Virginia (left) partying with exchange student friends at Bowling
Green University. Why would she want to leave to be an
Reception for 4 at Shakey's Pizza and a couple of
days of sightseeing around LA. That was our
honeymoon. But I was ecstatic.
Marching in LA with the 72nd Army Band. I'm the one with
the bass drum.
On leave from the Army in Buenos Aires, here with Virginia's
mother Teresa and sister Alicia in December of 1971.
In a palace coup, moderate General Lanusse (right) replaced
hard-line General Onganía (left) as President.
Virginia on the California coast. It didn't matter that she
was married to a soldier. If she wanted a green card, she had
to leave the USA and petition to get back in.
Virginia on the German-Austrian border: She wasn't about to
wait around on the US Consulate. She went to the Germans and
a visa in a week.
|On tour with the 30th Army Band in Europe.|
|On the lam in Paris.|
Feeding the gulls in Monaco. Except for the Army,
a generally bohemian life. Ohio was a return to