Fred served his country as a pilot in PBY’s. He was stationed out of New Guinea but completed missions all over pacific. His missions were mostly for sub patrol. He was awarded the Bronze Star. Fred was John Glen’s roommate and co pilot. He was also an FBI agent. The highlight of his service was when he dropped a bomb and sunk a Japanese destroyer from a PBY. Fred makes his home Kensington Senior Living in Galesburg IL.