David Emerick

As I left Columbus in January 1968 to join the Navy I always thought I would return to live. That did not happen. During my 8 years I was stationed at NSA Ft Mead Maryland.

I met Sherry Melonakis at the USO in Baltimore. We married and soon found ourselves stationed at the Naval station in Rota Spain.

When we got out of the Navy we returned to the Baltimore area where I found work with Bendix field engineering, then moved on to General Instrument working on stateside lottery systems and international recetracks. Spent some time in South Africa and Venezuela. 12 years later I found myself working for Mitsubishi in the paper converting industry. I am still working with MHIA 28 years later, now working on my exit to …

I travel quite a bit with my job and we travel around the US on vacations.

Our two daughters Kris and Melissa keep us involved with various concerns that create travel opportunities. Transformer conventions and most recent we have entered the arena of Steampunk which is a mixture of old Victorian and the wild west. We help promote a local Steampunk day in our home area of New Freedom PA on the Maryland/Pennsylvania line north of Baltimore.

We live in the countryside surrounded by a horse farm/vet about 2 miles outside of town.

Looking forward to seeing everyone at the reunion.

— Dave