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Dear Grandson: On Continuing Education and Retirement

Dear Grandson: On Continuing Education and Retirement

In the final installment of his “Dear Grandson” column, Stan Gerding talks about graduating from college, retiring from the Navy, the several jobs he held after that, and officially retiring. 

Dear Grandson: Coffee with Admiral Zumwalt and Going Back to School

In his latest “Dear Grandson,” Stan Gerding talks about his role at Bethesda Naval Hospital, having coffee with Admiral Zumwalt, and going back to school at age 41.

Dear Grandson: On Revenge and Funerals

In his latest “Dear Grandson,” Stan Gerding talks about his routines while working at Capitol Hill, attending his father’s funeral, and moving to another duty station.

Dear Grandson: On Pride and Bureaucracy

In his latest “Dear Grandson,” Stan Gerding talks about settling into the D.C. area and the difficulty of working within a bureaucracy.

Dear Grandson: Working at the Capitol Building, Washington, D.C., and Dad’s Alzheimer’s

In his latest “Dear Grandson,” Stan Gerding talks about what it was like to walk into the Capitol Building in Washington, D.C. for the first time, and his dad’s Alzheimer’s.

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