they have made since moving to April Sound.
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