When Joe isn’t working his part time job as a driver for the Miller-Keystone Blood Center, he spends much of his time golfing, making wine, playing with his grandchildren and volunteering his time. Joe is involved with the restoration of the Mid Atlantic Air Museum’s P-61 Black Widow Nightfighter, recoved many years ago from a mountain top in New Guinea.
T.A.P.S., Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors, is a group the author is closely involved with. As a Peer Mentor, Joe is contacted by TAPS to make contact with other fathers who have recently lost a loved one in the military.
Joe is a life member in the 82nd Airborne Association, the 504th Paracute Infantry Association, and the 82nd Airborne Division Museum. He is a member of the National Rifle Association, the American Legion Post 0934, Veterans of the Battle of the Bulge, and the Reading Liederkranz.
The author and his wife, Sheila, live in Berks County, Pennsylvania.