Stan Gerding

Dear Grandson: On Serving Your Country

(Lyndon B. Johnson taking the oath of office on Air Force One following the assassination of John F. Kennedy, Dallas, Texas.)
In his latest “Dear Grandson,” Stan Gerding writes to his grandson about LBJ taking over following JFK's assassination, serving his country, and getting his first car.   Dear Grandson, We then had a new president; Lyndon B. Johnson was sworn in on the plane that was carrying the body of John F. Kennedy. The country was in mourning and wondering ... Read the full article
Stan Gerding

Stan Gerding is a retired veteran after 23 years in the Navy that included a tour of duty in Vietnam as a corpsman, 1968-1969. He has since been the administrator of various healthcare organizations, a high school science teacher, an author, a singer, and is the father of Greg Gerding and grandfather to Jack.

Dear Grandson: Entertainment

In his latest “Dear Grandson,” Stan Gerding writes to his grandson about the Korean conflict and presidential politics, TV shows and entertainment, and what $1.50 could buy.

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