Carl, 20 years old, graduated from Lowell High School, and joined the U.S. Navy in March of 1966.
He was a crew member on a PT Boat patrolling coastal waters, rivers and lakes. The patrol boat assault force was operating in what has been nicknamed by American forces as "Route 66." On Thursday, April 4th, Carl received extensive wounds about the face and arms and was admitted to the 24th Evacuation Hospital in Viet Nam. As soon as possible he will be moved to a hospital in Japan.
Carl would very much like to hear from his friends. His address is Carl V. Graves, GMGSN, Ras. A-92-1, B51-33-28, Com. Rivron 9, F.P.O. San Francisco, California 96601.
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