A Korean ‘Goof’! He was SIGINT, as ELINT is strictly non-voice. When did your son go through Goodfellow AFB?
I don’t know. He went a number of places for training, four in all I think, maybe 5 including a year in Monterrey, CA;
I don’t know what he did, and I don’t know where all he went. I do know that he got a lot of things to pin on his shirt, and a lot of really nice letters from people I’ve never heard of, and I know he had a wonderful time. He did send some pictures of him hanging out of a two man helo by his feet. I asked him where his parachute was and he said they don’t give them to people in a helicopter. I said that does it I’m calling the freaking president! He said, please Mom, don’t call the president.
About a year after he left, the CIA was calling our house asking me where he was, they wanted to talk to him. I said, “Who is this?” and the woman said, “It’s the government, ma’am.” I said “Who governement?” She said, “CIA” but she had the kind of voice you can’t believe. I know the NSA and the DIA both tried to recruit him, and he declined because he didn’t want to live in DC.
As far as what he did, I KNOW that Elint was part of it, along with translating, but he didn’t want to kill me, so he didn’t tell me. Or his wife.