- Category : 1960-births
- Type : GE
- Profile : 2/4 - Hermit / Opportunist
- Definition : Quadruple Split (23,30,34,42,46,50,52,55,56,57)
- Incarnation Cross : RAX Unexpected 3
He joined the U.S. Army 7/21/1981, appointed to the U.S. Military Academy at West Point on 7/1/1982, graduated with the class of '86.
Jon married Silvia Alvarez upon graduation. They were stationed in Germany 5/28/1986 for three years and he was made Captain in 1991, Major 8/28/1997. He was a helicopter pilot on Heweys and Chinooks, phasing into ORSA (Operations Research Systems Analyst).
Jon shipped out to Korea on 7/25/1999, leaving his wife and son with his mom. His family joined him 11/16/1999. They were not fond of Korea but it was a wonderful assignment for good teamwork. He served as base commander of Fort Humphries for six months before returning to Yongsan. On 4/06/2000, their daughter Rebecca was born in Korea.
Jon and his family took a month's leave on 5/25/2001 to visit their families in California and Texas and extended the leave when his dad took a bad fall, and died a week later, 6/27/2001. Jon and his family were reassigned to the states as Tactics Instructor, reporting to Ft. Leavenworth, KS on 6/21/2001.