Sergeant 1st Class Frank Richard joined the U.S. Navy in 1969. He began training to become a SEAL at Naval Training Center in San Diego, and after completing SEAL training in Coronado, California, Richard deployed to Vietnam in December 1970. He served in the Navy until February 8, 1980, getting out as an electrician’s mate 1st class. He joined the Army National Guard and eventually retired from the military as an E-7. Click the icon below to watch his story.