The Yeary Family, USMC Lon Yeary, (Colonel Ret.), Husband and Father

I graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1978 and chose to go into the Marine Corps. Later I earned a masters’ degree. I went to fl ight school and have worked in the military as a helicopter pilot, a fl ight instructor, Squadron Commander at Camp Pendleton and at Headquarters with the Marine Expeditionary Force. I’ve deployed to many places: Asia, Japan, and Korea. Never in combat.