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Hometown – Indianapolis, Indiana Dick is a 1954 graduate of Butler University in Indianapolis. Following graduation he served for three years active duty, from 1954 to 1957, with the US Air Force Strategic Air Command, as a pilot/officer, flying KC-97 in-flight air refueling aircraft with B-47s and B-52s. Following his military service his professional career was as a YMCA Director for 35 years, from 1958 to 1993, serving YMCAs in Indianapolis, Milwaukee, Racine, and then to the Oshkosh YMCA as its Executive Director for 22 years – retiring in 1993. He currently lives in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. Dick is a long-time “student of history” story teller, with 13 different historic program presentations, which he calls “Great Moments in History.” Since 1999 he has shared these power-point stories with over 550 group meetings and organizations throughout Wisconsin and even up in Fairbanks, Alaska.