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Joseph Y “Kila” Chong . . . email . . . (04.20)

Mini bio:
* currently long retired
* attended UH Teachers College/High School (Class of ’58); UH, Tulane; LSU; Oklahoma
* maintained electronics aboard aircraft carrier and a submarine ’61-’65
* helped build Apollo first stage rocket for moon flights (Boeing/NASA)
* installed and monitored oil wells in the Gulf of Mexico (Exxon Offshore)
* promulgated and generated inspection practices and checklists as Chief Drilling Inspector, DOI
* directed audits; analyzed contracts; senior admin at various companies, including QSR, Network Solutions (the dotcom company) and World Airways
* retired as Senior Office Administrator for the Unitarian Church of Norfolk and as Board
* President for a condominium association in Norfolk
* traveled to Brazil; Panama; Mexico; England and Ireland; Switzerland; Greece; Turkey; Italy; and Canada
* live and love it in the Northwest – Tacoma, WA
* married my longtime companion in 2014, when it became legal to do so – we have been together for more than 52 years

We’ve survived many crazy times and incredible scares – scarlet fever, mumps, chicken pox, polio, tuberculosis, measles, flu and more – and we will get through this, too. Take care, stay safe, and heed those who know what they’re talking about, not bright-plummaged peacocks.

Malama pono
Joseph Y “Kila” Chong

Caitilin Embree . . . email . . . (03.20)

Raleigh Ferdun . . . gmail . . . or . . . yahoo . . . (08.19)

. . . Email the Class of 1958 . . . (04.20)