He was a civilian driver at the barracks.
Here's her story.
He served in barracks from 1936 to 1939.
"As we girls arrived to work we would have to pass through the large group of soldiers to our stations. That was accompanied by wolf calls whistles etc. These men had been stationed in the Pacific and elsewhere for up to 3 years and they were thrilled to see “girls from the good old USA."
"From the wide front porch I used to watch the soldiers training in the woods (where Clark College is today) with their mules."
"At the age of eighteen, I was one of six or eight women hired to drive Army trucks and staff cars."
"Boy, those bundles of laundry were heavy."
Uncle sent a post card from Vancouver Barracks while training for deployment in World War II.
"Over the 23 years I was assigned to the Post, I explored, marched, trained, studied, maintained, commanded, and even shot .22 rifles in the basement range of the auditorium."
Her father was a master sergeant and served for 30 years
"My birth certificate has U.S. Army all over it"
Soldiers would ride his bike and pay with a Hershey bar.
"We civilians, even teenagers, felt we were doing our patriotic duty."
"I earned $1 a day, was allowed to keep $8 a month and the rest was sent home to my father."
"I consider my brother and I for being the 'youngest soldiers' from the World War II era to actual train with soldiers from that era."
CreditsVancouver Barracks project team: Marsha Matta, Andrea Damewood, Tom Vogt, Steven Lane, Troy Wayrynen, Zachary Kaufman, Mark Bowder, Adam Coddington, Jeff Bunch, Robert Holcomb and Dave Kern